WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Greek Yogurt Craze

Greek-style yogurt, once a specialty food that was hard to find outside Greece, has in a few short years become ubiquitous. Increasingly health-conscious consumers like the pro-biotic benefits of yogurt, and the version has more protein than traditional yogurt. It has become so popular that it's squeezing out other varieties of yogurt on supermarket shelves and creating demand milk producers can't meet. We explore what's behind the Greek yogurt craze and how it's affecting the yogurt products in your supermarket.

How To Make Greek Yogurt

WAMU 88.5

Barry Meier: "Missing Man"

Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

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'Invisible Army' Of Immigrant Women Finds Its Voice Through Cooking

Brazilian immigrant Roberta Siao says being both a foreigner and mother made it hard to find work in London. At Mazi Mas, a restaurant that trains and employs immigrants, she found more than a job.
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The Fight for D.C.'s Budget Freedom

Last week, a House committee with oversight of the District passed legislation that would block the ability of the Council to spend its own tax dollars.

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The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

President Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.

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