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Improving the Lives of Farm Workers in Mexico: A Shared Responsibility

Fair Trade USA | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Fair Trade USA

There are still many challenges, but a lot has changed already -- just in the last 10 years child labor has become almost unheard of on many of the bigger export farms, and more groups are now complying with Mexican labor laws. But of course, more can be done.

The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong

Caroline Kaufman, RDN | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste
Caroline Kaufman, RDN

Learn how to properly store your groceries to keep food flavorful, save money on groceries, and reduce food waste.

Tomato Soup From Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.13.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I grew up in the Andy Warhol generation of tomato soup. Not only did it come from a can, but the can itself was worshiped. But recently I was trave...

Two Foods You Should Consider for Prostate Health

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Of course, no food or diet can by itself prevent cancer. What maca and lycopene in tomatoes can do, as part of a healthy lifestyle, is help support your body's basic systems, boost your body's homeostasis, and help repair the destructive effects of aging.

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

David Zinczenko | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Yes, oats are loaded with carbs, but the release of those sugars is slowed by the fiber, and because oats also have 10 grams of protein per 1/2-cup serving, they deliver steady, muscle-friendly energy.

Discover the Nuances of Umami With Our Guide

Tasting Table | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

It's that hit of I don't know what that elevates a dish to out-of-this-world, can't-stop-eating bliss.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Not-Canned Tuna

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This not-canned tuna would be terrific, if inauthentic, in a salade niçoise.

Cooking Off The Cuff: A (Veal) Cheeky Goulash

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.24.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This is not an aggressively seasoned stew, which is perfect for delicate meat like veal cheeks.

Drink Me Now: Tomatoes

Liquor.com | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

When using them in cocktails, think like the Italians do and don't add many other ingredients.

8 Great Things That Have Been Ruined By Corporate America

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business

Life's simplest pleasures may be hard to put a value on. But that hasn't stopped corporate America from trying. 1. Water If you're looking f...

Cooking Off The Cuff: A Fresher Way With Eggplant Parmigiana

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.20.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

When tomatoes are as good as they are at the height of summer, purity is a great asset.

The Perfect Pasta Dish For Feeding A Crowd

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 10.18.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

We've been spending our weekends at the Jersey Shore this summer, and that means company. Between the laundry and the grocery shopping, the wet bathing suits falling off the rail into the bushes, the making up of the pullout couch, the root-beer cans piling up in bathroom wastepaper baskets, and the towels hidden under the beds, sometimes, it feels as if my husband and I are running a B&B.

4 Summer Foods That Can Help Trim Your Waist

Dr. Raphael Kellman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Raphael Kellman

I've learned that there are certain foods that produce and nourish "friendly" bacteria and others that help eliminate the unfriendly bacteria that might be making it difficult for you to lose weight.

11 Things You Never Knew About Tomatoes

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste

Fruit vs. vegetable is just the beginning.

The Definitive Reason Heirloom Tomatoes Are Just Plain Better

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.18.2014 | Taste

Taste. It's all about the taste.

WATCH: You Are Probably Cutting Tomatoes All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.22.2014 | Taste

You'll be face palming in no time.

14 Foods That Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste

You think you know, but you have no idea.

Ag Committee Hearing a Success: Meeting With Sen. Ruderman

Richard Ha | Posted 05.28.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

The state's Committee on Agriculture hearing was this week, and they approved the governor's nominating me for a second term on the Board of Agriculture. It was a unanimous vote. The next step is that the nomination will go to the full Senate.

How To Make Delicious Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Food Fanatic | Posted 04.23.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

This eggplant parmesan recipe is flavorful and has the perfect crispy texture without the extra oil from pan frying.

My Tween Daughter Argued in School That Tomatoes Are Fruits, and Here is What Happened

Dr. Chris Martine | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Dr. Chris Martine

As if this sort of comment in a seventh-grade gym class wouldn't be enough to put a target on her, my daughter offered one last comment to a growing chorus of dissenting opinion: "I should know what a fruit is. My dad is a botanist."

Video: After The Storm

Richard Ha | Posted 03.02.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

What a storm! The house shook with intense thunder and lightning last night. This morning, an eleven-mile stretch of Highway 19 was closed, 20 mile...

Debunking The Natural Food Myth: 5 Modern Foods That Are Anything But Natural

Shawn Forno | Posted 02.18.2014 | Home
Shawn Forno

Some of the most basic "all-natural food" we eat, never existed anywhere in "nature" before human beings modified and exploited them for consumption.

10 Things You Eat All The Time That Could Poison You

Thrillist | Posted 02.15.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Don't worry, getting poisoned by them is gonna take some effort.

Walking the Walk on Farmworker Rights

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

I can tell you unequivocally that Worker Center Watch's claims could not be farther from the truth. How do I know? I'm part of that "industry" they claim to represent -- I'm a food service executive responsible for over $75 million per year in produce purchases.

Astoria Characters: The Veteran Survivor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Attilio Poli is standing tall in the asphalt drive of his back yard. He's gazing at his fig trees and grapevines, but there's a faraway look in his eyes that takes him all the way to Venice.