It’s official! Taking the advice of celebrities, not to mention other non-scientists and non-physicians, may be bad for your health – and your wallet. A new study from McMaster University suggests that we’re hard-wired to believe the famous, even when we know their claims are unfounded and unsupported by actual evidence.

Bad news for those who buy organic to stay chemical-free: Another government study – this time in Canada – has found that large amounts of so-called organic produce contain at least traces (and sometimes more) of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and other environmental pollutants…

For lovers of Ball Park Nachos and all forms of quick-and-easy Cheesy Melts, the next week or so may be a major trial of patience and perseverance. Kraft reports a more-serious-than-usual seasonal shortage of its perennial, hallmark favourite – Velveeta Process Cheese Food…

Can you guess which popular, common foods will cost a lot more by the end of 2014? Some are foods that already increased sharply in price last year. And some are newcomers to the rapidly growing list of foods that are quickly evolving from staples to luxuries…

Mighty Wings - © McDonalds Restaurants

Talk about Food Flops of 2013! A recent online blog post on that topic pegged the short-lived McDonalds brainwave, Mighty Wings, as the third worst idea/product on its list. But that may be the least of the fast food giant’s problems with the product that wing lovers failed to flock to…