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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: Calories vs. Price
Eat a Carrot and Call Me in the Morning

Farming

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

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Radishes in Suburbia
Will the EPA help doctors fight pesticide poisoning?
VIDEO: Farms, Lies and Videotape

Food Deserts

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

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To Eat and Live in a New Orleans 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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Organic and Gluten-Free Passover Foods On the Rise
On Television, Latino Children See More Unhealthy Food Ads
Berried Alive: On the trail of an aspiring superfood
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