A new medical study reports that eating high amounts of animal protein can increase your risk of cancer by a factor of four. But Dr. Richard Besser, Chief Health & Medical Editor for ABC News, notes that the research is confusing because its results varied based on age group.
Mondelez International has developed a machine that uses 3D printing technology that allows consumers to customize their own Oreos. Laurie Segall, Tech Correspondent for CNNMoney, prints her own Oreo cookie and lets us know how it tastes.
Gekkeikan Sake in Northern California is the second largest producer of Sake in the United States. The company is considering drilling wells onsite to help boost its water supply, which has been threatened by California's widespread drought.
Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report applauds Chevron's recent "pizza apology" blunder, but he wags his finger at the FDA's latest proposal to update the Nutrition Facts label. Colbert calls the proposal "the latest overreach by the Obama nanny state."
Pizza Hut recently released a concept video showing off an interactive table the restaurant chain developed with Chaotic Moon Studios. Using the table, diners can customize their own pizzas, select their payment method and play games while they wait.
Author Christopher Leonard talks to MSNBC's Morning Joe about his new book, The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business. Leonard says that the meat industry goes to great lengths to ensure the public is ignorant about the meat production process.
Bee colonies are a vital part of the food supply. In February, the USDA announced a plan to spend millions of dollars to help feed honeybees. And the city of Los Angeles is considering a "pro-bee" ordinance to officially allow urban beekeeping.
Did you know that humans have been genetically modifying crops for the past 10,000 years? John Ruff, certified food scientist and immediate past president of the Institute of Food Technologists, discusses the history of GMOs and their role in food production.
Sriracha is one of the hottest condiments around. In fact, many consumers couldn't imagine a world without Sriracha. Known for its unique spicy, slightly sweet flavor, the chemistry behind this sauce is the focus of a new video created by the American Chemical Society.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart discusses some of the latest news impacting the food industry, including Subway's removal of a controversial chemical from its bread, Kraft's new "natural mold inhibitor," and Nestle's Hot Pockets recall.
At a feedlot for beef cattle in Nebraska, veterinarian Lynn Locatelli demonstrates how the operation ensures cattle are handled with comfort and low stress. Feedlot owner Tom Williams says handling cattle with low stress is essential to success.
Low production combined with consistent demand have resulted in record high prices of beef, according to experts. CBS News' Anna Werner reports on how the nation's extreme drought is impacting beef prices for producers, restaurants and consumers.
Bear Republic Brewery, located in Cloverdale, Calif., has provided the small town with enough money to dig new wells in the midst of a crippling drought. In return, the brewery receives the steady supply of water it needs to produce its beer.
In 2013, American consumers purchased a whopping $3.1 billion worth of single-serve coffee pods, up from $132 million in 2008. Consumer Reports' senior projects editor Tod Marks talks about the K-cup boom and its impact on the coffee industry.
The Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters company in Sacramento, Calif., is putting a new spin on brewing coffee. The company puts iced coffee under nitrogen and serves it out of a keg. The texture of the beverage is compared to that of a stout beer.
California state Sen. Bill Monning is proposing a bill that would place warning labels on sugary drinks. According to a study, children who drink just one regular soda per day increase their chance of obesity by 55 percent. But some believe the bill is a losing battle.
Vodka is the national spirit of Russia and is a popular beverage worldwide. Generally produced from grain or potatoes, vodka traditionally is consumed with food in Russia. Lester Holt of the TODAY Show tries six different Russian varieties of vodka.
Bourbon is continuing to gain popularity across the United States and globally. Clay Risen, author of "American Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit", discusses the billion dollar boom in the bourbon industry.
Coca-Cola's advertisement at this year's Super Bowl, which featured the song, "America the Beautiful," sung in various foreign languages, has met with disapproval by some viewers. Now the company is speaking out against the ad's critics.
A blogger called the 'Food Babe' launched a petition asking Subway to remove the ingredient azodicarbonamide from its bread. While the restaurant is in the process of removing the chemical, Subway argues that it made the decision to make the ingredient switch before the petition was launched.