Health | Nation | Food | EnvironmentNPR | April 10, 2015 12:57 p.m.
Each year, millions of pounds of Mexican produce are rejected just past the border even though they're tasty and edible. Instead of the landfill, they're now going to needy families across the U.S.
Nation | Environment | Food | BusinessNPR | 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.
Science | Food | World | EnvironmentNPR | March 25, 2015 10:29 a.m.
Researchers in Colombia have created new types of beans that can withstand high heat. Many of these "heat-beater" beans resulted from a unique marriage, 20 years ago, of tradition and technology.
Science | Nation | Environment | Food | ArtsNPR | March 23, 2015 1:27 p.m.
At an event to honor the modern-day science hero, $15,000 worth of edible insects were on the menu. So Tyson was willing — if not exactly eager — to explore the delicacies on offer. For science.
For the first time, scientists have estimated how much antibiotics livestock consume globally — and how fast consumption is growing. Which country uses the most drugs on farms?
Science | Health | Nation | Food | EnvironmentNPR | March 19, 2015 3:24 p.m.
With a little help, scientists say that seaweed growing along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts could become the "kale of the sea." The first step is teaching chefs and consumers how to enjoy it.
Science | Food | World | EnvironmentNPR | March 9, 2015 2:56 p.m.
The Kitchen Of The Unwanted Animal, a food truck and specialty food provider, is trying to change attitudes toward "edible" animals in Holland. They're doing it one My Little Pony Burger at a time.
Science | Nation | Food | Flora and Fauna | EnvironmentNPR | March 3, 2015 4:26 p.m.
Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.
Nation | Environment | Food | BusinessNPR | Feb. 23, 2015 10:48 a.m.
Big metal shipping containers are often used to import food from around the globe. Now, two Boston entrepreneurs are modifying those containers to grow local produce hydroponically, 365 days a year.
Nation | Environment | Food | Flora and Fauna | BusinessNPR | Feb. 6, 2015 1:38 p.m.
Once depleted by decades of overfishing, rockfish have rebounded. But it's hard to tell this conservation and fishery management success story if purveyors continue to misidentify the tasty fish.