13 unclean to 1 clean: TV cooking

Doug Powell‘s Barfblog highlighted an unappetizing study (by Powell and colleagues) about the food safety practices visible on TV cooking shows: “Spot the Mistake: Television Cooking Shows as a Source of Food Safety Information,” Mathiasen, L.A., Chapman, B.J., Lacroix, B.J. and Powell, D.A., Food Protection Trends, vol. 24, no. 5, May 1, 2004, pp. 328-334. […]

“Tentacles? Testicles!” — Treats on Trays

A Kansas State University researcher takes a colorful approach to a supposedly bland subject: “Tentacles? Testicles! A Sampling of Perceptions on Uneatable Food Items Among Undergraduate Students,” Anne Donovan, presented at the Associaton of American Geographers 2009 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas (Thanks to Juanita Brown for bringing this to our attention.)

NEWS: Eating more makes you fat

Breaking news from the University of Ulster. Their press release dated January 21, 2010 says: New Study Proves Larger Portions Expand Waistlines Eating large food portions can significantly increase our weight even during short periods – researchers at the University of Ulster have discovered in the first ever study of its kind. A team of […]