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How Making Food Safe Can Harm Wildlife And Water

After an outbreak of E. coli in spinach killed several people in 2006, farmers clamped down on every possible source of contamination. Those safety efforts have also pushed out wildlife, destroyed sensitive habitats and increased pollution in waterways.
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Fake Food: That's Not Kobe Beef You're Eating

From steaks to sliders, Kobe beef seems to be popping up on menus nationwide. No matter what form it takes, though, it's not actually Kobe beef. Here's how you've been fooled.
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The Cuban Sandwich Crisis: Tampa V. Miami For The Win

Tampa and Miami are battling it out for the rights to the Cuban sandwich. NPR's own news directors from WLRN in Miami and WUSF in Tampa are making their cases, and you, the readers and listeners, can help decide.
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Sustainable Seafood?

Whole Foods made headlines this week when it announced it was taking a number of fish out of its stores based on their sustainability ratings by a widely-cited environmental group. We look at what it means for your dinner choices.

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For Most Of Human History, Being An Omnivore Was No Dilemma

Humans and other primates have been omnivores for some time, which may have given us an evolutionary edge over strictly meat or plant eaters, a new study shows. It may have also prompted us to wean our babies faster, another study says.
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Rewash That Pre-Washed Bag Of Lettuce? Don't Bother (Probably)

Some listeners took issue with our off-the-cuff recommendation that they rewash already washed lettuce on All Things Considered yesterday. Today correspondent Dan Charles explains why there's not really a right answer.

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