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Why 'Pink Slime' Isn't That Different From Other Meat Products

Consumers who led the fight against "pink slime" had food safety concerns and objected to the industrialized image of liquefied meat. But meat scientists say lean finely textured beef isn't much different from other products that end up in processed meat, like ham or turkey.
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Activists Say Americans Support Labeling Genetically Modified Food

A coalition calling itself Just Label It released the results today of a survey it commissioned from The Mellman Group, a national pollster. The survey found that 91 percent of voters favor the labeling of food with genetically modified ingredients.
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Juicing: Vegetables, Fruits, Spices, and More

Juicing is back, and it goes well beyond basics like apple and orange juice; spinach, beets, wheat grass, and almost anything else in a garden can yield a glass of "liquid nutrition." We explore the techniques and recipes that get the most from juicing.

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Shad Are Angling To Once Again Be The Tasty Harbinger Of Spring

For centuries, the shad run signaled that spring had arrived. But pollution, dams and overfishing decimated the once-mighty American shad. Now young chefs are working to rekindle a taste for this seasonal, local treat.
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Does A Chocolate Habit Help Keep You Lean?

New research suggests that frequent chocolate consumption may favorably influence metabolism. It adds to the growing evidence that our bodies may not treat all calories the same way.

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