Is Toilet Food Considered a Health Code Violation?
Welcome to the first installment of 'Seriously, Though, Who Is This?' I anonymously texted a bunch of revered chefs weird photos of gourds on toilet rims to deduce their true stances on food safety. The results were divided, to say the least.
San Francisco Is Putting Warning Labels on Soda Ads, Opposition Be Damned
The labels—opposed by industry groups—will appear on ads on billboards, bus stops, stadiums, and posters and will warn consumers about how eating sugar contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.
Canadians Don't Want to Admit How Bad Their Drinking Problem Is
Canada's Public Health Agency found a drop in the amount of alcohol that Canadians report drinking but an increase in overall booze sales.
Red Wine Could Be a Lot Worse for You Than We Previously Thought
New guidelines put forth by the UK Chief Medical Officer’s call for a significant reduction to existing alcohol consumption guidelines and aim for a total revamp of the nation’s relationship with alcohol.
Australia Has Gotten Its First Intravenous Hangover Clinic
Needless to say, public health officials are not exactly thrilled about a business which thrives on giving binge drinkers the easiest morning after possible.
Ireland Is Boosting the Price of Alcohol to Fight Binge Drinking
A recently tabled bill would peg that minimum at 1 euro per unit, meaning that a bottle of 40 percent ABV liquor would cost at least 28 euros.
California Will Be the First State to Seriously Regulate Antibiotic Use in Livestock
Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will require veterinary approval for the use of most antibiotics before they're fed to the cows, chickens, and pigs that we eat.
UK Scientists Say that Fluoridated Water Makes You Fat and Depressed
A new study from the University of Kent has found that Britons who live in areas with higher water fluoride levels are significantly more likely to develop thyroid problems.
The Texas Ag Commissioner Has a Bone to Pick with Meatless Monday
The animal agriculture industry is pulling out all the stops to try to convince schools and parents that kids should be wolfing down cheeseburgers every day of the week.
RIP UK Hospital Food As We Know It (Hopefully)
Will Britain's health secretary Jeremy Hunt's new, legally-binding measures really change the piss-poor state of food in NHS hospitals?
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