As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It’s used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it’s been around for ages.
The California chicken producer has been dogged by food safety problems at its plants for months. But Foster Farms may also now be one of the country’s cleanest, safest sources of chicken products.
A new banana enhanced with vitamin A is intended to address diet deficiencies in Uganda. But if the past history of “biofortified” crops is prologue, it faces a tough road ahead.
Drinking too much alcohol is a big factor in deaths of adults under age 65, CDC researchers say, from obvious risks like vehicle accidents to more subtle effects like higher rates of breast cancer.
Going to a game just got greener. And more delicious. The San Francisco Giants opened The Garden at AT&T Park. Sarah Henry reports from the field.
Since beef prices are going up, food processors are once again looking at cheap “lean, finely textured beef.” But this time, they’re preparing for consumers’ concerns.
Recalls of chia seed powders expand as 21 people in 12 states have been sickened by salmonella tied to the powder. The powder has a long shelf life, so consumers should check their pantries.
By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that POM Wonderful’s lawsuit against the Coca-Cola Co. may go on. The repercussions of the case for the food and beverage industry are unclear.
An FDA official warned that wooden boards used to age cheese could harbor harmful bacteria. But cheesemakers say they’ve long had safety measures in place to prevent any contamination from the boards.
School food service administrators once supported new healthy food requirements on the nation’s school lunch program. But now, they want the rules delayed. And they’re getting swept up in politics.