The Obama administration issued a final rule establishing seafood traceability requirements to help combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and seafood fraud
An ER case study shows that although hot peppers aren't typically dangerous themselves, in rare, extreme cases they can make your body do some pretty crazy things
If Soda Companies Don't Want to Be Treated Like Tobacco Companies, They Need to Stop Acting Like Them
The evidence for comparing the two industries keeps coming. Both try to sway public opinion, avoid accountability and muddle the science
A White House event highlights the importance and success of science-based fisheries management, and honors innovators in seafood sustainability
A new report describes rampant seafood mislabeling worldwide. Recent EU regulations may be working. Will the U.S. follow suit?
Sorry, Pescatarians: Congress Says Catfish are Now Effectively "Meat," and What this Means for Biodiversity
The new USDA catfish inspection program costs millions, solves no problem, and could hamper efforts to maintain the biodiversity of the Chesapeake Bay.
New report indicates the benefits and feasibility of seafood traceability
A new study published in the journal Cell found that blood glucose responses between individuals to even the same foods can vary widely.
A new report from Oceana shows salmon mislabeling more prevalent in restaurants in the winter. The group calls for better traceability to help consumers make more informed choices about their seafood
After the US Conference of Mayors began paying attention to sugary drinks, the American Beverage Association stepped in with some grant money. The Conference no longer pays much attention to sugary drinks.
Ocean conservation organization Oceana urges the Obama administration to improve seafood traceability by requiring adoption of scientific, species-specific names for all seafood throughout the entire supply chain
A new report highlights conflicts of interest between food companies and the American Society for Nutrition.
A study published last week in the journal Clinical Infectious Disease found that Iowa pig farm workers were six times more likely than non-pig farmers to carry multi-drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus (S.
On April 7th, the book "Blue Zones Solutions" will hit the shelves. In it, Dan Buettner, CEO of the eponymous organization describes his work over the last decade visiting and studying populations throughout the world where people live extraordinarily long, healthy, and happy lives.
Much has been made in recent years about the beverage and food industries borrowing from the tobacco industry's playbook as they fend off increasing scrutiny about their role in preventable chronic health problems, like type II diabetes and heart disease.
I'm not really sure when I first started hating freedom...
Now and then a book comes along that educates and entertains at the same time. When an author manages this with the beaten-to-death topic of nutrition, it's doubly impressive.
What causes obesity? Advertising junk food to kids? Cheap soda? The demise of physical education in public schools? Too much screen time? Or maybe, it's one of the little boxes in this Obesity System Influence Diagram, developed in 2007 by British researchers for their government's Foresight Project: Holy cow, I believe are the words you're [...]
If you are from the Midwest, or a place of comparable altitude, and have ever taken a trip to the mountains, then you are probably familiar with the humbling experience that is trying to breathe air that just doesn’t seem to be there.
1. Um… And yes, this is actually a thing.