Allison Aubrey

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Venison As Benison: Food Banks Score From Deer Overpopulation

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

With the start of hunting season, wildlife managers are tackling the overabundance of deer in parks around the country. Some of that meat is being salvaged and processed to distribute to the hungry.


A Burger Joint Pays $15 An Hour. And, Yes, It's Making Money

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Fast-casual chain Moo Cluck Moo, in suburban Detroit, pays all of its workers far above the typical wage for a fast-food employee. It's part of its business model.


Want A Calorie Count With That? FDA Issues New Rules For Restaurants

Monday, November 24, 2014

Years in the making, the new rules will require chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information on their menus. Even movie theaters and vending machines are covered.


Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 1 in 3 adults drinks excessively. That means eight or more drinks per week for women, and 15 or more drinks a week for men.


Culinary Institute's School For 'Foodpreneurs' To Cook Up Innovation

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Culinary Institute of America may be best known for churning out chefs. But its graduates are charting new career paths that require more business chops and it's launching a school to mentor them.


Big Mayo Vs. Little Mayo: Which Brand Has Egg On Its Face?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Unilever is claiming that the label on Hampton Creek's egg-free spread is misleading and is threatening to its Hellmann's brand. But marketing experts say the strategy may have backfired.


Anthony Bourdain And Carla Hall Turbocharge D.C.'s Hunger Fighters

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Celebrity chefs haven't just made us aware of the latest noshing fashions; they have also spread the word about anti-hunger initiatives like those at the innovative DC Central Kitchen.


'Occupy The Farm': In Berkeley, The Revolution Will Be Irrigated

Saturday, November 08, 2014

A new documentary film follows protesters who occupied a research farm owned by the University of California. The film has become a symbol of the subversive possibilities of urban farming.


How Did Berkeley Pass A Soda Tax? Bloomberg's Cash Didn't Hurt

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The American Beverage Association poured tons of cash into the effort to defeat the penny-per-ounce sugary-drink tax. But the effort to pass the tax also got cash infusions from some big-name donors.


To Prevent Kidney Stones: Go Easy On Soda And Drink Lots Of Water

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Research shows that simple changes in drinking habits can help people who've had kidney stones lower the odds that they'll strike again. Consuming plenty of fiber may make a difference, too.


'Arbeit Macht Frei' Gate Stolen From Former Dachau Death Camp

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Authorities are investigating possible neo-Nazi involvement in the theft of the gate at Dachau, the first concentration camp the Nazi regime opened in Germany. A similar 2009 theft targeted Auschwitz.


With Style And Silo, 'Modern Farmer' Melds Agrarian With Urban Hip

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Modern Farmer is less than two years old but it's already won a National Magazine Award. "We're making fun of ourselves, in a way, because we don't know anything about farming," says the editor.


Cash For Halloween Candy? Dentists' Buyback Program Is Booming

Friday, October 31, 2014

If you're like many parents, by tomorrow morning you'll be facing a candy glut. One possible solution? Sell it to a dentist participating in a program that sends candy care packages to troops.


Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss Supplements

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Just because the Food and Drug Administration recalls a supplement because it contains dangerous substances doesn't mean the product disappears from the market.


From NFL To 'Scandal,' Whole Foods Buys TV Ads To Boost Its Brand

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A pioneer in selling organic, sustainable groceries, Whole Foods now finds itself beset by competitors. So it's launching its first national ad blitz to sell socially conscious consumers on its story.


Reality Check: To Burn Off A Soda, You'll Have To Run 50 Minutes

Thursday, October 16, 2014

What might make us pay attention to calorie information on menus? Researchers think that including how many miles of walking or minutes of running it takes to burn off the calories ordered would help.


U.S. Hospitals Redouble Efforts To Prep For Ebola

Monday, October 13, 2014

Another Ebola infection in Dallas has raised some concern among nurses and other health workers in hospitals around the country who worry they may not be equipped to deal with the crisis.


Restaurants Shave Calories Off New Menu Items

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

New menu items introduced by chain restaurants in 2013 contained 60 fewer calories, on average, than items on the menu in 2012. And that could be enough to make an impact on the obesity epidemic.


From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love of Bitter May Be In Your Genes

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren't as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.


Culinary Diplomacy Takes Texan Chef To The Land Of Grilled Yak

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Is food the oldest instrument of diplomacy? The U.S. State Department just sent award-winning chef Tim Byres to Kyrgyzstan, where he ate a sheep's eye and wowed his hosts with Texan spices.