Center for Science in the Public Interest

  • News

    July 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Missouri Flunks Food Safety Test

    Missouri, you get an F in reporting foodborne illnesses. shared a new report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, grading states on their ability to report outbreaks of foodborne illness. The more a state reports, the better chance they have of getting it under control. "' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Helicopters Blow Warm Air on Cold Florida Crops

    For a second year in a row, cold threatens Florida's winter crops. NPR reports that farmers are hiring helicopters to hover low over the crops to push warm air downward. It's a desperate measure that costs around $2500 an hour, and last week three helicopters crashed on crop-warming missions. But if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Israeli Doctor Publishes the Country's First Pork Cookbook

    An Israeli pork cookbook? The New York Times says it's a real thing. Despite over 50 years of laws banning the sale and farming of pork in Israel, enough legal loopholes exist to get pork to the non-kosher residents of the country. Dr. Eli Landau has published "The White Cookbook", which is thought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Science Groups and Food-Borne Illness Survivors Push for Legislation

    With food safety legislation still in limbo, on Wednesday everyone from focus groups to food-borne illness survivors pushed to get the law passed. CNN reports that since the bill first passed the House 13 months ago, there have been 85 recalls of FDA-approved foods. Statements on the urgency of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Illinois Law Aims to Unite Farmers with Schools and the Poor

    Illinois governor Pat Quinn signed into law legislation to create a database for farmers to connect with schools and low income residents.. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The Farm-to-School database will create an electronic database on the state Department of Agriculture Web site that allows s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Are The 10 Riskiest Foods Worth the Risk?

    Image viaDelicious! Deadly?​The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released a new report ranking the ten "riskiest" foods regulated by the FDA (link PDF) based on the number of outbreaks linked to each particular food. Those who have followed all the salmonella, E. coli and other outbre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 5.26

    And the losers are ... The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released their annual Xtreme Eating awards - the most unhealthy dishes available at chain restaurants. Got a hankering for pasta with 85 grams of saturated fat? The Los Angeles Times details the winners, and examines whether ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 12.10

    ​ School cafeteria meat not as healthy as fast food. (USA Today)Center for Science in the Public Interest suggests food label revamp. (The New York Times)Gatorade drops Tiger Woods-themed beverage. Of course it has nothing to do with scandal. (ABC)Beer can collecting becomes a dying hobby. (T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 6.4

    The latest on the United Nations summit on the global food crisis. (Reuters) Could an ingredient in red wine slow human aging? A new study suggests it could. (New York Times) Anheuser-Busch has hired Goldman Sachs and Citigroup to advise on the InBev takeover bid. (Atlanta Business Chronicle) We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 11/8

    Today we look at your health. (Not ours. Ours is screwed. But you can still save yourselves.) More pro-bacon backlash. Stop hatin' on bacon, fools. (Norwich Evening News) Those wacky kids at the Center for Science in the Public Interest are at it again. Here they offer eight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2007

    Small Plates: Friday, 7/6

    photo: Ian Froeb House of India, closed for now House of India (8501 Delmar Boulevard) has closed temporarily due to a kitchen fire, according to a sign on its door. The sign states that the restaurant will reopen in two to three weeks, and workers were busy inside when I visited this morni ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 20, 2007

    Rainbow Treat

    535 South Kingshighway
    Cape Girardeau

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    Small Plates: Thursday, 6/14

    source: Even heartier than you think. Still no Web links for this week's issue. Instead, here are a couple of fun articles from around the Internet. A colleague forwarded me this list of foods you absolutely should not eat, courtesy of the Center for Science in th ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 14, 2007


    $1.39 (estimated)
    Arrived via media kit

  • News

    October 18, 2006
  • Dining

    September 6, 2006

    Quorn Meat-Free and Soy-Free Nuggets

    Whole Foods Market
    1601 Brentwood Boulevard
    Brentwood 63144

  • News

    April 19, 2006

    Responsibility Matters

    In the trade group known as the Beer Industry, Anheuser-Busch holds sway

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Behold the Forty

    A paean to the big bad bottle

  • News

    November 8, 2000

    Hold Those Cheers for the FDA

    The drug we should stop using "immediately" has been questioned for decades

  • News

    August 30, 2000

    A Good Jake

    The Passing of a Champion