All posts tagged "Food"

  • Five More Strains Of E. Coli Could Soon Be Illegal

    One strange facet of discussion of this summer’s unprecedented series of E. coli outbreaks has concerned the U.S. government’s byzantine web of regulations of the...

  • New Preservative Could Make Food Last For Years

    This summer’s rash of E. coli outbreaks have not come at an opportune time for prevention. Mandatory future cuts in federal spending threaten to slash...

  • Tupperware

    Tupperware (plastic container with airtight lid) was invented by Earl Silas Tupper (1908-1983). Tupper was a New Hampshire tree surgeon and plastics innovator, who began...

  • Bagged Lunch Could Lead To Food Poisoning

    Brown-bagging has long been considered the quintessential method for school lunch since the days most parents roamed the halls themselves, but according to a new...

  • Applebee’s Food Truck Kills Mobile Dining’s Street Cred For Good

    It was a little embarrassing for food truckdom when Jack in the Box opened its own food truck this March. But at least the JATB...

  • Toaster

    Toasting bread began as a method of prolonging the life of bread. It was very common activity in Roman times, ‘tostum’ is the latin word...

  • Soft Drinks

    Soft drinks can trace their history back to the mineral water found in natural springs. Bathing in natural springs has long been considered a healthy...

  • More Kids Eating Calorie-Packed Takeout Food

    The obesity epidemic is being fueled still further by a growing trend among kids to eat out and bring takeout food home, University of North...

  • Why Politicians Get Fat

    Never has there been a bucket of fried chicken, a slice of greasy pizza, or a juicy double cheeseburger that I wasn’t happy to have...

  • How Eating French Fries Is Like Smoking Marijuana

    The Lay’s potato chip slogan “betcha can’t eat just one” may not actually be so far from the truth. Researchers at UC Irvine found that...

  • Restaurants

    The First Restaurant The public dining room that came ultimately to be known as the restaurant originated in France, and the French have continued to...

  • Which American Restaurant Chains Might Go Under?

    TheStreet.com recently analyzed the Z-score (a formula that measures a company’s financial health through factors such as working capital, total assets, total liabilities, market capitalization,...