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Cherry Grown in Experimental Garden is World's Heaviest Cherry
A cherry grown in an experimental garden by __ has been confirmed as the heaviest cherry in the world. (March 23, 2021)

Flippy the Burger-Flipping Robot Begins Work at California Fast Food Chain
Flippy the burger-flipping robot is being used at CaliBurger, a fast-food chain based in California. The robot is from Miso Robitcs. (March 9, 2017)

Publix and Sprouts Helping Chapul Cricket Bars Go Mainstream
Chapul makes cricket protein bars. (September 29, 2016)

New Nutrition Facts Label Features Larger Calories Font and Added Sugars
The FDA has announced a new Nutrition Facts label. It includes a larger calories font type and an added sugars section. (May 23, 2016)

Food Waste Up as Kids Toss Fruit and Vegetables in Garbage
A new study by researchers at the University of Vermont found that kids forced to take fruits and vegetables at lunch mostly just threw them away. (August 26, 2015)

EPA and FDA Issue New Draft Guidelines For Pregnant Women Who Eat Fish
Pregnant women are avoiding seafood due to its toxicity to the fetus. Now the FDA wants pregnant women to eat more seafood, so long as it is low in mercury. (June 10, 2014)

Cornell University Study Finds Characters on Cereal Boxes Look Downward at Kids in Grocery Store Aisles
A new study from researchers at Cornell University has found that characters on cereal boxes look downward at kid sin grocery store aisles. (April 4, 2014)

Researchers Drop Food on the Floor to Test Five Second Rule
Researchers dropped food on different surfaces for short amounts of time to test an urban myth about it being fine to eat food if it has been on the floor for only a few seconds. (March 10, 2014)

Tofu Robot Gently Handles Tofu Bricks Without Smooshing Them
A tofu robot gently handles tofu bricks with smooshing or dropping them. It can move 1,200 to 1,500 pieces of tofu an hour. (June 27, 2013)

CDC Study Finds Leafy Greens Top Source of Food Poisoning
A new CDC study has found that leafy greens are the top source of food poisoning. (January 29, 2013)

Tokyo Bakery Tests Visual Computer System That Identifies Multiple Pastries in One Second
A visual computer recognition system developed by Brain Corporation is being tested at a Tokyo bakery shop. (July 25, 2012)

Four Hundred Thousand Wheels of Aging Parmesan Cheese Damaged in Italy Earthquake
A earthquake in northern Italy damaged four hundred thousand wheels of parmesan cheese when many shelves toppled over. (May 21, 2012)

Corn Flakes Last Longer in Milk Than Water Say Scientists
Scientists from the Department of Chemical and Bioprocesses Engineering at Pontificia University in Chile have conducted research on corn flakes and quinoa flakes to see how they respond to being immersed in milk and water. (May 10, 2012)

Starbucks to Stop Using Extract Made From Crushed Bugs
Starbucks announced that it will stop using an extract made from crushed cochineal insects in its some of its strawberry drinks, such as its Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino, and select pastries. (April 20, 2012)

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

FDA to Investigate Safety of Inhalable Caffeine
The FDA is going to investigate inhalable caffeine to determine whether or not it is safe for consumers. (February 20, 2012)

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

Fish Fraud: The Mislabing of Fish
American consumers often don't get what they pay for when they purchase fish. (May 30, 2011)

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

Study Finds Compound in Broccoli Helps Clear Damaged Lungs
New research has found that broccoli can help the immune system remove harmful bacteria from your lungs. (April 14, 2011)

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

The Rise of Frankensalmon: FDA Considers Approving Genetically Modified Salmon
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. (July 5, 2010)

Wisconsin to Name Lactococcus Lactis as Official State Microbe
The New York Times reports that Wisconsin will be the first state to choose an Official State Microbe. (April 20, 2010)

Laxative Effect May Lead to Banning of Walu Fish in Hawaii
The walu is known for its "rich, buttery flavory" and is billed as the "white tuna" by fish companies but a Hawaiin lawmaker thinks the fish should be banned from sale because of its extreme laxative effect. (January 29, 2010)

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