Take a close look at the glass of wine you're drinking. There's a chance it could be some cheap plonk packaged with an upmarket label. Counterfeiting wine is big business among old and rare vintages.
If the deal is formally agreed upon, the company would own around 31 percent of beer sales around the world.
Many alternative food brands have been swallowed by Big Food companies. Recently, Perdue bought Niman Ranch, which sells "natural" meat. But after a sale, will shoppers feel the product is the same?
Ever seen a pawpaw in the supermarket? Didn't think so. Ohioan Chris Chmiel wants to change that by growing and promoting this seasonal, mango-like fruit that's native to the U.S.
Science | Nation | Food | Environment | Flora and FaunaEarthFix | Oct. 9, 2015 7:46 a.m.
The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.
Chef Paul Prudhomme changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.
Berkeley, Calif., passed a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages in 2014. Researchers say soda prices went up three months after it was implemented — a first step toward reducing consumption.
Science | Food | Nation | Arts | Elections | Environment | Flora and FaunaNPR | Oct. 8, 2015 3:10 p.m.
A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.