Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young and old people, and those with weakened immune systems.
A curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.
An organic San Francisco restaurant is celebrating the Jan. 1 launch of a new California law that finally allows dogs in restaurant’s outside dining areas by throwing the Bay Area’s very first doggie brunch.
Grocery shoppers looking for organic milk in Bay Area supermarkets may be out of luck as farmers struggle to keep up with demand.
Packaged food giant General Mills plans to buy Berkeley-based Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, for $820 million, adding more natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change.
San Francisco played host to big players in the organic food world this month, but research shows many people still aren’t convinced the organic label is worth the price.
California’s organic farmers are sounding the alarm. They said new regulations the Food and Drug Administration is proposing to keep produce safe could put them out of business. Meanwhile, some consumers said it may be a price we have to pay.
Strawberries are a summer favorite for many. But there is something about the organic ones that consumers don’t know about: they are not actually 100 percent organic.
BERKELEY (KCBS) – Organic products have become far more common since the USDA National Organic Standards were fully implemented a decade ago, but consumers don’t always understand what’s inside a product labeled organic. The March […]
This week marks the 40th anniversary of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley.