Rancid are an institution. Fervently punk rock roots mixed with songs catchy enough for people who've never seen the inside of a squat, these Californians ain't fuckin' around. But while we take this moment to appreciate the majesty of Rancid and look forward to their upcoming shows Thursday and Fri ... More >>
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The New Orleans snowball maker SnoWizard has pissed off competitors by filing dozens of product patents. Now, the company is being sued for "attempting to manipulate the snowball market through a scheme to assert exclusive monopoly rights." [Wall Street Journal] Ever since Wal-Mart found it ... More >>
Tim Pearce/flickrFishy business at Whole FoodsIn a recent Greenpeace ranking of seafood sustainability in supermarkets, Whole Foods ranked fourth, behind Target, which came in second, and Safeway, which took the number one spot.
According to a new Fox News poll, 8 in 10 American voters (Fox polled 900 of them) say they think prayers helped Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords survive being shot through the brain in a Tucson Safeway parking lot nearly two weeks ago. Giffords continues to improve, today scrolling t ... More >>
After surviving a bullet through the brain, Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot by Jared Lee Loughner on January 8 outside a Tucson Safeway, has been upgraded from critical to stable condition and, apparently, is giving back and neck massages to her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, w ... More >>
Details on Jared Lee Loughner and what occurred (and what may have occurred) prior to his shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and more than a dozen others, killing six, in a Tucson Safeway supermarket last Saturday continue to unfold. The questions everyone wants answers to, ... More >>
Target, Wal-Mart, and Costco sell items like recycled aluminum foil, additive-free charcoal briquets, and compostable cutlery for the ultimate green cookout. [Wall Street Journal] Since the launch of Kogi Korean BBQ-To-Go in Southern California in November 2008, dozens of food vendors across ... More >>
Federal law gives gay citizens with foreign partners tough choices: Leave the U.S. Lose your love. Break the law.
thisiswhyyourefat.com1.5 trillion calories...Yesterday, a coalition of food companies pledged to remove 1.5 trillion calories from their products by 2015. The announcement from the group, the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, was made yesterday by Michelle Obama at a White House press con ... More >>
In response to popular demand from consumers, margarine maker Unilever has decided to remove all partially hydrogenated oils -- or trans fats -- from its soft-spread brands, including I Can't Believe It's Not Butter and Country Crock. [USA Today] Some 22 percent of restaurants in the city we ... More >>
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