Stories about Food

January 22, 2019

A diet for the planet

Experts have been saying for some time that in order to truly tackle global climate change we must limit our consumption of red meat as its cultivation is a major source of emissions and pollution. This week scientists made the prescription to reduce meat official and...

January 18, 2019

Commission Calls for Global Agricultural Revolution

As if we needed another reason to eat right, a new study published Wednesday found that climate mitigation and human health are deeply intertwined. According to a global commission convened by the prestigious medical journal The Lancet, In order to meaningfully reduce...

January 15, 2019

One sweet thing: a tanker carrying molten chocolate crashes and spills

There is a river of chocolate blocking/flowing in the westbound lanes of I-40 at milepost 211, east of Flagstaff. A tanker truck carrying 40-thousand gallons of liquid chocolate rolled over. This will be a sweet cleanup! pic.twitter.com/G03eVdNQZD — Dept. Public...

January 9, 2019

Tackling food waste, one fish chip at a time

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, every year, consumers in rich countries waste almost as much food (222 million tons) as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa (230 million tons). The amount of food lost or wasted every year...