The journey from farm to the dinner table

Feb 21, 2012
In her new book, journalist Tracie MacMillan explores the various ways that Americans grow, buy, sell and eat their food.
Posted In: Food, Agriculture, Walmart, produce

Taco Bell to launch Doritos tacos

Feb 20, 2012
Taco Bell will soon roll out tacos that have shells made from Doritos chips.
Posted In: fast food, Taco Bell, Food, Doritos

Food giants feel the heat

Feb 17, 2012
High commodity prices put big food producers in a tough spot.
Posted In: Food, food prices

U.S. and Europe reach organic food agreement

Feb 15, 2012
The U.S. and European Union have reached a deal on organics: what counts as organic here will count as organic there, and vice versa.
Posted In: organic, Food, trade

First Lady's 'Let's Move' program expands to military

Feb 10, 2012
Michelle Obama will announce a Pentagon venture to make the food offerings in the U.S. military more healthy. It’s the first change to military rations in 20 years.
Posted In: Food, Health, Let's Move, Michelle Obama, military

Are we still a land of 'meat and potatoes?'

Feb 6, 2012
Commentator Mark Bittman says for many, beef is no longer what's for dinner.
Posted In: meat, Food

Philippines: Too many mouths?

Jan 23, 2012
Rapid population growth tests the Philippines’ ability to feed itself. And spurs a rethink on one of the globe's most controversial issues.
Posted In: philippines, Food

Sharing your foodie tips online

Jan 12, 2012
What's the best way to clean spinach?
Posted In: ted, sustainability, Food

Mid-day Extra: Not so Hot Pockets

Jan 6, 2012
Why is the frozen food industry hurting, even as more people are dining at home?
Posted In: Food, frozen food, Hot Pockets

Stevia braces for a sweeter year in U.S., Europe

Jan 4, 2012
The low-calorie, natural sweetener Stevia is set to show up in more drinks and desserts this year. Its market share grew in the U.S. last year, and now the European Union will also allow its sale.
Posted In: stevia, sugar, Food