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First Lady's 'Let's Move' program expands to military

Feb 10, 2012
Michelle Obama will announce a Pentagon venture to make the food offerings in the U.S. military more healthy. It’s the first change to military rations in 20 years.
Posted In: Food, Health, Let's Move, Michelle Obama, military

Are we still a land of 'meat and potatoes?'

Feb 6, 2012
Commentator Mark Bittman says for many, beef is no longer what's for dinner.
Posted In: meat, Food

Philippines: Too many mouths?

Jan 23, 2012
Rapid population growth tests the Philippines’ ability to feed itself. And spurs a rethink on one of the globe's most controversial issues.
Posted In: philippines, Food

Sharing your foodie tips online

Jan 12, 2012
What's the best way to clean spinach?
Posted In: ted, sustainability, Food

Mid-day Extra: Not so Hot Pockets

Jan 6, 2012
Why is the frozen food industry hurting, even as more people are dining at home?
Posted In: Food, frozen food, Hot Pockets

Stevia braces for a sweeter year in U.S., Europe

Jan 4, 2012
The low-calorie, natural sweetener Stevia is set to show up in more drinks and desserts this year. Its market share grew in the U.S. last year, and now the European Union will also allow its sale.
Posted In: stevia, sugar, Food

Kraft product nibbling at Hamburger Helper market share

Dec 29, 2011
For years, Betty Crocker's Hamburger Helper dominated that market, but a new product from Kraft called Cheesy Skillet has recently started nibbling away.
Posted In: Kraft, Food

How political history influences what's on your plate

Dec 13, 2011
What do Prohibition, World War II and immigration policy have to do with your food? Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses reasons why American food is what it is today.
Posted In: Food, World War II, Prohibition

'Make the Bread, Buy the Butter'

Nov 24, 2011
We learn what's cheaper -- and tastier -- to make at home and what you should just buy from the grocery store.
Posted In: Food, Thanksgiving

PODCAST: The cranberry industry, no Thanksgiving for Europe

Nov 24, 2011
This Thanksgiving, we talk to a big wig in the cranberry industry, the CEO of Ocean Spray. While the U.S. is on holiday, financial troubles in the eurozone march on. And Google wants to light up your home -- with lightbulbs, that is.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, Food, Europe debt crisis

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