Arkansas Passes Bill to Prevent Sale of 'Cauliflower Rice'

The new labeling law is meant to protect producers in the Southern state, which has a large rice industry.
Bettina Makalintal

California's CBD Cocktail Ban Starts in 2019

A new bill will keep CBD-infused booze out of Californians' very relaxed hands.
Bettina Makalintal
tide pods

How Legislators Plan to Stop People from Eating All Those Dang Tide Pods

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, who co-introduced the bill, sought action after her own daughter was "attracted to" the sight of a detergent pod three years ago.
Mayukh Sen

Legislator Really Wants to Make 'Road Beers' a Thing

The bill’s critics say that allowing open containers for passengers would increase the odds that the driver might start drinking, as well.
Jelisa Castrodale

Why It Will Be Hard to Find a Baguette in Paris This Month

If you happen to be visiting Paris this month, pack a sleeve of Ritz crackers. Because the pickings of <i>le pain</i> may be painfully slim indeed.
Alex Swerdloff
food stamps

Wisconsin Doesn't Want Its Food Stamp Recipients to Buy Shrimp or Drugs

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are pushing a pair of bills that would restrict food stamp recipients' access to "junk" foods like shellfish—that is, if they can pass the drug tests first.
Munchies Staff

China Is Finally Taking Food Safety Seriously

China just passed a bunch of new laws to clean up its poor food safety image, and to get locals to once again be proud of food that's made in China.
Munchies Staff