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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
INFOGRAPHIC: Calories vs. Price
Allergy Minstral: Inside the Allergic-Kid Economy

Farming

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

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VIDEO: The (Open-Source) Ecologist
How Can We Keep the People Who Harvest Our Veggies Healthy Too?
VIDEO: The Farm

Food Deserts

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

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VIDEO: A Farm in New Orleans
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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The Freeze-Dried Food Craze, Seven Things You Should Know
Restaurant Gardens a Boon to New Farmers
INFOGRAPHIC: Mapping Global Food Spending
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