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Archive for July 2016

July 1, 2016

 

Adam Quirk is the CEO of Cardinal Spirits.

From Hemingway’s Campari To Indiana Craft Spirits

Adam Quirk of Cardinal Spirits talks about the authors that got him started down the path to opening a distillery.

July 8, 2016

 

chia seeds and steel cut oats

Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes Ease The Morning Rush

Mornings are too hectic to spend 45 minutes behind a stove cooking steel cut oats. Daniel Orr's advice is to prep your first meal the night before.

July 15, 2016

 

ugo bars

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work At One World’s KitchenShare

What started as a way to centralize the production of pizza dough is now also an incubator for small food businesses. We go inside One World's kitchen share.

July 21, 2016

 

Sicilian Buttercup

Primp Your Poultry For Chicken Beauty Contests

Chicken beauty contests are no joke. We meet several competitors and their poultry. And, Chef Arlyn Llewellyn whips up some eggplant tacos.

July 1, 2016

 

Roundup

Glyphosate Granted 18-Month Extension In EU

The European Commission voted to extend the sale of the product until the European Chemical Agency provides a new ruling in 2017.

July 1, 2016

 

Thousands of packaged products line supermarket aisles

Vermont GMO Label Law Takes Effect

A new law in Vermont requiring labels on genetically modified foods has gone into effect despite a months-long campaign in Congress to block the measure.

July 2, 2016

 

Maria Isabel Andrade

Orange Sweet Potato Wins Researchers The World Food Prize

A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition.

July 4, 2016

 

strawberry rhubarb crisp

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

This recipe is the perfect summer dessert to serve at parties and cookouts. Top with a heaping scoop of vanilla ice cream and you likely won’t have leftovers.

July 5, 2016

 

corn crops

Should Corn Be Knee High By The Fourth Of July? Not Anymore

Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.

July 5, 2016

 

kids

Many Children Still Hungry For Summer Food

With commuting, and other lifestyle changes, a growing number of low-income children now live outside the neighborhoods that qualify for federal assistance.

July 6, 2016

 

Greg Nott feeds a bison

To Bring Bison Back, Ranchers Say We Have To Eat Them

Market-based conservation contends that we create demand for an animal and work to keep its population robust so we can then eat it, as with the American bison.

July 7, 2016

 

Ronnie Russell

Midwest Farmers Fear GMO Labels Will Stigmatize Products

Consumers may view GMO disclosure labels much like surgeon general’s warnings on cigarette packages, despite a recent study showing GMO crops are safe to eat.

July 7, 2016

 

moldy strawberries

New Food Waste Standards Hope To Halve Food Waste By 2030

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

July 8, 2016

 

gmo label on oats

5 Big Questions About The US Senate GMO Label Bill

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

July 11, 2016

 

confined animal feeding operation

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

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.

July 11, 2016

 

soybean plants

New Genetically Modified Crops Push Old Regulations

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

July 13, 2016

 

March

House Expected To Vote This Week On GMO Disclosure Bill

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

July 14, 2016

 

bagged salad

As Bagged Salad Kits Boom, Americans Eat More Greens

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

July 14, 2016

 

Whole fresh anchovies are displayed

UN Warns World Is Reaching Peak Fish

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

July 15, 2016

 

pretzels

Food Companies, Farm Groups Happy With Looser GMO Label Bill

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

July 18, 2016

 

Miscanthus

Perennial Grasses On Cropland Could Reduce Gulf’s Dead Zone

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

July 19, 2016

 

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

In Paris, Refugee Chefs Show What They Have To Offer

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

July 19, 2016

 

best dressed chicken

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

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

July 20, 2016

 

beet pickled deviled eggs

Why Are Those Deviled Eggs Pink?

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

July 21, 2016

 

Bayer

Monsanto Says No To New Bayer Buyout; Open To Talks

Despite a "sweetened" deal totaling $64 billion, the agrochemical giant rejected the new "incomplete and financially inadequate" Bayer offer.

July 23, 2016

 

blueberries

For Pickers, Blueberries Mean Easier Labor But More Upheaval

Many farm workers call blueberries their favorite crop to pick, but it's a short season, and workers and their families have to keep moving.

July 1, 2016

 

pulled pork

Slow-Cooker Dry Rub Pulled Pork

This pulled pork gets its barbecue flavor from a simple dry rub. Throw it in the crockpot in the morning and eight hours later you’ll have a delicious meal.

July 4, 2016

 

strawberry rhubarb crisp

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

This recipe is the perfect summer dessert to serve at parties and cookouts. Top with a heaping scoop of vanilla ice cream and you likely won’t have leftovers.

July 12, 2016

 

spaetzle

Your First Pasta Recipe: Spaetzle

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

July 13, 2016

 

whole grain mustard

From Now On, You Make Mustard From Scratch

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.

July 20, 2016

 

beet pickled deviled eggs

Why Are Those Deviled Eggs Pink?

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

July 1, 2016

 

Roundup

Glyphosate Granted 18-Month Extension In EU

The European Commission voted to extend the sale of the product until the European Chemical Agency provides a new ruling in 2017.

July 1, 2016

 

Thousands of packaged products line supermarket aisles

Vermont GMO Label Law Takes Effect

A new law in Vermont requiring labels on genetically modified foods has gone into effect despite a months-long campaign in Congress to block the measure.

July 2, 2016

 

Maria Isabel Andrade

Orange Sweet Potato Wins Researchers The World Food Prize

A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition.

July 5, 2016

 

corn crops

Should Corn Be Knee High By The Fourth Of July? Not Anymore

Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.

July 5, 2016

 

kids

Many Children Still Hungry For Summer Food

With commuting, and other lifestyle changes, a growing number of low-income children now live outside the neighborhoods that qualify for federal assistance.

July 6, 2016

 

Greg Nott feeds a bison

To Bring Bison Back, Ranchers Say We Have To Eat Them

Market-based conservation contends that we create demand for an animal and work to keep its population robust so we can then eat it, as with the American bison.

July 7, 2016

 

Ronnie Russell

Midwest Farmers Fear GMO Labels Will Stigmatize Products

Consumers may view GMO disclosure labels much like surgeon general’s warnings on cigarette packages, despite a recent study showing GMO crops are safe to eat.

July 7, 2016

 

moldy strawberries

New Food Waste Standards Hope To Halve Food Waste By 2030

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

July 8, 2016

 

gmo label on oats

5 Big Questions About The US Senate GMO Label Bill

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

July 11, 2016

 

confined animal feeding operation

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

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.

July 11, 2016

 

soybean plants

New Genetically Modified Crops Push Old Regulations

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

July 13, 2016

 

March

House Expected To Vote This Week On GMO Disclosure Bill

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

July 14, 2016

 

bagged salad

As Bagged Salad Kits Boom, Americans Eat More Greens

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

July 14, 2016

 

Whole fresh anchovies are displayed

UN Warns World Is Reaching Peak Fish

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

July 15, 2016

 

pretzels

Food Companies, Farm Groups Happy With Looser GMO Label Bill

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

July 18, 2016

 

Miscanthus

Perennial Grasses On Cropland Could Reduce Gulf’s Dead Zone

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

July 19, 2016

 

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

In Paris, Refugee Chefs Show What They Have To Offer

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

July 23, 2016

 

blueberries

For Pickers, Blueberries Mean Easier Labor But More Upheaval

Many farm workers call blueberries their favorite crop to pick, but it's a short season, and workers and their families have to keep moving.

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