Food & Drink

Why is the USDA Buying $40 Million Worth of Pistachios?

The USDA has long purchased food from American producers, but often, some types of products... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
The CSA’s Roots in Black History

Last spring, farms across the country saw a surge in demand for their CSA programs,... (more)

Shelby Vittek
May 17, 2021
Study Finds Some Meateaters Experience ‘Meat Disgust’, Too

A new study authored by Elisa Becker at the University of Exeter may have found... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 12, 2021
Water Wells are at Risk of Going Dry in the US and...

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. As the... (more)

Debra Perrone and Scott Jasechko
May 11, 2021
American Wineries Look to Elevate Hybrid Grapes

Alfredo Alcántara and Deanna Urciuoli moved to a cockroach-infested apartment in Brooklyn to save for... (more)

Stacey Lastoe
May 10, 2021
Is It Time for a Second White House Summit on Food?

Sen. Cory Booker is still a relative newbie on the Senate Agriculture Committee, but that... (more)

Josh Voorhees
May 7, 2021
Doctors File Lawsuit Against USDA for Promoting Dairy in Dietary Guidelines

Dairy has been a significant part of the USDA’s dietary guidelines for decades. But dairy... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 3, 2021
Sesame Added to List of Major Allergens

Food allergies have seemed like a moving target over the past decade or so.  For... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 28, 2021
Remembering My Grandmother On Earth Day

Last Earth Day, about a month into lockdown, I got a call I’d been dreading... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 22, 2021
Biden Administration Extends Free School Meals Through Next School Year

The National School Lunch Program, which provides free or reduced-cost meals to kids through schools,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 21, 2021
What’s Going on With This Boba Shortage?

Boba, the Taiwanese drink that usually includes tapioca pearls, has been in the news lately... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 21, 2021