Pig disease cancels popular state fair showcase

Posted by on May 13, 2014 | Comments Off on Pig disease cancels popular state fair showcase

A nasty virus that's killed millions of pigs and raised the price of pork is causing New York State Fair officials to cancel this...

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EPA says your wood stove should be more efficient

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 | 5 comments

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency released proposals for new, federal restrictions on wood stoves. The rules would only affect...

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A dress made of collard greens. Fighting obesity.

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 | Comments Off on A dress made of collard greens. Fighting obesity.

Yes, you read that right. A dress made almost entirely of huge collard green leaves. I couldn't resist when I saw this report. The...

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Mixed signals on organic milk

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 | 1 comment

A new study out this week in the journal PLOS one finds organic milk has more omega-3 fatty acids, which are good for your heart, than does...

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Do we trust our food system anymore?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 | 7 comments

We used to generally trust the corporations that make and package most of the food we eat. Whether they earned that trust or not, the...

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