Subway gets shamed for fresh message, not-so-fresh practices

A new report scores fast food giants on their use of antibiotics in meat.


We’re looking for the next generation of green journalists

Are you an early career journalist, storyteller, or multimedia wiz who digs what we do? Then Grist wants you!


Egg prices have doubled in the last year. Here’s why

Avian flu killed a lot of hens, so now there are fewer eggs to go around.


How to make ketchup — and more! — from your leftover summer tomatoes

Can the homemade kind "ketchup" to the store-bought?


Dealing with the rational fear about GMOs and global catastrophe

Nassim Taleb says that GMOs could doom the planet. He’s right. And the same could be said about all agriculture.


A class action lawsuit against Chipotle says the chain is lying to diners about GMOs

The lawsuit against Chipotle is so crazy it just might work. But probably not.


Many residents of this California town don’t have enough water to shower or flush the toilet

Welcome to East Porterville, also known as "ground zero" of the drought.


Are scientists who collaborate with industry tainted?

A peek into the emails of scientists entangled in the debate over food, farms, and GMOs raises the question: How do we prevent business from skewing evidence?

McDonald’s announces move to cage-free eggs

The fast food chain's eggs will now come from giant barns without cages, instead of giant barns with cages.