American public institutions have a long track record of keeping our food disease-free. Yet as this service is increasingly outsourced to for-profit corporations, it is leading to repeated oversight failures that have caused illness and even death.
I'm not advocating eliminating candy all together. A treat or two every so often is fine. What I am arguing is that we should find ways to make it more balanced -- to bring a few fun and healthy Halloween treats and tricks to the party.
This debate is about more than simply balancing our federal budget -- it's about our values as a nation. It's time we support a farm bill that doesn't increase hunger in the United States and around the world by protecting food stamps and improving international food aid.
The apocalypse is upon us: McDonald's just announced it's gonna kill off its beloved Dollar Menu. In a state of panic, and in order to fuel future nostalgia for a lost delicacy, we raced to the nearest Mickey D's and ordered everything on the Dollar Menu, then made this McMonstrosity.
Our generation's ability to produce better food that is accessible, affordable, just and fair will determine our footprint and legacy more so than our ability to teach every child how to solve a quadratic equation. We shouldn't have to choose, but we may have to.
The book tells the history of the restaurant and profiles many of the people who work here. The stories inspire. Really, this book is a drug --- it gets you high and makes you dream. Yes, but can you cook from it?
With over 25,000 restaurants and bars in New York City, it isn't easy to navigate the dining landscape in the city that never sleeps. We asked the industry pros where they go. Here are restaurants and bars that chefs, bartenders and sommeliers recommend visiting.
For apple growers in the eastern United States, the biggest problem -- the most relentless, pervasive, unavoidable issue -- is apple scab. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are working on a new tool to combat the apple scourge: A drone.
We asked the web's best independent travel bloggers to send us their top "Weird Food" experiences. We hit a goldmine of unusual, unappetizing, or just plain unnerving regional food photos from around the world.
Not only how to survive Doomsday, but how to thrive afterward.
In many cases, urban gardening begins organically, but without a supportive policy structure in place, it can be difficult for these programs to take root, thrive and be of maximum and equitable benefit to the whole community.
You do your best to avoid the typical things: no beer before liquor, drinking a cup of coffee so you can sober up efficiently before bed, and staying away from the Red Bull and vodka. Sadly, however, none of these things are actually going to help you out.
Say you wanted to create tasty vegetarian Halloween snacks that looked exactly like chopped-up human fingers: Well, voilà. I got this idea while touring the Hodo Soy Beanery in Oakland, California last week.
Are you ready to eat the most blasphemous burger burger in America? Chicago's infamous metal-themed burger joint, Kuma's Corner, recently rolled out their monthly special, this time named 'The Ghost Burger.'
Cook It Raw comes to the U.S. for the first time. See why it landed in Charleston.
Selling to institutions is a trending opportunity for local food, and we have barely scratched the surface of potential for how wholesale markets could impact local foods sales and support farmers. It is a win-win opportunity.