“Growing Cities” is a new documentary film about the rise of urban farming in the United States. When Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette, two young men from Omaha, Nebraska, become disillusioned with the lack of urban farming projects in their hometo
Solar ovens are a remarkable low-tech and low-impact accessory for off-grid cooking, and can make sense even if you have access to plenty of cheap electricity, as long as you have abundant sunshine.
Found everywhere as an additive in your food, new research has uncovered that this “flavor enhancer” is extremely toxic, causing a battery of adverse health effects within normal dietary ranges.
Hemp seed oil provides significant amounts of the more rare ‘super’ polyunsaturated fatty acids, notably gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and stearidonic acid (SDA).
Kreischer claims that the invitro burger is not a real solution to the problem of a growing middle class demanding increasing amounts of meat, as "people will just keep on wanting to eat meat, without changing their way of thinking.” In the eyes of
Researchers from Harvard and China Medical University combined 27 studies and found strong indications fluoride may adversely affect cognitive development in children. This risk should not be ignored, and that research on fluoride’s impact
While people with celiac disease genuinely can't process the gluten in wheat, they argue, most people actually can. The problem is that most industrial bakeries only allow bread to rise for a matter of minutes—not nearly long enough to let the yeast
Following an announcement made late last year about new voluntary guidelines for antibiotic use on factory farms, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to crack down on the use of dangerous veterinary pharmaceuticals at illegal dose
These noodles are not the healthiest food like substance for us to consume. Ramen Noodles have a very long shelf life. I’ve got the firm belief that the longer the shelf life, the more harmful the food with the exception of honey. Honestly, I have
In a packed courtroom, 52-year-old Ernie Tertelgte told the judge “I am a living man protected by natural law and I have the right to forage for food when I am hungry… You are trying to create a fictitious, fraudulent action.” Charged with fishing
You will find that making your own pickles is easy, quick, and tastier than any store-bought pickles. The pickles are crispy, you can tweek the recipe to your liking, and they make a great snack whenever you feel like having something with a little k
Slap a ‘USDA Certified Organic’ label on a product, and viola! It is safe, GMO-free, and healthy, right? If you are comfortable and feel safe believing that, then this article is not for you.
The statement was drawn up by the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility. It was released on October 21, 2013.
Fast food is meant to be consumed quickly and conveniently, which is why a St. George, Utah mans perfectly-preserved 14 year-old hamburger gets a lot of attention.
McDonald's Canada has made a video to debunk claims that its Chicken McNuggets are made from an infamous "pink goop" that has been shared endlessly on social media.
Webvan is a name synonymous with dotcom failure. At the turn of the millennium, the heavily funded startup and its many investors bet that the time was right to sell groceries online. They were wrong. Very wrong.
I have to confess, I’m not a beer drinker, but there’s someone in my household that loves it, so I had to figure out the truth.
'Bill would exempt ALL homemade foods from regulation, including perishable foods
A government official appears at a man’s door. The man has been breaking the law: He has sold bread baked at home. This isn’t a page from Kafka—it happened to Mark Stambler in Los Angeles.
Residents are bracing for the incoming bad weather, and food shortages are causing panic everywhere. Folks are stocking up for the two-day storm, and the pickings at the grocery store are getting thin.
Fermented cod liver oil - Scandinavian vikings had drums of cod livers fermenting by the doors of their homes. Likewise, Roman soldiers used cod liver oil daily. Historically, the oil was used to keep populations strong and d
Maca is a nutritionally dense super-food that contains high amounts of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and all of the essential amino acids. It is rich in B-vitamins, the energy vitamins, which makes the plant a great supplement for vegans and vegetarian
A multidisciplinary team of scientists from an EU-funded initiative, which began in 2009, examined the role played by milk, cheese, and yogurt in the early colonization of Europe and found that until 8,000 years ago, humans were only able to digest l
“Five years ago the [GMO seeds] worked,” said farmer Christ Huegerich, who along with his father planted GMO seeds. “I didn’t have corn rootworm because of the Bt gene, and I used less pesticide. Now,....
In a windowless basement room decorated with photographs of farmers clutching freshly harvested vegetables, three polo-shirt-and-slacks-clad Monsanto executives, all men, wait for a special lunch.
For the most part, cattle in America are seen not as animals or living, breathing entities, but as commodities—products to be bought and sold for consumption.
Coffee's Journey From A Bean To Your Cup Shown In One Interactive Graphic
Organic and cage free eggs are becoming popular to the point that that some major grocery chains are reporting shortages.
They developed a test they call "MACRO," which stands for: multiplex amplification on a chip with readout on an oligo microarray. It combines 2 well-known genetic methods to flag about 97% of the known commercialized modifications,
We've seen a cornucopia of 3D food printers specialized for consumer and prosumer chefs, from the multipurpose Foodini to 3D Systems' ChefBot.