Obesity rates in France are growing, though they're still far below those in the United States and other European countries. Some say the French culinary traditions that have protected most people from obesity are under assault.
Whole Paycheck and Organic Food Deserts: The Challenge After decades of grassroots public education, battles to safeguard standards, and hard work, organic food and farming has become the fastest growing sector of U.S.
Heirloom tomatoes, named as such because they're breeds that have existed without genetic modification for decades, are a fleeting treat of summer. They come in a fantastic array of shapes, sizes, and colors, in varieties like brandywine, Cherokee purple, and green zebra. Heirloom tomatoes tend to have a deeper, more intense flavor than their commercially produced, uniform-looking counterparts, and they're best enjoyed as close to raw as possible.
Indigenous Papuans are at risk of further marginalisation and the forests and ecosystems on which they rely face destruction due to an ambitious food security project by the Indonesian government, activists say.
Pressure from officials at Foreign Affairs was the driving force behind Health Canada's controversial decision last year to allow the addition of caffeine to non-cola soft drinks, newly released internal records indicate.