In some parts of the world, species of fish are becoming depleted. Some restaurants in the U.S. are telling diners where their fish come from. One, in Nashville, is taking it a step further.
According to the USDA, nearly 300 pounds of food per person gets thrown out in American homes each year. For three months, here's how one woman tried to cut back on food waste with her family of four.
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The announcement comes after health officials said an outbreak last month that sickened nearly 650 customers in Ohio was caused by a type of bacteria that thrives in food kept warm for long periods.
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Humankind has long been taunted by the puzzle. Well, we've got some breaking news, folks — or at any rate some big news about breaking: The answer involves one very big twist.
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By tagging cattle and updating their data about their free-range, grass-fed quality of life using blockchain, some ranchers are hoping to solve paper tracking pitfalls and sell their beef for more.
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Research shows that 400 female blue orchard bees are as effective at pollinating almonds as the more than 10,000 bees in a honeybee hive. But they reproduce slowly and are prone to wandering.
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In Germany, beer consumption is up as temperatures remain unusually high. This is good and bad news for the beer industry.
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Some workers say wages and living conditions have improved. Farms have also committed to providing five annual paid sick days, five paid vacation days and to meet housing health and safety standards.
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NPR's Lakshmi Singh speaks with Des Moines Register food critic Brian Taylor Carlson about the good, the bad and the ugly new food offerings at this year's Iowa State Fair. Pickle beer, anyone?
Food critics and food eaters alike have often expressed disdain for iceberg lettuce. Helen Rosner, a food writer for The New Yorker, does not share the feeling.
A California jury says Monsanto is liable for former groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson's terminal illness and should pay him $289 million.
The giant cream puff is the star of the Wisconsin State Fair. On a recent visit to the fair, we got a chance to see how they are made — and make one our own.
Laser beams that sweep erratically across crops have shown promise in protecting harvests from loss caused by birds. But researchers are still studying whether the beams may harm the animals' retinas.
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Craft beer is booming, but it is not very popular in the African-American community and there are few black brewers. The first craft beer festival for African-American brewers aims to change that.
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The Smith family foundation aims to build a chicken business in Africa, but the extensive project is costly and difficult, and Rwanda cannot yet support a modern poultry industry without aid money.
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Louisiana crawfish have invaded waterways in Germany's capital. Wildlife officials licensed a fisherman to catch them for chefs, hoping a taste for "Berlin Lobster" might control the invasive species.
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When harvests are bad, Native Americans in the region may go without rice for the year. And there have been a lot of bad years lately, as climate change causes more frequent and severe rainstorms.
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Robuchon won more Michelin stars than any other chef. He embraced his role as a steward of France's cultural treasures and rejected pretentiousness. After all, his signature dish was potato puree.
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Scientists are learning more about how our gut microbes may influence dieting. A small new study finds successful dieters have a different mix of bacteria than less-successful dieters.
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Guinness spent $90 million on the Open Gate Brewery near Baltimore, Md., where it hopes to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
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