fake food

crime

Couple Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Selling Counterfeit 5-Hour Energy Drinks

In the future, Machiavellian crime lords won’t be counterfeiting cold, hard cash or priceless artwork, but instead a corner store's bounty in knockoff energy drinks.
Alex Swerdloff
12.3.16
Health

The Tangled Web of Lies Behind Many Restaurant Menus

You might want to wait till after lunch to read this.
Markham Heid
7.27.16
Eat This

The Tangled Web of Lies Behind Many Restaurant Menus

You might want to wait till after lunch to read this.
Markham Heid
7.27.16
crime

Italy Just Broke up a Multi-Million-Dollar Olive Oil Scheme

Shit just got real in the slippery and cutthroat world of Italian olive oil. Italy, the EU’s second-largest producer of olive oil, announced just yesterday that authorities have shut down an unprecedented Puglia-based olive oil scam.
Alex Swerdloff
12.6.15
food fraud

Chinese Counterfeit Eggs Made of Plastic May Be Popping Up in Thailand

Somebody is allegedly trying to sell Thai people fake eggs made of plastic. And those eggs are thought to be coming from China.
Alex Swerdloff
10.4.15
Art

This Japanese Fake Food Artist Makes Ramen and Bacon Wearable

Norihito Hatanaka inherited his father's fake food factory when times were tough. Now, he makes their wares into weird, wearable art.
Hilary Pollack at MUNCHIES
4.2.15
japan

This Japanese Fake Food Artist Makes Ramen and Bacon Wearable

Norihito Hatanaka inherited his father's fake food factory when times were tough. Now, he makes their wares into weird, wearable art.
Hilary Pollack
4.1.15