July 31, 2013 | The government's new effort to strengthen its weak inspection system for imported food isn't going to cover everything we eat from foreign countries.
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July 24, 2013 | Even food manufacturers often don't know if nanoparticles are in the food they sell and no one knows if they're safe to eat.
July 17, 2013 | Americans die younger than citizens of most other rich countries.
July 10, 2013 | Fracking might be profitable, but whether it's good for anything else is doubtful.
July 3, 2013 | Even though we've got refrigerators now, putting up food still makes good sense.
June 26, 2013 | The World Food Prize Foundation should look further afield.
June 19, 2013 | Too many diets are about hype, not health.
June 12, 2013 | A legislative victory in Connecticut is the first for American consumers who are demanding the right to know if our food is genetically engineered.
June 5, 2013 | The government should expand the food stamp program, not shrink it.
May 29, 2013 | Eaters everywhere across America are discovering the joy of buying directly from local farmers.
May 22, 2013 | If farms and slaughterhouses are rife with repulsive and sadistic abuses, why should we pass laws to help hide it?
May 15, 2013 | With most samples of several common store-bought meats testing positive for antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," factory farming practices must change.
May 8, 2013 | The United States should follow Europe's example and ban pesticides that may be wiping out these key pollinators.
May 1, 2013 | Even when the kids complain, you're doing right by them when you cook dinner and eat together.
April 24, 2013 | Compared to the lifetime of grieving ahead for the people of West, Texas, a few years of reduced crop yields is a small price to pay for converting from "conventional" to organic farming.