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POM Wonderful Wins A Round In Food Fight With Coca-Cola

By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that POM Wonderful's lawsuit against the Coca-Cola Co. may go on. The repercussions of the case for the food and beverage industry are unclear.

Starbucks Makes Itself More Addictive With Wireless Phone Charging

If you have a capable device, no more cords or outlets required to charge your smartphone — not at Starbucks locations, anyway.

A Sweet Solution For Dandelions: Eat 'Em To Beat 'Em

For those who love a green lawn, those pesky yellow flowers can be an eyesore. For Irish chef Darina Allen, they're the key ingredient in a sweet, summertime treat.

Has The FDA Brought On A Cheese Apocalypse? Probably Not

An FDA official warned that wooden boards used to age cheese could harbor harmful bacteria. But cheesemakers say they've long had safety measures in place to prevent any contamination from the boards.
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New Wave Of D.C. Brews Draws From Tradition Going Back Centuries (Rebroadcast)

A new wave of craft breweries in D.C. has reignited the city's taste for suds, but as Garrett Peck explains in his new book, the nation's capital has a long history with brewing beer.


Fight Over Calif. Oyster Company Splits Chefs And Land Defenders

Drakes Bay Oyster Company is resisting the expiration of its lease in Marin County, Calif. The debate may reach the Supreme Court, and it's dividing residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Can You Call Yourself An Environmentalist And Still Eat Meat?

After a Hollywood environmentalist told us the answer to this question was no, we posed it to the followers of the @NPRFood Twitter account. We got a big — and diverse — response.

School Lunch Debate: What's At Stake?

Lawmakers in the House plan to vote this week on whether to allow schools to delay implementing new nutrition standards in school lunches. Some policymakers have called the standards "over the top."

Lobbyists Loom Behind The Scenes Of School Nutrition Fight

School food service administrators once supported new healthy food requirements on the nation's school lunch program. But now, they want the rules delayed. And they're getting swept up in politics.

Don't Be A Jerk. There's A Lot More To Island Cooking

Drawing on a history both savory and sweet, two sisters are reintroducing Caribbean cooking to the world beyond the islands. And they'd like to make one thing clear: It's not just about jerk spice.