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KQED’s Forum: Whole Foods’ John Mackey

KQED’s Forum: Whole Foods’ John Mackey

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

In his new book, “Conscious Capitalism,” Whole Foods co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey says that a responsible business can benefit both society and the bottom line. KQED’s Forum talk to Mackey about ethical capitalism and the recent controversy surrounding his comparison of President Obama’s health care reform to fascism.

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KQED’s Forum: Restaurant Roundup

KQED’s Forum: Restaurant Roundup

| January 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

From grass-fed shaking beef to locally sourced golden chanterelles to salt-roasted pear sorbet, San Francisco has long been a hub of dining innovation. What new restaurants or old standbys are your favorites? KQED’s Forum get the latest from dining critics on the best cuisine and dining trends in the Bay Area.

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KQED’s Forum: Charles Phan on Home Cooking

KQED’s Forum: Charles Phan on Home Cooking

| January 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The award-winning chef and owner of The Slanted Door restaurant joins KQED’s Forum to talk about his new book, “Vietnamese Home Cooking.” He also shares secrets of creating high-end ethnic cuisine, and how he stays true to his roots in the kitchen.

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Six Facts Everyone Should Know About Celiac Disease

Six Facts Everyone Should Know About Celiac Disease

| December 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Think that celiac disease and gluten-free eating are flash-in the-pan health trends? Think again. Here are six facts on the disease that everyone should know including what to do if you think you have it.

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KQED’s Forum: Going Gluten-Free

KQED’s Forum: Going Gluten-Free

| December 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

KQED’s Forum discusses the rise of gluten-free diets.

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KQED’s Forum: Drakes Bay Oyster Company Sues to Stay

KQED’s Forum: Drakes Bay Oyster Company Sues to Stay

| December 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

Drakes Bay Oyster Company is fighting back after the federal government refused to renew its lease in Point Reyes National Seashore last week. The National Park Service and its environmentalist allies want to return the area to marine wilderness. But the company is suing to overturn the decision, and many oyster lovers are rallying to its defense.

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KQED’s Forum: Hunger and Local Food Banks

KQED’s Forum: Hunger and Local Food Banks

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is just around the corner — but some local food banks are reporting a lack of donations. KQED’s Forum talks with local food banks about food shortages and what people can do to help.

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KQED’s Forum: A (Mostly) Plastic-Free Life

KQED’s Forum: A (Mostly) Plastic-Free Life

| September 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 2007, Oakland’s Beth Terry decided to give up plastic after seeing a picture of a dead seabird, its stomach filled with plastic bottle caps. Her decision spawned a blog, a book and a movement to make people aware of how much plastic they consume. KQED’s Forum talks to Terry about how, and why, people should reduce their plastic use, from changes obvious (carry your own reusable water bottle) to the surprising (kick that chewing gum habit).

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KQED’s Forum: Is Organic Food Healthier?

KQED’s Forum: Is Organic Food Healthier?

| September 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many shoppers are willing to shell out more money for organic produce because they believe it is healthier — but a new report casts doubt on that. The Stanford University study challenges whether organic foods are more nutritious than conventional foods grown with pesticides. KQED’s Forum discusses the benefits of organic foods and the impact of ingesting trace amounts of pesticides. Do you buy organic? Will this new study change the way you eat?

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KQED’s Forum: A Cure for Food Allergies?

KQED’s Forum: A Cure for Food Allergies?

| July 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

If a child has a food allergy, they are currently told to avoid any traces of that food. That could soon change as a result of a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study found that egg allergies could sometimes be reversed by giving small daily doses of egg over time. KQED’s Forum discusses new developments in the prevention and treatment of food allergies.

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KQED’s Forum: How Nutritious are Calif. School Lunches?

KQED’s Forum: How Nutritious are Calif. School Lunches?

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

On July 1, new federal regulations went into effect to make your child’s school lunch more nutritious, like adding additional fresh fruits and vegetables. After the usual pizza and chicken nuggets, it sounds like needed change. But are schools ready? According to research from California Watch, 60 percent of schools in the state have trouble meeting the old nutrition requirements. How will they get up to speed?

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KQED’s Forum: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King

KQED’s Forum: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Samuel Zemurray was a poor Jewish immigrant, selling freckled bananas out of a boxcar before amassing a fortune in the banana trade. His rags-to-riches story is unveiled in a new biography by Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone Magazine contributing editor Rich Cohen. Cohen joins KQED’s Forum to discuss Zemurray’s life in relation to American capitalism, foreign relations in Latin America and beyond.

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KQED’s Forum: Picky Eaters

KQED’s Forum: Picky Eaters

| July 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic, BAB blogger and author of “Suffering Succotash: A Picky Eater’s Quest to Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate” discusses picky eating along with some other experts in the field.

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KQED’s Forum: Farm Bill on the Table

KQED’s Forum: Farm Bill on the Table

| June 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote next month on a new farm bill, which would shape the nation’s food and agriculture agenda for the next five years. What might the legislation mean for California farmers and consumers?

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