By Dina Eliash Robinson “Who you gonna believe, me or your lying eyes?” Comedian Richard Pryor in a skit about being caught by his wife in bed with another woman. Pryor’s cheeky attempt to ‘gaslight’ … Read More

Who’s Afraid Of Food Labels?

By Dina Eliash Robinson Fair disclosure: Some dozen years ago, spooked by too much information about our food supply, Lewis and I switched to buying and eating organic foods, grown locally or within the closest … Read More


President Obama’s last State of the Union address included a call to a “moonshot”-like mission to find cures for cancer. He entrusted Vice President Joe Biden—who recently lost his son to cancer—to spearhead the project. … Read More

Smart Food Shopping

by Dina Eliash Robinson Part 1 — WHY BOTHER? Why would a society obsessed with youth, beauty and fitness, consume huge quantities of toxic, nutrient-poor foods that hasten aging, spoil looks and promote ill health? … Read More


Congress Votes To Repeal Mandated Labeling Of Meat Products, Blocking Consumers’ Ability To Make Healthy Food Choices May 2015— It took more than a decade to pass and include in the 2008 Farm Bill the … Read More

More Food Tips (Part II)

By Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink  Hello again, fellow foodies! Here is the second batch of 10 tried and true food handling, storing and cooking tips for your collection. Some of these I stumbled … Read More

Short Takes

Australian Scientists Breed Non-GM Durum Wheat In Salty Soil Leading the world from Down Under, scientists at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Research Institute in New South Wales responded to the encroaching salinity caused by … Read More

Food Tips

By Catharine L. Kaufman — a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink Dear Foodies: There are as many inspired solutions to problems that pop up in the performance of the culinary arts, as there are tricks to every … Read More

Beef Industry Exposée: Slaughterhouse Blues

By Dina Eliash Robinson Scary Video —- Earlier this year, an undercover video shot by members of the Humane Society of the United States revealed that Hallmark/Westland Meat Co. of Chino, California—a major meat processor—was … Read More