Your dishwasher is there for a reason

And it’s not just because you’re lazy. It’s actually green!

Climate & Energy

Even the world’s largest food company knows the American diet is an environmental catastrophe

A leaked report from Nestle warns that if everyone ate like us, we'd already be out of freshwater.


Watch Emma Thompson take on fracking … with cake

The first and only episode of "The Frack-free Bake Off" was filmed on land leased for fracking.


Vegans take pitchforks, death threats to L.A. restaurant

Café Gratitude was once a favorite among vegans. No more.


What’s a GMO? Apparently not these magic mushrooms.

A recent ruling could help usher in new crops built to resist insects, disease, and drought.


What’s in the new McNugget? No one will tell me.

McDonald’s has debuted a “cleaner,” “simpler” nugget. What makes it so? It’s a secret, apparently.


Pasteurized, homogenized, organic, hormone-free: What’s up with your milk?

Here's a basic guide to understanding milk terminology.


Watch the whole life story of a single uneaten strawberry

When it comes to food waste, we’re not doing a berry good job.


A cure for herring loss: We’re here to teach you to love this sustainable fish

Herring fisheries are in a pickle. The way out is, well, pickled herring.