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Bigger, Blander, Blegh: Why Are Strawberries Worse?

Melissa Block talks with Marvin Pritts, a Cornell horticulture professor, about why store-bought strawberries aren't as tasty as the ones you might pick on your own.
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The Secret Life Of California's World-Class Strawberries

We may romanticize that strawberries are grown down the road, but most of them come from California. And a complex web of plant cloning practices, relocation and fumigation has cropped up to keep it that way. Although scientists are exploring new options, like soil-free growing.
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A History Of Human Fingers Found In Fast Food

A Michigan teen bit into his Arby's sandwich and discovered a severed finger. It's the latest in a long line of disgusting discoveries of real-life fingers in fast food.
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Georgetown Restaurant Aims to be Global Melting Pot

We have a bite at a new Georgetown restaurant that aims to fuse "modern American" cooking with influences from around the globe.
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How To Make Healthy Eating Easier On The Wallet? Change The Calculation

Legumes, lentils and beans are good for you, and end up costing less than unhealthy food when you calculate the price per average amount consumed. A new USDA study shows eating healthy is not more expensive, people just need to make the right calorie choices.
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Broccoli Is The Best Medicine?

Some healthy food advocates hope a new D.C. pilot program that allows patients to buy an apple a day really will keep the doctor away. 

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