The federal government has some good news: The dollar amount in food stamps people used to redeem produce at farmers markets rose to an all-time...
New York Foodies Crown the City’s Best Asian Restaurants at Taste Asia Food Fest
NEW YORK—Asian cuisine is finally getting its moment in the spotlight. From kimchi to sriracha sauce, famous chefs are incorporating Asian flavors and ingredients into... Read more
How to Avoid Getting Overcharged at Whole Foods and Elsewhere
After news broke that the popular grocery chain, Whole Foods had been overcharging its customers in New York City by overstating the weight of its... Read more
Butter Tart Fever Hits Midland, Ontario
Butter tarts have long been considered a quintessential Canadian phenomenon, inspiring discussions and debates as to what makes the perfect butter tart. Should it be... Read more
What Does a ‘Natural’ Label Really Mean? Lawsuits Claim False Advertising
Stroll through any supermarket and you’ll see plenty of packaged foods with a label claiming that the product is “100% natural,” “all natural,” or some... Read more
General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients From Cereals
NEW YORK—General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made with... Read more
The Common Banana Is in Danger of Being Wiped Out
We love to eat bananas. The nutritious, easy-to-peel fruit is the most widely consumed fruit in America and has become a staple of the Western diet,... Read more
Local Farming Can Feed Most of America, Says New Study
Farmers markets and farm-to-table restaurants are all the rage today. Food made from locally grown produce is considered more sustainable for the environment, and for... Read more
Americans Are More Bothered With Leaving the Lights on Than Wasting Food, Study Says
About 31 percent of the total food supply in the United States goes to waste, but most American consumers are unaware of how much food... Read more
Why Are People in the Mediterranean Moving Away From the Mediterranean Diet?
The Mediterranean diet is prized for its nutritional value and health benefits. Since a 1970 study conducted by American scientist Ancel Keys found reduced rates... Read more
Organic Farming More Profitable Than Conventional Farming, Study Finds
There’s good news for organic food lovers: Organic farming is more profitable than conventional farming, and thus should be sustainable for the years to come,... Read more
Food Hubs: An Antidote to 21st-Century Food Problems?
The humble life of the average tomato reveals how broken our food system is. The tomato starts out in Mexico, picked green and unripe by... Read more
Antibiotic Resistance Is Growing Among Bacteria Found in Our Food
Despite federal authorities’ attempts to curb the widespread use of antibiotics in the food industry, bacteria that cause foodborne illnesses are continuing to develop more... Read more
Fortune 500 List Proves Move to Healthy Food Pays Off
Food is a big business. This year’s Fortune 500 list of top revenue-grossing companies, ranked by Fortune magazine, includes a good number of food-related companies... Read more
Your Chipotle Burrito Just Got Better, and It’s Not About the Taste
Not all restaurants are created equal—and not all restaurants treat their employees equally either. At a marketing conference for the restaurant industry held in Dallas,... Read more
Orange Hibiscus Is the New Pepsi
One of America’s largest beverage companies wants in on the craft soda trend, but they don’t necessarily want you to know. PepsiCo will soon launch... Read more
Want to Know the Secret to the French Staying Healthy?
Among the world’s developed countries, France has one of the lowest average body mass indexes. Despite a typical diet heavy in meat and saturated fats,... Read more