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Food Trucks Draw Hungry Kids For Free Summer Meals

Families that qualify for free and reduced school lunches can struggle to feed kids out of their own pockets all summer. But many kids can't - or won't - come to school for free summer meals. So some administrators are loading lunches on colorful, hip food trucks and bringing the meals to the kids.
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From An Israeli Kibbutz, A High-Priced Caviar Prized By Top Chefs

One of the world's most treasured foods comes from an unlikely source — a sturgeon farm on a kibbutz in Northern Israel. The prized sturgeon eggs — or osetra caviar, if you must — fetches a hefty price and has a top chef following.
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Nuclear Tuna Is Hot News, But Not Because It's Going To Make You Sick

The amount of radiation found in Pacific bluefin tuna spawned near Fukushima does not threaten our health, despite today's suggestive headlines. What a new study shows is that scientists can rely on tiny amounts of radiation to track animals across great distances.
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Maryland's Homegrown Crabs Are 'True Blue'

Ever wonder where the crab you're eating really came from? Maryland has started a "True Blue" program to certify restaurants that commit to serving the state's tastier fishy fare.

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Nuevo Latino: Not Your Grandma's Cooking

Award-winning chef Guillermo Pernot is known for his brand of Nuevo Latino cuisine, which borrows flavors and ingredients from the Spanish, Africans, Chinese, French and Americans, among others. Pernot, whose Cuba Libre restaurant has locations in several cities, talks to NPR's Michel Martin about his passion for cooking, and the evolution of Cuban cuisine.

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