A Merger of the Two Largest Beer Companies Could Change the Global Beverage Industry
The merger would amount to a really, really big company—possibly one that could take over the cornerstone soda corporations of the American beverage business.
Austin Loves Its Barbecue Too Much to Regulate the Smoke
If you happen to live in Austin, you may very well live downwind of a barbecue joint. And the sultry, mesquite embrace emitted from the meat equivalent of a forest fire? Well, it might just be driving you batshit crazy.
Processed Food Labels Could Be About to Get a Lot Scarier
British law doesn’t currently require food packaging to distinguish between added and naturally occurring sugars, meaning that many of us consume over our daily recommended intake without realising. Now, the government could be taking steps to counter...
This Trade Deal Could Be Bad News for Anyone Who Lives in Europe and Likes Food
Since 2011, the European Union has been negotiating a free-trade deal with the US. It’s called the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and could spell the collapse of certain European food safety regulations.
The Navy Wants Its Fried Food Back and Is Blaming Michelle Obama
On Navy Times’ Facebook page, Matt Phillips wrote, “Welcome to the Tofu Navy.” Jeff King was even more eloquent: “Pussies. This isn’t a Weight Watchers cruise. It’s the goddann [sic] Navy!”
Salt Has Become a Political Tool in the UK
A report published in the British Medical Journal says that UK salt consumption is higher than ever before, due to policy changes of the coalition government.
Big Meat Thinks Pork and Beef Are Healthier Than Broccoli
New dietary guidelines recommending that Americans consume less meat have the pork and beef lobbies quaking in their boots.
A Free-Trade Deal Is Threatening the Future of Europe's Food
The controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal would make trade between Europe and the US far easier than it is now—but many are worried that it could undermine food quality everywhere.
Is the US Meat Industry Pushing Us Into a 'Post-Antibiotic Era'?
Big Meat’s rampant use of antibiotics—one of the biggest threats to public health of our time—isn't showing any signs of slowing down.
Do Consumers Actually Care About Where Their Meat Comes From?
Mandatory meat-labeling laws are coming under fire for violating trade agreements, but do consumers really care about those labels anyway?
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