When you Google Monsanto, the website link has both the company's name and its slogan -- A Sustainable Agriculture Company. It's a website that works very hard from the first click to reframe the conversation around the most controversial issue in worldwide agriculture. Perhaps with good reason. ... More >>
Rep. Louise Slaughter of New York has released the results from a survey of more than 60 fast food, retail, production and grocery companies asking them about their policies on the use of antibiotics in meat and poultry, Forbes reports. The purpose of the survey was to evaluate their level of transp ... More >>
The Walt Disney Co. announced yesterday that it will ban some junk food ads on its television channels, radio stations and websites aimed at children by 2015, Reuters reports. Disney is also starting its own "Mickey Check" label for food it deems to be nutritious, to help promote certain healthier f ... More >>
kjetil_r/flickrEggs, fryingEver since Aristotle wandered the supermarkets, philosophers and scientists have been wondering which came first: the chicken or the egg. Aristotle went with both, saying neither could have preceded the other. Around 2000 years later, Stephen Hawking favored the ... More >>
Markus Klinko & Indrani for Hello Kitty!Did Gaga sell out her progressive causes?
By Liz Brown
Theatrical dance-pop performer Lady Gaga skyrocketed to international relevance upon release of 2008's "Just Dance"; the record from which it came, The Fame, broke a record for the number of conse ... More >>
The chocolate wars are over, in theory at least. British chocolate maker Cadbury agreed to an almost $20 billion offer by Kraft yesterday, ending an extremely contentious hostile take-over bid by the American food giant. With this, Kraft Foods Inc. (Velveeta, Toblerone, Oreo) becomes the world's lar ... More >>