When Eating Shrimp, There’s No Free Lunch
June 10 2014 5:05 PM EDT
Alleged slavery in the supply chain of the world's largest shrimp farmer sheds new light on America's most popular seafood.
Billionaire Climate Activist Tom Steyer Divesting From Fossil Fuels
June 09 2014 11:30 AM EDT
The former hedge-fund manager and prominent climate activist Tom Steyer will have finally divested of all his fossil fuel holdings by the end of this month, the Washington Post reported Monday.
Brazilian Drought Means Fewer Beans For Global Coffee Producers
June 04 2014 12:29 PM EDT
And if the law of supply and demand holds then retail coffee prices may be headed north, right?
New Virus Fears Fail To Rattle Hog Market
June 03 2014 6:09 PM EDT
The hog market has been remarkably stable in the face of a recent report that a deadly pig virus believed to have been brought to the U.S. from China is more dangerous than previously thought.
World Needs To Invest $50T to Meet Energy Needs: IEA
June 03 2014 10:57 AM EDT
The energy agency says that massive investments are required through 2035 to meet the world's growing energy needs.
'Whiskey Crisis' Looms Over America's Drinking Culture
May 31 2014 1:17 PM EDT
A shortage of whiskey is making headlines, as prices for top-shelf product skyrocket. But not everybody is buying in to the panic.
For Therapists, Isla Vista Mass Killings A Teachable Moment
May 29 2014 12:07 PM EDT
For those in mental health and law enforcement, Elliott Rodger's killing spree is prompting discussions of how better to prevent such tragedies.
Your Food Bill Is Rising, But Only In Certain Supermarket Aisles
May 29 2014 6:10 AM EDT
As global food prices continue to rise, evidence shows that perishable goods are the overwhelming driver behind the increase.
The World's Biggest Orange Exporter Is in Trouble
May 28 2014 3:03 PM EDT
The European Commission's new rules on South African citrus imports could have major implications for Europe's fresh fruit market.
Supply Fears Mount On Second Pig Virus Outbreak
May 28 2014 12:55 PM EDT
An Indiana farm is the first to confirm publicly it suffered a second outbreak of a deadly pig virus.
How A Few Ugly Oranges Could Derail South Africa’s Economy
May 28 2014 12:46 PM EDT
Amid fears of "black spot" fruit disease, the EU has restricted imports of citrus fruit from South Africa, the world's largest exporter.
Indonesia, India Top Shadow Economy List
May 28 2014 2:06 AM EDT
Shadow businesses can make up more than 80 percent of total economic activity in developing countries, according to a new study.
Glaring Gaps Revealed In Government Data From Flight MH370
May 27 2014 12:19 PM EDT
The Malaysian government today released some of the raw data it used to determine the whereabouts of the missing MH370.
We Know You're Eating Nanomaterials. We Don't Know If It's Safe.
May 22 2014 8:32 PM EDT
Nanomaterials are found in dozens of foods.
What Will The Thai Coup Mean For Markets?
May 22 2014 10:43 AM EDT
After the Thai military took over on Thursday, economists say it could help stabilize markets, but only for now.
Everything You Need To Know About American Eagle Outfitters Store Closings
May 21 2014 6:55 PM EDT
American Eagle Outfitters announced it would close 150 stores over the next three years. A profit plunge, climate change and the rise of fast fashion are factors.
Your Caffeine Addiction Is Killing Central America's Economy
May 21 2014 2:51 PM EDT
Be grateful for that daily cup of Joe: It has cost more than you think.
Two Oregon Counties Ban GMO Crop Cultivation
May 21 2014 2:08 PM EDT
Voters in two Oregon counties have approved ballot initiatives banning the cultivation of GMO crops.
Syria: Memoir Of An Assad Torture Chamber
May 21 2014 10:51 AM EDT
So far in 2014, 847 prisoners have died of torture, execution and maltreatment in Syrian jails. Here's one prisoner's experience.
How Europe Is Trying To Reduce Food Waste
May 20 2014 4:46 PM EDT
The European Union is preparing to take steps to reduce the tens of millions of tons of food that goes to waste each year across the continent.