Composting advocates say separating out food waste would benefit pocketbooks as well as the environment.
NASA can send robots to Mars, no problem. But if it’s ever going to put humans on the Red Planet, it has to figure out how to feed them over the course of a years-long mission. So the space agency … Continue reading
One of the attention-grabbing ideas in the White House’s 2014 budget was a big overhaul of the $ 1.4 billion U.S. food aid program. Instead of buying food from U.S. farmers and shipping it overseas, some of the money would … Continue reading
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children whose families are on food stamps are just as likely to be overweight and obese as other low-income youth, a new study suggests.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 22 (Reuters) – The $ 23 billion buyout of H.J. Heinz by Warren Buffett and private equity put food executives on notice: start showing better results or risk being left behind.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Just weeks after Chinese authorities cleared Yum Brands Inc and McDonald’s Corp of charges they had served chicken laced with excessive chemicals, local media are again attacking the iconic American firms, while barely reporting on the chances … Continue reading
OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) – A measure to require special labeling of genetically modified foods appeared virtually certain to qualify for the ballot in Washington state on Friday, two months after voters in California rejected a similar initiative.
(Reuters) – U.S. regulators proposed new food safety rules on Friday that aim to make food processors and farms more accountable for reducing foodborne illnesses that kill or sicken thousands of Americans annually.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shanghai will introduce tough new laws to blacklist firms that flout food safety laws, the official Xinhua news agency reported, a significant move in China’s consumer hub to end the food scandals that in recent years have … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Food companies spent considerably less to advertise to children in 2009 than they did in 2006 as they shifted to the Internet, and products pitched to kids got slightly healthier, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said in … Continue reading