Food News: Page 2

This is page 2 of the food news archives.

Popcorn is the Perfect Snack Food, Packed With Antioxidants and Whole Grains (March 27, 2012): Scientists have found that popcorn can be a very healthy snack.

Ancient Popcorn Discovered in Peru (January 18, 2012): Scientists have discovered that people were eating popcorn 1,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Competitors Launch Pumpkins With Catapults in Last Fling Pumpkin Sling (October 24, 2011): Robotics and engineering clubs battle it out at the annual Last Fling Pumpkin Sling.

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips in Advance of Hurricane Irene (August 24, 2011): If Hurricane Irene strikes the U.

Researchers Find Way to Make Tons of Human-Based Gelatin for Use in Gel Caps, Marshmallows and Candy (July 15, 2011): Here is a story that is likely to lead to many Soylent Green comments.

Tea Scientists Reveal the Formula for a Perfect Cup of Tea (June 15, 2011): The Telegraph reports that researchers at University of Northumbria's School of Life Sciences have discovered tea tastes best if it is left sitting for precisely six minutes before drinking it.

Watermelons are Exploding in China (May 17, 2011): Chinese farmers overused growth chemicals and now their watermelons are exploding.

Gelatin Cubes Bouncing and Popcorn Popping (April 30, 2011): Modernist Cuisine has been recording some videos of food using a Phantom V12.

Eggsperiments: Scientists Crush and Burn Cadbury Creme Eggs (April 21, 2011): Scientists in the Biomechanis lab at the University of Nottingham put Cadbury Creme Eggs through a series of important crash tests.

Some U.S. Sushi Restaurants Testing Seafood for Radiation (April 7, 2011): CBS News reports that several sushi restaurants in California have purchased radiation detectors to test their seafood for radiation.

The Rise of Frankensalmon: FDA Considers Approving Genetically Modified Salmon (July 5, 2010): The FDA is considering approving the sale of genetically modified salmon for Americans to eat for the first time. AquaBounty is the company behind the salmon.

Orange Juice Prices Will be Rising Soon Due to Huanglongbing (October 27, 2009): A citrus greening disease called huanglongbing is hitting Florida orange trees hard. Consumers will be feeling the price increases.

Hundreds Sick After Dining at Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck Restaurant (March 6, 2009): Hundreds fell sick after dining at the three Michelin star Fat Duck restaurant run by Chef Heston Blumenthal. The symptoms included diarrhea and vomiting.

Keri Glassman Discusses Super Foods (August 8, 2008): Registered dietician Keri Glassman shares with Today's Lara Spencer some super-foods for living longer.

World Gastroenterology Organization Releases New Digestive Health Guidelnes (July 30, 2008): The World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO) recently released new digestive health guidelines.

Salmonella Concerns Shift to Peppers (July 9, 2008): The salmonella cases have now swelled to over 1,000 cases.

Tomato Salmonella Outbreak Cases Surge (June 18, 2008): MSNBC reports that the number of people sickened by the tomatoes containing salmonella have soared to 383 with 106 new cases added to the tally.

Peta Announces In-Vitro Chicken Meat Contest (April 24, 2008): PETA is offering a $1 million prize to the first contest participant able to create in vitro chicken meat and sell it to the public by June 30, 2012.

FDA: Cloned Animals OK For Human Consumption (January 16, 2008): The FDA says clones are ok to eat.

Chemical in Microwaved Popcorn May Cause Lung Disease (September 6, 2007): WebMD reports on a possible link between microwaved popcorn and lung disease.

129,000 Pounds of Beef Products Recalled (May 18, 2007): Medical News Today reports that the USDA has issued a recall on 129,000 pounds of beef products from 15 American states because of suspected contamination with E coli O157:H7.

Be Careful When Handling Crabs (April 16, 2007): The German Press Agency is reporting that a man in Singapore died after he obtained a case of flesh-eating bacteria called Vibrio when the crab he was preparing for supper pricked him.

FDA Issues Salmonella Peanut Butter Outbreak Update (March 2, 2007): The FDA has an update on the recent peanut butter recall.

Cows that Can't Get Mad Cow (January 2, 2007): Earthtimes.

Eating Fish Still Beneficial Despite Chemicals (October 19, 2006): The BBC reports that experts from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Journal of the American Medical Association have found that eating beneficial is so beneficial that it outweighs the risk from deadly chemicals found in the fish.

Science, Space & Robots