Man in Japan Faces Charges After Selling $3 North Korean Beer for $148
The seemingly innocent grift of reselling a beer allegedly violated Japan's Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act.
Trump's Mexico Tariff Could Utterly Screw Chipotle
Chipotle gets around 70 million pounds of the 99 million pounds of avocados it uses each year from Mexico.
Trump's Mexico Tariff Would Be Very Bad News for Americans Who Like Food, Alcohol
A tariff on imported Mexican goods could have a devastating effect on America’s ability to feed itself—and on American food businesses that hope to continue selling goods in Mexico.
How This American Man Brought Pisco to South Korea
Ingredients like mezcal and high-quality tonic water are missing from South Korea's bars because they’re technically illegal to import into the country—but one man is trying to change that.
Natalie B. Compton
No End in Sight for Russian Food Embargo
Russian President Vladimir Putin just signed a decree that prolongs the sanctions throughout all of 2017.
America Has a Crippling Cheese Surplus
The surplus of cheese has been building up such that US cheese inventories at the end of March were the highest they’ve been since 1984.
Soon, Americans Won't Know Where Their Meat Is Coming From
Congress has just decided that you no longer need to know the origin of the beef and pork you eat.
Foster’s Beer Is Being Sued For Not Being Australian Enough
Proving once and for all that Foster’s so totally isn’t “Australian for beer,” one beautifully enlightened New Yorker has taken it upon himself to do what so many of us only dream about: He’s suing Foster’s for not actually being brewed in Australia.
Cuba Doesn’t Want Any Filthy American Food
Our capitalist politicians are learning the hard way that just because we suddenly want to rub shoulders with communist-run Cuba doesn’t mean they want to do the same.
The Most Powerful Rabbis in the World Are Going After Whisky’s Kosher Status
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has declared half of the Johnnie Walker Black Label imported into the country not kosher, while the other half is. But the whisky is identical.
Caviar Is the Lone Exception to Russia's Ban on Western Food
What’s a trip to the dacha without a little Beluga served alongside the tears of your disenfranchised countrymen?
This Vegetable Vending Machine Could Save France's Bankrupt Farmers
As French farmers compete with the cheap, food imports sold in many supermarkets, Paris shop Au Bout Du Champ is cutting out the middleman by selling local produce in coin-operated automat machines.