Winging it: New Novel Food Products

Intentional consumption of insects is on the rise![shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”15180628″][printfriendly]Are your children’s eating habits bugging you? I have a suggestion for a safe, natural and nutritious alternative, insects! Last week while attending a food safety conference in Berlin one session stood out for me, it was the impact of increased …

#1 Post of the Year: Stuart’s Beef with A&W

A(mbiguous) & W(rong): How A&W Canada Supports Unsustainable AgricultureI miss A&W’s onion rings. The reason I miss them is that I no longer buy food at their chain of restaurants. A&W has initiated a marketing campaign that misleads consumers about beef production in Canada and, for this reason, I have …

Our Tasty Brains

Could our brains be wired for unhealthy food choices?[shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”15180628″]Last fall, I attended a behavioural economics conference in Denmark, where guest speaker Antonio Rangel, a professor at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), discussed his results from a neurobiology and economic study on how people make value-based decisions. Dr. …