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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
Food Labels: EU Sets New Mark, Help Rethink Ours
The Food Industry Tries to Redesign the Nutrition Label: Fails

Farming

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

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How Can We Keep the People Who Harvest Our Veggies Healthy Too?
VIDEO: The Farm
VIDEO: GMOrganic, A Botanical Love Story

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
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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INFOGRAPHIC: Googling Superfoods
INFOGRAPHIC: Mapping Global Food Spending
Berried Alive: On the trail of an aspiring superfood
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