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Nutrition

Snack addiction; allergy ballads; calories you can get for a dollar; veggie Rx; and more.

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The Food Industry Tries to Redesign the Nutrition Label: Fails
A Nutritional Facts Label for the People, By the People
Food Labels: EU Sets New Mark, Help Rethink Ours

Farming

Pesticide poisoning; an open source tractor; filming big ag; hippie farmers; and more.

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VIDEO: Farms, Lies and Videotape
Radishes in Suburbia
Will the EPA help doctors fight pesticide poisoning?

Food Deserts

Are they over-hyped? A food program revamps mini-marts; Walmart; and more.

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Who Moved the chips?
Walmart Prepares to Storm the Desert
INFOGRAPHIC: Soundscape of a Fresno food desert

Business of Food

An aspiring superfruit; freeze-dried food for survival; fast food ads in Spanish; and more.

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Berried Alive: On the trail of an aspiring superfood
Away at Food Camp
INFOGRAPHIC: Googling Superfoods
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