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The Science of Food Addiction VIDEO: The Farm VIDEO: The (Open-Source) Ecologist


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
Eat a Carrot and Call Me in the Morning
The Food Industry Tries to Redesign the Nutrition Label: Fails


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

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VIDEO: The Disappearing Farmer
VIDEO: Farms, Lies and Videotape
Radishes in Suburbia

Food Deserts

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

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

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
INFOGRAPHIC: Googling Superfoods
Berried Alive: On the trail of an aspiring superfood
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