In a truly astonishing betrayal of public safety (even for the FDA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today revoked its warning about mercury in fish, saying that eating mercury-contaminated fish no longer poses any health threat to children, pr
...Morgellon’s Disease is no longer rare, nor is it mysterious any longer. A study of the fibers shows that they contain DNA from both a fungus and a bacterium.. used in the commercial preparation of genetically modified foods and non-food crops (suc
At the end of 2008, there are three consumer marketplaces that are experiencing record sales volumes—firearms, precious metals, and emergency storage food.
December 1, a SWAT team with semi-automatic rifles entered the private home of the Stowers family in LaGrange, Ohio, herded the family onto the couches in the living room, and kept guns trained on parents, children, infants and toddlers
Food stamps, the main U.S. antihunger program which helps the needy buy food, set a record in September as more than 31.5 million Americans used the program -- up 17 percent from a year ago, according to government data.
Researchers have found a molecule that could help fight obesity.
[but fuel prices are dropping] For more than a year, food manufacturers have been shaving package sizes and raising prices, declaring that they had little choice because of unprecedented increases in the cost of raw ingredients like corn, soybeans an
Traces of the industrial chemical melamine have been detected in samples of top-selling U.S. infant formula, but the FDA insists the products are safe despite having said last month that it was unable to identify any melamine exposure level as safe f
The incidence of new cancer cases has been falling in recent years in the United States, the first time such an extended decline has been documented, researchers reported Tuesday.
Your corn is sweeter, your potatoes are starchier and your turkey is much, much bigger than the foods that sat on your grandparents' Thanksgiving dinner table.
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E.U. nations are giving the green light for certain "wonky" fruits and vegetables to be sold in supermarkets as part of a drive to stop food waste. [now that starvation, poverty and revolution are about to take hold]
Though many have lost their jobs, a SPAM plant works overtime. The NY Times discovers that SPAM is on the menu at the Financial Crisis Cafe.
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Corn is central to agriculture in the United States, where it is grown in greater volumes and receives more government subsidies than any other crop. Between 1995 and 2006 corn growers received $56 billion in federal subsidies, and the annual figure
Even as the world is struggling to fight global market meltdown, the world will also have to tackle food shortage and soaring prices in the coming days.
Forty years ago, advances in fertilizers and pesticides boosted crop yield and fed a growing planet. Today, demand for food fueled by rises in worldwide consumption of meat and protein is again outpacing farmers ability to keep up. It's time for
Companies in North America have imported 200 million pounds of melamine laced milk powder, 20 million pounds or more by companies in the United States. Milk powder is used to make infant formula, candies, chocolates and baked goods.
As shock waves from the credit crisis began to spread around the world last month, China scrambled to protect itself. Among the most extreme measures it took was to impose new export taxes to keep critical supplies from leaving the country.
Fluoride is being added to children’s milk in 42 schools throughout the city of Sheffield in the UK, despite the chemical’s proven link to liver and kidney damage, cancer and the lowering of IQ. (Did you ever think that's why they do it?)
Pulling an all-nighter on Election Night? What’s the best source of “energy”? We rate the energy odrinks, coffee and other popular beverages you might be thinking of–oh, and chocolate, too.
Classify this under yuck! But, I just had to share this with you if you can stomach it.
The investigation in the Chinese milk scandal continues. It appears the Chinese government colluded with Chinese industry in a contamination-for-profit enterprise that killed and sickened those who ingested the milk products around the world.
No one really knows who actually dropped the green beans into the fire and witnessed their alchemical change into aromatic roasted beans. What we do know is that it's the perfect result of exquisitely roasted seeds from berries that can be blacke
The next phase in this controlled disintegration will be distribution bottlenecks in supplies of real commodities. Food being the most important.
A company says 3-D nanoparticles boost the efficiency of water desalination and water purification.
Pix from inside the Heart Attack Grill, where raging Political Incorrectness is rampant. The owner refers to it as "food pornography": Fries cooked in 100% Pure Lard, Triple-Bypass Burgers which feature 2 1/2 pounds of meat and the staff dr
So you're thinking about building a chicken coop but don't want to spend a fortune on coop plans and building materials? This was my thought when I built my own coop a few years ago.
Liberated Yard (since 1990): Growing food not grass. Providing not only beauty but food, medicine and income.