Environment | Business | Food | NationNPR | March 26, 2015 2:42 p.m.
Remember that old movie trope, in which the mousy girl takes off her glasses to reveal she was a beauty all along? A similar scenario is playing out among food waste fighters in the world of produce.
A conviction can be fatal for a big company. So in some cases prosecutors have been holding off punishing firms that have broken the law. In return, the companies vow to clean up their act.
With fast food now a staple at home and Danish and Spanish chefs in the limelight, France's culinary supremacy is no longer a given. The government has launched a defense of French food traditions.
Food | Flora and Fauna | Business | Nation | ScienceNPR | March 19, 2015 8:33 a.m.
The results are in from a long-running study of three different ways to house egg-laying chickens. It found that more hens survive in cages, and cages are cheaper. But consumers prefer cage-free eggs.
In Spanish villages, townspeople gather at dawn to collectively slaughter a pig, then prepare every last bit as food, even the ears. The ancient ritual, called matanza, is now drawing foodie tourists.
From 3,000-year-old peat bogs to 19th-century Brazil to modern foodies, the love of Irish butter has spread far. The secret to Ireland's deliciously rich, creamy butter is in its rolling green hills.
Arts | Food | Business | Entertainment | NationNPR | March 16, 2015 9:24 a.m.
Many of the boxes, bags and bottles that contain our edibles were once groundbreaking —both in their design and in how they changed our perception of what's inside. Designers tell us their favorites.
In the mid-1800s, Britain was a global superpower with a big weakness for tea, all of which came from China. But a botanist with a talent for espionage helped Britain swipe the secrets of tea.
The streaming service plans to release Beasts Of No Nation, starring Idris Elba, simultaneously in theaters and online. But at least four major movie theater chains won't be showing it.
Arts | Food | Business | Technology | HealthNPR | March 6, 2015 2:01 p.m.
Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.