Tomatoes gene-edited to provide more vitamin D

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Fish and dairy products are the best dietary sources of vitamin D, which can make it a struggle for those on a plant-based diet to … Read more

Throw Out These Recalled Jif Peanut Butters ‘Immediately,’ FDA Says

photo: ZikG (shutterstock) Peanut butter has long been a staple in American cupboards. In fact, there’s a good chance you have some in your kitchen right now. If so, take a minute and check the label: It may be included in a nationwide recall of 49 Jif-brand peanut butter products, prompted by concerns that it … Read more

Abbott CEO apologizes for baby formula shortage in Washington Post

The Abbott manufacturing facility in Sturgis, Michigan, on May 13, 2022. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images Abbott Laboratories CEO Robert Ford apologized Saturday in a new op-ed for his company’s role in a nationwide shortage of baby formula, which this week moved Congress and the Biden administration to take emergency actions to alleviate … Read more

Air Company makes vodka out of CO2 emissions, backed by Toyota, JetBlue

At Bathtub Gin, a reinvented speakeasy in lower Manhattan, patrons may be pining for the past but they are drinking a vodka specifically invented for a cleaner future. Air Vodka is made in part from greenhouse gas emissions – specifically, captured carbon dioxide. It is just one of a bevy of new products designed to … Read more

U.S., Europe to improve food chains after India bans wheat exports

PARIS — The United States and the European Union are looking at how to improve food supply chains with export restrictions from India and other nations accentuating global problems, the EU’s trade chief told CNBC. G-7 foreign ministers warned over the weekend that the war in Ukraine is increasing the risk of a global hunger … Read more

Plant-based food stocks Beyond Meat, Oatly face a reset

In this photo illustration Oatly oat milk is shown on May 20, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Wall Street appears to be souring on plant-based substitutes. Shares of Beyond Meat and Oatly have shed more than half their value this year. The stocks are both high-profile and relative recent entrants to … Read more

Biden dismisses the idea that his administration should have acted sooner on baby formula shortage

CNN — President Joe Biden on Friday defended the White House’s a months-long shortage of infant formula in the United States and dismissed to the idea that his administration should have acted sooner, saying they “moved as quickly as a problem became apparent to us.” Following remarks in the White House Rose Garden, Biden pushed … Read more

Obesity Health Expert Claims Meal Deals Should Be Banned From Supermarkets

An obesity expert has said that supermarket meal deals should be ‘illegal’. Dr Donal O’Shea, the Health Service Executive’s (HSE) clinical lead, made the comments on The Pat Kenny Show on Wednesday (11 May) and suggested shop staff are ‘trained’ to try and upsell snacks to customers. O’Shea urged the public to be ‘super aware’ … Read more

Plants have been grown in lunar soil for the 1st time ever

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — In a landmark first, scientists have grown plants in lunar soil using samples collected during the Apollo missions to the moon. This is the first time plants have been sprouted and grown on … Read more

Redbox getting swallowed by Chicken Soup For The Soul

redboxphoto: Justin Sullivan/ (Getty Images) Great news for anybody who wants to see some sun-damaged touch screens get livened up by a little good, hearty cheer: Redbox just got itself bought by Chicken Soup For The Soul Entertainment Inc., the company behind eight million books of inspirational sub-Reader’s Digest horseshit, and also, for some reason, … Read more