Tag: All Things Considered

Taking High-Heat Tandoor Techniques To The Backyard Grill

Taking High-Heat Tandoor Techniques To The Backyard Grill

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s not easy to set up a tandoor oven in the backyard. But chef and writer Madhur Jaffrey says cooking at high heat does something magical to meat, which makes it worthwhile to adapt her tandoor recipes for gas or charcoal grills.

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Farm Bill’s Sugar Subsidy More Taxing Than Sweet, Critics Say

Farm Bill’s Sugar Subsidy More Taxing Than Sweet, Critics Say

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

A government sugar subsidy program is often criticized for keeping sugar prices too high. But now prices are falling and the government may buy 400,000 tons of sugar to help struggling sugar processors. Critics say the government’s involvement in the sugar business should end.

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Binge Drinking Among Women Is Both Dangerous And Overlooked

Binge Drinking Among Women Is Both Dangerous And Overlooked

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

About 13 percent of U.S. women go on drinking binges each month, say officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The damage from binge drinking runs the gamut from death to unintended pregnancy. Public health officials say binge drinking can be curbed with greater awareness and thoughtful interventions.

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FDA Releases Rules To Strengthen Safety Of Food Supply

FDA Releases Rules To Strengthen Safety Of Food Supply

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two years after a food safety bill became law, the FDA issues a rule to prevent foodborne illness in produce and one to require food manufacturers to have plans in place to prevent contamination. Foodborne illness sickens about 48 million Americans each year.

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