Food

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Notable Books

By Sophia Lee & Susan Olasky
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Books | Books to inspire foodies

New federal dietary guidelines give food industry heartburn

By Julie Borg
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Food | Last week, while students across the country picked at their calorie-adjusted, reduced-sodium school lunches and consumers fretted about whether to buy skim…

Midday Roundup: Taliban victorious in strategic Afghan town

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Do-over. U.S. forces are once again fighting for an Afghan region they liberated from the Taliban 14 years ago. The Islamic extremists retook the…

Muslim companies lied about preparing meat to religious standards

By Rob Holmes
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Crime | Two Iowa companies owned by a Muslim family have been charged with conspiracy to export meat wrongfully labelled as lawful for Muslims, or “halal.”

Supplemental diet

Supplemental diet

By Julie Borg
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Science | Research suggests men struggle with eating disorders, too

Vaccines & Viruses: Regulators approve world’s first malaria vaccine

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Mosquito defense. After spending $356 million and conducting 30 years of research, British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline won approval last week from European…

Midday Roundup: Former Auschwitz guard sentenced to prison

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Accessory to murder. A German court sentenced former SS sergeant Oskar Groening to four years in prison today for his role in the murders of 300,000 Jews…

Midday Roundup: Carolina sharks won’t stop biting

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shark-infested waters. A man in his late 60s suffered severe shark bites Wednesday at Ocracoke Island, N.C., bringing the number of shark attacks off the…

Vaccines & Viruses: AMA opposes vaccine exemptions

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | American medical lobbyists. The nation’s largest medical association on Monday adopted a policy opposing religious and personal belief exemptions for…

UN reports reduction in world hunger

By Heather Bridges
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Poverty | UN food agencies say statistics from a recent report bode well for hunger eradication. But other relief organizations say the problem runs deeper than the…

New smartphone app will track fish from trawler to table

By Sandy Barwick
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Technology | Can’t decide between cod or flounder for dinner? Soon there may be an app for that. A group of scientists and fishermen say the new tool will allow…

Fast food companies announce ‘healthy’ changes

By Jae Wasson
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Food | Denise Barratt quit fast food. Noah, her first-grade son, helped her make up her mind. He watched an episode of The Simpsons , in which Lisa Simpson became a…

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