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KQED’s Forum: Marion Nestle: ‘Why Calories Count’

KQED’s Forum: Marion Nestle: ‘Why Calories Count’

| June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

One in three adults in the U.S. is obese, and that doesn’t account for the simply overweight. But many people still don’t know what’s actually making people fat. KQED Forum talks with nutrition and food expert Marion Nestle about her new book, “Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics.”

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KQED’s Forum: The Weird World of Mushrooms

KQED’s Forum: The Weird World of Mushrooms

| May 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

KQED’s Forum talks food, medicine, culture and the science of mushrooms with food writer Eugenia Bone.

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KQED’s Forum: Foie Gras: To Ban or Not to Ban

KQED’s Forum: Foie Gras: To Ban or Not to Ban

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Foie gras is at the center of debate in the California culinary world. More than 100 chefs are working to repeal a new law that would ban the force-feeding of ducks and sale of foie gras in the state starting on July 1.

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KQED’s Forum: Mad Cow Disease Found in California

KQED’s Forum: Mad Cow Disease Found in California

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The USDA has confirmed a case of mad cow disease in a dairy cow near Fresno. This is just the fourth case of mad cow disease found in the U.S. since the disease first appeared in the country in 2003. Agriculture officials say meat-eaters are not at risk because it’s an atypical case — the infected cow was not intended for the food supply and the disease cannot be transmitted by milk. But consumer advocates say there are many questions yet to be answered.

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KQED’s Forum: Jacques Pépin

KQED’s Forum: Jacques Pépin

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Celebrity chef Jacques Pépin has been cooking for over 60 years. He has published 27 cookbooks and recently won an IACP Award for his new TV series “Essential Pépin.” Previously, Pépin has won a Daytime Emmy, numerous James Beard Awards and two of France’s highest honors. Pépin joined Michael Krasny on Forum to discuss food, his newest cookbook and his KQED-produced PBS series “Essential Pépin.”

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KQED’s Forum: ‘Taste What You’re Missing’

KQED’s Forum: ‘Taste What You’re Missing’

| April 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

Author Barb Stuckey says if you really want to understand why you like the food you like, you can’t stop with taste. Her new book “Taste What You’re Missing” explains how all five senses interact to make our experience of meals delicious, or disappointing.

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KQED’s Forum: ‘America Revealed’

KQED’s Forum: ‘America Revealed’

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The new four-part PBS Series “America Revealed” explores the hidden food, energy, transportation and manufacturing systems that keep America running. Forum talks to host Yul Kwon about the new program, and about his unique career. The multi-talented Stanford grad has also worked at Google and the FCC. He’s also the first Asian-American to win the CBS reality show “Survivor.”

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America Revealed’s Food Machine and Food Forward Premieres:  A Tale of Two Totally Different PBS Programs

America Revealed’s Food Machine and Food Forward Premieres: A Tale of Two Totally Different PBS Programs

| April 2, 2012 | 8 Comments

Sarah Henry discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly regarding two new food programs from PBS airing on KQED soon: America Revealed‘s first episode “Food Machine” on April 11 and Food Forward‘s pilot on April 9.

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KQED’s Forum: Vegan Cooking + Storified Recipes and Tips from Listeners

KQED’s Forum: Vegan Cooking + Storified Recipes and Tips from Listeners

| March 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Going vegan can offer a range of challenges. Can you really get enough protein without meat and dairy? Can you really make eggless desserts that are anything more than a crumbly mess? Forum’s guests, Chloe Coscarelli and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau say yes to both questions.

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KQED’s Forum: The Trouble With Sugar

KQED’s Forum: The Trouble With Sugar

| February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Researchers at UCSF argue that sugar poses a danger to health and should be regulated like alcohol and tobacco. Is sugar just empty calories, or something much worse?

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KQED’s Forum: The Changing Face of Farming

KQED’s Forum: The Changing Face of Farming

| January 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

Officials say the average farmer in California is nearly 60 years old — and nearly 20 percent are older than 70. They say without an influx of younger and more ethnically diverse farmers, the state’s $37 billion industry will suffer.

KQED’s Forum discusses the graying of the agriculture industry in a broadcast from our Sacramento studios.

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KQED’s Forum: SF’s Coffee Innovators

KQED’s Forum: SF’s Coffee Innovators

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Bay Area has been at the forefront of a coffee renaissance in recent years, and local boutique companies like Blue Bottle, Ritual and Four Barrel are now spreading their roasting philosophy — and their coffee beans — across the country. KQED’s Forum talks to some of the entrepreneurs behind the so-called “third-wave” coffee movement.

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KQED’s Forum: Putting the Brakes on Food Trucks?

KQED’s Forum: Putting the Brakes on Food Trucks?

| January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Bay Area’s foodie culture has gone mobile in recent years, as food trucks offering everything from creme brulee to empanadas to curry-filled burritos have proliferated. But in San Francisco, some restaurant owners say the carts are cutting into their business and are asking City Hall to step in. Meanwhile, food truck vendors complain about the red tape and confusing permit process. Both sides are unhappy with the current rules, and they have come to the table to hash out new regulations.

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Ten Top Food News Stories of 2011: Part Two

Ten Top Food News Stories of 2011: Part Two

| December 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Sarah Henry continues coverage of food trends and topics for 2011 with part-two of her top food stories posts. Up this time: food recalls, childhood obesity, partnerships in food, occupy food — and a healthy smattering of the year’s biggest food celebrities.

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