Robotic, predictable, processed, and packaged wastelands? Not necessarily.
Julie Guthman's position is clear: She does not deny that many American citizens are getting bigger, but wants to tease out the factors behind obesity that for political, economic and cultural reasons are often underestimated or outright ignored.
A trip to North Korea from the seventh issue of Lucky Peach, the Travel Issue.
A recent study indicates even the better kids' meals still have a long way to go. Here are the five worst offenders.
According to many experts, the efficacy of our medical arsenal is being undermined by the agricultural industry through excessive antibiotic use in our meat supply, causing a scary proliferation of antibiotic-resistant microbes.
Unapproved, unwanted, and now out of control: the news that an unlicensed genetically modified (GM) wheat has been found growing on a field in Oregon -- almost 10 years after it was supposed to have completely destroyed -- sent shivers down my spine.
Israeli army veteran Ben Biron's new invention could save more lives per year than racks of Kevlar vests and warehouses full of armor plating. Also, it tells you where to get cheese fries late-night.
Ever wondered what would happen if you tried to drink 25 milkshakes?
Whether you're concerned about health, GMOs, animal rights or the future of life on earth, it's time to come together "to create change at larger, systemic levels." Changing to a happier, healthier world is possible, he believes.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is renewing its call to the Food and Drug Administration to ban the use of partially hydrogenated oil altogether. In the meantime, here are some trans fat traps that our investigators found on a recent tour of the supermarket.
The industrialization of the American meat system has inarguably resulted in cheap hot dogs. But at what price? China should think hard about the consequences that will likely flow from adopting the U.S. factory farming model.
As many Americans gear up to kick off their summers -- and perhaps celebrate the upcoming World Oceans Day this Saturday by enjoying some fresh seafood -- the question must be asked: Do you really know what you're eating?
Olive oil fraud: If we truly want to be sure that the oil in that bottle or on that table is what it says it is, then we must expect a lot more regulation.
What about our food? Paracelsus would argue -- real food is food, but processed food is poison. Literally. Because processed food has been overloaded, and you've been overdosed. What allows the food industry to overdose us, and why is it legal?
A series of perishable personal ads you probably won't find on Craig's List.
We should all be leery of deals like Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd.'s proposed purchase of Smithfield Foods Inc. They further consolidate our food system, which is already dominated by a mere handful of Big Ag players.