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Arab Israeli Celebrity Chef Aims To Foster Peace Through Cooking

Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, an Arab Israeli, is the latest winner of the Israeli reality cooking show Master Chef. She plans to open a cooking school to bring Arabs and Israelis together at the table.
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Banning Traditional Animal Slaughter, Denmark Stokes Religous Ire

The country's move to require animals to be stunned before being killed is seen by some as an affront to religious methods of slaughter. But now Jews and Muslims are working together to protest it.
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Food Scraps To Fuel Vertical Farming's Rise In Chicago

As vertical farming takes root in cities around the world, critics fear it's leaving a big carbon footprint. An experiment in Chicago turning garbage into energy aims to prove them wrong.
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Kosher Food Producer Manischewitz Sold To Bain Capital

Manischewitz has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital for an undisclosed amount. The new owner wants the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.
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This Pie Chart Is Delicious And Statistically Sound

Back in 2012, The Salt surveyed readers on their favorite pies during our Pie Week series. Recently, an Australian reader tells us she pie-charted our results with mouth-watering real pie.
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Why Chocolate Is A Bargaining Chip In The Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Russia banned chocolate made by the leading Ukrainian presidential candidate at a time when political tensions are high between the countries. And we wanted to know: Is the chocolate any good?
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Quinoa Is Kosher For Passover, But Mom May Not Approve

The Orthodox arbiters of kosher inspected quinoa fields in the mountains of Peru and Bolivia. And now for the first time, they've given their Passover seal of approval to the ancient "pseudo-cereal."
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The Future Of Clean, Green Fish Farming Could Be Indoor Factories

Aquaculture in the U.S. has lagged because of opposition from environmentalists and people living on the coast. But entrepreneurs say they've found a way to produce fish on land with little pollution.
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Disease Detectives Are Solving Fewer Foodborne Illness Cases

The government has reported 42 percent fewer foodborne illness cases in the past decade and solved less than half of them, a report finds. But that doesn't necessarily mean the food supply is safer.
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After Booming Oyster Harvest, Maryland Crab Season Off To Slow Start

Winter's lingering grip on Maryland has pushed back the start of crab season, but it comes on the back of one of the strongest oyster harvests in years.

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