Science Explains Why Refrigerated Tomatoes Lack Flavor

From the dawn of time, food enthusiasts, chefs, and people who eat have been arguing on exactly where their produce should be kept. While experts have previously told Consumerist that keeping tomatoes in the refrigerator isn’t a good idea, that recommendation has been confirmed through the power of science. [More]


Scientists Suggest Zika Virus Can Be Transmitted Via Oral Sex

While health officials continue looking for a cure for the Zika virus, scientists are considering the possibility that the mosquito-borne illness could also be sexually transmitted from human to human. [More]

Doctors Smack Down "Smart Choices" Campaign Labeling Fruit Loops As "Healthy"

Doctors Smack Down "Smart Choices" Campaign Labeling Fruit Loops As "Healthy"

Last week we pointed you toward the New York Times’ report on the dubious Smart Choices campaign, an industry-backed, pseudo-science marketing effort to convince you Froot Loops and other sugary cereals really are part of a complete, healthy breakfast. The Sustainable Food blog is not amused at the existence of such a program, and put together a list of 10 reasons Smart Choices is bogus.