Kimbal Musk, Elon Musk's brother, is aiming to foment an agricultural revolution in America. With scalable projects that include healthy low-cost fast food and urban farms in parks and shipping containers, he's made an impressive start.
The first genetically modified (GM) salmon has finally hit the supermarket shelves in Canada after years of opposition and delays. The salmon has been cleared as safe by the FDA and other regulators, but still faces opposition from groups generally opposed to GM foods.
A new study involving mice reveals that EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate), green tea’s super ingredient, is even more powerful than we thought. EGCG is the most biologically active component and abundant catechin in green tea, and the new research shows that it may alleviate insulin resistance caused by high-fat and fructose levels, also called HFFD-induced insulin resistance, as well as cognitive impairment.
Lab-grown meat prices have dropped by 96% in just four years. Although they are still too costly to be fully scalable, this will soon change, and lab-grown meats will provide a real solution to environmental harm caused by livestock agriculture.
The first genetically engineered apple, Arctic Apple, a modified variety of Golden Delicious, hit stores in test markets in February 2017. It is altered so when it's cut, it doesn't turn brown from oxidation. Are foods like Arctic Apple the foods of the future?
If you’re looking for fresh ideas for your vacation planning, think farmers’ markets. When local growers, farmers, creatives, and artisans come together in parks, town centers, and other places, the result is much more than just a chance to shop for the freshest local goods. It’s a cultural and social event, and a ton of fun.