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Nutrition

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

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Food Labels: EU Sets New Mark, Help Rethink Ours
Allergy Minstral: Inside the Allergic-Kid Economy
INFOGRAPHIC: Calories vs. Price

Farming

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

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VIDEO: Lost in Sprawl
VIDEO: The (Open-Source) Ecologist
VIDEO: The Farm

Food Deserts

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

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To Eat and Live in a New Orleans Food Desert
Who Moved the chips?
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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Restaurant Gardens a Boon to New Farmers
VIDEO: The Politics of Food
Away at Food Camp
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