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July 26, 2017

 

America’s Taste For Mezcal Good For Mexico’s Small Producers

Oaxaca is the heart of mezcal country, where the pungent booze is made from the same plant as tequila by traditional distillers.

July 7, 2017

 

Los Angeles Moves Closer To Legalizing Sidewalk Food Vendors

A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies.

May 19, 2017

 

Government Confirms A Surge In Foreign Guest Workers

Government statistics show a big increase in the number of foreign guest workers approved to work on American farms this year.

May 3, 2017

 

California Is On Its Way To Having Avocado Crop Year-Round

Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. California researchers are working to change that.

May 2, 2017

 

Why Mexican Chefs, Farmers, Activists Are Reviving Amaranth

The ancient grain is part of a movement to revive native crops and cuisines while restoring the health and economy of Oaxaca, one of Mexico's poorest states.

April 11, 2017

 

Obesity Shifts To Low Income Families In Mexico

Historically, prevalence of obesity in Mexico was associated with higher socioeconomic status. A new study shows that's changing, and impacting teen girls.

February 21, 2017

 

Ditching NAFTA Could Hurt America’s Farmers More Than Mexico’s

Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. Restricting that trade could backfire.

February 7, 2017

 

Climate Change Disrupts Mayans’ Traditional Farming Practices

Climate change has brought erratic rainfall to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.

February 4, 2017

 

Chasing A Dream Built On Dairy, Master Of Milk Came Home

For one of the biggest dairymen in U.S., success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire.

February 2, 2017

 

U.S.-Mexico Wall Will Cost Americans More For Food

Requiring Mexican growers to pay more for exporting their goods to the U.S. will only lead to higher prices for American consumers.

October 27, 2016

 

Tijuana Border Plan Could Oust Rich Food Culture And Cooks

Plans to expand the border crossing could bulldoze over a longstanding market where many food vendors have made their living for years, if not generations.

March 31, 2016

 

Philly Soda Tax: Third Time’s A Charm?

In the U.S., soda taxes haven't had the impact activists had hoped for, but globally it's a different story.

January 7, 2016

 

Consumer Groups Vow To Fight Meat Label Repeal

Consumer groups are rearing for a fight in 2016 after Congress repealed a law that required an animal's country of origin on packages of meat.

August 5, 2015

 

Cyclospora Outbreak Linked To Cilantro

384 people have reported illness in 26 states with cyclosporiasis—the disease caused by a single-cell parasite, cyclospora.

February 17, 2015

 

Meat Industry Drops Lawsuit Against ‘COOL’ Labels

Meat industry groups have dropped a lawsuit against the USDA's rules requiring labels that identify country of origin for meat products.

November 4, 2014

 

US Groups Square Off Over Country Of Origin Labels

Industry groups want congress to dial back rules requiring labels that trace the origin of meat -- a measure advocates say is better for consumers.

April 28, 2014

 

Nationwide Lime Shortage Reaches Indiana Establishments

The cost of limes is skyrocketing, making them harder to get at local bars and restaurants.

October 22, 2013

Obesity Epidemic 

Mexico’s Junk Food Tax Reminiscent Of NYC Soda Ban

Where New York City failed, Mexico seems to be succeeding in implementing a junk food tax in the hopes of curbing its obesity epidemic.

August 26, 2011

Salmonella Scare 

Mexican Papayas Banned At The Border

The FDA announced Thursday they were banning the import of papayas from Mexico until they were cleared of salmonella.

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