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Rogers Park butcher hangs up his apron
Nov. 1, 2014
Ed & Erv’s, on Touhy Avenue, furnished high-grade meats and meals to neighborhood families for generations. But owner Denny Mondl says business has slowed, and its time to hang up his apron.
Whom do you trust when it comes to nutrition advice?
Oct. 28, 2014
Organic fruits and vegetables get top rating in Environmental Working Group’s new score card but manufacturers say the message is still flawed.
Is switching to skim milk a mistake?
Oct. 13, 2014
Some top doctors and researchers say that low fat milk offers no benefits and could cause harm.
Rabbit hops back onto the American table
Sep. 23, 2014
Rabbits might be some of the most sustainable meat on the market, but the cute factor causes animal rights supporters to protest their sale at grocery stores.
Do new FDA actions endanger your favorite cheese?
Sep. 16, 2014
Newly enforced FDA guidelines on a bacterium that doesn’t cause sickness leave cheese lovers scratching their heads.
Illinois proposes tighter regulations for raw milk
Sep. 9, 2014
Some farmers and consumers are angry about proposed restrictions by the Illinois Department of Public Health on raw milk.
Is it time for the 'Immigrant Diet'?
Aug. 28, 2014
Some public health experts believe traditional home-cooked meals from ethnic grocery stores could be the key to eating well on a budget.
Chicago's urban farms still looking to grow demand
Aug. 27, 2014
More than a decade of urban agriculture in Chicago has produced a mixed crop of outcomes.
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