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October 7, 2014

 

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McDonald’s Japan To Post First Loss Ever After Food Scare

McDonald's Japan is still reeling from a food safety scandal that erupted when a video surfaced showing suppliers mishandling meat products.

September 11, 2013

Radiation Woes 

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South Korea Bans Fish From Fukushima Region After Leaks

Over two years after the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima, the Japanese fish trade is still feeling the repercussions .

December 8, 2011

Fukushima Fears 

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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 3, 2011

Foodie Mom 

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Mimi Ito’s Bento Blog Gives Value To Everyday Life

Mimi Ito says lunch is the best time to introduce kids to new foods. After eight years of documenting their lunches, she now considers her kids to be foodies.

October 17, 2011

Fun Food History Facts 

A small herd of milking cows walk away from the camera down a dirt path.  There are grassy pastures to their left and red autumn trees to their right.

The Homegrown Tradition Of CSA Farming

The popularity of CSA farming has grown exponentially over the past several years--but where does it come from?

August 16, 2011

Food Radiation 

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Radioactive Mushrooms? Japan Concerned About Nuclear Effects

Japan has decided to expand a governmental agency to include nuclear testing in the wake of nuclear power plant damage.

February 24, 2011

Tasty Bugs 

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Treating Insects As Livestock May Solve Our Meat Needs

What's one way to feed the growing global population on limited land while being environmentally friendly? Eat insects!

October 12, 2010

Worldwide Gardening 

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How To Grow The Perfect Apples

The Japanese technique of apple growing is the perfect combination of science and art.

March 30, 2010

Sustainable Seafood 

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Fish Or No Fish: Reflections On ‘The Cove’ And Sustainable Fishing

Earth Eats' Yvonne Maffei reflects on Academy Award-winning documentary 'The Cove' and how to respond to the ethically fraught issues around sustainable fishing

January 18, 2010

All About Eggplant 

A basket of purple and white eggplants.

Eight Fascinating Facts About Eggplant

Did you know eggplants contain nicotine? Here are some other fun facts you might not have known about eggplants.

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