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Surviving A Food Festival Without Getting A Tummy Ache

With the Fancy Food Show in Washington, D.C. this week, and dozens of state fairs and festivals offering free samples of food on the summer horizon, we talked to an expert about how not to leave these events with a stomachache.
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Why You Shouldn't Panic About Pesticide In Produce

Consumers get agitated when they see apples, celery and red peppers singled out for containing the most pesticide residue. Scientists say it's not such a big deal because the pesticide levels are extremely low.
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The Farm Bill: What Consumers Should Know

The U.S. Senate debates a bill that touches on everything from sugar to food stamps and may change the way tax dollars support the nation's food production.

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Edible Fermentables: Wine, Beer, Cheese, Meat

Fermentation guru Sandor Katz returns to Fresh Air for a lively discussion about cured meats, cheeses — and some fermented beverages (notably wine and beer).
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Five Facts About Pie That Might Surprise You, And A Survey

The first pies were called "coffins" and full of meat, but for modern Americans, it's all about apple pie. Help us prepare for NPR's Pie Week by taking our survey and voting for your favorite pie.
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Chef Tempts Tourists Back To Tijuana By Focusing On The Food

Chef Javier Plasencia focuses on long ignored local foods in his dishes. He's credited for revitalizing Baja cuisine, and is trying to remake Tijuana into restaurant town, one local plate at a time.

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