food podcast UC Berkeley

New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat

The Berkeley Food Institute explores the network of people and places behind what we eat in a new series.

black tea UCLA

Black tea may help with weight loss, too

The beverage promotes good health and lower weight by changing the mixture of bacteria in the gut.

school lunch UC Berkeley

Two alumni-led companies are remaking school meals

The cafeteria is a healthier, more sustainable place these days, thanks to four alums with a passion for food.

drinking water

Manganese in drinking water a cause for concern

A wide-ranging study suggests officials should monitor the chemical element as a possible public health threat.

UC Berkeley Alice Waters

Alice Waters on free speech and the making of a counterculture cook

The celebrated chef releases a memoir spanning her days at UC Berkeley to the White House garden and Chez Panisse.

Aquaculture study

Seafood for everyone

A tiny fraction of oceans could satisfy the world’s fish demand, a new study finds.

UC Davis chicken tenders

How safe is chicken imported from China? 5 questions answered

What you should know before biting into cooked chicken meat sent to the U.S.

UC San Diego tuna

Why your tuna could have 36 times more pollutants than others

Location matters: Catches from highly industrialized areas are far more polluted than those in the West Pacific.

fat food UC Berkeley smell

Does smelling food make you fat?

Fatty food made mice double their weight — unless they lacked a sense of smell.

food movement UC Santa Cruz

Oldest university-based organic research and education facility turns 50

Looking back on the food movement and movers of 'the people's farm.'

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