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Feds To Decide On Banning BPA From Food And Other Products

In its effort to review the safety of bisphenol A, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has called on a high-powered team of government scientists to help answer several key questions. Their results add some important context to the debate about BPA.
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Country's Oldest Farmers Market Nixes Pre-Dawn Start Time

Alexandria farmers market aficionados will have to get used to some later hours at the Old Town Farmers Market.

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Studies Show Why Insecticides Are Bad News For Bees

Two new studies, published in the prestigious journal Science, suggest that one class of insecticides poses a more serious threat to bees than government regulators realized.
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What Is Community Supported Agriculture? The Answer Keeps Changing

As community supported agriculture grows in popularity, some farmers are reinterpreting the idea to reach new consumers. Traditionalists worry that people are being diverted from the values that originally defined the CSA movement.
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What Foodies Heard During This Week's Supreme Court Arguments

When the Supreme Court justices talk, they let the food metaphors fly. Food, it turns out, is very handy if you're trying to find easily digestible ways to explain complex legal issues, as the justices proved this week. Here's our quick list of where food showed up in the arguments.

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