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Farmers Face Tough Choice On Ways To Fight New Strains Of Weeds

In large sections of America's farmland, new strains of weeds are making life miserable for farmers. They've developed resistance to the country's No. 1 weedkiller, Roundup. Now farmers face a choice: Do they go for yet another kill-all-the-weeds chemical, or go back to more complicated, labor-intensive ways of fighting weeds?
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Coca-Cola Modifies Caramel Color To Avoid Cancer Warning Label

California recently listed a compound found in caramel color used to make colas as a carcinogen — a claim the industry denies. But to avoid cancer warning labels on soda cans, manufacturers like Coca-Cola are now switching to a new formulation of the coloring.
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In Hong Kong, A Growing Taste For Organic Food

Demand for organic and local food is rising in Hong Kong. But people find supply limited and expensive, mirroring the early days of the organic movement in other countries.
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Vegan Soul Food With A Side Of Soulful Music

In his new book, Inspired Vegan, chef Bryant Terry writes about how healthy eating can start in your backyard. He also offers up soulful vegan recipes paired with the music that inspires his cooking. Host Michel Martin talks with Bryant Terry about delicious vegan cuisine.
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Most Of Us Just Can't Taste The Nuances In High-Priced Wines

Do you buy that $100 Malbec, or will the $15 bottle fit the bill just as nicely? New research suggests your biology may help determine whether you can really taste a difference.

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