Scary Food

Scary Food

Why you should be glad there are bugs in your Frappuccino

Okay, yes, everybody — especially vegans, corporation-haters, and bloggers who like writing about gross things you just put in your mouth — got a little excited over the news that Starbucks’ Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino …

Scary Food

Starbucks strawberry Frappuccino dyed with crushed insects

Here's a Starbucks order to try out: a Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino with soy milk and a shot of crushed parasitic insects.

Food

Pig ears and donkey butts: 5 foods that could save the world

The host of the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods wants you to eat some pretty strange dishes in the name of saving the environment.

Scary Food

Mutant carrots only want to love you

Awwwwww! Or possibly aaaauuuuuugh!

Animals

Study: GMO crops are killing butterflies

We’re all familiar with Big Ag’s bad reputation of picking on small-scale and organic farmers. Now Monsanto and its cronies are beating up an even more innocuous set of victims: beautiful, defenseless monarch butterflies.

Scary Food

The man who blew the whistle on ‘pink slime’

Glad to see so many people talking about getting ammonia-treated beef trimmings out of school lunch? You have this former Beef Products Inc. employee to thank.

Food

Campbell’s to ditch BPA from soup cans

Attention, shoppers: Campbell’s (FINALLY) announced plans to eliminate hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol-A from the linings of its soup cans.

Factory Farms

Finally, a smoking gun connecting livestock antibiotics and superbugs

New science draws a straight line between antibiotic-resistant staph and the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Now, if only our lawmakers would do something with the information.

Scary Food

GMO-labeling game plan: California or bust!

GMO labeling advocates have tried a variety of tactics this year; get the rundown on what hasn't worked so far and what just might.

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