Solid Golds: Sustainable seafood is the goal

UCLA alumni and brothers Mark Gold, respected environmental advocate and scientist, and Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer, on what restaurants, chefs and legislators can do.

UCLA’s healing garden reaches for the sky

UCLA’s first vertical garden is tended to by patients from the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital — from pH testing and pest control to germinating seeds, harvesting plants, drying herbs and cooking.

11 cool and endearing reasons to choose UCLA

Potential UCLA students know all about the university's exceptional academic rankings, powerhouse athletic teams and world-renowned researchers. But there are a few fun facts about the campus they might not know.

Avoid holiday gorging and stay healthy

There are ways to both enjoy the holidays and keep healthy at the same time, says Erin Morse, chief clinical dietitian at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

UCLA molecular biologist, environmental law scholar defend GMOs

Two UCLA faculty members — molecular biologist Robert Goldberg and international law and policy scholar Edward Parson — defended the use of genetically modified organisms in food production at a Zócalo/UCLA discussion held in downtown Los Angeles.

Annual UCLA Food Drive

Proceeds will benefit underprivileged families and individuals in L.A., as well as struggling UCLA students.

Do eco-friendly wines taste better?

A UCLA study crunched the numbers from more than 74,000 wine reviews in top magazines and, statistically speaking, environmentally friendly wine tastes better.

UC commits $3.3 million to tackle food access issues

Guided by the findings of an in-depth University of California survey, UC President Janet Napolitano has approved $3.3 million in new funding over the next two years to help students regularly access nutritious food on campus and off, UC announced ...

No more sneaking sugar into packaged foods

As Americans struggle with obesity and diabetes, UC researchers say that new nutrition labels could help consumers change their shopping choices and ultimately their diets.

Trailblazing solutions to global food crisis

One honoree, UCLA alumna Kelly Dumke, is already working on the front lines in communities in L.A. County against a well-known and entrenched enemy, early childhood obesity.
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