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September 12, 2017

 

To Get Calcium, Navajos Burn Juniper Branches To Eat The Ash

Most American Indians are lactose intolerant, which means they need to find nutrients outside of dairy. Traditional cooking methods can be key to good health.

September 10, 2017

 

Central Europeans Ask Why They Get Cheaper Ingredients

Fish sticks with less fish. Lunchmeat with less meat. Central Europeans say packaged foods sold there have lower quality standards than same brands in the West.

September 6, 2017

 

More Women Move Into Maine’s Risky World Of Lobstering

Lobstering has traditionally been considered a man's job. But Maine's lobster fleet has a growing number of women who are running their own boats.

September 5, 2017

 

Can We Feed The World With Farmed Fish?

New research suggests there is space on the open ocean to farm all the seafood humans can eat. But such volumes of fish could not be grown without costs.

September 5, 2017

 

With Whole Foods Merger, Amazon Reimagines The Food System

Amazon delivers Whole Foods to your doorstep, as merger progresses.

September 1, 2017

 

Scientists Try To Fight Crop Damage With Invasive Moth’s DNA

The diamondback moth costs farmers billions of dollars every year. But will these lab-bred insects inherit the same stigma as genetically modified crops?

August 31, 2017

 

Scientists Hope To Farm Biofuel Of The Future In Pacific Ocean

International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.

August 31, 2017

 

UK Farmers Rethink Brexit

Surveys showed that a majority of UK farmers voted to drop European Union membership in 2016, but with changes looming, many are now having second thoughts.

August 31, 2017

 

Is Sugar From Fruit The Same As Sugar From Candy?

Stories about the harms of sugar have consumers wondering if they should put the apple back on the shelf.

August 31, 2017

 

Babies Of Mothers Highly Exposed To Pesticides See Problems

Researchers matched birth records for a half-million babies born 1997-2011 to pesticide rates for one-square-mile region including the mother’s address.

August 30, 2017

 

Climate Change Could Cut Output Of Staple Crops

A new study found that staple crops like corn and wheat will likely see negative impacts from rising global temperatures.

August 30, 2017

 

Alarm Raised Over President’s Choice For USDA Top Science Job

Political observers see Sam Clovis' nomination to undersecretary as payback for his loyalty to Trump, but here’s the rub: he’s not a scientist.

August 29, 2017

 

Why Are Atlantic Salmon Being Farmed In The Northwest?

Earlier this month, thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped a net pen in Washington state, raising questions about farming non-native species.

August 29, 2017

 

When Oceans Give You Jellyfish Blooms, Turn Them Into Chips

Scientists think human pressures on oceans could cause more jellyfish blooms. What to do? Eat them.

August 29, 2017

 

To Keep Sturgeon Sustainable, Farm And Fishery Work Together

Demand for seafood is rising but wild stocks aren't. A hatchery owner is hoping his model of responsible agriculture can keep fish on the menu and in the water.

August 28, 2017

 

Arepas Are Conquering The World — But Dying In Venezuela

Yet even as arepas are embraced from New York to Spain, they are disappearing in their hunger-wracked homeland.

August 28, 2017

 

Grocery Store Restaurants Shake Up Food Service Landscape

Groceraunts feature seasonal menus, and they employ graduates of the Culinary Institute of America as chefs, all in the hope of appealing to millennials.

August 25, 2017

 

Amazon Takeover Of Whole Foods Gets Key Federal Approval

Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is another step closer to reality. Walmart and Google have announced their strategy to compete with the retail giant online.

August 25, 2017

 

Does Sustainability Help Environment Or Just Ag’s Public Image?

Big food companies want farmers to reduce greenhouse emissions from nitrogen fertilizer, but the best-known program to accomplish this may not have much effect.

August 25, 2017

 

‘Environmental Nightmare’ After Atlantic Salmon Escape Fish Farm

Officials blame the failure of a pen near Washington's Cypress Island on high tides caused by the eclipse, but that is being questioned.

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