A New Report Says Fruit and Vegetables Are Actually Cheaper Than Junk Food
Findings from the Institute of Economic Affairs challenge the widely held belief that healthy diets are expensive.
Why Some Argentine Nutritionists Don’t Think Ultra Processed Foods Are That Bad
The World Health Organization recommended South American countries reduce their ultra-processed food consumption. Some Argentine nutritionists disagree.
How Global Food Prices Led to the Rise of Fast Food
With Western convenience, of course, comes high levels of fat, sugar, and salt.
A Hospital Is Changing Its Menu After Administrators Ate the Food for a Week
There’s an ongoing debate in health: can hospital food be both tasty and healthy?
Here's What Happens When You Keep a Twinkie Lying Around for 40 Years
Despite undergoing some mild discoloration, from bright starchy yellow to a dull gray, the pastry is completely in tact and shows no sign of decomposing anytime soon.
Fast Food is Full of "Plasticizers" Used for Shower Curtains and Nail Polish
A recent study found a direct link between fast food consumption and a group of chemicals called phthalates, also referred to as plasticizers.
How the US Army Influences Almost Everything in the Supermarket
I joined Anastacia Marx de Salcedo, author of <i>Combat-Ready Kitchen</i>, on a tour of a supermarket to examine how the US military has had a hand in just about everything we commonly eat.
Italy’s Prosciutto Industry Is Pissed at the WHO’s Report About Meat’s Health Risks
For some nations, and their endeavoring meat manufacturers, the problem seems to lie not in the report itself, but more in what is actually categorized as “processed meat.”
This Is the Robotic Chicken Butcher of Our Nightmares
Meet the Gribbot. This automated meat machine might soon be given the precious task of using its carefully calibrated pincers to rip the breast meat from chicken carcasses, phasing out skilled workers at the same time.
Why We're All Eating Pigs That Eat Fish That Eat Hens That Eat Fish That Eat Pigs
If there's one thing that makes the British peerless among their European counterparts, it's their noble history of feeding industrially reared animals the reconstituted carcasses of their animal cousins.