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Bonbons For Breakfast? Most Kid Cereals Pack Enough Sugar To Be Dessert

A new report by the Environmental Working Group finds that the vast majority of popular cereals marketed to kids exceed guidelines that call for no more than 26 percent added sugar by weight.
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Chicken Vs. Kale: Artist Fights Chick-Fil-A Suit

With the help of Vermont's governor, folk artist Bo Muller-Moore is contesting charges of trademark infringement from Chick-fil-A. The fast-food chain says Muller-Moore's "Eat More Kale" T-shirts too closely resemble its own "Eat Mor Chikin" ad campaign.
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Here Come The Food Trend Lists

From comfort food to foraging to food trucks, we take a look at and round up the latest food trend lists for 2011 and 2012.
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Insects Find Crack In Biotech Corn's Armor

Scientists report that a genetically engineered corn crop has failed to kill the corn rootworm — the pest it was designed to stop. This may be the most serious threat to a genetically modified crops in the U.S. since farmers first started growing them fifteen years ago.
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How Hot Chocolate Became More American Than Apple Pie

George Washington drank spiced hot chocolate for breakfast, according to a new cookbook. His version was often seasoned with new-world flavors like chili powder, vanilla, and allspice, creating a complex concoction — richer and less sweet than its modern day counterpart.
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White Rock Beverages Still Thirsty After 140 Years

While Coca-Cola celebrated its 125th anniversary this year, this family-owned company in New York City is quietly toasting 140 years in the soft-drink business. "We've been around, but we're healthy and growing," says White Rock President Larry Bodkin.

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