Food

Can It

This company invented a better soda can. Why isn’t anybody buying?

The "evercan" uses more recycled aluminum than most cans on the market right now -- but Big Beverage isn't on board yet.

shrimply appalling

Sorry, but your shrimp platter didn’t come from the Gulf

More than a third of shrimp in the U.S. are mislabeled. Guess you can feel extra bad about those Endless Shrimp this year.

total fluke

This fishy crime landed a man in prison

When you get tangled up with illegal fishing, sometimes you get caught.

Food

Millennials, Monsanto wants to be your hipster friend

Monsanto's "Director of Millennial Engagement" studied a handlebar-mustached salesman to learn all about you.

I Want Candy

Yes, candy is evil, but denying yourself on Halloween will only make you healthy and boring

A Gristory of candy love and hate.

Food

The New Yorker food issue, ranked by kale factor

To assess this particular Moment in Food, there is no better gauge than counting the number of times a writer mentions kale.

Stock Plot

How to eat local during the zombie apocalypse

Hope you're planning to stock that bunker with some home-canned local goodies!

Bitts & Pieces

Watch Mark Bittman talk almond milk, hamburgers, and more

We force New York Times food writer Mark Bittman to choose between almond and dairy milk -- plus other hard calls.

Food

If you don’t kill your own meat, at least watch The Slaughter

A short film about a father and son on a hog farm gets at agriculture's hard trade-offs and everyday traumas.

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