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American eating habits are changing faster than fast food can keep up

September 17th, 2018 at 8:44 am » Comments Off

Per-person restaurant visits dropped to 28-year low in 2018. Home cooking would be making a comeback if it ever really went away. Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent of pre-made meals, the spread of online grocery delivery, plus crushing student debt and a focus on healthy eating. Eighty-two percent of […]



Switzerland rules that you must stun your food before you kill it

January 27th, 2018 at 1:40 am » Comments Off

The culinary world isn’t lacking in controversial practices. To produce the delicacy foie gras, ducks and geese are force-fed corn, and the calves used for veal are kept virtually immobile for their entire lives. Now, Switzerland has released an order to ban another controversial cooking practice: boiling lobsters alive.



Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers

November 12th, 2017 at 6:57 pm » Comments Off

The United States’ massive food waste problem has an easy fix: People could start eating their leftovers.



In the future, you could eat this edible goo you grow in your kitchen

November 10th, 2017 at 10:15 am » Comments Off

This “bioreactor” is a concept design for a new kind of food production–where we just grow the nutritious cells, not the whole plant or animal.



Hampton Creek is now growing its own meat in labs—and it says it will get to stores first

July 9th, 2017 at 1:04 am » Comments Off

The maker of vegan mayonnaise has been working on getting lab-made meat onto dinner tables everywhere. It’s just that nobody knew about it.



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