USAID officials said that a 41 percent surge in prices for wheat, corn, rice and other cereals over the past six months has generated a $120 million budget shortfall that will force the agency to reduce emergency operations. That deficit is projected
Serious health risks from eating genetically engineered foods.
First, drugs. Next, smoking. Now, Health Nazis have targeted the obese. Big Food joins Big Oil and Big Tobacco as the new Axis of Evil.
The operation is veiled in secrecy and furtiveness... Tesco is a formidable retailer, having transformed itself from Britain's third-ranked supermarket by sales to the third-largest in the world, after America's Wal-Mart and France's Carr
The operation is veiled in secrecy and furtiveness... Tesco is a formidable retailer, having transformed itself from Britain's third-ranked supermarket by sales to the third-largest in the world, after America's Wal-Mart and France's Carrefour
Probably not after watching this video...
Restaurants are cashing in on the newest dining sensation, Naked Sushi Nights. At $75 bucks per person, one can dine on sushi on a "naked spread." Coming soon to a suishi bar near you.
The Food and Drug Administration has effectively removed the last U.S. regulatory barrier to the marketing of meat and milk from cloned cattle, pigs and goats.
The agency noted that clones had "significantly higher" rates of death and disease, but predicted that mortality rates would decrease with improved technology.
A global shortage of hops, combined with a run-up in barley prices, is sending a chill through Arizona's craft-beer industry. The hops shortage threatens to boost prices, cut into profits and close down brewpubs. It could change the taste and con
Ginn threw a brunch for Rich Blondes. Here's what she planned.
Mamie Manneh, a Liberian national, who is in a NY prison after being arrested for smuggling monkey meat, and touching on issues of religious freedom, infectious diseases and wildlife preservation. Manneh never lost the longing to celebrate religious
A growing number of hunters in Northeast Georgia are donating part of their take to Hunters for the Hungry through Sealey's Deer Cooler
The chocolate enjoyed around the world today had its origins at least 3,100 years ago in Central America not as the sweet treat people now crave but as a celebratory beer-like beverage and status symbol. Researchers identified residue of a chemical c
Wonder Soil mini Wafers expanding with water - Dehydrated compressed soil waffer that expads 14x its volume with water. Has all of the nutrients and water saving polymers.
A new long-term animal test from an Italian cancer institute raises serious safety questions about the artificial sweetener aspartame.
Dairy farmers are paying higher prices to feed their cows as a result of ethanol production that depends on corn and other rough grains. "We have a new competitor, and the government is subsidizing this competitor." Good thing the governme
Video documentary: in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade.
Katherine Albrecht explains how Supermarket giant 'Stop & Shop' leveraged its huge customer database and $3,000,000 to create detailed online health profiles of all its customers, without their knowledge or consent, based upon their buying ha
North Korean-made soju liquor is about to go on sale in the United States for the first time despite Washington's trade restrictions with the communist state, a news report said.
A mathematical formula can now predict how the frothy head on a beer changes over time, a finding that may have a wide range of commercial uses beyond pulling the perfect pint. The formula explains how the tiny bubbles that make up foam grow -- an ex
The Food and Drug Administration lacks the staff, funding and enforcement authority needed to protect the U.S. food supply in a post-9/11 world, said Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., at a hearing.
Strong demand for corn from ethanol plants is driving up the cost of livestock and will raise prices for beef, pork and chicken, the Agriculture Department said. Meat and poultry production will fall as producers face higher feed costs, the departmen
"Many health professionals, including us, have either dismissed the value of very-low-carbohydrate diets for weight loss or been very skeptical of them," said an assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center.
How about a Buzz Donut or a Buzzed Bagel? Doctor Robert Bohannon says he's developed a way to add caffeine to baked goods, without the bitter taste of caffeine. Each piece of pastry is the equivalent of about two cups of coffee.
As much as 70% of oranges still on California trees may have been destroyed by record cold temperatures across the state, officials and farmers said Monday. It will take days to make a full assessment of the losses to the $1.1-billion orange crop.
Meth Coffee, described on the company website as "a volatitherapeutic beverage," is a blend of Arabian and South American coffee beans with "dusting" of yerba mate. Yerba mate is a natural stimulant made from Ilex paraguariensis,
After the city ordered restaurants to stop selling foie gras, it's liver and let liver in Chicago. While some restaurants no longer offer the goose liver delicacy, others are flouting the ban, listing foie gras on the menu and, framing the city*
Momofuku Ando, the Japanese inventor of instant noodles — a dish that has sustained American college students for decades — has died. He was 96. In 1958, his "Chicken Ramen" — the first instant noodle — was introduced after many trials.
People with wheat allergies who have stayed away from beer now have a new option. Anheuser-Busch introduced Redbridge, which they called the first nationally available sorghum beer available in restaurants and stores carrying organic products.