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When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps

When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Millions of tons of food are wasted on college campuses around the country, and students are noticing. Some of them are now rescuing food to make tasty meals for the needy and compost for gardens.

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Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.

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Produce Pride: Showing The Love With Vegetable Tattoos

Produce Pride: Showing The Love With Vegetable Tattoos

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Vegetable tattoos, both temporary and permanent, can make for beautiful body art. Some enthusiasts are hoping to use them to encourage healthy, seasonal eating.

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Tea Tuesdays: The Chemis-Tea Of Pouring The Perfect English-Style Cuppa

Tea Tuesdays: The Chemis-Tea Of Pouring The Perfect English-Style Cuppa

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The British are very specific about how they take their tea: black, with milk and sugar. But steeping the optimal cup requires a surprising amount of chemistry. Here’s a guide to the science.

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Acidifying Waters Are Endangering Your Oysters And Mussels

Acidifying Waters Are Endangering Your Oysters And Mussels

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Many coastal communities that harvest shellfish could soon be hurt by ocean acidification, a study finds. The Pacific Northwest and New England are hot spots, as are estuaries along the East Coast.

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Feeding Babies Foods With Peanuts Appears To Prevent Allergies

Feeding Babies Foods With Peanuts Appears To Prevent Allergies

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Babies who ate the equivalent of about 4 heaping teaspoons of peanut butter weekly were about 80 percent less likely to develop a peanut allergy by their fifth birthday. So finds a landmark new study.

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Have Big-Box Superstores Helped To Make Us Fat?

Have Big-Box Superstores Helped To Make Us Fat?

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

A study argues that the density of restaurants and large-scale food retailers in parts of the U.S. has been a major factor in the rise of obesity. But some see it as a “chicken and egg” problem.

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Why Some States Want To Legalize Raw Milk Sales

Why Some States Want To Legalize Raw Milk Sales

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Selling unpasteurized milk across state lines is illegal because it poses a threat to public health. But raw milk sales are growing nonetheless. Legalization would let states regulate a risky market.

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Salty, Sweet, Sour. Is It Time To Make Fat The Sixth Taste?

Salty, Sweet, Sour. Is It Time To Make Fat The Sixth Taste?

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fat has a lot in common with the five basic tastes: salty, sweet, sour, bitter and umami. But while people easily recognize the texture of fat, scientists say they can’t quite perceive the taste.

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Hollywood Food Stylists Know: You Can’t Film Styrofoam Cake And Eat It, Too

Hollywood Food Stylists Know: You Can’t Film Styrofoam Cake And Eat It, Too

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Melissa McSorley’s job is to make food look good — and last — on camera. Sometimes that means cooking 800 Cubano sandwiches, other times it means scooping butter instead of ice cream.

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How Marijuana Highjacks Your Brain To Give You The Munchies

How Marijuana Highjacks Your Brain To Give You The Munchies

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Where there’s pot, there’s often an insatiable hunger. Now researchers have a big clue why: Cannabinoids, the drug in marijuana, appear to flip a neural circuit that normally tells us we’re full.

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‘Party Like A President’ Recalls Mixology, Mischief Inside Oval Office

‘Party Like A President’ Recalls Mixology, Mischief Inside Oval Office

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

In his new book, author Brian Abrams chronicles the drinking habits and debauchery of former presidents.

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For Musician Jack White, Any Old Guacamole Just Won’t Do

For Musician Jack White, Any Old Guacamole Just Won’t Do

| February 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Jack White is a meticulous musician, so it’s no surprise that his homemade guacamole has to be well crafted, like his music. And Peruvian chef Martin Morales thinks White has a pretty good recipe.

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GMO Apples Get The Nod, But Not Much Of A Welcoming Party

GMO Apples Get The Nod, But Not Much Of A Welcoming Party

| February 13, 2015 | 2 Comments

Government regulators have approved the first genetically modified apples, which don’t turn brown when you cut them open. But planting these trees will be a gamble since consumers may not want them.

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