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No, Tilapia Is Not a Mutant, Boneless, Toxic Fish, Despite What the Internet Says

Please stop falling for that crazy graphic of tilapia “facts” that is making its way around the internet.
Jelisa Castrodale

This Man Grifted Tokyo's Supermarkets Out of $250,000 with a Soggy Bread Scam

Police have found the shadowy criminal mastermind who raked in thousands by making false claims about store-bought bread being damp and inedible.
Alex Swerdloff

Why Everyone Needs to Shut Up About Kale Already

Sure, kale's pretty good for you, but this is overkill. And this whole time, we may have just fallen for some clever rebranding of a bland leafy green.
Dara Bramson

Even Doctors Are Saying You Should Stop Buying Gluten-Free Food for No Reason

A new study out of Australia—the largest of its kind—has found that all those expensive gluten-free breads and pastas are just as bad for you unless you truly have a wheat allergy.
Munchies Staff
food news

Webcam Eaters, Eyeball Smoothies, and the Other Edible News You Missed This Week

This week, we uncovered the mysteries of <i>mukbang</i>, ate macarons in Southeast Asia, perfected cooking with weed, and learned that you're making your tea wrong.
Munchies Staff

It Turns Out Silver Spoons Make Food Taste Awful

A new study unveiled yesterday at the Science Museum in London shows that flavor-wise, the figurative “silver spoon” may not be the best spoon for dining. It's all about that GOLD.
Munchies Staff