A new study shows that assumptions about fructose/glucose ratios in high-fructose corn syrup have been way off. And since fructose is demonstrably worse for us than glucose, this could explain a lot.
With Congress unable to pass meaningful school lunch reform, researchers are suggesting that simple changes to the lunchroom -- as easy as placing apples in a basket -- could have big effects.
New York City is jam-packed with urban farms, community gardens, and food-justice projects. Not all of them are what they seem, I've discovered, but one has stolen my heart.
Congress first started debating a new food-safety law two years and several massive food recalls ago. Meanwhile, rumors are flying about how S. 510 will outlaw organic practices or backyard gardening. Here's what the current bill could actually do -- for the FDA, eaters, farmers, and industry.
The Chinese diet uses tons upon tons of cooking oil every day. Some of it comes disgustingly from the waste stream. Here's how the government could flush the sewer-oil black market down the drain.
Umbra weighs in on the virtues of apple-giving and suggests the best costumes to hand them out in. Have no fear, read about it here!
Stanford professor Roz Naylor lays out how a global ramp-up of ethanol and biodiesel production means land speculation and rising food prices for the world's poor. Can the world stomach such a fuel-ish transition?
Women dominate the staffs of critical food- and farming-focused NGOs. They run farms, important blogs, and local-food restaurants. So why is Alice Waters the only one we ever hear about?
Lady Gaga can be an inspiration in some cases, but when it comes to Halloween costumes, it pays to listen to your mom's advice on this one and not show so much flesh. According to this news video, however, some people might go for it anyway.
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