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U.K. Slaughterhouses Raided As Europe's Horse Meat Scandal Widens

The scandal has shown just how long and winding the food chain really is, and how little oversight is exercised within Europe's open borders. In Britain, local butchers are among the beneficiaries of this crisis.

What To Serve At A State Of The Union Party: 'Sour Grapes And Whine'

When NPR White House correspondent Ari Shapiro posed that question to his 125,000 Facebook followers, plenty of people jumped at the chance for a show of wit. Let the bon mots roll!

Most Americans Eager To Buy Seafood That's 'Sustainable'

Consumers are increasingly being marketed seafood with labels that are supposed to certify that it's good for the environment. We asked about consumers' seafood eating habits and whether they prefer to buy "sustainably caught" fish.
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"Tyranny" On The Menu

Veteran food journalist Corby Kummer joins Kojo to chat about the history of menus and what restaurants can learn from paying more attention to those paying for meals.


Meet The Calas, A New Orleans Tradition That Helped Free Slaves

A path to freedom for enslaved blacks, an engine of economic independence, a treat for Mardi Gras revelers. Once you know the fascinating history of this Creole rice fritter, beignets will seem boring by comparison.

For A Florida Fishery, 'Sustainable' Success After Complex Process

Environmentalists, together with the Marine Stewardship Council, say that Day Boat's story reflects the good that the MSC system can do. But critics say the vigorous certification process is inconsistent.