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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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Gardener’s Twofer: First Ketchup ‘N’ Fries Plant Hits U.S. Market

Gardener’s Twofer: First Ketchup ‘N’ Fries Plant Hits U.S. Market

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

British horticulturalists have figured out how to graft a tomato plant onto a potato plant. This plant, called Ketchup ‘N’ Fries, has crossed the pond and is now available to gardeners in the U.S.

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Taking Stock Of Bone Broth: Sorry, No Cure-All Here

Taking Stock Of Bone Broth: Sorry, No Cure-All Here

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

There’s an outbreak of bone broth fever in the U.S., with proponents raving about its nourishing and healing properties. But there isn’t much in the way of science to back up some of the claims.

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California’s Strawberry Feud Ends, But Who Will Breed New Berries?

California’s Strawberry Feud Ends, But Who Will Breed New Berries?

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Strawberry farmers have dropped a lawsuit against the University of California, Davis, and the university has hired a new strawberry breeder. But the future of academic berry breeding is uncertain.

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Outrage Over Government’s Animal Experiments Leads To USDA Review

Outrage Over Government’s Animal Experiments Leads To USDA Review

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lawmakers also introduced a bill to strengthen laws protecting farm animals used in research. Both moves come out of a New York Times investigation of animal suffering at a federal research center.

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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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White Potato Redux: Experts Say Spuds Are Not Nutritional Duds

White Potato Redux: Experts Say Spuds Are Not Nutritional Duds

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

An expert panel says white potatoes “contribute useful quantities of potassium and fiber” to our diets. Reversing itself, the panel says spuds should be included in WIC, a food aid program.

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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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Watch ‘Bob’s Burgers’? Now You Can Eat Them, Too

Watch ‘Bob’s Burgers’? Now You Can Eat Them, Too

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

What happens when you try to make a burger out of a pun? One blog, two years, and dozens of recipes later, millions of fans can now cook up their very own Bob’s burgers.

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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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