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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
INFOGRAPHIC: Where Do Americans Get Their Calories?
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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Will the EPA help doctors fight pesticide poisoning?
How Can We Keep the People Who Harvest Our Veggies Healthy Too?
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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Who Moved the chips?
To Eat and Live in a New Orleans Food Desert
Walmart Prepares to Storm the 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
On Television, Latino Children See More Unhealthy Food Ads
Restaurant Gardens a Boon to New Farmers
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