Posts filed under “Food and Drink”

Discuss: High Food Prices

High Food Prices Lead to Trade-offs Even in Upper-Income Household;
Stores Shrink Meat Packages, Push Inexpensive Cuts; Downgrade to Chicken at the Weekend Grill

 

PJ-BW788_PRICE_G_20140826220702
Source: WSJ

 

Category: Food and Drink, Inflation

How Wine Detectives Determine Wine Fraud

NPR: How Atomic Particles Helped Solve A Wine Fraud Mystery      

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

How America Got Fatter: Carbs vs Fat

Why We Got Fatter During The Fat-Free Food Boom

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

Basic Wine Guide

Source: Visually

Category: Digital Media, Food and Drink

Food Stamps: What Not To Buy

Seafood, aka the Mercedes of food, is deemed an inappropriate food source for America’s low income diners.

What Not To Buy

Daily Show 04:09

~~~

Herman Cain struggles to define food stamp assistance, and Fox News shares a myriad of concerns surrounding welfare and its intended use.

What Not To Buy – What Would Jesus Soil

04:26

Category: Food and Drink, Humor, Taxes and Policy, Video

Your Broccoli Is Way Too Thirsty

Click for larger graphic Source: MoJo via WaPo Continues here

Category: Commodities, Digital Media, Energy, Food and Drink

Oysters Make a Comeback

Connoisseurs across the country are binging on oysters. The trend is, at least in part, the result of a rapid growth of oyster farms on the East and West Coasts. Source: Loss Leaders on the Half Shell

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

Why You Shouldn’t Drink Coffee in the Morning

Source: FastCo

Category: Food and Drink, Science

Where the World’s Coffee Comes From

Source: Businessweek

Category: Commodities, Digital Media, Food and Drink

Genetic Engineering INCREASES Pesticide Use, DECREASES Crop Yield

Genetic Engineering Companies Promised Reduced Pesticide Use … But GE Crops Have Led to a 25% Increase In Herbicide Use One of the main selling points for genetically engineered crops is that they would use substantially less pesticides than conventional crops. Because of that, and other, promises regarding GE crops, they have taken over much…Read More

Category: Food and Drink, Science, Think Tank