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It's Time to Rethink "Kid Food" in America

Ron Shaich | Posted 09.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Ron Shaich

When my son and daughter were born, my wife and I made their wellbeing our highest priority. We successfully gave them hugs and healthful foods in equ...

Philz Coffee is All About Community

Quora | Posted 06.22.2016 | San Francisco
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

The Biggest Celebrity Shill For Junk Food Will Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living

In the throwback Pepsi commercial above, circa 2003, Beyoncé struts past a drooling teenage boy on her way to indulge in a Pepsi. "I get that a lot,"...

This Partnership Marks A Big Step In The Fight Against Obesity

Becky L. Johnson | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Becky L. Johnson

If you read the headlines, you are keenly aware that we are in the midst of a serious obesity problem. Seventeen percent of children and 35 percent of...

How Purpose Is Informing Transparency In The Food Industry

Dave Stangis | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Dave Stangis

The food industry is in the midst of a revolutionary change and the growing call for transparency has become unmistakable. The concepts of transparenc...

What It's Like To Be An Open Kitchen Chef

Quora | Posted 11.06.2015 | Taste
Quora

I loved it, some of my coworkers didn't. To start you off, here's the setup: The dining room is arranged in a semi-curved fashion around a center island on which the open kitchen is situated. Behind us is an access path through which items that are prepped in a back kitchen are brought.

Honey and Bunny: From Architecture to Food Design

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 11.01.2015 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

How can food designers introduce new behaviors to consumers? How can they move from ideas and projects to actual production?

Big Food: Lobbying Will Only Accelerate the Inevitable

Pam Koch | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics
Pam Koch

Motivated by what is now a health and environmental crisis, authors, scientists, filmmakers, progressive school chancellors, the White House, consumer groups, entrepreneurs and others have inspired a food movement that now pervades every corner of society.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Whole Foods

Thrillist | Posted 09.01.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

The future looks complicated for this organic mega-chain, but one thing's for certain: it's going to be in the news a lot in the coming months. So you should probably catch up on the facts behind this 35-year-old grocery mecca.

Stand With the Real Coachella

Daniel Hamidi | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Daniel Hamidi

Every year, thousands flock to the Coachella Valley for its iconic Music and Arts Festival. Just a short twelve-minute drive southeast of the festival location lies a different Coachella -- one not nearly as glamorous. It's actually quite the opposite: filthy, decaying and in need of your help.

Avoid the Gluten-Free Trap

Mike Sheridan | Posted 08.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

The majority of potato chip brands have always been gluten free. Yet, when someone is grabbing a bag at the grocery store, or offering you some at th...

Smallholder Farmers Are The New Global Food Frontier

Hugh Locke | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Hugh Locke

One-third of the world's 7.3 billion people are smallholder farmers and their families who produce nearly 70 percent of all food consumed worldwide on 60 percent of the planet's arable land. For what sounds like a major part of the global economy, you would expect these farmers to be relatively well off and financially secure. But they aren't. In fact, they represent the majority of the poorest and hungriest people on earth.

Original Unverpackt: Zero Waste (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.16.2016 | Green
Crane.tv

Original Unverpackt (Originally Unpackaged) is a Berlin-based supermarket which demonstrates one very simple way we can cut down on the amount of waste we produce in our day to day lives.

Turning a Company Around: 5 Leadership Lessons From the CEO of Podravka

Zvonimir Mršić | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Zvonimir Mršić

When I took over the leading Croatian food and drug producer, Podravka Group, in 2012, the company faced many hurdles. Under my leadership, the compan...

Why Food Safety Matters

Brian Kennell | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Brian Kennell

Eating local, urban farming, clean labels, ethical sourcing, natural ingredients and concerns about quality, additives and preservatives motivate consumers to seek supply chain transparency.

Fixing the Food System in the MENA Region

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

Feeding our growing population with a sustainable, healthful diet is a global challenge. In the Middle East and North Africa this challenge is particularly complex. However, this region has an enormous amount of innovation, technology, resources and expertise. Let's use them to build a food system that has at its core the provision of sustainable, nutritious diets accessible to all.

Frank Perdue: All in the Name of Charity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.01.2016 | Impact
Jim Luce

These are the words of one of the food industry's most famous entrepreneurs -- Frank Perdue. With his father, he built a business that turned a commodity into a highly sought-after brand.

Don't Let Food Industry Stir the Pot

Pam Koch | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Pam Koch

We can help all of our citizens have a healthier and more productive future when we let science and public health, and not food industry, cook up our food policy.

Just Say Yes to Sustainability in the Dietary Guidelines

Pam Koch | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Pam Koch

Sustainable dietary guidelines are not a new idea -- Drs. Joan Gussow and Kate Clancy, two food systems experts, first argued for them in a seminal 1986 article in Journal of Nutrition Education.

School Food Problems are American Food Problems

Sadie Barr | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics
Sadie Barr

The biggest problem with school food isn't that it's too healthy, or that students are being offered too little. The biggest problem is that industry is feeding our kids, and we're letting it happen.

How Unique, Upstart And Independent Food Brands Are Changing the Way We Eat at Home

Condiment | Posted 04.26.2015 | Taste
Condiment

It's a bit of a golden era for the food business at the moment.

6 Tactics Food Websites Use to Increase Their Online Sales

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 03.12.2015 | Small Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

To create a successful online presence, you need to ensure that you're optimizing your website for specific users in your market. Every vertical should have key messaging points as well as unique elements that differentiate them from websites in different industries.

Maple Syrup Says No Formaldehyde

Layne Lieberman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Green
Layne Lieberman

It is irrelevant that the bottle of organic maple syrup would include a statement saying that no formaldehyde is used. Maple syrup produced anywhere legally, should be formaldehyde free.

Should Halal Meat Be Organic?

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.02.2015 | Religion

The Prophet Muhammad advised his followers to treat animals with kindness and, if needed, kill them mercifully for food. And he didn’t mince words. ...

Redefining Bread

Bethany Econopouly | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Bethany Econopouly

The past few years of upheaval in how people grow, cook, think about, and eat food has left no corner of the supermarket untouched. Even bread, that most ancient, simple, beloved staple of diets around the world, has been the subject of both crisis and passionate revitalization. But behind every machine-sliced sandwich bread or carefully crafted artisan loaf is a simple question of language.