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In Paris, Refugee Chefs Show What They Have To Offer

French chef Stephane Jégo (left) poses with Syrian refugee chef Mohammad El Khaldy

In a weeklong festival, refugee chefs teamed up with their French counterparts to serve up feasts that fuse their culinary traditions.

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Perennial Grasses On Cropland Could Reduce Gulf’s Dead Zone

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A new study supports planting perennial grasses on current cropland as a way to reduce nutrient loss from farm fields.

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Food Companies, Farm Groups Happy With Looser GMO Label Bill

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Many food companies began labeling food that has genetically-modified ingredients in anticipation of a Vermont law that kicked in July 1.

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UN Warns World Is Reaching Peak Fish

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A new UN report says 31.4 percent of worldwide fish stocks were caught at unsustainable levels in 2013.

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As Bagged Salad Kits Boom, Americans Eat More Greens

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Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good?

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House Expected To Vote This Week On GMO Disclosure Bill

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Some say Senate Bill 764 is a step in the right direction for GMO-label advocates, but others say the bill isn’t enough.

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New Genetically Modified Crops Push Old Regulations

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The last time government agencies updated biotech regulations was 1992. Today a wave of new discoveries is breaking out of the old regulatory framework.

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Why Are Those Deviled Eggs Pink?

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Because they've been pickled with beets, that's why! Chef Arlyn Llewellyn's pickled deviled eggs taste as spectacular as they look.

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Beaks On Fleek: Meet This Town’s ‘Prettiest Chickens’

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We take you inside a "silly animal contest" in Colorado, where chicken owners hope their bird is crowned Prettiest Chicken.

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From Now On, You Make Mustard From Scratch

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Once you try this homemade mustard on some grilled meat or with a charcuterie plate, you'll never go back to the store-bought stuff.

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Your First Pasta Recipe: Spaetzle

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Start with a basic dough recipe. Add some lemon zest and nutmeg. Create tiny dumplings, then fry them in butter. Chef Seth Elgar demonstrates.

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In Tiny, Rural Hope, Large Hog Farms Spark Economic Fears

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Bartholomew County's new ordinance says farms with more than 600 pigs must be 500 feet from homes. The county's smallest CAFOs contain twice that many hogs.

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5 Big Questions About The US Senate GMO Label Bill

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The bill outlaws states’ efforts to labels foods made with genetically-modified organisms and instead gives companies more leeway in disclosing GMOs.

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New Food Waste Standards Hope To Halve Food Waste By 2030

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The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard will help measure and manage food loss and waste, for both countries and private companies.

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