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Liz Leslie

Liz Leslie is a journalist based in Chicago. When she's not writing about food, she's likely eating food. Or dreaming about food.

Recent Posts by Liz Leslie

January 22, 2015



Do Americans Support DNA Labeling?

80 percent of Americans believe all food containing DNA should be labeled. The question is, do they know what that means?

January 16, 2015



No Carnitas For One-Third Of Chipotle Restaurants

After a routine audit of a pork supplier found they were not meeting humanely raised standards, Chipotle has pulled carnitas from several restaurants.

January 13, 2015


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Feeding Body, Mind And Soul With Family Dinners

Eating dinner as a family has been shown to do everything from boost nutritional intake to boost vocabulary in children.

January 12, 2015


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Indiana Bill Would Block Local Control Over Factory Farms

An Indiana state senator has introduced a bill that would remove local counties' ability to block large-scale livestock operations within their jurisdiction.

January 8, 2015



Will The USDA Advise Us To Eat Less Meat?

Eat less meat for the environment? A draft recommendation for the USDA says so.

January 7, 2015


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Indiana Senator Introduces GMO Labeling Bill

Indiana state Senator Dennis Kruse recognizes his bill requiring labels on foods containing GMOs faces an uphill battle.

December 30, 2014



January 2015: A Preview Of Upcoming Food News

2015 is kicking off with big news globally for food.

December 24, 2014


fast food

Fast Food Consumption Negatively Affects Test Scores (Study)

Too much fast food doesn't only harm your body. A new study finds it affects the brains of school students.

December 19, 2014


mayo and eggs

Hellmann’s Drops Suit Over Vegan Mayo

A major food fight has ended between giant Unilever and start-up Hampton Creek over the definition of "mayonnaise."

December 16, 2014


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Oregon GMO Labeling Supporters Admit Defeat

Measure 92 would have required raw and processed foods sold in the state of Oregon to be labeled if they contained genetically modified organisms.

December 15, 2014


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A Year Later, Food Banks Struggle With SNAP Cuts

Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.

December 9, 2014


big mac

McDonald’s Posts Sales Decline For 13th Consecutive Month

Americans are increasingly turning away from the Big Mac and to higher quality, "fast casual" options.

November 26, 2014


thanksgiving dinner

Reduce And Reuse Food This Thanksgiving

American consumers waste one-fifth of the food available to them. Here's how to reduce that figure this Thanksgiving.

November 25, 2014


calorie counts

Calorie Counts Arriving On A Menu Board Near You

It's been a long time coming, but calorie counts will be arriving on menu boards at restaurants, groceries, theaters and most places that sell fresh food.

November 19, 2014


mcdonalds fries

Is McDonald’s Just Saying No To GMO Potatoes?

McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.

November 13, 2014


chocolate ice cream

Is “Comfort Food” Really Comforting?

Trying to fight that bad mood with food? Think again.

November 11, 2014


homemade mayo

Vegan Mayo Start-Up Sued By Food Giant

Can egg-less mayonnaise really be called "mayo?" Unilever, maker of Hellmann's mayonnaise, is taking the issue to court.

November 6, 2014


cans of soda

Berkeley Succeeds In Passing First Soda Tax

But another California city, San Francisco, saw its proposed law to tax sugary beverages go down in defeat.

November 4, 2014



Election Day Food Round-Up: GMOs Take Center Stage

On Election Day, GMOs are a hot topic in Colorado, Oregon and Maui.

October 29, 2014


woman on smartphone

New App Uncovers What’s Really In Your Food

Packaged foods are designed for taste, not health, and the nutrition labels don't tell you the whole story.

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