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Breaking Your Kid's Picky Eating Habits

If your child's dinner menu starts at crackers and ends at chicken nuggets, you might have a picky eater on your hands. Tell Me More's parenting panel says that can be changed.
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Wave This Scanner Over Your Plate, Get A Nutritional Analysis

Renee Montagne reports on a tiny hand-held device that you wave over your food and find out the chemical components and calories.
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Chipotle Tells Its Customers Not To Bring Guns To Its Restaurants

The request is similar to the one made by Starbucks back in September and comes after a the group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America launched a national campaign.
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'Third Plate' Reimagines Farm-To-Table Eating To Nourish The Land

Renee Montagne talks to Dan Barber about his new book The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food. Barber advocates eating a wider variety of foods that better support the land.
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How Russia's Shared Kitchens Helped Shape Soviet Politics

In the Soviet Union's communal kitchens, many families jockeyed for one stove. Apartments were crowded, food was scarce and government informants were everywhere. Still, some found joy and connection.
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With Cartels On The Run, Mexican Lime Farmers Keep More Of The Green

Thanks to a big spring crop in Veracruz and police crackdowns on drug cartels, high prices for Mexican limes are falling earthward, just in time for summer cocktails. Mexican farmers are celebrating.
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Sandwich Monday: The White Castle Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the latest bewaffled breakfast item: the White Castle Waffle Breakfast Sandwich.
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E. Coli Fears Spark Recall Of 1.8 Million Pounds Of Beef

Investigators say at least 11 people have been made ill by products that were recalled in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio.
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'Fed Up' Portrays Obese Kids As Victims In A Sugar-Coated World

A new documentary argues that the food industry and government policies have pushed too much sugar on children and caused the childhood obesity epidemic. But the industry says society is to blame.
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Norton Says House Interference In D.C. School Lunches Harmful

House Republicans say federal input into the nutrition of D.C. school lunches represents meddling in local government affairs, but D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says to do so would mean hurting children.

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