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Nutrition

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

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EAT AT YOUR OWN RISK
INFOGRAPHIC: Calories vs. Price
Those Seeking Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods Look to Milk

Farming

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

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VIDEO: The Disappearing Farmer
Radishes in Suburbia
VIDEO: The (Open-Source) Ecologist

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
INFOGRAPHIC: Soundscape of a Fresno food desert
To Eat and Live in a New Orleans Food Desert

Business of Food

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

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VIDEO: The Dark Future of Food Advertising
Organic and Gluten-Free Passover Foods On the Rise
On Television, Latino Children See More Unhealthy Food Ads
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