Don’t listen to what the New Yorkers say: you can find a good bagel in the Bay Area. Here are ten bagel options in the East Bay.
Pink slime? Eyeballs? Rumors about what goes into McD’s food have dogged it for years. As U.S. sales falter, the firm’s new ad campaign aims to tackle those concerns by inviting consumers’ questions.
Farmers will be able to plant types of corn and soybeans that can tolerate doses of two weedkillers. It may be one of the most significant developments the world of weedkilling in more than a decade.
A meal with produce that would otherwise be headed for the compost or landfill will feed 5000 this Saturday in Oakland, organizers hope. Meet the groups behind Feeding the 5000 Oakland.
There a big new pot of government money available for programs that boost the buying power of food stamps. But there’s a catch: The cash has to spent on local fruit and vegetables.
Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now “chlorinated chickens” are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.
Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too.
In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.
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.
Beginning in January, it will be perfectly legal to dine with your dog–providing your well-mannered Fido is appropriately leashed with you in an outdoor-seating area. Here are five Oakland dining destinations that encourage you and your canine companion to sit and stay awhile.
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.”