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WATCH: This Is What An Actual Flavor Explosion Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

We say bravo -- and delicious.

Food Has Never Looked Sexier, But That's Not Necessarily A Good Thing

Posted 11.21.2013 | Women

Everyone knows food is the new rock and roll, but these days it's looking raunchier than ever. Le Guide Restos Voir, which is like the Zagat of easter...

Food Ads vs. Real Food Photos: Crimes Of Culinary Deceit

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste

When photographers become magicians.

Eleazar David Melendez

This Chickpea Company Claims Its Factory Is One Gigantic 'Chickpea Spa' | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 08.13.2013 | Small Business

Ask the chief executive of Tribe Mediterranean Foods to describe his company’s hummus factory, and he’ll gush for a full five minutes that make a ...

The Case Against Marketing Health Food To Children

Susan Linn | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Linn

The developmental vulnerabilities of children, along with the legal, ethical, and political pitfalls of encouraging the food industry to target kids, make marketing food to children harmful regardless of nutritional content.

PHOTO: 3D Billboard Literally Grabs Your Attention

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.16.2013 | Home

Take a look at this amazing billboard for The Kraken Black Spiced Rum, which demonstrates just how effective going 3D can be. For those unfamiliar ...

Food Fluffers

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

When Brian Preston-Campbell reflects on his job, he sometimes thinks about the hamburger scene in the Michael Douglas film Falling Down. The movie’s...

TV and the Power of Suggestion

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

The power of suggestion is indeed powerful. And, in my opinion, it's rarely to our benefit. Think about it -- when you have a craving, is it for something healthy like apples or spinach, chicken or salmon? Not for me.

Victims of the Food Industry, Part Two

Nancy Deville | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

On top of the government, medical, and celebrated health organizations' support of factory-produced food, we are inundated from birth with brilliant advertising indoctrinating us with messages that factory food is healthy, sexy, and satisfying.

WATCH: Why McDonald's Burgers Look Different In Ads

Posted 07.18.2012 | Home

Why do the burgers in McDonald's advertisements look different than the ones you buy in a store? Tribal DDB Canada and McDonald's Canada's director of...

Downsizing Soda: A Drop in the Bucket

Kristin Wartman | Posted 08.05.2012 | Home
Kristin Wartman

Mayor Bloomberg is brave to go head-to-head with Big Food by limiting portion size and trying to create a new norm, but this tactic might further distract from the underlying problem of our virtually unregulated toxic and super-sized food supply.

General Mills Hit With Class-Action Suit Over Fishy Health Claims

Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is planning to file a class-action lawsuit against General Mills for the company's spurious marke...

We're Not Buying It: Stop Junk Food Marketing to Kids

Larry Cohen | Posted 12.10.2011 | Impact
Larry Cohen

Parents simply can't compete with the $2 billion a year spent on kids ads promoting foods that are laden in sugar, salt and fat. We need someone to hold food and beverage companies accountable.

Athletes Shill For Triple Double Oreos

Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

The new Triple Double Oreos have gotten heat for their high calorie counts since being introduced last month, one of two new Oreo introductions. But a...

WATCH: The Pizza Chain With The Most Effective Commercials

Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

A new study of ad effectiveness among American pizza chains places Pizza Hut at the top of the ad heap. The study ranked pizza chains' ads based on a ...

Food Industry: Walk the Talk to Protect Our Kids' Health

Larry Cohen | Posted 09.10.2011 | Home
Larry Cohen

Federal guidelines that would help support healthy foods for kids are under attack.

GOP Pushes Back On Effort To Limit Kids' Food Ads

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are siding with food companies resisting the Obama administration's efforts to pressure them to stop advertising junk ...

Government To Crack Down On Marketing Junk Food To Kids

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 06.28.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The government is pressuring food companies to cut back on marketing unhealthy foods to children, releasing guidelines Thursday that cou...

Taco Bell Launches TV Ads To Manage Beef Lawsuit Fallout

AP/Huffington Post | MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Associated Press: NEW YORK — Taco Bell is turning to TV commercials to battle damage to its image from a lawsuit questioning its taco filling. ...

Everything I Needed To Know I Learned From Matt Damon and Eggs

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

First my eggs came in a carton with an expiration date stamped on one end. Then they stamped the eggs themselves. This was unsettling. Even my fruit has the decency to use a sticker.

The Cooking Channel: Food Network Launching Second 24-Hour Food Station

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Scripps, the parents company of the Food Network, will be launching a second 24-hour food network on May 31, reports Brian Stelter at the New York Tim...