NPR | March 25, 2015
A recent lawsuit raised a red flag about traces of arsenic in some value-oriented California wines. But, by European and Canadian standards, the trace levels are acceptable.
NPR | March 27, 2015
You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in New York and several other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page.
NPR | March 27, 2015
Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food, may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press finds.
Beyonce's lead guitarist hails from Portland, where she runs her own kale chip business. We visit Bibi McGill in her kitchen to learn more about her famous recipe.
Nation | Business | Environment | FoodNPR | 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.
Complex, contrasting flavors are a hallmark of Indian cooking. They used to dominate Western food, too. What changed? When spices became less exclusive, Europe's elite revamped their cuisines.
World | Science | Environment | FoodNPR | 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.
Three spices that grow on Zanzibar are so common they might be flavoring your morning cup of coffee. But vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg have very different origins.
Technology | Entertainment | World | Food | ArtsNPR | March 24, 2015 7:10 a.m.
What's behind the curious food fad of mukbang, or live-streamed broadcasts of people eating endless amounts of food? The genre is so popular in South Korea that its stars pull in $10,000 a month.
Nation | Food | Science | Environment | 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.
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.
A splash of milk for your coffee might pass, but helping yourself to a whole sandwich? Like any controversial office issue, the ethical lines that cut through the fridge aren't so clear.
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?