Sustainability Matters: May 1, 2015


Pepsi may be ditching the aspartame in its diet soda, but simply swapping one artificial sweetener for another doesn’t address larger health concerns. [Mother Jones


A Maryland fast casual chain is proving that kids and parents will choose healthy options if they’re easy to order. [NPR


This California chef is dealing with the drought by cleaning his dishes with compressed air. [CBS


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What We're Reading: January 15, 2015


Pizza Hut guarantees celiac safety with two new gluten-free pies. [NYT


Before you start home-brewing, make sure you have these equipment essentials. [Food52


Need a last-minute dinner party dessert? Serious Eats swoops in with an emergency elegant fruit mousse. [Serious Eats


The truth behind the crab stick inside your California roll. [HuffPo


Top chefs wax rhapsodic on their favorite fast food burgers. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: August 6, 2014


With freshwater eel populations in decline, a Japanese summer ritual is also endangered. [Smithsonian


But there’s no saltwater in it: how a boardwalk candy classic got its name. [Mental Floss


McDonald’s tests the limits of fast food with a 60-second drive through guarantee. [Time


Thanks to candy chain It’Sugar, you’ll soon be able to purchase SNL’s “Schweddy Balls” and “Colon Blow Granola.”  [Grub Street


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Sustainability Matters: January 17, 2014


Good news for bread lovers everywhere: a recent review of research shows that unless you have celiac disease or wheat allergies, consuming whole-wheat foods is good for you. [Food Politics]


Trying to make your household greener by reducing food waste? These websites and mobile apps can help. [Ecocentric]


Could debit cards could have an impact on childhood obesity? A new study by Cornell University finds that kids make healthier choices in the lunch line when paying with cash instead of credit. [NPR]


Walmart joins the Fair Food Program, helping to improve the lives of laborers on tomato farms with increased wages and... Read more >

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