Explores the new global honey business, and largest food fraud investigation and prosecution in history—a scam known as "honeygate."
In the last twenty years, there’s been a surge of people suffering from severe food allergies. A look at the swelling body of science around this change, and the accountability of restaurateurs in caring for their most vulnerable customers.
A lucrative and controversial commerce relationship between the U.S. and China forms the backdrop for a David-and-Goliath tale of loyalty, betrayal and revenge on the American garlic scene.
From the lowliest hen to the richest magnate, the size and scale of chicken-growing has determined the fate of every player in this expansive food chain.
To boost profits, some dairy farmers are switching to produce upscale organic milk, or even "raw" unpasteurized milk, but it comes with the risk of pathogens which can sicken and even kill consumers.
In the wake of overfishing in New England, the U.S. government stepped in to regulate and save the fisheries. The unintended result was a wave of consolidation that set the stage for massive criminal exploitation.
The avocado's rise from culinary fad to must-have superfood has made it a lucrative crop -- and a magnet for money-hungry cartels.
In the south of France, frustrated winegrowers go to extremes to stave off cheap imports from Spain and new competition from China.
The explosive growth of the bottled water industry has driven corporations to dip into public water supplies and left vulnerable citizens thirsty.
Exploited workers, altered ecosystems, political power plays: Behind the scenes, Big Sugar is anything but refined.
For much of the world, chocolate is pure pleasure. But the long journey from bean to bar is packed with misery. Can an upstart company turn the tide?