Foie gras is back on the menu in California, after a judge struck down the state's law banning the production and sale of the culinary delicacy that comes from the enlarged livers of ducks and geese that have been force-fed corn.
Food has always been political. Throughout history, armies have razed crops and demographics have shifted in response to hunger. Political correctness now drives the civics of food with bountiful nations attempting to dictate
True, some nuts are more than 80 percent fat, but these foods are also the best plant sources of heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids. Nutrition experts recommend one ounce of nuts at least five times a week to lower risk of cardiovascular disease and t
Is sugar making us sick? A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it.
Cooking with pot faces two big problems: It's hard to control how high people get when they eat marijuana, and it really doesn't taste that good.
Remember: one of the best ways to raise awareness among the food corporations is to voice your concerns directly to them and boycott companies who continue to source ingredients from genetically modified sources.
The Healthy Home Economist's Sarah Pope explains in a recent article how the pre-harvest application of Roundup is used to dry conventional wheat and make it easier to harvest. This process helps wheat crops release their seeds more quickly, result
Virginians who try to sell homemade food from their kitchens are feeling the heat from state and local inspectors.
"We've been asking consumers for their questions about McDonald's food," explains the McDonald's tour guide at the start of the video. "And the No. 1 category, by far [is] Chicken McNuggets, specifically what's in the Chicken McNuggets.
I have a love-hate relationship with sugar. I love the taste, but hate what it does to me.
Gardeners at hundreds of spots around the country are sharing seeds as part of an increasing interest in locally grown food, but some agriculture officials say the well-meaning effort violates state laws.
For thousands of years, people have exchanged seeds to grow terrific tomatoes or produce the perfect potato, but a new effort to loan and borrow seeds has created a conflict between gardeners and state agriculture officials
How vulnerable is America to mass starvation? The details behind the answer to this question, are shocking!Entered By: Dave Hodges
I'm not a large farm with expensive machinery that can harvest faster and be more proficient and down size helpers. And there are reasons for that too. My food will last longer in your refrigerators because it hasn't been tossed around and bruise
When we bring up cleansing the body the first question typically centers around how to detox our body. However, we should first know why it is important to detox the body through cleansing. Let's break down the who, what, why and how to detox your
How much sugar is too much sugar?
According to one recent study, there's at least 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean. That's more than 250 tons. So what to do with mountains of plastic waste with nowhere to go? Katharina Unger thinks we should eat it.
Monday through Thursday at the Monarch Room in New York City, executive chef Michael Citarella prepares his off-the-menu burger, the Monarch Burger.
Print your candy and eat it too.
According to the creation narrative, God made green plants on the third day, an idea that inspired the title of Henrik Spohler's project, The Third Day.
Oxfam International has made a graphic showing how a handful of corporations control nearly everything we buy at the grocery store.
Can you believe it gets this cold in Arizona to freeze the water bowls? ...It has been a very rough fall planting season. My farm has been hit by many an obstacle this year. I began planting fall veggies August 1. I was so proud of myself with the on
Hi folks, there are no markets this weekend. All locations are closed but will resume the following weekend. Go to www.tonopahrob.com for more details.
According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, more than 90 percent of the world's fisheries are working at peak capacity, with as much as one-third of marine fish stocks now suffering from overfishing.
Grains are a dietary staple for many people, despite their subpar nutritional status. Wheat and corn are the most consumed grains in the world and their proliferation into the food market makes them almost impossible to avoid.
A few months ago, reporting on farm antibiotic use, I met a North Carolina farmer named Craig Watts. Craig lives in a small town near the South Carolina line where his forebears have been since the Carolinas were a British colony, and for more than 2
The largest traditional animal sacrifice in the world began last weekend in southern Nepal with an estimated 4,000 buffalo, goats, and pigeons slaughtered on Friday alone.
The areas of nutrition and disease prevention are full of incompetence.
Hawaii Federal Judge, Barry Kurren (and his wife) have deep ties with Monsanto, Dow, and Big Ag. The judge has recently overturned a democratically voted initiative to limit GMOs on the Big Island of Hawaii. Without an upswelling of public pressure,
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