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How Vegetables Can Save the World

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Nierenberg

Clearly, vegetables are essential to the survival of individuals and communities, especially in the face of climate change. We need to invest more in vegetables to create a food system that nourishes both people and the planet!

Sriracha, Sapporo and 17 Other Food Brand Names You're Probably Mispronouncing

Foodbeast | Posted 06.10.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Is it Sa-POE-roe or SA-poe-roe? Don't even get us started on Sriracha and Nutella (betcha didn't know you were probably saying those wrong too).

Starbucks Enters Same-Sex Marriage Boycott Wars

Sam Fiorella | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Sam Fiorella

The key here is that more often than not, controversy sells. Precedent seems to have been set. Expect more of these public 'us vs. them' stances being made by corporate CEOs and an equally decisive reaction from activists.

Barilla Pasta Responds To Anti-Gay Backlash With 'Diversity' Move

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.04.2013 | Gay Voices

Italy's Barilla Pasta came under fire in September when the company's chairman made comments that sparked a backlash and boycott from the lesbian, gay...

Barilla Goes Pro-Gay?

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

* Pasta giant creates advisory board to promote diversity * Says new advertising campaign to be more inclusive * Chairma...

Chick-fil-A and Barilla Should Stay out of Politics Altogether

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Eliyahu Federman

Companies and their executives are consistently punished by the public for expressing their views on issues completely unrelated to their business. Because they are it's necessary for company executives to use more discretion to avoid these controversies.

The Loyalty Economy

Paul Gorrell, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Paul Gorrell, Ph.D.

For LGBT folks, a local protest like mine and global protests like those against Barilla and Russian vodka brands are not petty affairs. We want our dollars to go to companies that do good by us. For the LGBT community, the "loyalty economy" will always trump the "'thank you' economy."

Pastamore: A Love Story About Gays and Pasta (NSFW VIDEO)

Carl Sandler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

2013-10-01-pastamorevidstillsmall.pngBarilla boasted that his company would never make a commercial featuring a gay family, so we said, "Fork you, Barilla," and decided to make our own.

WATCH: This Is One Housewife Barilla Pasta Would Approve Of!

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.28.2013 | Gay Voices

After Barilla Pasta's chairman sparked international controversy by declaring that his company would never include same-sex families in their advertis...

12 Pasta Brands That Haven't Pissed Off Gay People

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.27.2013 | Business

Barilla chairman Guido Barilla told those offended by the company's anti-gay ad policy to "eat someone else's pasta." So without further ado, here's a...

Boycotting Barilla Pasta? Here Are the Top LGBT-Friendly Pastas and Sauces

Joanne Spataro | Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Joanne Spataro

Let's get a pot of water boiling. It's pasta night again.

LOOK: One Pasta Company's AMAZING Response To Barilla Backlash

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.27.2013 | Gay Voices

In wake of the chairman of Barilla Group's anti-gay comments yesterday that sparked international outrage, one pasta brand wants the lesbian, gay, bis...

WATCH: 'The Pasta All Gay Men Love To Eat'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.27.2013 | Gay Voices

After the shocking claims yesterday that their company would never feature gay families in their advertisements and those taking issue with their stan...

Why Barilla Pasta CEO Is So Clueless About Gays

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

In Italy what Barilla said is, sadly, too often perfectly acceptable. He was speaking on an Italian radio program. He was likely not very conscious of how the rights and conditions of LGBT people, and the role of women, have changed dramatically in the rest of the industrialized West.

Barilla Is Making a Huge Mistake Like Other Brands Do

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Tom J. Hidvegi

Brands shall not think straight when it comes to building brand dialogue platforms and come out of their marketing closets.

Kim Bhasin

Barilla Chairman: Sorry Not Sorry

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 09.27.2013 | Business

The chairman of Barilla Group, the world's largest pasta company, has issued a semi-apology after saying he refuses to feature gay families in adverti...

Barilla Pasta Chairman Makes Shocking Anti-Gay Comments

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.26.2013 | Gay Voices

The chairman of Barilla Group says his company will not feature gay families in advertisements for his products because he likes the "traditional" fam...

And The Best Marinara Goes To ... A TV Star?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

When you just don't have the time to cook tomato sauce from scratch The Godfather-style, jarred marinara sauce is a godsend. But if you've fallen into...

Best and Worst Brands: South Beach's Food and Wine Festival Feb 25-28

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alona Elkayam

Picture me getting my mee-aah-mee on as I bring you the Best and Worst of South Beach's Food and Wine Festival on Feb 25-28.

Share the Table, Feed Your Contentment

Bill Doherty | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Doherty

If sharing the table can help the world's Most Stressed Dad get through his work week, and gives him the daily emotional lift he needs, think about what it can do for the rest of us.