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Boozing At The Office Holiday Party? Use Our Tips, Take Our Survey

Sipping on rum punch at the office party may be festive, but too much alcohol can lead to behavior that might embarrass you later. Read our tips on staying in control and take our survey.
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Antibiotic Use On Farms Is Up, Despite Promises To Kick The Drugs

Producers of poultry, cattle and pigs continue to use more antibiotics, according to the latest government data. That's despite more pledges from food companies to sell meat raised without the drugs.
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Baa Baa Black Sheep, Have You Any Wine? A Q&A With Winemaker André Mack

When most people think wine, they think centuries-old vineyards, not goofy puns and inviting labels. Nor do they necessarily think of black winemakers. André Mack wants to change all that.
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As More Israelis Go Vegan, Their Military Adjusts Its Menu

About 5 percent of Israel's population is vegan. In a nation where military service is compulsory for most people, that's prompting the military to offer animal-free diets and clothing to soldiers.
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A Protein In The Gut May Explain Why Some Can't Stomach Gluten

Some people who don't have celiac disease say they feel better on a gluten-free diet. Researchers have long been puzzled as to why. A study suggests it could be because of a protein called zonulin.
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Exploring Conflict, Community And Identity In Cuisine

The Washington region is home to a number of communities displaced by violent conflicts that took place in other countries. Kojo explores how food builds bridges between those people and the countries they left and the places they now call home.

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Chipotle Faces Another Foodborne Illness Outbreak, This Time In Boston

Outbreaks of foodborne illness are ruining the holiday spirit for Chipotle. The latest cases erupted over the past few days among students at Boston College.
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Vegetables Under Glass: Greenhouses Could Bring Us Better Winter Produce

The U.S. doesn't grow many vegetables indoors. We have California, Arizona and Latin America to supply us in winter instead. But entrepreneurs are betting on greenhouses to supply more fresh food.
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Party Like It's 2,500 B.C.: Feasts At Stonehenge Were Epic Barbecues

Researchers analyzing pottery fragments and bones at a neolithic settlement near Stonehenge believe roast pork and beef stew were likely main courses for people visiting the famous English monument.
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Approval Of Genetically Modified Salmon, No Labels Required

The FDA's recent ruling on salmon marks the first time a genetically modified animal has been approved for human consumption in the U.S. What this could mean for the environment, consumer rights and foods of the future.

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