• The Bitter Boom-And-Bust Tale Of Colorado's Bet On Local Beer Hops By NPR   -   Dec 13, 2018

    THE BITTER BOOM-AND-BUST TALE OF COLORADO'S BET ON LOCAL BEER HOPS

    Even with the backing of state-based beer giant Coors, small farmers just couldn't compete with the Pacific Northwest. And with more...

    Beer, Spirits, Wine
  • Lots Of Antibiotics Are Used In Beef Production. McDonald's Vows To Change This By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    LOTS OF ANTIBIOTICS ARE USED IN BEEF PRODUCTION. MCDONALD'S VOWS TO CHANGE THIS

    The fast-food giant, one of the world's biggest beef buyers, announces plans to use its might to cut back on antibiotics in its global...

    Beef
  • OPINION: What My Dad And I Learned In Hunting Class By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2018

    OPINION: WHAT MY DAD AND I LEARNED IN HUNTING CLASS

    A father and son are part of the majority of Americans who don't hunt and didn't learn from their parents. So they take a class, and...

    American
  • As Climate Changes, Is Eating Raw Oysters Getting Riskier? By NPR   -   Dec 10, 2018

    AS CLIMATE CHANGES, IS EATING RAW OYSTERS GETTING RISKIER?

    Tighter regulations on oyster harvesting have helped reduce the number of people affected by the deadly bacteria Vibrio vulnificus...

    Oysters, Water
  • Have A Question About Hosting New Year's Eve? Martha Stewart Could Help You! By NPR   -   Dec 9, 2018

    HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT HOSTING NEW YEAR'S EVE? MARTHA STEWART COULD HELP YOU!

  • Not So Sweet: Climate Change Means Slow-Growing Sugar Maples, Study Finds By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    NOT SO SWEET: CLIMATE CHANGE MEANS SLOW-GROWING SUGAR MAPLES, STUDY FINDS

    If the snowpack keeps dwindling around northeastern maple trees, it's possible that by the end of the century, proper conditions for...

    Syrup
  • More Salt, Fewer Whole Grains: USDA Eases School Lunch Nutrition Rules By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    MORE SALT, FEWER WHOLE GRAINS: USDA EASES SCHOOL LUNCH NUTRITION RULES

    Advocates say the Trump administration's rollback of nutrition requirements could lead to school meals that are inconsistent with federal...

    Meal, Lunch
  • World's First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    WORLD'S FIRST INSECT VACCINE COULD HELP BEES FIGHT OFF DEADLY DISEASE

    American foulbrood is an infectious disease that devastates honeybee hives. Scientists say they've created a vaccine for it, despite...

    American
  • On Netflix, Chef Samin Nosrat Goes Global To Demystify 'Salt Fat Acid Heat' By NPR   -   Dec 7, 2018

    ON NETFLIX, CHEF SAMIN NOSRAT GOES GLOBAL TO DEMYSTIFY 'SALT FAT ACID HEAT'

    In her four-part show, James Beard award-winning food writer and chef Samin Nosrat travels the globe, talking to home chefs to learn...

  • Chicken Diplomacy: How President Bush Went For The Gut In The Former USSR By NPR   -   Dec 6, 2018

    CHICKEN DIPLOMACY: HOW PRESIDENT BUSH WENT FOR THE GUT IN THE FORMER USSR

    The first Bush administration left the former Soviet Union with a taste for dark meat American chicken. It's all because of a Soviet...

    Chicken, Meat, American
  • Fishermen Sue Big Oil For Its Role In Climate Change By NPR   -   Dec 4, 2018

    FISHERMEN SUE BIG OIL FOR ITS ROLE IN CLIMATE CHANGE

    The food industry is already feeling the effects of climate change, which will likely force expensive adaptations in the future. At...

    Energy
  • How Much Protein Do You Really Need? By NPR   -   Dec 3, 2018

    HOW MUCH PROTEIN DO YOU REALLY NEED?

    Protein snacks and supplements are popular, but unless you're an extreme athlete or recovering from an injury, you may already get...

    Cook
  • How A Corporation Convinced American Jews To Reach For Crisco By NPR   -   Dec 2, 2018

    HOW A CORPORATION CONVINCED AMERICAN JEWS TO REACH FOR CRISCO

    On Hanukkah, many Jews fry potato pancakes called latkes in oil or maybe schmaltz. But a century ago, one company saw an opportunity...

    Potato, New York, American
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon Gets A Reprieve, Will Continue To Be Brewed By MillerCoors By NPR   -   Nov 29, 2018

    PABST BLUE RIBBON GETS A REPRIEVE, WILL CONTINUE TO BE BREWED BY MILLERCOORS

    For nearly 20 years, MillerCoors has brewed nearly all of Pabst's beers. The arrangement will now continue past 2020.

    Beer
  • New York Public Housing Is Home To City's Newest Food Entrepreneurs By NPR   -   Nov 29, 2018

    NEW YORK PUBLIC HOUSING IS HOME TO CITY'S NEWEST FOOD ENTREPRENEURS

    Food Business Pathways is a free course that gives low-income participants a leg up in turning their ideas into successful businesses...

    New York
  • Cargill Tests Robotic Cattle Driver As A Way To Improve Worker Safety By NPR   -   Nov 27, 2018

    CARGILL TESTS ROBOTIC CATTLE DRIVER AS A WAY TO IMPROVE WORKER SAFETY

    Hundreds of injuries - and some fatalities - are caused by cattle each year. But a new robot might be able to emulate some sounds and...

  • Some Romaine Is OK To Eat, But Beware California, CDC Says By NPR   -   Nov 27, 2018

    SOME ROMAINE IS OK TO EAT, BUT BEWARE CALIFORNIA, CDC SAYS

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has traced an ongoing E. coli outbreak to the Central Coastal region of California....

  • Hot Pot, Curry And Sushi: How America Celebrated Thanksgiving By NPR   -   Nov 27, 2018

    HOT POT, CURRY AND SUSHI: HOW AMERICA CELEBRATED THANKSGIVING

    More than 1,500 NPR readers responded to our call out for photos and stories about their multicultural Thanksgiving meals.

    Sushi, Meal
  • Thanks To Science, You Can Eat An Apple Every Day By NPR   -   Nov 26, 2018

    THANKS TO SCIENCE, YOU CAN EAT AN APPLE EVERY DAY

    After harvest, apples can be stored for months in controlled atmosphere storage rooms where the temperature, oxygen, carbon dioxide,...

    Apples
  • Beyond Bodega Bites: This Man Wants More People To Eat 'Vegan In The Hood' By NPR   -   Nov 25, 2018

    BEYOND BODEGA BITES: THIS MAN WANTS MORE PEOPLE TO EAT 'VEGAN IN THE HOOD'

    Erick Castro's Instagram account is spreading the gospel of an affordable plant-based diet, especially to lower-income residents of...

    Restaurant, New York