Posts Tagged ‘watermelon’

White House Soup

August 28, 2012

White House Soup
The White House Soup of the Day for August 28, 2012 via MSNBC and FishbowlDC:

 Chilled Watermelon.

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Exploding Melons!

May 17, 2011

Exploding Melons!

The melons of China are exploding. They’re not bursting with goodness, but with chemicals. Chinese farmers have been speeding the watermelon harvest by treating plants with a little too much Forchlorfenuron (FCF), a growth regulator.

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Brave New Watermelon

August 18, 2010

Brave New Watermelon

They’re round and green, and open with a pop. They’re the experimental watermelons of the 21st century, “small hybrid triploid beauties with names like Precious Petite and Orchid Sweet,” writes Kim Severson in the New York Times.

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