Science | Nation | Food | Environment | Flora and FaunaNPR | 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.
Business | Nation | Food | Environment | Flora and FaunaNPR | 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.
Health | Science | Food | Flora and FaunaNPR | Jan. 27, 2015 8:45 a.m.
Beef processors continue to block efforts to bring back a drug that makes cattle put on weight faster. Is it because they're concerned about animal welfare, or beef exports?
Science | Books | Arts | Flora and FaunaNPR | Jan. 10, 2015 2:48 p.m.
The endangered animals are bred for luxury items, like tiger bone wine and tigerskin rugs. By raising the demand for these goods, the farms pose a threat to wild tigers, says author J.A. Mills.
Bruno Dumont's inconclusively plotted story of a boy crossing paths with detectives and other locals was made as a miniseries, but feels little like traditional television.
Business | Science | Food | Environment | Flora and FaunaNPR | Dec. 23, 2014 8:17 a.m.
Egg cartons these days are often plastered with an array of terms that can confuse and even mislead consumers. Here's an a glossary of carton jargon for the wannabe informed egg buyer.
Science | Business | Food | Nation | Environment | Flora and FaunaNPR | Sept. 29, 2014 9:27 a.m.
Large-scale hog operations get a bad environmental rap. But when it comes to processing the animals, the industry is a model of efficiency, making use of every last bit in sometimes surprising ways.
Science | Health | Food | World | Environment | Flora and FaunaNPR | Sept. 24, 2014 8:35 a.m.
The latest report in response to the horse meat scandal of 2013 reminds us that the potential for fraud in the food supply is high. But scientists are working to predict and prevent the next incident.
Health | Nation | Food | Science | Flora and FaunaNPR | Sept. 17, 2014 2:53 p.m.
There's a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners can alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.