It was the high school math class experiment that rocked the very foundations of our trust in cookies, a discovery so shocking it would change the way we think about slick marketing from huge companies forevermore: A high school class in upstate New York has uncovered the terrible truth about Double ... More >>
Michael Moss' recent cover article in the New York Times Magazine, The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food, served as a preview for the Pulitzer Prize winning reporter's latest food industry exposĂ©: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us. As Moss says, processed foods are a $1 trill ... More >>
When it comes to rating big food brands like Kellogg's and Coca-Cola, Oxfam America looked beyond their flavor, price value, and even the content of their nutrition. Instead, it was more about each company's environmental and social impact in the countries they set up manufacturing plants. The non-p ... More >>
There's an old Louis Black stand-up rant where he theorizes that all the candy corn that was ever made was created in 1911 -- and it simply gets recycled by the candy corn companies year after year, like the Halloween version of the eternally forwarded Christmas fruitcake. Yes, candy corn sucks. Es ... More >>
Ben & Jerry'sHave you been looking long and hard for your Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls, only to go home with ice-cream blue balls instead? Us too. Last month, we told you about the official launch of the limited-release flavor. The B&J scoop shops always seem to be sold out, and we've never s ... More >>
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