| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:08 PM
SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico — My dinner at the thick, green oasis in the hills above Baja California's southern tip, known as Flora Farms, didn't begin with a meal. It began with a tour.
Late every afternoon, Flora staffers guide visitors through...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
When it comes to buying organic, questions abound. Here are some answers:
1. What is organic? Does organic mean no genetically modified organisms (GMO)?
The definition of "organic," according to the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA), is that animal...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:47 PM
SEATTLE –In the election night count of ballots in Washington state, a "living wage" measure in the small city of SeaTac was ahead in the polls, while a statewide measure to require the labeling of some genetically engineered foods appeared to be...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:30 PM
"Symphony of the Soil" is a documentary on the advantages and the necessity of farming organically: without synthetic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge and genetically modified seeds. It's far from one of those propaganda films that...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The black town car pulled up and idled. White smoke curled from its tailpipe, rising in the morning drizzle. The driver stretched, his sportscoat tight at his back. He prepared for a wait. Within a minute, Veronica Roth, tall, with an angular, circa-...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:16 PM
New details about the first person to be cured of HIV through drug therapy alone offer hope that others who are born with the virus may be able to beat it back and avoid a lifetime of treatment, researchers reported Wednesday.
The formerly HIV-...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Ethan Brown held up one of his ready-to-eat vegetarian chicken strips and peeled off stringy strands that mimicked the moist meat of the real thing.
"That's the beauty. That's absolutely everything," said Brown, founder of Beyond Meat, admiring the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Twentieth Century Fox and New Regency have been sued by a Greek screenwriter alleging the companies stole his idea and used it for the 2011 Justin Timberlake film "In Time."
Odysseus Lappas filed the suit Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court for breach...
| Nov 12, 2013
Just as food manufacturers opposed laws to print nutrition facts on the food we buy at supermarkets, they are now spending millions of dollars to kill ballot measures that would mandate the labeling of foods with genetically modified organisms (GMOs)....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:09 PM
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NCIS A family emergency forces Gibbs...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:06 AM
The gluten-free person in my house (that would be the husband, who thinks beer has no gluten) is a fan of Glutino’s gluten-free pretzels. But he’s also a fan of chips that scoop up salsa or hummus.
Two brands have gotten our attention...