Over the weekend, Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker (D) challenged a tea party-affiliated critic to join him in living on food stamps for a week, and now it appears the challenge has been accepted.
Environmentalists are warning that Mexico, the cradle of corn, risks damaging its staple if the government gives US firms the green light to plant genetically-modified maize in huge swaths of land.
Todd Wilbur has been cloning some of America’s favorite name-brand foods for more than 20 years and here, he recreates the iconic filled yellow cakes.
There are only a few people who get it: the era of cheap food is over.
The Twinkie, it turns out, was introduced way back in 1930. In our memories, however, the iconic snack will forever be identified with the 1950s, when Hostess popularized the brand by sponsoring “The Howdy Doody Show.”
Without fail our rapacious nature kicks in every time there is talk of a major consumer shortage in the U.S. Earlier this month we saw New Yorkers selling gasoline for $15 per gallon to those stranded by Hurricane Sandy.
In the small Latin American country of Costa Rica, where agriculture is king and enormous corporate plantations have dotted the countryside, a subsidiary of Monsanto is making a push to plant several hectares of genetically modified transgenic corn i
Ideally, this Thanksgiving you are ordering your organic, free-range turkey from your local farmer. It doesn’t get any better than that does it? Actually, it does. Farmers markets are now featuring “Heritage Turkeys” for those wanting an even more
The blame game could lead us down a number of avenues, all of which take us back to the same answers. Those who have money to be gained from illness and disease. Now this is not some form of twisted joke, it is a real issue, and as hard as it may
This morning, Hostess brands, which makes some of America's most iconic snack foods, was forced to close its operations.
Pepsi Special claims to block the body’s ability to absorb fat. How does that work?
“The fat tax and the extension of the chocolate tax — the so-called sugar tax — has been criticized for increasing prices for consumers, increasing companies’ administrative costs and putting Danish jobs at risk,” the Danish tax ministry said
So, you are sitting in your climate controlled home, with lights, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, heaters, fans, TVs, computers, home theater systems, running water, sanitary systems and all the other things that go along with modern life.
Your Scrambled Eggs Are Wrong, And Other Cooking Science Lessons From America’s Test Kitchen
Coconut’s saturated fat is made up of a unique blend of medium-chain fatty acids, which may offer certain health benefits. (Most fats in our diet are long-chain fatty acids). Unlike long-chain fats, medium-chain ones do not have to be broken down in
One must also account for the “invisible thorn,” which is wheat lectin – known more technically asWheat Germ Agglutinin (WGA) — and which can cause a broad range of adverse health effects, even while being undetected through conventional screenings.
According to Daily Mail, a Nutella TV commercial shows a blonde mother worrying about the challenges of preparing breakfast for her family. Then she recommends Nutella as a “delicious hazelnut spread perfect on multi-grain toast and even whole wheat
The chemical companies and the junk food companies have done everything possible to hide the truth from Americans for the sake of their profits.
Lawyers for ABC News asked a judge to toss out a $1 billion defamation lawsuit filed by a South Dakota-based meat processor over a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," saying the news organization did not knowingly disparage the company or its
The people gathered around the side of a building on 3rd Avenue looked like refugees huddled around a campfire. Instead of crackling flames, their warmth came from more advanced technology: a power strip that had been offered to charge cellphones.
Farmer, author, and activist Joel Salatin discusses his new book, "Folks, This Ain't Normal," as well as sustainable farming, food policy, and solutions to America's food woes.
An effort may be underway to steal the election against Proposition 37.
America has over 44 million people on Food Stamps. The food stamps program's real name is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
When I think of Dutch Oven cooking I usually have visions of campfires and Scout Camp, of apple cobbler and savory stews.
The UK government is trying to ban raw milk and sending police out to harass people who sell it.
The No on 37 campaign trying to prevent Californians from knowing whether or not the foods they eat contain genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) has sunk to a new moral and ethical low
Have you heard the myth that we need industrial agriculture to feed the world?
Eating a raw food diet is a recipe for disaster if you’re trying to boost your species’ brainpower.
Dear Editor: In the 1880s milk sold for $0.56 per quart or $2.24 per gallon which at the time was 0.112 oz of gold per gallon of milk.
It has been a devastating month for Monsanto as nations around the globe continue to enact bans and restraints on the company’s genetically modified crop varieties.