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Nutella Maker May Settle Deceptive Ad Lawsuit For $3 Million

It might be hard to imagine anyone believing that Nutella, the sweet chocolate-hazelnut spread is good for you. But the company's agreed to settle claims that its ads made it seem healthier than it is.
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Your 'Food Porn' Verdict? Keep The Photos Coming

In our poll on food photos on social media, 45 percent of respondents said that they like the photos and don't think the "culinary paparazzi" has gone too far. Still, some 28 percent of respondents said they're fed up.
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New D.C. Restaurants Nix The Reservations

We find out why so many restaurants seem to be committing to being "fully committed" all the time.

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The Cuban Sandwich Crisis Has A Winner: Tampa

The votes and the judge's ruling are in, and Tampa has trumped Miami as the home of the Cuban sandwich. Our poll and two audio essays from reporters in Tampa and Miami helped make the case.
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New U.S. Mad Cow Case Is The First In Six Years

Robert Siegel speaks with Jim Culler, director of the University of California, Davis Food Safety Lab, about a recent report of mad cow disease in the U.S. Culler says this particular strain is rare and not known to cross species. He says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is now in the process of tracing the cow's history to find out where she's been.
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Mad Cow Disease: What You Need To Know Now

The food supply is safe, federal officials say, even though a fourth case of mad cow disease has been discovered in the United States. A 2009 ban on using cattle parts in animal feed may be why cases are so infrequent.
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Buying Sustainable Fish Is Getting Easier, But It's Still Hard

Even as some retailers are turning to certification schemes and rating systems to offer consumers trustworthy choices, the art of sustainable seafood buying now requires a sophisticated understanding of geography and science on the part of the consumer.

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