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Nutrition

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

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The Food Industry Tries to Redesign the Nutrition Label: Fails
Eat a Carrot and Call Me in the Morning
EAT AT YOUR OWN RISK

Farming

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

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VIDEO: The Farm
Will the EPA help doctors fight pesticide poisoning?
VIDEO: The (Open-Source) Ecologist

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
Walmart Prepares to Storm the Desert
Who Moved the chips?

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
Restaurant Gardens a Boon to New Farmers
Away at Food Camp
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