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Cottage cheese wants to be the new Greek yogurt

Nov 28, 2016
But how easy will it be for the dairy product to lose its dowdy reputation?
Greek yogurt rival or 1970s diet food?

The ugly history of tipping in America

Apr 22, 2016
Author Saru Jayaraman explains why your gratuity has become the wage for many tipped workers.
The current federal minimum wage for tipped workers in the U.S. is $2.13 an hour.
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"Styrofoam" bans expand as plastic falls out of favor

Jan 4, 2016
Washington, D.C. becomes the latest city to outlaw polystyrene food containers.

Food trends to watch in 2016

Jan 1, 2016
Preservatives are out, but how could fried chicken be in?

In court: sugar vs. high-fructose corn syrup

Nov 2, 2015
Industry groups representing sugar and corn refiners are suing each other.

Dollar stores are a target for food companies

Sep 8, 2015
Growth is in drug and dollar store outlets, while grocery sales are sluggish.

Food industry plays it both ways with GMO labels

Aug 4, 2015
The food industry opposes mandatory labeling of food with GMO ingredients, but also sees a market for products with non-GMO labels.

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Flavor, nutrition and the end of 'blandification'

May 5, 2015
"The Dorito Effect" discusses the link between good food and good health.

The environmental cost of corn

Apr 6, 2015
Plowing more land for corn means a bigger carbon footprint.

Health-conscious consumers reach for spices

Mar 24, 2015
Americans' growing preference for home-cooked meals helps the spice industry.