Shutdown & Colbert Report

October 28, 2013

Earlier this month, a story Allison Aubrey and I wrote about how the shutdown impacts WIC recipients was on The Colbert Report. Here’s the story: Shutdown Leaves Program Feeding Women And Infants In Lurch. It appears at the 5:26 mark in this Oct. 2 episode.

Also from the last couple months:

Why Doctors Oppose Force-Feeding Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

This one has great photos and audio collected by Heather Rousseau: How Well Do You Know Your Fish Fillet? Even Chefs Can Be Fooled

I plan to get out to WV sometime to do more reporting on this fascinating topic: ‘Mountain Dew Mouth’ Is Destroying Appalachia’s Teeth, Critics Say

Maybe It’s Time To Swap Burgers For Bugs, Says U.N.

Taking Down Big Food Is The Name Of Chipotle’s New Game

My story on one of the biggest news events in the food world this year: Long Awaited Lab-Grown Burger Is Unveiled In London

Q&A with UC-Berkeley medical anthropologist Seth Holmes: Why Picking Your Berries For $8,000 A Year Hurts A Lot

Allison Aubrey and I have been following the debate about what’s really to blame for the rise in celiac and gluten sensitivity. Here’s our feature: Doctors Say Changes In Wheat Do Not Explain Rise Of Celiac Disease

Stay tuned for the follow-up on the radio to this story on punishment food, which should air sometime in November: The Latest In Adventurous Tastings? Prison Food