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Summer Lobster Surplus Leads To Cross-Border Price War Between Trappers

Protests at Canadian seafood processing plants stymie Maine lobster trappers, and after a summer seafood supply glut, an escalating price war is preventing trappers from getting their goods to market.
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Some At-Risk Shark Species Are Ending Up In U.S. Soups

Shark fin soup is a delicacy, but consumers may not be aware they're eating threatened species. Scientists hope the methods they've devised to trace shark DNA in bowls of soup can help law enforcement officials track contraband in states where sales are illegal.
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Consumer Group Files Suit Against Sweetener For Claiming It's 'Essential'

What's with marketing food as a health miracle? The Center for Science in the Public Interest files the latest in a slew of complaints about the claims food companies make about their products.
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Smoked Chocolate, For National S'More Day And More

If you can't get to a campfire to roast s'mores today, check out some smoked chocolate. Smoking chocolate is a technique that takes time and precision, but has produced some tasty results for former Girl Scout Autumn Martin and her Seattle bakery.
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Maryland Dairy Farmers Scoop Up A Sweet New Source Of Income

Some Maryland dairies have banded together to boost business by attracting customers with ice cream. The Maryland's Best Ice Cream Trail is the first farm-based ice cream trail in the country, and some customers are coming weekly to stock up.

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