Jul 5, 2012 Commentator Pierre Desrochers offers the contrarian view that buying food locally is good for your health and the environment.
Jun 18, 2012 The problems of a sustainable future for the planet don't stop at pure population -- it also matters what the people in that population are consuming, and how much they weigh.
Jun 15, 2012 There are a lot of different dates on the food you buy at the grocery store. Learn how to decipher them and how to save food and money.
Jun 15, 2012 An amendment in the current Farm Bill would keep government protection for popcorn crops. Popcorn is a tiny kernel in U.S. agriculture, but without the subsidy prices of your favorite movie snack could rise.
Jun 8, 2012 You buy food, it sits in your fridge, and you wonder what to throw out when. Finally, here's a definitive guide to expiration dates that goes beyond what's printed on the carton.
Jun 5, 2012 The entertainment giant will reject advertising for certain sugary, salty and fatty foods, and give Mickey Mouse the final say on what's healthy.
May 30, 2012 It's tough to get employment if you've been convicted of a felony. But some companies in the Chicago area hire only ex-cons.
May 29, 2012 The food truck scene was a trendy diversion. Now it's a normal part of city life. Sizzler and other national chains hope to take advantage.
May 29, 2012 As if Europe didn't have enough on its plate, it now faces a big drop in the price of one of its biggest exports, olive oil. Seventy percent of the world's olive oil supply comes from Spain, Greece and Italy.
May 24, 2012 People in northern Italy are still dealing with the aftermath of the earthquake this week that killed seven. It struck hardest in some of Italy's richest farmland and ten percent of the world's supply of Parmesan has been affected.