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Raw Milk Proponents Don't Trust Health Officials

Public health officials will have a hard time convincing raw milk advocates that the product is dangerous, according to a new study.
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American History Baked Into The Loaves Of White Bread

From the racially charged Pure Food movement to the countercultural revolution of the 1960s, white bread has been at the spongy, store-bought heart of American food politics.
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The Ultimate In Heirloom Wheat Arrives At Seed Vault

A few days ago, hundreds of thousands seeds from around the world arrived at an underground storage vault on a remote Arctic island. That vault holds a growing collection of seeds, from all the different kinds of crops around the world that humans grow for food.
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In 'Charlotte,' Decadent Childhood Memories

Charlotte Silver recalls her rich childhood in the new memoir, Charlotte au Chocolat. The author grew up in a famed restaurant owned by her mother — Harvard Square's Upstairs at the Pudding, which catered to famous intellectuals and celebrities.
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Kids Don't Mind If You Put Veggies In The Cake

Kids surprised researchers at Columbia University by being just as happy with some treats even if they knew they had vegetables. The cookies were another matter, though.
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Bloggers Replace Mom's Recipe Box As Source Of Food Knowledge

A new study says social media having an increasingly bigger influence over our food habits: Half of consumers use social networking sites, such as Twitter and Facebook, to learn about food. Almost as many seek out recipes on blogs and websites.

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