According to the FDA’s legal definition, a drug is anything that “diagnoses, cures, mitigates, treats, or prevents a disease.”
Why does it seem like local government officials are competing with each other to see who can implement the most obnoxious rules against people in their respective communities growing food?
FreshPaper doesn’t blink or beep, but I’m not complaining. Its power is in its simplicity — and its price. Each 5-by-5-inch sheet, manufactured in Massachusetts, costs 50 cents. Sheets can be used and reused over the course of two or three weeks and
A crew of scientists and astronauts prepare to feed human colonists on the Red Planet
Is breast milk the key in the battle against HIV?
Text of SA 2310. Read what it really says instead of what they tell you it says.
The American entitlement system has grown immensely since the founding of the country. Only 53% of Americans pay federal income tax and the amount of people on food stamps have hit record highs.
A professional forager, Wong co-authored Foraged Flavor with Eddy Leroux, chef at the New York restaurant Daniel. The book offers up detailed instructions on the when, where, and how of foraging and presents dishes centered around 72 of Wong and Lero
cholesterol diet for six weeks, as well as another group of PMD mice a low-cholesterol diet. Those on the high-cholesterol diet stopped experiencing cognitive decline, while the low-cholesterol mice continued to get worse.
GM grass that was previously tested and determined "perfect" has caused the violent deaths of many cows in a 15 hour period due to the grass producing cyanide.
Rand Paul votes NO on GMO labeling “to permit States to require that any food, beverage, or other edible product offered for sale have a label on indicating that the food, beverage, or other edible product contains a genetically engineered ingredient
A Tulsa woman is suing the city's code enforcement officers after she said they cut down her garden with no cause. Denise Morrison said she has more than 100 plant varieties in her front and back yards and all of them are edible and have a purpose
Wouldn’t it be nice to just trust that what you purchased from your local supermarket was good for you. I’m not talking about the convenience foods, cookies, or highly processed canned goods—I’m referring to the produce.
Philadelphia has the highest obesity rate and poorest population of America’s big cities. It also has an ambitious plan — launched out of 632 corner stores — to put healthy food on every table. The $900,000 investment in better health depends on a
At the G8 Summit held two weeks ago at Camp David, President Obama met with private industry and African heads of state to launch the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, a euphemism for monocultured, genetically modified crops and toxic agr
It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default state of the body is one of ceaseless regeneration.
Might there come a day when the New York City Department of Health mandates that burgers be limited to, say, four ounces? Indeed there might. And why not? Eight- and ten-ounce burgers are sick things.
Over the course of the past few months, I have spent a good deal of time reflecting on my mostly healthy diet, my relatively good health, and the possible if not probable relationship between the two.
At Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s press conference touting his efforts to stop the sale of large soft drinks in restaurants, one reporter in attendance brought up the interesting fact that his administration also supporting “National Donut Day” tomorrow a
New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity.
A relatively small cluster of genetic information endows the staple fruit of summer with its taste and texture. The secrets of the tomato, star of gardens, salads and gazpacho, is now laid out for plant breeders and horticulturists in exacting detail
An omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, known as DHA, prevented age-related vision loss in lab tests, demonstrates recently published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Bluefin tuna has carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan's crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away.
If there's one grilling tip to remember this Memorial Day weekend, it should be this: Flame is bad.
Endless summer is great and all, but I’ve had this nagging feeling that our charcoal habit is cooking the planet along with my food.
The US Food and Drug Administration, charged with keeping America’s food supply safe for consumption, has gone from regulator to armed enforcer
While great caviar was once harvested only from the Caspian Sea, new sturgeon farms in China, Uruguay, Israel, Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Russia, Iran, the United Arab Emirates and, yes, Canada have created a sustainable industry to fill
The only way to stop the GMO takeover is to get informed, get mad, and stop buying them.
Do you eat real, organic food? If you do, you must be a jerk.
“I’m not going to put anything in my body that was not here before the Europeans arrived, because there is something wrong here,” said Mr. Ducharme, a Métis from Duck Bay, Man. “Ever since colonization, my people went from being a fit, athletic race