Health

Food Wars: Private Labels vs. Name Brands

Orange Coke I remember a time when most consumers would pass up a private label or generic..

Domino’s Pizza Twitters Out of YouTube Scandal

I'm sure by now most everyone has heard of the Domino's YouTube video posted on April 13. The ..

Taco Truck Twitters To International Stardom

Taco Truck Food You check your cell and a Twitter text message reads: "Kogi truck at the B..

Banning Fast Food Joints Near Schools

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World’s First Entirely Synthetic Gourmet Dish

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Untested Nanotechnology Used In Food Products

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BJ’s Accepting Food Stamps; Offers free 60-day Membership through July 6

Americans who qualify for and receive food stamps are now able to use them at more places. ..

Grill Seekers Wanted at Kentucky Fried Chicken

Image via Wikipedia I wonder if the Colonel is doing cartwheels or turning over in his grave...

Hoongling for Rice

Image via Wikipedia A child dies every six seconds because he or she is hungry. And nearly on..

Germany Bans Genetically Modified Corn- Europe in an Uproar

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="132" caption="Ilse Aigner"][/caption] Yesterday, A..

Is Your Pantry Contaminated?

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Mystery E. Coli Outbreak at Oklahoma Restaurant

Health officials in Oklahoma released an April 9 report indicating an E. coli bacteria linked t..

Interview with Lynn Crocker of Second Harvest Food Bank

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Thailand Declares Herbs, Natural Pesticides â”Hazardous Substancesâ”

Image via Wikipedia Last month I wrote an article about the proposed restrictive measures in ..

Winners and Losers in the Supermarket Wars

The May 2009 copy of Consumer Reportsis available at newsstands now, and this particular is..

What’s With Trader Joe’s?

Image via Wikipedia I love Trader Joe's.  It's my all-time favorite place to buy grocerie..

New Report â” An Indictment of the F.D.A.

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Treat High Blood Pressure with Grandma’s Penicillin

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First Lady Plants First Seedlings

The First Lady planted the first seedlings in the first garden on the south lawn of the Whit..

Here’s the Skinny on our Brown Fat

Image via Wikipedia First, we had to unravel and understand the differences between good and ..

Test Tube Meat — A Mockery of Nature

Image via Wikipedia The idea of creating meat from a test tube by men in white lab coats didn..

Your Baby Drinks Rocket Fuel — Courtesy Of The EPA

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The Mysteries Surrounding Cooked vs. Raw Food

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="A raw Food Pizza"][/caption] I find t..

Artichokes: Good For The Eyes

Artichokes in the wild. Award Winning Cookbook author, Martha Rose Shulman, points to the..

Radio Ad Mocks Red Meat Study

The Washington, D.C. based Center for Consumer Freedom has released a new radio commercial in..

Fresh Broccoli Sprouts May Reduce Stomach Cancer Risk

Image via Wikipedia Yet another study has surfaced illustrating the benefits of including veg..

Is U.S. Govt X-Rayed Food Hazardous?

Soon to be irradiated? Years ago I remember thinking our shift from an agricultural based soc..

Recession is Good for your Health

Data collected during various research studies indicate that the current economic recession ..

Setton Pistachio Recall Expands To All Nuts Harvested 2008

Setton Pistachio, one of the largest pistachio processors in the nation, expanded its recal..

Raise Some Dough – Create Bread Art!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="202" caption="Ted Allen"][/caption] Here is an oppo..

Interactive ‘Smart’ Food Coming To A Supermarket Near You

Our entire food chain has been altered beyond recognition. Thanks to genetically modified se..

Interactive ‘Smart’ Food Coming To A Supermarket Near You

Our entire food chain has been altered beyond recognition. Thanks to genetically modified se..

FriendsEAT Blog Commment Contest

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You’re Wrong! Nutrition Myths DeBunked

Here's a video of Rick Hall, an ASU nutritionist, appearing on FOX in Phoenix, AZ. Referencing..

One in Ten Americans On Food Stamps

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Dietitian Throws Ball Park Burger a Curve

We kill our fans! A four-pound, gut-busting burger, consisting of five beef patties, five sli..

Shareholders Force McDonald’s Towards “Pesticide Free” French Fries

Image by food_in_mouth via Flickr Two large shareholder groups withdrew a proposal that wo..

Watching Suzy’s Garden Grow

This is the first in a series of occasional postings that will document my attempt at growing a..

GM Contamination Risk in Organic Food

Modifed food.  Nothing is that yellow and red. In March of last year, Michael Funk, CEO of U..

Red Meat in the Hot Seat

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All Our Fish Are On Prozac

Image by meophamman via Flickr Researchers have detected pharmaceuticals and personal care..

Uncle Sam Provides Cheap Meal Ideas

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Cooked Or Raw: Surprise Health Finding in Veggie Report

I was always under the impression raw vegetables had more nutritive value than cooked vegetable..

Organic Fraud Runs Rampant

Marketing at its Finest? Sales of organic food have grown from one billion to over twenty bil..

Pistachio Products from California contaminated with Salmonella

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More on the Pistachios’ Recall

Is it Kraft or the FDA's responsiblity to make our food safe? As reported the second-largest ..

Is Divorce in the FDA’s Future?

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Legal Food Frenzy Kicks Off in Virginia

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Is Divorce in the FDA’s Future?

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China’s Food Policies: A Nightmare on Elm Street

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