Nibbling on the data nuggets found in this "Food Consumption in America" infographic delivers a real jaw-dropper, showing the literal weight of an average American's food choices in a typical year. See how Americans weigh in!
Supporters of school gardens were thrilled with a new report showing that Berkeley's gardening and cooking initiative made students more eager to eat vegetables and choose healthy food. But a closer look reveals that while fourth- and fifth-graders benefited, middle-schoolers …
On my way to my Greek grandfather's deathbed, I ponder life, love, good dinners -- and people who make you sick.
Supporters of school gardens were positively giddy with news this week that a three-year study of a garden and cooking initiative in Berkeley, Calif., schools had shown students more eager to eat vegetables and make healthy food choices. But a …
The Corn Refiners Association announced it was changing high-fructose corn syrup's name to "corn sugar" -- but oops! that's already a regulated term. Wanna give these guys a Gristy hand?
In this TEDx video, 11-year-old Birke Baehr covers the risks of genetically modified foods, CAFOs, pesticides and fertilizers, and food irradiation.
Stephen Colbert testified before Congress in wise-cracking character, but dropped the mask to explain why he thinks sticking up for farm workers is the Christian thing to do.
Animal-rights groups have plenty of celebrity spokesmodels, most notably Alicia Silverstone. But labor rights, in particular for immigrant farm workers? Not so sexy. That is, until Stephen Colbert decided to have some fun with it.
In my latest roundup of interesting food media, I sample eggs you can risk eating raw, the looming coral cataclysm, mega-dairies, and more.