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Half of all chicken in US stores is laced with antibiotic-resistant bacteria—and “organic” chicken is no better

Americans have been trying hard to eat more healthily. Three decades of bad news about red meat and pork—worries about fat, cholesterol and cancer, for example—mean they’re passing up steaks, hot dogs and hamburgers more often. But they’re clearly not giving up meat altogether: they’re eating more …

Environmental Health

Wait, There's Nanotechnology in My Food?

Think about your last meal. Whether it was a big, juicy burger or a kale and spinach salad, there's a good chance that something in that meal was grown or preserved with nanotechnology.<p><b>For a little more than a decade, the food</b> industry has been using nanotechnology to change the way we grow and …

Nanotech

Are Chiles Good for You? Or Bad? What Does Science Say?

Are chiles an antioxidant-filled wonder food? Or a bacteria-harboring carcinogen? We searched the annals of science to find the truth.<p>Science is groovy and everything, but it can be annoyingly confusing when it comes to telling us what to eat. Today's knotty conundrum: the chile. Is it an …

red pepper

3 Major Food System Problems--in Cartoons

<i>Excerpts from the new book</i> Eat Drink Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics <i>by Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, Paulette Goddard Professor in the department of nutrition, food studies, and public health at New York University</i><p>I have long believed that much of the excitement and enjoyment of studying …

D.C. Will Decriminalize Pot Possession as Long as Congress Doesn't Interfere

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Tuesday night, Washington, D.C.'s city council approved a bill to decriminalize possession of …

Weed advocates see gains as opponents mobilize for new votes

With 20 U.S. states allowing medical marijuana, and others weighing its medicinal or recreational use, advocates of looser laws on weed appear to have the advantage.<p>But leading medical groups remain ambivalent, and opponents are now trying to mobilize for upcoming votes in three states.<p>Florida will …

How retailers are driving sales (indirectly) from Instagram

Instagram is growing like a weed. The question now is whether it can ring up sales.<p>On Instagram itself, there are limited options for driving people …

Brands take selfies, too

Brands have got the word — and that word is “selfie.” The selfie, Oxford Dictionary’s 2013 ‘Word of the Year’, was not just popular among millennials …

Mobile advertising more than twice as effective as desktop, BBC World News study shows

Mobile advertising is twice as effective as desktop among the general population and up to four times more effective when targeted towards affluent …

Black Tomato launches Breaking Bad holidays

en_GB<p>article<p>Bespoke travel company Black Tomato has created a portfolio of holidays based on TV Box Set series such as Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones …

Holidays

Twitter’s failure to buy Instagram is looking like a bigger and bigger mistake

In March 2012, Twitter’s executive chairman, Jack Dorsey, thought he’d secured a verbal agreement with Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger to buy the photo sharing app for $525 million.<p>He hadn’t. Yet the impact of that failure is only just now hitting home.<p>As the history books show, a …

Social Media

The Rise of Brands and Selfies [Infographic]

by Nick Cicero on Feb 11, 2014<p>See top industry experts speak at <b>Social Fresh Finance - A Virtual Conference</b> / March 6-8<br>Attend from anywhere in the …

Selfies

New to Retargeting, Twitter Abstains From Ad Industry's Privacy Program

Twitter last month introduced promoted tweets that can be Target Browsing History, Email Addresses">targeted based on websites users have visited, …

Privacy

11 Ways Big Brands Are Chasing Millennials

Some are taking drastic measures to attract the young generation, and for good reason.<p>By 2020, 30% of all retail sales will be to millennials, said Robin Lewis, CEO of "The Robin Report" and co-author of "The New Rules of Retail."<p>"Every brand and retailer had better be re-positioning their …

Taco Bell

Marketers, Here's How To Use Data To Win Hearts And Minds

Our job as marketers is to win the hearts and minds of our customers and prospects.<p>Even though our priority is to clearly understand the intricacies of customer’s intellects <i>and</i> emotions, we often major in using intellectual triggers and minor in connecting with them emotionally.<p>We’ve overlooked the …

Put your brand on the line

en_GB<p>article<p>Creating a culture where experimenting is seen as vital and failure is not frowned upon can help brands make radical progress and boost …

Marketing

Social Marketing of TV is Not Social TV

In the modern world of buzz word media, things that often start out as very simple core definitions can get muddied up by the linking of other …

Public Relations

8 Ways to Win at Marketing by Being Useful - Jeffbullas's Blog

Marketers are competing in a vast sea of messages from other companies, friends and family of their clients and prospective clients. Today’s …

Marketing

Fishing Ad in Times Square Openly Loathes the Big City

Colle+McVoy has its fishcake and eats it too in a new Times Square ad campaign urging people to get the hell out of New York already … and go …

Advertising Industry

Vietnamese Salad Rolls (Gỏi cuốn) - Recipe

For the dipping sauce<p>Whisk all ingredients together. Taste and adjust seasoning. Reserve.<p>For the salad rolls<p>Arrange all of the ingredients near your …

Recipes

Make-Ahead Chimichurri Shrimp and Corn Salad Recipe

Few things improve overnight quite like chimichurri sauce. If you taste your sauce straight out of the blender, it's guaranteed to taste of garlic, herbs, or vinegar, but not a harmonious blend of all three. Come morning, it's another story altogether.<p>As with pesto, there will be those in the camp …

Sriracha-Buttered Shrimp

Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>6 tablespoons Sriracha<p>3 cloves minced garlic<p>1 pound head-on shrimp<p>1 tablespoon lemon zest<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh basil<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whip butter with Sriracha and melt in skillet.<p>Sauté minced garlic in it and toss in shrimp. Just …

Spicy Seattle Tuna Rolls

Okay, so sushi is a little ambitious for a weekend. But this easy spicy tuna roll recipe? You've got it in the bag.<p>Ingredients<p>4 green Thai chiles, stemmed, coarsely chopped<p>1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger<p>1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds<p>1 garlic clove, coarsely chopped<p>1/2 …

Vegetable Soup with Sriracha, Lemongrass, and Tofu

You definitely won't miss the meat in this healthy vegetable soup. Use as much or as little sriracha sauce as you like depending on your spicy preference.<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>4 cups thinly sliced onions<p>3 garlic cloves, sliced<p>4 cups vegetable broth<p>1 4-inch piece lemongrass, cut from …

25 New Ways to Use Sriracha

Dish’s Marketing Strategy Goes Big With Southwest Airlines Push

If you're on a Southwest Airlines flight between now and New Year's Eve, you're going to see a lot of Dish Network. The company logo will be on the …

Advertising Industry

Vegetable Soup Recipe by Manjula

Soups Worth Making

I'm just home from Japan - thanks to an efficient series of buses, trains, planes, and one fabulously upholstered ferry. The trip started in Tokyo, …