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Report: Dramatic Rise in Pesticides in EU Fruits, Vegetables

Report: Dramatic Rise in Pesticides in EU Fruits, Vegetables

By Samuel Petrequin | May 25, 2022

The contamination of fruits and vegetables produced in the European Union by the most toxic pesticides has substantially increased over the past decade, according to new research published Tuesday.

Some Chocolate Has a Dark Side to It — Child Labor

Some Chocolate Has a Dark Side to It — Child Labor

May 24, 2022

Chocolate makes for a perfect gift, a comforting snack and even a health food, thanks to its plentiful antioxidants. I might even be an antioxidant. However, there is also a dark side to chocolate.

Oreo Partners with PFLAG for Pride Edition of Classic Cookies

Oreo Partners with PFLAG for Pride Edition of Classic Cookies

By Kilian Melloy | May 22, 2022

Longtime LGBTQ+ ally Oreo has partnered once again with PFLAG to produce a Pride edition of America's Favorite Cookie. The special edition cookies are stamped with the word "Proud."

A Trifle for the Queen: UK Unveils Jubilee Pudding Winner

A Trifle for the Queen: UK Unveils Jubilee Pudding Winner

By Danica Kirka | May 18, 2022

A 31-year-old copywriter's seven-layer lemon Swiss roll and amaretti trifle beat 5,000 desserts in a U.K.-wide competition to become the official dessert of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Judge: Regulators Wrong to Ban Beer Label that Had Naked Man

Judge: Regulators Wrong to Ban Beer Label that Had Naked Man

May 18, 2022

North Carolina regulators were wrong to reject a beer label that featured a silhouette of a naked man standing next to a campfire, a federal judge has ruled.

'Every Inch Counts,' Says Canadian Store Set to Feature 7-inch Penis-Shaped Waffles

'Every Inch Counts,' Says Canadian Store Set to Feature 7-inch Penis-Shaped Waffles

Apr 28, 2022

What looks like a story from The Onion is actually real, and may be the best way to satisfy being horny and having a sweet tooth: A Canadian store is set to feature 7-inch penis-shaped waffles.

Bird Flu Drives Free-Range Hens Indoors to Protect Poultry

Bird Flu Drives Free-Range Hens Indoors to Protect Poultry

By David Pitt | Apr 25, 2022

Is it OK for free-range chickens to not range freely? Egg producers try to be open about their product while also protecting chickens from a highly infectious bird flu.

Beer and Spirits Have More Detrimental Effects on the Waistline, Cardiovascular Disease Risk than Wine

Beer and Spirits Have More Detrimental Effects on the Waistline, Cardiovascular Disease Risk than Wine

Apr 23, 2022

Beer and spirits are linked to elevated levels of the harmful type of fat associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, whereas wine shows no such association, and may even be beneficial.

Westward Ho! Maine Potatoes Travel Far after Western Drought

Westward Ho! Maine Potatoes Travel Far after Western Drought

By David Sharp | Apr 4, 2022

Maine's potato growers had such a bumper crop this past season that they stepped in to help their big brothers out west who were short on spuds.

Seafood Biz Braces for Losses of Jobs, Fish Due to Sanctions

Seafood Biz Braces for Losses of Jobs, Fish Due to Sanctions

By Patrick Whittle | Apr 2, 2022

The worldwide seafood industry is steeling itself for price hikes, supply disruptions and potential job losses.

Springtime in Stockholm: The Perfect Rejuvenator, Headlined by 3 New Stars

Springtime in Stockholm: The Perfect Rejuvenator, Headlined by 3 New Stars

By Dan Allen | Mar 22, 2022

Sweden's sparkling capital has long set the global standard for welcoming and delighting LGBTQ+ travelers.

Review: Contessa Offers a Spectacular Boston Dining Experience

Review: Contessa Offers a Spectacular Boston Dining Experience

By Steve Duffy | Mar 14, 2022

A spectacular view of Boston is one of the numerous pleasures of Contessa, the Italian tratorria-styled restaurant, that overlooks the city's Public Gardens.

Road to Table: Wyoming's Got a New App for Claiming Roadkill

Road to Table: Wyoming's Got a New App for Claiming Roadkill

By Mead Gruver | Mar 12, 2022

State wildlife and highway officials rolled out the app — possibly the first of its kind in the U.S. — this winter when Wyoming joined the 30 or so states that allow people to collect roadkill for food.

Popular Hard seltzers to be Scarcer in Utah under New Law

Popular Hard seltzers to be Scarcer in Utah under New Law

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Mar 4, 2022

Hard seltzer drinkers in Utah will likely have their choices on grocery store shelves cut in half under legislation that passed the Legislature Thursday in the latest update to strict alcohol laws in the state.

What Does It Say About Your Neighborhood If Your Supermarket Isn't So Super?

What Does It Say About Your Neighborhood If Your Supermarket Isn't So Super?

By Chaseedaw Giles | Feb 18, 2022

Poor diet is fueled by a lack of healthy food options in Black and brown communities.

Don't Nurse That Moscow Mule — It Could Be a Health Hazard

Don't Nurse That Moscow Mule — It Could Be a Health Hazard

By Jim Robbins | Feb 11, 2022

The Moscow mule supposedly gets some of its flavor from the frosty copper, which leaches into the drink at unsafe levels within 30 minutes.

Don't Got Moxie? Maine's Beloved Soda is in Short Supply

Don't Got Moxie? Maine's Beloved Soda is in Short Supply

Feb 9, 2022

Depending on whom you ask, Maine is in the midst of either a curse or a blessing: a shortage of Moxie.

Savoring Lucky Lunar New Year's Dish at Home

Savoring Lucky Lunar New Year's Dish at Home

By Alice Fung, Janice Lo | Jan 31, 2022

The traditional dish known as "poon choi," or "basin food," is a large dish filled with lotus root, radish, taro and more expensive delicacies such as prawns, abalones and meat layered on top.

Party-Hard Dubai Ponders New Workweek Debate: When's Brunch?

Party-Hard Dubai Ponders New Workweek Debate: When's Brunch?

By Isabel Debre | Jan 24, 2022

Starting this year, the UAE shifted its weekend to align with global markets and Western schedules. Now locals wonder when to have their hours-long affair of seafood, pizza, dessert and Veuve Clicquot.

Should You Let Chile Pepper Spice Up Your Meals?

Should You Let Chile Pepper Spice Up Your Meals?

Jan 18, 2022

For thousands of years, people have picked up chile peppers to provide their diets with pizazz, but what is their nutritional value?

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