The first step to getting off the sugar addiction roller coaster is exposing hidden sugar. There are literally thousands of foods that conceal this sweet poison behind savory labels, but these 10 are the worst, and most surprising.
Care2 Causes » Real Food
Competition, oversupply, and unpredictable weather has caused the price of wild berries in Maine to hit a 30-year low.
Skipping breakfast has a very different effect on kids than it does on adults.
Missouri now has the dubious distinction of being the first U.S. state to regulate which products can call themselves “meat.” But a coalition of activist groups thinks that’s ridiculous -- and they’re suing.
Some men find it difficult to order a vegetarian or vegan meal when out with their meat-eating male buddies. At least, that’s what an informal British study discovered when talking to men about their eating habits.
Need another reason to oppose factory farming? Here it is: An FDA investigation found that the likely cause of the 2018 E. coli outbreak traced to lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, may have been a confined animal feeding operation, or CAFO.
Bees are industrious. Bees are pollinators. Bees are… addicts? Years worth of research on the alarming rate of colony collapse disorder has pretty conclusively linked bee deaths to agriculture’s prolific use of pesticides – that much is not really up for debate. Now a new study is showing pesticide is even more harmful than we […]
College students everywhere probably let out a collective wail this past week. Why? A study just released says one of their most beloved foods, ramen noodles, are incredibly unhealthy.
When meat executives get scared, they commission studies to find out why people are turning away from animal flesh. The latest investigation has just been released, and you’ll probably find some of its conclusions amusing.
Now that we have good quality plant-based burgers firmly in hand, several companies are close to cracking the code on producing delicious and realistic vegan seafood.
With the Trump administration’s EPA unwilling to take even the most commonsense actions to help the environment and public safety, thank goodness we have a judicial system that’s willing to intervene sometimes. On Thursday, the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ordered the EPA to follow through with banning chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that research has […]
For all the protein hype these days, people are oddly reluctant to add insects to their diet. Something about the squirmy, multi-legged, armored bodies -- or perhaps the lack of legs and soft wormlike bodies -- turns us off, triggering knee-jerk reactions of disgust.
It’s critically important that plant-based products get the widest possible exposure to more than just vegan niche eaters. To try these foods, consumers have to see them in the store. And that means putting them in the spot where they typically pick up their weekly ground beef purchase.
When your plant-based meat replacement product is flying off the shelves across the United States and Canada, you know a positive change is underway. And that’s exactly what’s happening with the plant-based Beyond Burger. Chances are that you won't even be able to find a package on your local grocery store's shelves.
Another day, another industry insider that President Donald Trump is bringing into his administration to help ruin the environment. The latest nominee is Scott Hutchins, a leading pesticide executive from Dow Chemical. Pending a Senate vote, Hutchins will serve as the top scientist at the Department of Agriculture. Prior to being courted by the Trump […]
WeWork is making headlines because it has targeted an area of opportunity that most businesses wouldn't touch: employee eating habits.
The Impossible Burger will be flying high -- literally -- as Air New Zealand becomes the first airline to add the plant-based burger to its in-flight menu this summer.
It’s well established that overfishing is destroying the oceans’ marine populations. To make matters worse, we now know that over a third of all fish pulled from the seas are never consumed. The statistic comes courtesy of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, which regularly releases updates on the global fishing industry. Depleting the […]
Dairies continue to struggle for survival. And for 52 of them in New York, the end may be near.
Whether it's a graduation, birthday, retirement party, July Fourth or Father's Day, if it occurs over the summer, you'd better believe we're celebrating al fresco.
Get informed, take action, connect!Subscribe to Care2 Causes » Real Food feed