Food Issues

3 Drinks Flight Attendants Avoid When They're Flying

Alternet 10/19 8:30P Robin Scher, AlterNet
You might think twice about ordering these beverages when you re on a plane. Falling sick after a flight is not exactly news to regular travelers. Typically, we attribute this to the stale air and...

On Superior Farmlands, Limited Appetite for Local Food

Civil Eats 10/11 11:00P Lynn Freehill-Maye
When Wes Jarrell and Leslie Cooperband took jobs as soil scientists at the University of Illinois 13 years ago, they bought a farmhouse outside Champaign-Urbana, and set off on a bike ride. The...

Why the Soda Industry Is the Big Tobacco of Our Times

Alternet 10/11 7:20A Marion Nestle, Oxford University
Soft drinks are a multibillion-dollar industry with a health-harming playbook straight from the cigarette companies. The following is an adapted excerpt from the new book  Soda Politics: Taking on Big...

Can We Trust the Sustainable Meat We Order Online?

Civil Eats 10/10 11:00P Lynne Curry
The best way to know where your beef comes from is to order directly from a farmer. But not everyone can afford to pay farmers’ market prices or to front hundreds of dollars for a cow share and then...
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