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State Department Launches Diplomatic Culinary Partnership

Some of Washington's most prominent culinary figures have been recruited for the State's Department's newest program to boost diplomacy.

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Organic Food Study May Not Change Consumer Habits

A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine looked at more 200 other studies on the health properties and benefits of organic foods — and found no clear benefit. But what do consumers think? In the wake of this news, Deena Prichep talked to shoppers about their organic produce purchasing, the reasons behind the choices they make, and how the news will change the way they spend their money.
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Want To Control Your Alcohol Intake? Ask For A Different Glass

The shape of the glass can fool a drinker into drinking more alcohol, but not so with soft drinks. New research shows that people were better able to calculate the halfway point of their beers in a straight glass.
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Panera Sandwich Chain Explores 'Pay What You Want' Concept

The Panera coffee and sandwich chain is replacing some of its stores with nonprofit versions that allow customers to pay what they want and raise awareness about food insecurity. So far, the stores are paying for themselves.
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When It Comes To Buying Organic, Science And Beliefs Don't Always Mesh

Many of you wrote in to let us know you weren't happy with a recent study on the health benefits of organic foods — or our coverage of it.

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