The choice of flavor may be up to you, but the number of scoops will depend on what your companion gets.
New research on consumer behavior shows that we tend to match some types of choices the people around us make, but not others.
Disgust may be an impediment to many of us adopting more sustainable lifestyles, from considering alternative foods to drinking recycled water
Disgust has its evolutionary advantages, but is also a barrier to more sustainable consumption. Marketing may help.
A government-commissioned report estimated that South Australia’s ban on genetically modified crops cost canola growers A$33 million since 2004.
South Australia has lifted its moratorium on GM crops, while Tasmania has extended its ban. But the question should no longer be a simple binary of being "for" or "against" GM technology.
A new IPCC report has called for radical changes in food production to avoid catastrophic climate change. Rice-fish farming and mixed crops could help.
Legendary Australian food writer Margaret Fulton, pictured here at the launch of a stamp collection featuring her in 2014, has died aged 94.
Margaret Fulton built a long-lasting career on the provision of sound, trustworthy cookery advice.
Ultra-processed products have little or no intact 'food' remaining in them. And much-praised industry led reformulation is doing nothing effective about this.
Farm land near Holly Bluff, Miss., covered with backwater flooding, May 23, 2019.
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As climate change alters temperature and rainfall patterns, yields of some crops are increasing while others decline. The net result: less food, especially where it's most needed.
The food system urgently needs to be redesigned if we are to avoid crisis.
Meat of the future might be quite different from meat of the past.
Stanley Kubrick, photographer, LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZ6-2352.
It's relatively easy to grow a bunch of animal cells to turn into a burger. But to grow a steak made of cultured meat is a trickier task. Bioengineers must create organized, three-dimensional tissues.
Jeff Jorgenson looks over a partially flooded field he farms near Shenandoah, Iowa, May 29, 2019.
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Three scholars argue that agriculture is failing to sustain either the land or American farmers. They propose a modern version of the New Deal that centers on ecology and economic fairness.
You’re not imagining it. Our bodies really do crave macaroni cheese and other comfort foods as the temperature drops. Here’s why.
Research into our brain, gut and childhood memories tells us why we reach for macaroni cheese rather than salad in winter.
What makes chips and chocolate so appealing at certain times of the month?
Women might find themselves reaching for sweets and potato chips in the two weeks before their period, even if they don't have a diagnosis of PMS. An OBGYN explains these cyclical food cravings.
When the policies and programmes developed in Belo Horizonte were rolled out nationally, Brazil experienced a notable decline in hunger.
Stay away from the tourists traps, economics tells us. Your best bet are those cozy places away from the bustle.
Finding a place to eat in a new city can be daunting. Economics and big data have a few tips to find the right place.
We’re fish fanatics, with salmon in our sights.
Fish farming has been criticised for a lack of sustainability – here's what has been changing and what still remains a challenge.
Food waste could be worse than plastic when it comes to harming the environment.
Canada’s new good guide has mean international headlines but is it viable for Canada’s poor and marginalized?
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Canada's food guide does a great job explaining what we should consume, but it is tailored to the wealthy and the middle class and many on social assistance cannot afford to maintain it.
Jamie Oliver: TV cookery superstar has struggled on the high street.
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Chain restaurants are as authentic to the British food world as the inns and taverns of the 18th century.
The doner kebab, a typical “German” meal?
Jason M Ramos
While thought of as an unpretentious fast-food dish, the doner kebab is a symbol of the social, political and identity issues facing European society today.
Parmesan cheese, prosciutto, salami, olive oil… Italian food is at the heart of intense diplomatic lobbying.
To defend traditional Italian products such as meats and cheeses – delicious, but often high in fat and salt – the country's government has launched an intense lobbying campaign to fight nutrition labels.