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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 Michaela 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…

India’s Hindu nationalists cook up plan to ban bovine butchery

By Anna K. Poole
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India | In Hindu-majority India, where it is a crime to slaughter female cows, many states have pushed for tighter restrictions on the sale and consumption of beef.

Midday Roundup: Millions of chickens killed to stop bird flu outbreak

By Leigh Jones
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Food | Killer virus. After an outbreak of bird flu at several poultry farms in Iowa, federal authorities have ordered 5.3 million hens euthanized to prevent the…

Midday Roundup: College mourns basketball player who fought cancer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hoop dreams. A 19-year-old woman who fought through cancer to play college basketball died this morning. Lauren Hill learned she had a terminal brain tumor…

Fishing boats dump trafficking victims on remote Indonesian islands

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote Indonesian islands has climbed to more than 4,000 in the last few weeks. Boat captains abandoned…

Midday Roundup: NSA gate-crashers stole car, took wrong turn

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lapse in judgment. The two men who crashed through the front gate of the National Security Agency (NSA) Monday had stolen a car after a wild night in a hotel,

FDA approves GMO apples, potatoes that don’t brown

By Julie Borg
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Food | Apples and potatoes that turn brown within minutes of exposure to the air and spoil the aesthetic appeal of the most carefully prepared dishes, may soon be a…

Dunkin’ Donuts strips munchkins of their nanoparticles

Dunkin’ Donuts strips munchkins of their nanoparticles

By Julie Borg
Posted

Food | For a limited time only, Dunkin’ Donuts customers can order their sugary breakfast treats sprinkled with candies, glazed with chocolate, or dusted with…

The little deals we make

The little deals we make

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My father could talk about nutrition all day. He never fails to be excited by the latest health food discovery, and he always insists I stop what I’m doing…

Schools invite kids to stay for supper

By Emily Scheie
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Education | More schools across the country are serving students not just breakfast and lunch, but supper as well. Serving supper at school can help eradicate child…

 
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