In general, food recalls aren't funny. Listeria, E. coli, salmonella: serious business, all of them. Undeclared allergens might not matter to most consumers, but for those who are allergic, they can be a very big deal, indeed. But then there is this recall, announced last week by the USDA.
Zach Dyer is a writer living in Saint Louis. He did his thesis research on coffee farmers in Southern Mexico. Since then, he has visited coffee plantations in Costa Rica and Mexico as well as roasters and cafés across the U.S. He blogs about coffee for Gut Check every Wednesday.I think it's safe to ... More >>
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND -- Scientists working for CERN, the European scientific body responsible for the Large Hadron Collider project, have announced today that they have discovered the source of an anomaly first detected Sunday evening. "What we first suspected to be a miniature, temporary black hol ... More >>
From a long-buried pyramid to the Saint Louis Art Museum: The mysterious voyage of the Ka-Nefer-Nefer mask.