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Kids targeted by sugary drink ads

Oct 31, 2011
A new study out from Yale's Rudd Center shows that children and teens are more exposed to ads for high-calorie soda drinks than ever before. The...
Posted In: advertising, food and drink, Marketplace Daily Pulse, sugary drinks
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NYC's (former) underground lobster rolls

Sep 22, 2010
You might have heard about Ronnie, a New York City entrepreneur who sells grilled cheese sandwiches underground, on our Marketplace Morning Report...
Posted In: food and drink, not news, underground food
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Make your own mooncakes!

Sep 21, 2010
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz reported on the black market for mooncake vouchers that emerges every Moon Festival. Traditional mooncakes, what with...
Posted In: asia, black market, China, food and drink, moon festival
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Corn syrup v. Corn sugar?

Sep 14, 2010
This final note today, one that pretty much writes itself, to be honest with you. The Corn Refiners Association has just about had it with the...
Posted In: Agriculture, FDA, food and drink, semantics, sugar
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The best and worst of fast food

Sep 3, 2010
This final note today, we're going to do burgers in honor of the news about Burger King this week that it's been sold for $4 billion. Consumer...
Posted In: consumer reports, fast food, food and drink, rankings
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Fryer + Beer = Deep-fried beer

Sep 3, 2010
You'd think deep-fried butter was the pinnacle of fried food -- it's fat fried with fat! But an inventor debuted deep-fried beer at the Texas Sta...
Posted In: beer, food and drink, not news
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And now you can buy wine from the vending machine...

Aug 9, 2010
These days, it seems you can buy everything from a vending machine - DVDs, iPods, and of course, good, ol' fashioned candy. Well, now you can add...
Posted In: food and drink, wine
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Fresh from the oven: A Pop-Tarts store in Times Square

Aug 9, 2010
What's popping up in New York Times Square? A store for pop-tarts!...
Posted In: food and drink, Pop-Tarts
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Wheat bread beats white in sales, and it's no big wonder

Aug 3, 2010
Health-conscious consumers have been waiting for their day to reach a critical mass, and their wait may be over: For the first time in the history...
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Transgenic salmon would be first genetically modified animal for consumption

Aug 2, 2010
The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing what a Massachusetts company is calling an "advanced hybrid" fish, a cross between Atlantic and...
Posted In: Food, food and drink, Science

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