Tag: Food

The Unbearableness of Chipotle’s Portions 

The Unbearableness of Chipotle’s Portions 

Although Chipotle is not considered “fine dining”, it is a chain our society knows and loves. Because Chipotle is one of fast food’s healthier options, its profits continue to grow yearly.  You would think there would be no cons, right? Well recently, customers have been expressing anger over the small rations of food they receive […]

Why is online recipe content so controversial? (Op-Ed)

Why is online recipe content so controversial? (Op-Ed)

In an age where individuals can find essentially any information they’d like online, there’s been an enormous increase in content relating to food and recipes, specifically in the format of short-form content that is posted to social media platforms such as TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook.  These platforms have become virtual kitchens, bustling with creativity and […]

Food delivery service pricing and quality standards are unacceptable (Op-Ed)

Food delivery service pricing and quality standards are unacceptable (Op-Ed) xr:d:DAF9Wu2KWoU:22,j:4730329973219952093,t:24041020

There’s no doubt that we live in a world of convenience, surrounded by technology and services that allow us to get practically anything we’d like at the touch of a few buttons through a screen.  Food delivery is no exception to this. With a variety of companies hosting our favorite corporate restaurant chains, local eateries, […]

How there can be an emotional connection to eating (Op-Ed)

How there can be an emotional connection to eating (Op-Ed) Photo Credit: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

In addition to providing energy, food may trigger a flood of feelings, thoughts, and recollections. Eating is more than just fueling our bodies; it can also be a window into our history, a trigger for fond memories, and a way to reconnect with loved ones. We humans have an emotional connection to food that shapes […]

Why mukbangs are so popular (Op-Ed)

Why mukbangs are so popular (Op-Ed)

Food and food consumption content is one of the cornerstones of online media, especially in photo and video sharing platforms such as Instagram and YouTube.  Now, more than ever, creators are taking it upon themselves to film, capture, produce, and distribute content in which they are interacting with food in some way, whether that be […]

 Is meal prepping right for you? (Op-Ed)

 Is meal prepping right for you? (Op-Ed)

With food prices continuing to climb, and eating out at fast food establishments and restaurants becoming more and more of a financial pain in your wallet, it’s difficult to navigate which meal options work best for your dietary preferences, financial situation, and everyday schedule.  One option to consider is meal prepping- or taking a chunk […]

The heavenly fruit salad recipe you need to try out yourself

The heavenly fruit salad recipe you need to try out yourself

Must-have recipes have been trending around social media for some time and one that sticks out is fruit salad. This tasty recipe features some of the best fruits and a couple secret ingredients that you may not have thought about including before.  This viral recipe comes from a Tik Tok creator named @cecilysnatural and her […]

Three reasons why eating a ‘rainbow plate’ is vital for your health

Three reasons why eating a ‘rainbow plate’ is vital for your health

A common misconception about eating healthy is that it has to be boring. Any green vegetable you find in the grocery store paired with boiled chicken isn’t the most appealing meal. But, by “eating the rainbow,” you can accomplish all of your health goals while giving your body the nutrients it needs, and having fun […]

Potato surplus impacts major french fry producers after demand took a dive last year

Potato surplus impacts major french fry producers after demand took a dive last year

French fry producer Lamb Weston Holdings reports to write off $71 million after in excess supply to honor last year’s contracts with farmers. The loss is the latest news in an unfortunate chain of events concerning a surplus of potatoes across the North West last year. After facing potato shortages in the the prior two […]

Studies find that lab-grown meat is worse for the environment than actual meat

Studies find that lab-grown meat is worse for the environment than actual meat

A new article from researchers at The University of California, Davis (UC DAVIS) has found that the environmental impact from lab-grown meat is very likely to be higher than  real, authentic meat.  It’s no secret that the mass production of meat is damaging to our environment. Meat production accounts for 57% of the greenhouse gas […]

UN says global food prices declined from 2022 highs

UN says global food prices declined from 2022 highs

Global food prices declined in 2023 after record highs in 2022, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization reported Friday. The FAO Food Price Index, a measure of monthly shifts in the global cost of common food commodities, was just over 10% lower in December 2023 than in December 2022. Food prices spiked in early 2022 […]

Hershey sued over ‘misleading’ Reese’s Halloween candy

Hershey sued over ‘misleading’ Reese’s Halloween candy

A Florida woman has sued The Hershey Company for $5 million over the “misleading” packaging of Halloween-themed Reese’s peanut butter candies. The packaging art of Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins depicts the candy with a carved jack-o-lantern face, which does not appear on the physical candy. In the proposed federal class action lawsuit filed on Dec. […]

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