Food

News

A bill to block GMO labeling fails key Senate vote

While this bill was blocked by farm-state Democrats, the battle will likely resume later.

Food

Hydroponics kit takes the dirty work out of kitchen gardening

Can’t handle windowsill herbs? Try IKEA's indoor gardening kit.

Business & Technology

CDC prevents thousands of foodborne illnesses every year

It also saves millions in medical costs, but we only ever hear about the outbreaks that it doesn't prevent.

COME WORK WITH US

Could you be Grist’s newest fellow?

Early-career journalists, listen up: It's now time to apply for the Grist fellowship.

Food

Modern food is a triumph; modern food is a disaster

Our food system is better (but also worse) than ever before.

Who-Dine-It

How clean do my recyclables really need to be?

When a reader from Vermont asks Umbra Fisk for help unraveling the mysteries of recycling, our fearless advice maven takes the case.

Food

What should you plant if you’ve never gardened before?

Give gardening a whirl by growing herbs on your windowsill.

Food

Americans are nothing but Lucky Charms and chicken fingers, study shows

More than half of our daily energy intake comes from highly processed foods.

Hail seitan!

Vegetarian food companies finally get their own lobbyist in D.C.

And it happens to be Dennis Kucinich's wife.