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“Fantastic Fungi” Shows What’s Invisible to the Naked Eye

Fungi are so much more than food. They convert sugar into alcohol, cure diseases and... (more)

Alex Robinson
USDA Officially Speeds Up Pork Production Process

For well over a year, the Trump administration has been trying to change the way... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 18, 2019
How One California Farmer Built an Online Tool to Address Food Waste

When Nick Papadopoulos took a break from his job to work on his wife’s family... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 18, 2019
Does Certified Organic Mean What We Think It Does?

There’s something of a civil war brewing in the organic movement. On one side are... (more)

Brian Barth
September 16, 2019
Study Finds Drinking Tea Is Good For Your Brain

Put down that mug of coffee and pick up a cup of tea. A new... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 13, 2019
Organic Nazis and Pumpkin Spice Spam: Your September Food News Round-Up

The end of summer has brought a few surprising developments in the food and farm... (more)

Brian Barth
September 12, 2019
British Farmers Were Drinking Milk 6,000 Years Ago

A new study shows prehistoric British farmers may have been some of the world’s first... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 10, 2019
Why the UK Is Wary of American “Chlorinated Chicken”

A hot-button issue in the UK focuses on something most Americans don’t even know about:... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 6, 2019
Researchers Say Overeating Contributes to Global Food Waste

Americans are eating way too much. And it’s hurting the environment. That was the conclusion... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 4, 2019
Papayas Keep Making People Sick

One of the reasons why fresh produce causes so many contamination recalls is that it... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
September 4, 2019
How One Boston Hospital Is Feeding Patients Through Its Rooftop Farm

Carrie Golden believes the only reason she’s diabetes free is that she has access to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 3, 2019