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Brazil delivers on hunger promise

Apr 4, 2012
The government made food a human right. Then it found that ending hunger takes a lot more than a declaration.
Posted In: brazil, Food, hunger, social services

How Cuties marketed Mandarin oranges from fruit to brand

Apr 2, 2012
Smithsonian.com blogger Sarah Rich talks about how those little, seedless Mandarin oranges became a ubiquitous brand.
Posted In: Food, oranges, fruit, marketing

Would you spend $15 for a burger?

Mar 22, 2012
A Los Angeles high-end burger chain is looking to expand east.
Posted In: Food, umami, burger

Consuming white rice linked to risk of diabetes

Mar 16, 2012
Publishing in the British Medical Journal, researchers looked at four studies covering 350,000 people in Asia and the West.
Posted In: Health, Food, diabetes

McDonald's woos cash-strapped customers

Mar 8, 2012
McDonald's hopes to boost sales by expanding its options for value-conscious customers, including a new "Extra Value Menu."
Posted In: Food, McDonald's, fast food

Manufacturing jobs up in Ohio

Mar 1, 2012
Most of the growth comes from an unexpected source. Politicians jockey to take credit.
Posted In: Ohio, manufacturing, Food

The future of food in a warming world

Feb 27, 2012
Bangladesh, once a poster child for the food crisis, has made dramatic progress. But will our changing climate sweep away the gains?
Posted In: Food, Bangladesh, climate change, Agriculture

NASA in the market for some good eaters

Feb 22, 2012
The agency wants to figure out how it would feed astronauts on any future mission to Mars, so it needs people to try to cook and eat astronaut food for four long months.
Posted In: NASA, space, Food

Ben and Jerry's now offering Greek yogurt

Feb 22, 2012
The ice cream company jumps in on the Greek yogurt craze.
Posted In: Food, ice cream, Ben and Jerry's

The journey from farm to the dinner table

Feb 21, 2012
In her new book, journalist Tracie MacMillan explores the various ways that Americans grow, buy, sell and eat their food.
Posted In: Food, Agriculture, Walmart, produce

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