Eating ‘best before’ food


Eating food that’s still safe, but no longer at its best, is a way to save money and reduce waste. WRAP runs the lovefoodhatewaste.com campaign, and the article also mentions Freegans.

Why it pays to develop a taste for ‘best-before’ foods, The Times

Calories counts on NY menus have limited effect


Citywide, there was a modest decrease in calorie consumption amongst some customers. But in poorer neighbourhoods, where obesity is more common, price trumped the nutrition information and there was no effect at all.

How Posted Calories Affect Food Orders, New York Times

Pulp fiction about baby foods and pesticides


One area where cynicicm about organic is often suspended is over baby food.

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Fussy Fearnley-Whittingstall


An anecdotal riposte to Jamie Oliver’s assumption that childhood eating habits determine adult ones - from his Channel 4 food campaigning chum, Hugh.

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Fishing for flavour in east London


Watching how they make smoked salmon of Olympian quality

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Sweets and violence


Study suggests kids who are given sweets every day are more likely to be violent in adulthood.

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Sweets and violence


Study suggests kids who are given sweets every day are more likely to be violent in adulthood.

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How to avoid that food waste…


Buy what you need, don’t worry about use-by dates too much, buy at less wasteful shops…

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Still opposing GM after all these years


Verlyn Klinkenborg argues that GM, despite the wide usage in the US, is still the wrong way to go.

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Out of tuna


Is it the end of the line for a ban on bluefish tuna fishing?

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