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Sarah Pinneo

Entries by Sarah Pinneo

Media Coverage of Stanford's Organic Foods Study is Half Baked

(211) Comments | Posted September 4, 2012 | 5:16 PM

The study, published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, is covered everywhere. But a dozen major news outlets' headlines have missed the point.

"Study Questions Advantages of Organic Meat & Produce" says the New York Times. "Organic Food No Healthier than Non-Organic: Study," says...

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The 6 Mistakes You're Making Reheating That Food

(42) Comments | Posted August 2, 2012 | 9:01 AM

Leftovers can be a boon -- two homemade meals for the effort of one. Or, if improperly handled, leftovers can be sad and unappealing. Some minor adjustment to your methods will pay off, turning that foil covered dish into treasure.

1. Don't Forget the Water
It is the rare...

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The 18 Food Recalls This Month That You Never Heard About

(11) Comments | Posted July 20, 2012 | 6:52 PM

A sobering review of 30 days' worth of Food Recalls

A few times per year a food recall will make newspaper headlines, usually after the populace is sickened in some spectacular way. But a look at the FDA's helpful catalog of lesser recalls speaks volumes about work-a-day troubles...

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Hooray, My Ereader Is Spying on Me

(10) Comments | Posted June 29, 2012 | 4:48 PM

Twenty years ago, the cops chased me for trying to learn who buys books, and why.

Today's Wall Street Journal article detailing the way that ereaders report consumption data back to Barnes and Noble and Amazon will raise some eyebrows. There will be horrified comments, and some fresh...

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