"PETA's request comes in the wake of news reports that a Swiss restaurant owner will begin purchasing breast milk from nursing mothers and substituting breast milk for 75 percent of the cow's milk in the food he serves," the stateme
During over 50 years of debate on water flouridation, neither supporters nor critics paid attention to differences between sodium flouride and two chemicals called silicoflourides as the chemicals for this purpose
Scientists [undoubtedly meat eating] have discovered that going veggie could be bad for your brain-with those on a meat-free diet six times more likely to suffer brain shrinkage. Vegans and vegetarians are the most likely to be deficient [duh]
Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, a small Arkansas packer, filed suit to gain access to mad-cow test kits to test every animal at its plant to assure buyers its meat was safe to eat. The Agriculture Dep't. bars meatpackers from testing cattle for ma
U.S. consumers should brace for the biggest increase in food prices in nearly 20 years in 2008 and even more pain next year due to surging meat and produce prices, the Agriculture Department said.
Converting sunshine and rainfall into high quality protein. (FYI)
When you buy food with a "USDA organic" label, do you know what you're getting? Now is a good time to ask such a question, as the USDA just announced Monday it was putting 15 out of 30 federally accredited organic certifiers they audite
American companies will spend $2.5 billion next year complying with new country-of-origin food label rules [100% of cost which will be passed on to the consumers], the Agriculture Department now estimates.
Researchers experiment with a chemical compound they say can produce the benefits of aerobic activity without the perspiration.
With soaring food prices sparking protests in many countries and more than 800 million people going hungry every day, US food portions are under scrutiny. A lightening of the American plate could ease pressure on worldwide demand, but not everyone is
California has become the first state to put a trans fat ban in place, building off the mounting evidence that trans fat is bad for your health.
Congressional hearings will enable California and Florida tomato growers to bash the FDA for supposedly blowing a recent salmonella outbreak. Regulators initially raised warning flags about tomatoes, costing farmers a bundle before suspicions turned
It came to our attention today, that the world's largest producer of storable foods, Mountain House, is currently out of stock of ALL #10 cans of freeze dried foods, not just the Turkey Tetrazzini (pictured right). They will NOT have product now
A Wall Street Journal columnist has advised people to "start stockpiling food" and an ABC News Report says "there are worrying signs appearing in the United States where some … locals are beginning to hoard supplies." Now there**Q
A proposal that would place at least a one-year moratorium on new fast-food restaurants in a broad swath of neighborhoods, mostly in South Los Angeles, won unanimous support from a Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday.
Leaders at a summit of eight developing Islamic nations say the rising costs of food and oil could have dire implications.
Cuke Skywalker takes on the dark side in a battle for survival.
[Government assured pretty food.] Classifying tomatoes based on their size, shape, color, firmness, and defects, and accordant rules on tomato labeling, will facilitate trade and eventually make it easier for regulators to impose safety standards.
On March 11 a new documentary was aired on French television (ARTE – French-German cultural tv channel) by French journalist and film maker Marie-Monique Robin, The World According to Monsanto - A documentary that Americans won’t ever see.
American supermarkets are epics of excess: it often seems like every item in the store comes in a "Jumbo" size or has "Bonus!" splashed across the label. But is it possible that the packages of food Americans are buying is shrinki
By Dr. Betty Martini, D.Hum. - Carlin had a very bad habit, he was addicted to Diet Coke with aspartame.
Clarence Ridgley is the most popular guy on his block, and it's all thanks to his lawn. In April, Ridgley transformed his neatly trimmed yard into a garden of tomatoes, blueberries, strawberries, lettuce, beets and herbs. And because the plot sit
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Mercury from amalgam dental fillings may be toxic to children and developing fetuses, the FDA now admits.
Consumers were warned to expect even sharper increases in global food prices after US officials said that some of the country’s best farmland was facing its worst flooding for 15 years.
We are the land of milk, honey, and vast quantities of sugar and sugar-related products. Yet few are aware of sugar’s legacy: of the fall of an empire, the enslavement of millions of people and luxury taxes.
Farmers who have lost acres to flooding must now face a difficult choice: leave their fields idle and collect insurance payments or try their luck at growing soybeans, which have a later growing cycle but which also are vulnerable to overly wet soil.
Apparently, stacking eggs is like a bad gambling habit: once you start, it’s hard to stop.
by By JoNel Aleccia - Health Writer. A rare form of tuberculosis caused by illegal, unpasteurized dairy products, including the popular queso fresco cheese, is rising among Hispanic immigrants in Southern California and raising fears about a resurge