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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..

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

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

Memories Wanted for Culinary History Project

Image by Jeff Kubina via Flickr Memories wanted!  Either yours or those of your relatives..

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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Mafia Pulls Phony Champagne Job Across Europe

Anyone with an eye for detail and French culture would have noticed the spelling errors and ..

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-04-05

New Recipe: Turnip turnovers Recipe http://tinyurl.com/c2phqc # New Recipe: Lemon coconut ma..

You’re Wrong! Nutrition Myths DeBunked

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

Naked Chef Cooks for World Leaders

Cover of The Naked Chef "Naked Chef"Jamie Oliver prepared dinner for the leaders of the G2..

Food, Lies, Monsanto — And The Food Safety Working Group

You've no doubt heard the term "Shadow Government". The term implies a sinister and powerful..

One in Ten Americans On Food Stamps

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="202" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption] As mo..

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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Green Thumbs Up for White House Garden

Image via Wikipedia Who would have thought a little photo op would stir up so much dirt? Wh..

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..

Pistachio Products from California contaminated with Salmonella

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Another Food Recall"][/caption] The ..

More on the Pistachios’ Recall

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

Act Now to Eat Local Later

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Update: Pay What You Want Arrives in Arlington, Texas

How much is this meal worth to you? Another restaurant has made national news with its "Pay W..

The New Padma Burger

For those of you that joined the discussion "Padma Lakshmi- Crock or Cross-Over?" I wanted to m..

Organic Fraud Runs Rampant

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

Is Divorce in the FDA’s Future?

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Legal Food Frenzy Kicks Off in Virginia

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Food Bank Donations"][/caption] Virgi..

China’s Food Policies: A Nightmare on Elm Street

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The FDA â” Without a Trace

Someone has made a point of publicly lambasting food companies for not keeping records of th..

Is Divorce in the FDA’s Future?

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China’s Food Policies: A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-03-29

New Recipe: Green bean and prosciutto wraps Recipe http://tinyurl.com/ce4xnh # Weekly Twitte..

Biohacking Our Way To Food Safety

Imagine that you are a food producer. Let's say you own a company that produces yogurt. Duri..

Sugar’s Back in Town

We all tremble in fear.  The smooth, sweet, and tantalizingly tasty villain who plots to incre..

FDA Guilty of Negligent Homicide

When food kills. Something is very, very wrong here. How can a regulatory agency in charge..

Hungry Hounds and Famished Felines: Pet Food Pantries for our Four-Legged Friends

IM WILL LOOK CUTE 4 FUD Dogs are people, too .. aren't they? To many canine owners, pets ..

People, Not Funds, Pouring into Food Banks â” Part II

Feeding America Read part I here. Recap: Nationwide, food banks are seeing a 30 percent ..

Wheat, Ammonia And Fertilizer â” A Global Perfect Storm

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Feed the World, One Row at a Time

Don't let your kids grow up to have to use signs like this. The world is going hungry.  It's..

People, Not Funds, Pouring into Food Banks â” Part I

The Problem The story is pretty much the same no matter where you go. It doesn't matter if you..

Your Supermarket’s Vegetables Are Plastic Imposters

The red ripe tomatoes, crisp green lettuce, and dark green broccoli you inspect as you stroll d..

Foodie Adventures in Tanzania

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="202" caption="Chapati"][/caption] This is the first..

Your Supermarket’s Vegetables Are Plastic Imposters

The red ripe tomatoes, crisp green lettuce, and dark green broccoli you inspect as you stroll d..

What’s on Tap this Week? Water!

Make it a point to visit one of your local restaurants, even if the only thing you order is wat..

Stop Mowing Your Front Lawn And Eat It

Some say it's biodiversity at your doorstep; some say it's front yard art. However you label th..

Padma Lakshmi- Crock or Cross-Over?

"Hello, Chefs." The words are met with mixed emotions each week during a Top Chef season.  Th..

What’s on Tap this Week? Water!

Make it a point to visit one of your local restaurants, even if the only thing you order is wat..