Category: food


Kettle Chips’ Cancer Conundrum

Frito-Lay and two other potato chip companies have agreed to reduce the levels of a cancer-causing chemical in their products … Acrylamide is produced when potatoes and other starchy foods are cooked at high...


Peak Corn

In 1974-2005 food prices on world markets fell by three-quarters in real terms … Since the spring, wheat prices have doubled and almost every crop under the sun—maize, milk, oilseeds, you name it—is at...


Let Them Eat Pelagibacter

We are running out of fish to eat, so apparently we will have to begin harvesting other oceanic biomass sources. I suggest going right to the source and figuring out how to turn Pelagibacter...