Labeling food that contains genetically modified organisms is not required in the U.S. despite worries about the potential health risks. Urvashi Rangan, consumer safety and sustainability director at Consumer Report, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the results of the study.
As a vote on whether to raise the tax on sodas, teas, energy drinks and any others that contain added sugar sold in San Francisco draws near, advocates for the beverage industry and public health arena weigh in on how this tax would affect consumers.
An award-winning perishable label that reacts to protein decomposition could herald a change in the way the freshness of food is measured, according to its London-based designer, raising the prospect of reducing consumable wastage and even improving organ transportation.
With cooler weather, Fall brings sweeter treats. Fans of this season often turn to pumpkin-flavored goodies, but may not be aware of the dangerous amounts of sugar that hide inside these favorite sweets.
At CES 2014, 3D Systems introduced two 3D printers for building food. Items such as geometric sugar designs were created. With 3D printing thriving, just imagine what kinds of foods we'll be able to print next.
Host Stephen Colbert of "The Colbert Report" questions North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un's disappearance from the public eye. Colbert predicts it may be because of problems related to his dangerous obsession with cheese.
John C. Moore details the "brown food chain," explaining how such unlikely delicacies as pond scum and animal feces contribute enormous amounts of energy to our ecosystems.
A Chinese man who went to a doctor complaining of stomach aches and itchy skin was horrified to learn his body had become riddled with tapeworms. He reportedly told doctors he had recently eaten sushi.
Fortune recently cited data indicating that since 2011, the number of U.S. consumers ages 19 to 21 that ate at McDonald’s at least once a month was down 13%.
With the recently enforced food labeling guidelines on gluten, finding gluten-free food options can be tough. Two organizations are now working to change all that by reaching out to food pantries to help them better serve gluten-free clients by supplying better options.
In the last few years, mobile food trucks have hit the streets in record numbers. They require far less start-up capital than restaurants, but are they safe to eat from?
Does 3D printing make it possible to improve the food on flights? Check out this video and see for yourself.
While sugar is easy to spot in candy, soft drinks and ice cream, it also hides out in foods you might not expect. Robert Lustig decodes confusing labels and sugar's many aliases to help determine just how much of that sweet carbohydrate makes its way into our diets.
Stephen Colbert of "The Colbert Report" speaks of the devastating blow to grandfathers and hipsters alike as the all-American Pabst Brewing Company is acquired by a Russian company.
If you love a finely crafted steak, chances are you’ve heard of Pat LaFrieda. The butcher, author and third-generation owner of Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors supplies meat to restaurants from Eleven Madison Park to ShakeShack. Pat tells Bloomberg Pursuits his five all-time favorite cuts of meat.
Nothing says fall quite like pumpkins, but there are a few unexpected pumpkin-flavored foods you may not know exist.
A 104-year-old bottle of Louisville-made bourbon has just been discovered and is soon to be opened.
One of the hottest fields in high-tech right now is big data — making sense of huge amounts of information on everything from shopping to dating. And now for beer. Bloomberg's Elliott Gotkine reports.
In an attempt to stay healthy, millions of Americans use sugar substitutes or testosterone supplements. New developments signal that both could pose health risks. Dr. David Agus joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss the science.
He's the 10-year-old founder and CEO of Mr. Cory's Cookies, and he hopes to conquer the world before graduating high school. Who is this mini mogul?