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Uruguayan Soccer Team's Caramel Spread Denied Entry Into Brazil

Customs officials confiscated more than 80 pound of caramel spread. Officials say they'll release the sweet treat when the team presents a health certificate for the milk-based product.
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'Pink Slime' Is Making A Comeback. Do You Have A Beef With That?

Since beef prices are going up, food processors are once again looking at cheap "lean, finely textured beef." But this time, they're preparing for consumers' concerns.
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In 'My Name Is Salt,' The Toil And Joy Of India's Salt Harvest

A documentary follows three generations of a family as they harvest the essential seasoning in the blazing desert heat of Gujarat, India. But rather than decry their hard labor, the film honors it.
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Red Fish, Blue Fish: Where The Fish Flesh Rainbow Comes From

From ruby red tuna to turquoise lingcod, the fish we eat can span the color spectrum. Flesh color can also tell us something about where a fish came from, its swimming routine and what it ate.
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In Yabbies And Cappuccino, A Culinary Lifeline For Aboriginal Youth

Australia has a long, dark history of racial discrimination against the Aborigines. A cooking and hospitality program tries to help youth discover their culture and build confidence and competence.
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In The Making Of Megafarms, A Mixture Of Pride And Pain

A tiny fraction of America's 2 million farmers produces most of our food. They are the winners of a long-running competition for land and profits that has also drained the life out of small towns.
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Finally! A Decent Espresso On The International Space Station

An Italian aerospace firm, in conjunction with coffee company Lavazza and the Italian space agency, have jointly developed a system for producing zero-G espresso.
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Sandwich Monday: The B50 Burger

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a bold new idea in hamburgers: a patty that's 50 percent beef and 50 percent bacon.
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Hunting For Alien Bug And Seed Invaders At Baltimore's Port

A few weeks ago, U.S. Customs and Border Protection spotted an unfamiliar moth in a shipment of organic soybeans. It was a small victory in the effort to prevent the spread of exotic pests.
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The Milkman's Comeback Means Dairy At The Door And More

The milkman has been out of style for decades, but all over the country, trucks have started delivering fresh milk, organic vegetables and even humanely raised chickens to your door.

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