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Consumer Group Files Suit Against Sweetener For Claiming It's 'Essential'

What's with marketing food as a health miracle? The Center for Science in the Public Interest files the latest in a slew of complaints about the claims food companies make about their products.
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Smoked Chocolate, For National S'More Day And More

If you can't get to a campfire to roast s'mores today, check out some smoked chocolate. Smoking chocolate is a technique that takes time and precision, but has produced some tasty results for former Girl Scout Autumn Martin and her Seattle bakery.
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Maryland Dairy Farmers Scoop Up A Sweet New Source Of Income

Some Maryland dairies have banded together to boost business by attracting customers with ice cream. The Maryland's Best Ice Cream Trail is the first farm-based ice cream trail in the country, and some customers are coming weekly to stock up.

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Canning Factories On Wheels Rev Up The Beer 'Canvolution'

The canned beer revolution is well under way, led by craft breweries that have adopted a cans-are-better philosophy and are winning over beer snobs nationwide. Now, cans are coming to even the tiniest microbreweries, thanks to mobile canning services.
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Here's Where Farms Are Sucking The Planet Dry

Farmers are emptying some of the world's most important aquifers faster than rainfall can replenish them, which means less water for everyone. This map from the journal Nature shows where irrigation is doing the most damage.
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School Lunch Milk Cartons Take A Hit In New Ad Campaign

One group's mission to abolish dairy from school lunches may take broccoli battles national, as they blame milk and cheese for bloating students' caloric consumption and their waistlines.

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