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Should 'Pink Slime' Be Labeled?

The federal government says that labeling of the product as an ingredient in ground beef has never been necessary under current food safety and disclosure laws. But some companies are moving ahead to label the product anyway to appease consumers.
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Time For A 'Bug Mac'? The Dutch Aim To Make Insects More Palatable

Dutch scientists are trying to make insects a less exotic and cheaper food source. And one Dutch restaurant, Specktakel, is already embracing the trend by featuring a menu buzzing with entomological eats.
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New Rules for Everyday Foodies

Who should you ask for restaurant recommendations in an unfamiliar city? Which street vendor should you trust and which should you avoid? And why are places frequented by happy attractive people usually serving mediocre food? Answers to these questions and more...

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More, Better, Faster Sushi? Call In A 'Sushi Bot'

Wired reports that "sushi bots" were among the eye-catching products at the World Food and Beverage Great Expo, which just wrapped up in Tokyo.
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Now On The Menu For Hungry Kids: Supper At School

More families in financial stress are relying on schools to feed their children breakfast, lunch and dinner. In the past few years, a federally subsidized school dinner program has spread from six to all 50 states.

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