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  • Vegan Cooking Workshop Coming to Atlanta

    Have you been wanting to eat more vegan food but aren’t sure where to start? This hands-on vegan cooking workshop is perfect for jumpstarting your vegan kitchen. More

  • Eat Drink Better is Going Vegan!

    Yesterday was World Vegan Day, and this morning I’m thrilled to make the exciting announcement that Eat Drink Better is now a vegan website. More

  • Help Build the Best Green Jobs Site EVER

    Finding jobs that align with your ethics can be hard, especially in the world of food. What if there were a place where you could look for a green job a trust that you’d be making a difference? More

  • Coming 8/11: Daily Specials, All Week Long!

    Hey there, lovely Eat Drink Better readers! We are cooking up something fun for you next week! Alongside our regular menu of sustainable food news, we’re serving a daily special. More

  • Stop! Don’t Wash Raw Chicken!

    According to Yahoo News, Britain’s food safety watchdog says you should not wash raw chicken before cooking it. The Food Standards Agency said washing raw chicken spreads the campylobacter bacteria – the most common cause of food poisoning in Britain – onto hands, work surfaces clothing and cooking surfaces. Campylobacter can cause abdominal pain, severe […] More

  • Myra and Marea Goodman’s Early Summer Sauté Recipe

    “Straight from the Earth: Irresistible Vegan Recipes for Everyone” is a mouthwatering cookbook created by mother and daughter: Myra Goodman and Marea Goodman (Chronicle Books, March 4). You may recognize them from Earthbound Farms; Myra is the co-founder of the mega-produce company. The Goodman’s love for yummy organic and convenient vegetables doesn’t just stop with delivering fresh produce to grocery stores across the country. As they show in this perfect summery sauté recipe, they take their cooking just as seriously, too. More

  • Too Late For Coffee? Starbucks Wine and Beer Is Here

    Starbuck’s plans to roll out alcoholic beverages to thousands of stores over the next few years as part of it new Starbucks Evenings program. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Starbuck’s wants your business all day long so its adding “more reasons to love it at night.”  Starbucks Evenings is a new program being rolled out by the coffee retail giant.  And […] More

  • Coca-Cola Finally Eliminates Flame Retardant From Powerade

    More than a year ago PepsiCo, makers of Gatorade, removed brominated vegetable oil (BVO), an ingredient that has been patented as a flame retardant, from its beverages. Coca-Cola, makers of Powerade, are finally getting on the band wagon. It was news when PepsiCo agreed to remove brominated vegetable oil (BVO), an ingredient that has been patented as […] More

  • The Unfortunate Partnership of SodaSteam + SkinnyGirl

    SodaStream International has entered into an unfortunate strategic alliance with Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl brand. I was dismayed to read that SodaStream International, leading maker of beverage carbonation systems for homes, has entered into a strategic alliance with Housewives of New York and beverage mogul Bethenny Frankel and her Skinnygirl brand. The companies will develop new flavors targeted to women that will […] More

  • Pepsi Bottler Fails US Workers

    One of Pepsi’s largest US bottlers, G&J Pepsi-Cola, faces $87,000 in US Labor Department OSHA penalties for exposing workers to repeat safety violations. According to an OSHA News Release, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited PepsiCo‘s largest non-corporate owned bottler, G&J Pepsi-Cola, for seven workplace health and safety violations, […] More

  • Non-GMO Cheerios, Grape-Nuts Not As Nutritious Anymore

    Just when we thought we could rejoice over major cereal manufacturers’ reformulating big cereal brands without GMOs, a review of ingredients in non-GMO Cheerios and Grape-Nuts reveals that they contain far fewer vitamins. According to an article in Food Navigator-USA, the new non-GMO formulations of Original Cheerios and Grape Nuts might be made without ingredients […] More

  • Edible Insects Coming To A Table Near You

    Get ready for the next food trend: Edible Insects Its official. We will be seeing edible insects on our dinner plates soon. How do we know? People everywhere are talking about it. The Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) has a special advisor on edible bugs and a Directory of Edible Insects Stakeholders on […] More

  • Happy New Year! We have a calendar winner!

    Happy New Year, lovely Eat Drink Better community! Thank you to all of the folks who entered the Simply Raw calendar giveaway from Amber Lotus Publishing! We chose a winner today using Rafflecopter’s random selection tool, and the winner is… More

  • October Unprocessed 2013

    October Unprocessed starts tomorrow! This month, I make the commitment to eat only unprocessed foods. Thirty-one days isn’t so long, right? More

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