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Ferran Adria And Fellow Star Chefs Talk Biodiversity In Brazil

A group of chefs gathered this month in Sao Paolo to talk about how they can help preserve biodiversity. Among their warnings: If we lose food products, we will lose flavors and traditions.
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40 Percent Of The World's Cropland Is In Or Near Cities

Just how much of the world's cropland can we really call urban? That's been a big mystery until now.
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Golden State Joe: California Makes A Play For Coffee's Future

California's coffee crop is new and small, but farmers are optimistic about its potential. Scientists hope that by growing coffee here they can learn more about how to help the crop resist disease.
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Regulators Ban Cod Fishing In New England As Stocks Dwindle

The federal government is shutting down cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine for the next six months. But fishermen, who now face an uncertain future, dispute the government's cod counts.
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A Glimmer Of Hope In The Fight Against Hunger In America

The number of Americans struggling to afford food has remained stuck near recession-era highs. But a recent Gallup poll suggests things may be starting to get back on track for some.
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Anthony Bourdain And Carla Hall Turbocharge D.C.'s Hunger Fighters

Celebrity chefs haven't just made us aware of the latest noshing fashions; they have also spread the word about anti-hunger initiatives like those at the innovative DC Central Kitchen.
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How Much Sugar Is Too Much? A New Tool Sheds Some Light

SugarScience, a website created by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, distills the findings of 8,000 scientific studies on the health effects of sugar. The takeaway? Eat less.
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How 'Double Bucks' For Food Stamps Conquered Capitol Hill

The federal government is putting $100 million behind a simple idea: doubling the value of federal food benefits when people use them to buy fresh produce. This idea started small but became a hit.
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Sandwich Monday: The Dunkin' Donuts Cronut

This week, we try a mass-produced version of New York City's famous Cronut, the croissant-doughnut hybrid. The real failure here is that Dunkin' Donuts didn't call it a Crunkin' Cronut.
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Want To Grow These Apples? You'll Have To Join The Club

New brands are reshaping the apple aisle of supermarkets. Many are "club apples" --varieties that are controlled and managed by select groups of farmers.

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