Enlisting nomadic African herders finally helped the world eliminate the cattle plague rinderpest. But the veterinarians, who had the power to shut the program down, had to be rewarded for success, too.
Expert pickler Marisa McClellan recreates a listener's lost pickle recipe, and explains why her grandma's pickles are saltier than many modern-day versions. They're fermented, like a true kosher dill pickle.
Aspiring food truck entrepreneurs in D.C. have a lot of ropes to learn, from renting a commercial kitchen, to finding parking, to wading through a sea of city regulations. Rebecca Sheir speaks with first-time food-trucker Cori Bryant, who hopes to launch her "Pinup Panini" truck in October.
A lawyer for the company, which lost 80 percent of its business in the wake of public concern about its beef product, says the network's defamatory statements misled consumers about the product's safety. The network denies the charges.
People are taking the New York City's proposed big soda ban to heart because it goes after our food. And cultural anthropologists say we have strong attachments to what we consider food — and we don't like it taken away.
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