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April 16, 2012

When Food Fights Back 

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Allergy? Intolerance? What’s The Difference?

A number of for-profit labs claim to be able to pinpoint specific food intolerances via simple but expensive blood tests. Allergy scientists are dubious.

March 30, 2012

Knowledge Is Power 

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Movement To Label GMOs Gains Momentum

Results of a recent survey commissioned by Just Label It! show that a vast majority of Americans want to know when their food is genetically modified.

March 29, 2012

Green Space 

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Front Yard Gardens: Friend Or Foe?

Gardens are no longer relegated to backyards. Some green thumbs are moving their veggie plots to the front of their houses.

February 8, 2012

Young Seedlings 

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As Farmers Age, A New Crop Looks To The Land

New farmers are leaving the suburbs and rat race for a life on the land, and the government is taking notice.

February 3, 2012

Fresh And Local 

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Changing The CSA Model To Fit Consumer Needs

Community supported agriculture means fresh, local food and being connected to the farmers and the land. But not everyone is sold on the traditional model.

January 27, 2012

News Of The Weird 

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‘Fetus Food’ Bill Sets Off Media Firestorm

So what if there haven't been any reports of fetuses in food? An Oklahoma state senator wants to make sure it never happens.

January 25, 2012

Cool Eats 

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Fancy Food Show Forecasts Future In Food Trends

Salt and ketchup aren't just for fries anymore. Gourmet ketchup and artisan salts are a couple of items that are the future of food.

January 11, 2012

'Cost-Saving Measure' 

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USDA To Close 249 Offices, Affect Local Farms

Cutting 249 USDA offices -- half of which are small, local offices -- will only impact their annual spending by one percent.

January 10, 2012

Food Vs. Pills 

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Healthy Diets, Less Hyperactivity?

A new study has looked at children's diets as a means of treating ADHD. Can avoiding junk food really affect hyperactivity?

January 9, 2012

Organic Import 

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Are Organic Chinese Imports Really Organic?

China is no stranger to food controversy, leaving some consumers wondering if they can trust Chinese foods labeled as "organic."

January 2, 2012

To Your Door 

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Thinking Inside The (Food) Box

For those of you too busy too cook (and with extra income,) healthy food boxes are here to the rescue!

December 28, 2011

Rising Costs 

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Packaged Food Companies Feel Penny Pinch

Food costs more than it did this time last year, and the effects are hitting the consumer.

December 26, 2011

SNAP And Seeds 

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Planting Seeds A SNAP: Some Unaware Of Food Stamp Benefit

As demand for food stamps rise, educating those in need and those accepting SNAP benefits becomes crucial.

December 22, 2011

Happy Hanukkah 

jelly donuts

Food And The Festival Of Lights

Happy Hanukkah! Latkes, sufganiyot, even beer are set on the festive table.

December 9, 2011

'Bottoming Out' 

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World Food Prices Fall For Fifth Month

The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization looked at 55 food groups to determine the prices for the month of November.

December 8, 2011

Fukushima Fears 

baby bottle

Radiation Found In Infant Formula 10 Months After Meltdown

Japan suffered another blow in the fallout after the March nuclear reactor meltdown when radioactive cesium was found in infant formula.

December 7, 2011

Couch Potatoes 

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‘Let’s Move’ Campaign: Shifting Away From Healthy Food?

Did First Lady Michelle Obama shift her focus from healthy food to exercise in her fight against childhood obesity?

November 29, 2011

Peanut Problems 

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Peanut Prices Put Squeeze On Food Banks

The hallmark of the PB & J isn't just jumping in price -- rising peanut butter prices could mean a shortage at food banks.

November 22, 2011

Budget Woes 

Dead end

Farm Bill Progress Comes To A Halt

The freaky fast farm bill has slammed to a halt with the failure of a bipartisan "super committee."

November 16, 2011

Food Bill 

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Farm Bill Closer To Congress, Michael Pollan Speaks Out

As the farm bill creeps closer to being voted on, Michael Pollan releases a video urging Americans to recognize how important the legislation is to their lives.

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