food safety

Australia

The Australian Strawberry Needle Bandit Has Been Arrested

Authorities have apprehended a former strawberry farm worker who was inserting needles into fruit for the last two months.
Danielle Wayda
11.12.18
food safety

1 in 5 Burn Accidents Among Kids Are Caused by Instant Noodles and Ramen

Who knew Cup Noodles were so sinister?
Jelisa Castrodale
11.6.18
No

Bleach Everything After Watching This Man Eat Directly from a Grocery Store Soup Bar

Upsetting even by 2018 standards.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.2.18
agriculture

Agricultural Workers Face Constant, Horrific Human Rights Violations, a New UN Report Shows

Each year, an average of 170,000 agricultural workers are killed at work globally.
Hannah Keyser
10.26.18
food safety

This Book Reveals the Truth About All of Our Grossest Food Habits

From double-dipping to beer pong hygiene, Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon are exploring the nastiest questions of food science.
Lauren Rothman
10.16.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Cook Without Giving Anyone Food Poisoning

You're probably going to be fine, but let's cover the basics just in case.
Munchies Staff
9.20.18
Spain

Barcelona Beach Vendors Busted for Selling E. Coli-Tainted Mojitos, Storing Ingredients in Sewers

Remember this next time you envy your friend's Instagram dispatch from Playa de la Barceloneta.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.19.18
food safety

Well, This Sucks: Monsanto's Weed Killer Found in Cheerios, Lucky Charms

A report from the Environmental Working Group shows that several products from big-name cereal brands contain surprising levels of Roundup.
Danielle Wayda
8.16.18
food safety

Supermarket Releases Special Packaging for Millennials Who Hate Touching Raw Meat

One focus group participant admitted spraying an antibacterial disinfectant on a plate of chicken before she prepared it.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.17.18
Fukushima

Hong Kong Still Won't Lift Ban on Food from Fukushima

Seven years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan is struggling to convince the world that its fish and produce is safe to eat.
Mayukh Sen
3.28.18
food safety

This Bizarre Video Game Clowns On Trump's Proposed Pig Slaughter Policy

What's better than shooting fecal matter showering from the sky with mustard lasers from a hot dog?
Mayukh Sen
3.23.18
NETFLIX

How a Cult Used Salad Bars to Orchestrate the Worst Bioterror Attack in US History

A new Netflix documentary, 'Wild Wild Country,' revisits the 1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack that infected 751 people with salmonella.
Mayukh Sen
3.15.18
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