Lettuce Shortage Hits Bay Area Grocery StoresShoppers who are a big fans of salads, BLTs, or anything avocado are not going to be a fan of the latest news on fresh vegetable prices.
Astronauts Try Space-Grown Vegetables For First Time EverGreen-thumbed astronauts tasted the fruit of their labors after harvesting space-grown vegetables for the first time ever.
3D Printers Turn Mush Into MealsMajor companies from Hershey to Barilla are exploring the technology...
Walmart, Whole Foods Urged To Sell 'Ugly' Produce At A DiscountA sanitation worker who was moved by the amount of perfectly good – but ugly-looking – fruits and vegetables getting thrown away has started a movement to get food stores to embrace the sale of the misshapen produce.
7 Food Labels Shoppers Should Ignore Because They Are MeaninglessSome labels, like “organic,” “low-fat,” or “sugar-free” have real nutritional value because they are regulated by federal law. Others are just empty and purposely vague. Here are 7 meaningless labels you probably hear all the time.
3 Delicious Veggies To Cook In SpringTake the mystery out of picking seasonal vegetables. Here are three tasty veggies to serve up this spring.
Narsai David Food News: Simple Stir-Fry For First Fava Beans In SeasonThe first fava beans of the season are turning up in markets and onto plates. Narsai David says they're amazing and advises the bigger the better for picking as long as the color is right.
Narsai David: How To Buy and Enjoy Spring AsparagusCalifornia asparagus hits the market. What should you know to enjoy this spring treat?
Food, Our Diet And Politics: KCBS In Depth With Dr. Marion NestleDr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry's interests could conflate things.
Pelosi Trying To Stop GOP Push To Lower Nutritional Standards For School LunchesHouse Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is "unacceptable."
Whole Foods To Rate Produce Based On How 'Responsibly Grown' It Is Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as “good,” “better” or “best” based on the supplier’s farming practices.
Narsai David: Eat Your Fruits And Veggies, But Is One Better Than The Other? If you eat your veggies, can you skip the fruit? We so often see the phrase: eat your fruits and vegetables. The University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter has an interesting article that makes the case for fruit.