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NBC

"PETA's request comes in the wake of news reports that a Swiss restaurant owner will begin purchasing breast milk from nursing mothers and substituting breast milk for 75 percent of the cow's milk in the food he serves," the stateme

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Roger Masters, Dartmouth

During over 50 years of debate on water flouridation, neither supporters nor critics paid attention to differences between sodium flouride and two chemicals called silicoflourides as the chemicals for this purpose

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Reuters

With soaring food prices sparking protests in many countries and more than 800 million people going hungry every day, US food portions are under scrutiny. A lightening of the American plate could ease pressure on worldwide demand, but not everyone is

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McClatchy News

Congressional hearings will enable California and Florida tomato growers to bash the FDA for supposedly blowing a recent salmonella outbreak. Regulators initially raised warning flags about tomatoes, costing farmers a bundle before suspicions turned

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wideeyecinema.com

On March 11 a new documentary was aired on French television (ARTE – French-German cultural tv channel) by French journalist and film maker Marie-Monique Robin, The World According to Monsanto - A documentary that Americans won’t ever see.

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Time

American supermarkets are epics of excess: it often seems like every item in the store comes in a "Jumbo" size or has "Bonus!" splashed across the label. But is it possible that the packages of food Americans are buying is shrinki

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Time

Clarence Ridgley is the most popular guy on his block, and it's all thanks to his lawn. In April, Ridgley transformed his neatly trimmed yard into a garden of tomatoes, blueberries, strawberries, lettuce, beets and herbs. And because the plot sit

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Financial Times

Consumers were warned to expect even sharper increases in global food prices after US officials said that some of the country’s best farmland was facing its worst flooding for 15 years.

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Ginn

We are the land of milk, honey, and vast quantities of sugar and sugar-related products. Yet few are aware of sugar’s legacy: of the fall of an empire, the enslavement of millions of people and luxury taxes.

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AP

Farmers who have lost acres to flooding must now face a difficult choice: leave their fields idle and collect insurance payments or try their luck at growing soybeans, which have a later growing cycle but which also are vulnerable to overly wet soil.

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