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April 11, 2014 Will Climate Change Mean Terrible Food?

Source: Pacific Standard

Carbon dioxide fertilizes plants, but it can also make crops less nutritious. A new discovery could help farmers develop new strains to feed the world even as carbon dioxide levels rise.

April 10, 2014 WTO fails to agree on definition of private standards for food safety

Manila Bulletin - The sanitary and phytosanitary measures committee of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has failed to agree on a definition for private standards for food safety and animal and plant health and deferred a...

April 10, 2014 Latino and African American Preschoolers Targeted by Fast Food Companies

The Latin Post - Fast Food FACT 2013, issued by the Yale îRudd Center for Food Policy and Obesityî, has released a new report that addresses fast food restaurants, the quality of that food, and the way that the food...

April 9, 2014 The FDA's Outdated Rules Regarding Chemical Additives Might Be Making Us Sick - Monday in Washington, D.C., the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî -- admittedly not our favorite organization, for somewhat obvious reasons-- held a science forum which included one very important...

April 8, 2014 Are secret, dangerous ingredients in your food'

Washington Post - said Thomas Neltner, a chemical engineer and co-author of the study that was presented Monday at a îGrocery Manufacturers Associationîâs Science Forum at Washington. In a prepared statement,...

April 8, 2014 Restaurants more likely to cause foodborne illnesses than home cooking, CSPI says

Agri Pulse - Copyright Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc. WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 - The îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî says that an analysis of thousands of food poisoning cases over a 10-year period shows...

April 5, 2014 Tyson Food recalling thousands of pounds of chicken nuggets

WLOX 13 - Tyson Foods is recalling about 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's îFood Safety and...

April 5, 2014 Are Cereal Box Mascots Calling your Kids' Study

Science World Report - Yet a recent study conducted by researchers from Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab and the Yale îRudd Center for Food Policy and Obesityî show that these colorful boxes may be more...

April 4, 2014 Climate change will 'lead to battles for food', says head of World Bank

Source: The Guardian

Battles over water and food will erupt within the next five to 10 years as a result of climate change, the president of the World Bank said as he urged those campaigning against global warming to learn the lessons of how...

April 3, 2014 Eyes in the aisles: Why is Cap'n Crunch looking down at my child'

Medical Xpress - To examine the influence of cereal box spokes-characters Cornell Food and Brand Lab Researchers Aner Tal and Brian Wansink, in collaboration with research assistant Aviva Musicus from the Yale îRudd Center...

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