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Nutrition

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

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Those Seeking Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods Look to Milk
Allergy Minstral: Inside the Allergic-Kid Economy
A Nutritional Facts Label for the People, By the People

Farming

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

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VIDEO: The (Open-Source) Ecologist
VIDEO: Farms, Lies and Videotape
VIDEO: The Disappearing Farmer

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?
To Eat and Live in a New Orleans 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: Mapping Global Food Spending
Restaurant Gardens a Boon to New Farmers
Away at Food Camp
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