Posts Tagged ‘ food ’

NHR Editorial: No consensus on whether GMOs are safe. Obama sign Monsanto protection act.

Mar 28th, 2013 | By

“Frankenfoods” or better living through biotechnology? State legislators, like most of us, generally aren’t rocket scientists, nor are they cutting-edge health researchers. So when it comes to genetically modified organisms, they just want what all of us want to know: Are GMOs safe? And should we know if they’re in our food? Therein lies the

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Driven by Flavor — In the Room with Chef Dan Barber

Aug 13th, 2012 | By

If you’ve ever wondered what this farmer’s market/local food/gardening trend is all about, this great interview with Dan Barber will explain it with verve and humor. Barber was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. He continues the work that he began as a member of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture’s board of directors: to blur the line between the dining experience and the educational, bringing the principles of good.

Yale Peabody Museum hosts hands-on exhibition on ‘Big Food’

Jan 30th, 2012 | By

Visitors to the newest exhibition at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History will have an opportunity to investigate our origins as hunter-gatherers, explore an interactive timeline on the history of food, and identify popular processed foods by only their ingredients. “Big Food: Health, Culture and the Evolution of Eating” opens on Feb. 11 and

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