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Jun 30, 2015 09:10 AM ET // Christopher Wanjek, LiveScience
Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute to death, obesity and heart disease.
Jun 27, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A man recently claimed to find a rat in his fast-food chicken order; it really was chicken, but why did he think otherwise? Continue reading →
Jun 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
KFC is suing three media companies in China over rumors that they use eight-legged chickens.
May 19, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Even though urban soil often is contaminated with harmful pollution, eating vegetables grown in it isn't as hazardous as some have feared. Continue reading →
May 12, 2015 09:35 AM ET
Caffeine occurs naturally in coffee plants and is often the reason people reach for that early cup of joe but what about decaf?
Mar 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
A Finnish/German scientific team has analyzed some of the oldest preserved beer samples from an 1840s shipwreck to try to provide insight into how they were made.
Jan 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
Jan 8, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
USDA diet recommendations aim to help Americans make healthy eating choices, but the guidelines may soon take into consideration the impact on the environment.
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