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Cooking 101: Stanford Adds Healthy Eating Skills To The Curriculum

Cooking 101: Stanford Adds Healthy Eating Skills To The Curriculum

| February 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

With help from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, Stanford University is launching a cooking program to teach students the basics of choosing groceries, cooking and eating healthy.

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Organic Cereal Manufacturer Nature’s Path is Going Against the Grain by Investing in Organic Farmland

Organic Cereal Manufacturer Nature’s Path is Going Against the Grain by Investing in Organic Farmland

| February 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Why would a company that sells over $300 million worth of boxed organic cereal in outlets like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s dive into the organic farmland business?

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How Fish Could Change What It Means For Food To Be Organic

How Fish Could Change What It Means For Food To Be Organic

| February 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

The USDA is considering a set of rules for certifying farmed fish as organic. But some consumer groups say the recommendations don’t go far enough to meet the strict standards of other organic foods.

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How Unboiled Eggs Could Help Fight Food Waste

How Unboiled Eggs Could Help Fight Food Waste

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

No yolk: Researchers have discovered how to unboil egg whites. The chemical technique could help the food industry and others utilize more enzymes for cheese or beer with less waste.

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Blending Vs. Juicing? How To Get The Most Nutrition From Your Fruit

Blending Vs. Juicing? How To Get The Most Nutrition From Your Fruit

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Juice and smoothies can be a convenient way to get more servings of fruits and vegetables. So what’s the better gadget between a blender and juicer if you want to get more beneficial nutrients?

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Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It?

Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It?

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

An Oregon company has developed a high-tech process for turning sewage into pure drinking water. Now it’s asking the state for permission to give its recycled water to a group of home brewers.

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Beef Packers Block Plan To Revive Growth-Promoting Drug

Beef Packers Block Plan To Revive Growth-Promoting Drug

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beef processors continue to block efforts to bring back Zilmax, a drug that makes cattle put on weight faster. Is it because they’re concerned about animal welfare, or beef exports?

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Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.

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Marijuana Edibles: Cannabis Goes Gourmet

Marijuana Edibles: Cannabis Goes Gourmet

| January 20, 2015 | 2 Comments

Cannabis-infused treats are no longer limited to your pan of pot brownies made from a box mix. Nope, edibles are all grown up, and they have good taste. So, if you are looking to medicate with the delicious in mind, look no further. Here are our top 5 picks.

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Start Your New Year’s Diet Off Right with Homemade Nut Milks

Start Your New Year’s Diet Off Right with Homemade Nut Milks

| January 17, 2015 | 8 Comments

The almond milks that fill grocery stores these days are full of sugar and/or stabilizers, and (worse) they hardly even taste the nuts from which they’re made. It’s far better to make it at home. Nut milks are simple, and you don’t need anything more than a blender and a strainer. Kate Williams will show you how.

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Food Trucks, Share The Lane. Food Bikes Are Merging Into The Business

Food Trucks, Share The Lane. Food Bikes Are Merging Into The Business

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A growing number of food vendors are literally pedaling their wares. From baristas to veggie farmers, many say bikes are a cheaper, greener, more convenient way to launch their mobile food businesses.

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Pay-It-Forward Generosity at Pizza Place Helps to Feed the Homeless

Pay-It-Forward Generosity at Pizza Place Helps to Feed the Homeless

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Philadelphia pizza shop has become an ad hoc feeding program for the homeless where customers can pay the $1 slices forward. To date, some 8,400 slices have been bought for the homeless.

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GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them?

GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them?

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

New GMO potatoes don’t bruise as easily, and, when fried, they have less of a potentially harmful chemical. Yet some big chip and french fry makers won’t touch them because of the stigma of GMOs.

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Coolhunting at the Good Food Mercantile in San Francisco

Coolhunting at the Good Food Mercantile in San Francisco

Stephanie Rosenbaum Klassen goes coolhunting for the country’s most intriguing new products at the Good Food Mercantile, an industry-only “un-trade” show. See what she discovers, from a fabulous local gin to the best thing to happen to peanut butter (after sliced bread).

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