Date night just got easier with this list of five local theaters that serve more than just popcorn and Junior Mints.
“Recipes are only as good as those using them,” says Rahul Baxi, an Oakland-based software engineer. With his new invention “SmartyPans,” he hopes to harness technology to get more people in the kitchen.
The latest report in response to the horse meat scandal of 2013 reminds us that the potential for fraud in the food supply is high. But scientists are working to predict and prevent the next incident.
What does it take to get chickens off antibiotics? According to Perdue Farms, an added dose of the “good bacteria” known as probiotics can help crowd out the harmful microbes that make a chicken sick.
There’s a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.
Recent reports estimate that as many as 225,000 people are food insecure in San Francisco. Learn about the efforts of Leah’s Pantry that provides Food Smarts classes for residents coping with food insecurity. Honor Hunger Action Month by attending events discussing hunger in the Bay Area.
In my preemie daughter’s 51-day stay at Alta Bates Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), I learned the value of human milk.
If you think the “natural” label means that a food product contains no artificial ingredients, pesticides, antibiotics, or GMOs, you’re mistaken—but you’re not alone. CUESA spoke with Urvashi Rangan, PhD, executive director of the Consumer Reports Food Safety & Sustainability Center, to learn more about sneaky food labels and a campaign to ban the term “natural.”
In many countries, eggs aren’t refrigerated and they’re still considered safe to eat. But in the U.S., we have to chill them, because we’ve washed away the cuticle that protects them from bacteria.
Welcome to round 3,752 of the Diet Wars. This week’s opponents have been battling it out for decades, each with hordes of devoted fans. In one corner: carbohydrates. In the other: fat. Both have taken their share of punches throughout the years, and they are back for more following the release of a new study published in theAnnals of Internal Medicine.
The number of food insecure Americans did not decline between 2012 and 2013, according to the USDA. And the level of food insecurity remains much higher than it was before the recession.
Perdue Farms, one of the country’s largest suppliers of chicken meat, says its hatcheries are working better now without antibiotics. Public health advocates call it “a big step” forward.
A new diet study concludes that a low-carbohydrate diet leads to almost three times more weight loss than a traditional low-fat diet where carbs made up 40 to 45 percent of calories.
One in 10 packaged foods still contains trans fats, according to a new study. The problematic oils give foods a rich taste and texture and extend shelf life, but have been linked to heart disease.
Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry’s fight against the foodborne pathogen.