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How Your Food Gets The 'Non-GMO' Label

Demand for foods certified as GMO-free is ballooning. Increasingly, it's conventional companies that want to earn the label. Here's how a company gets into the non-GMO game.
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Chipotle's Pulled Pork Highlights Debate Over Sow Welfare

Wondering why your local Chipotle is no longer serving pork? It's because a big supplier was housing pigs in confined quarters. But there's debate about whether that's really worse for the animals.
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From Detox To Elimination Diets, Skipping Sugar May Be The Best Bet

Detox diets are a hot trend, but scientists say there's really no evidence that they are necessary or helpful. One strategy that does make sense: Cut back on sugar. We tell you why.
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United Noshes: Dinner Party Aims To Eat Its Way Through Global Cuisine

A couple is cooking its way through meals from all 193 members of the United Nations. The series of dinner parties for friends and strangers is also a fundraiser and way to foster global connections.
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Food Trucks, Share The Lane. Food Bikes Are Merging Into The Business

A growing number of food vendors are literally pedaling their wares. From baristas to veggie farmers, many say bikes are a cheaper, greener, more convenient way to launch their mobile food businesses.
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Mojito Diplomacy: Chefs Plan Culinary Tours To Cuba

Several Miami-area chefs are leading tours for Americans to experience the tastes — and farm scene — of the communist island nation. They hope to foster cross-cultural dialogue through food and drink.
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Demand For Food Aid Rises Sharply In Washington D.C.

The economic tides in Washington D.C. are rising, but the head of Bread for the City says more and more Washingtonians are seeking help filling their pantries with food.

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Tweaks To Cadbury Creme Eggs Not Going Over Easy In The U.K.

Now is the time when Cadbury's colorfully wrapped chocolate eggs hit stores in Great Britain. But the company has changed the chocolate used in the treats, leaving many Britons in "shellshock."

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After Foie Gras Ban Lifted In California, Some Chefs Face Threats

A ban on foie gras that went into effect in 2012 was overturned last week. Now some chefs offering the dish have received enough threats to get law enforcement involved.
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We Lie About What We Eat, And It's Messing Up Science

Humans are notoriously bad at remembering exactly how much we eat and exercise, yet researchers often ask. A new paper says self-reported data have skewed hundreds of studies and must be discontinued.

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