Members of a Russian association of wine producers have agreed to stop using the "Sovetskoye Shampanskoye" (or, "Soviet Champagne") trademark on their sparkling wines. The name, established under Stalin in the 1920s, is still widely used by Russian wine producers today.
The Wall Street Journal explores La Mancha, Spain, where some of the world's best saffron is produced.
South Korean scientists have developed prototypes of robotic Venus flytraps which could eat live insects and spiders for fuel.
Just in time for Halloween, there's a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the dangers of black licorice. If you’re 40 or older, eating two ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could cause an irregular heart rhythm or arrhythmia.
While some molds on foods are bad, others -- like the powdery white Penicillium camembert on some salumi -- are welcomed.
In Time, Josh Ozersky argues against the "reflexive dismissal of industrial food" by critics like Mark Bittman.
Vegetarianism advocates in France are growing concerned that new legal nutrition requirements for French school cafeterias effectively impose meat consumption on France's six million schoolchildren.