An Apple That Tastes Like a Grape: The Politics of Food
In this investigative report for The Politics of Food, VICE’s former editor-in-chief Adam Leith Gollner looks at the strange story behind how the Grapple came into existence.
Another Coffee Has Been Recalled for Containing Undisclosed Boner Drugs
If you think you need help below-the-belt, maybe put down the coffee pot and call your doctor instead.
Chuck Schumer Goes to War With Snortable Chocolate
Schumer says Coco Loko is "like cocaine on training wheels.”
Calorie Counts Face an Uncertain Future Under Trump
This week, we saw major blows to nutrition advancements made during the Obama-era. Are we entering a Dark Age for food policy in America?
Study Finds that Fast Food Packaging Still Contains Carcinogenic Chemicals
Burger wrappers and pizza boxes could be as bad for you—or worse—than the food they contain.
FDA Warns LA Wellness Hipsters that Camel Milk Is Not a Miracle Cure
Desert Farms brand camel milk is sold in Whole Foods and other organic grocers in California and by mail-order through his website, retailing for $18 per pint online. But that's not the problem.
The Government Is Trying to Track Our Nutella Consumption
Nutella wants the FDA to change its definition of a “serving.”
We Asked Food Policy Experts What They Thought of Trump's Plan to Dissolve the FDA
If Trump gets his way, he probably should avoid eating pretty much any and all food—at least without a royal taste tester. But maybe he has one of those.
The FDA Says to Stop Calling Plain Old Sugar 'Evaporated Cane Juice'
Sugar doesn’t exactly have the best reputation, so some health food brands have taken to listing "evaporated cane juice" as an ingredient instead. The FDA is not pleased.
This Weight-Loss Device Literally Sucks the Food Out of Your Stomach
While certain critics have called this method “assisted bulimia,” the FDA insists that it is a medically sound, reversible, and minimally invasive procedure.
Stop Dumping Salt All Over Everything, Says FDA
The FDA's new salt consumption guidelines are here, and they urge us to seriously scale back on sodium.
The FDA Is Being Sued for Not Protecting Us from Bad Oysters
Incidences of illness from Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, commonly contracted from raw oysters, have been at an all-time high over the past few years.
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