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03/24/2018 01:46 PM
To Save Whales, Maine's Iconic Lobster Industry May Have To Change
Scientists says to help whales, the ropes used to tend lobster traps must be changed or eliminated. Mainers who catch lobster for a living feel they're being singled out for an international problem.

03/23/2018 08:14 PM
Spending Bill Protects Tipped Workers From Sharing With The Boss
The president signed a spending bill Friday that, among other things, safeguards workers' tips. It blocks an earlier Trump administration move that may have allowed restaurant owners to pocket them.

03/23/2018 04:43 PM
What Are The Different Kinds Of Dietary Iron, And How Should I Get Enough?
Iron pops up in everything from oatmeal to rib-eye. But it's not the same from every source – and how much you absorb depends in part on what you eat with it.

03/22/2018 06:03 PM
As March Madness Rolls, New Orleans Tracks Its Own Red Beans Brackets
The humble dish doesn't normally turn heads, but now red beans have inspired their own craze, thanks to a month-long citywide food competition styled after the college basketball tournament.

03/22/2018 03:33 PM
5 Ways China May Try To Win A Trade War With The U.S.
After President Trump unleashes new tariffs, China has a number of key U.S. imports — from soybeans to airplanes and iPhones — that it can choose to strike back against.

03/21/2018 07:07 PM
In Oaxaca, Mexico, A Locally Made Soda Takes Aim At Coca-Cola's Supremacy
Oaxacan restaurants are offering diners an alternative to the ubiquitous Coke by selling Zega-Cola, an artisanal soda made in small batches nearby. Its maker hopes that will translate into local jobs.

03/21/2018 02:49 PM
Have You Herd? Farmer Writes A Memoo Using Cows And Satellite Imagery
A Kansas farmer is becoming somewhat of a celebrity for making agriculture-themed pop-music parodies and calling his cattle by playing Lorde's "Royals" on the trombone. Now, he's making space cow art.

03/20/2018 07:27 PM
Robots Are Trying To Pick Strawberries. So Far, They're Not Very Good At It
Strawberry growers are so worried about the farmworker shortage that they're testing a strawberry-picking robot. But while picking strawberries is easy for humans, machines struggle with the task.

03/20/2018 05:43 PM
Kiss Off, You're Irish: In Experiment, Detroit Pub Bans St. Patrick's Day Revelers
To help humanize and bring historical perspective to the issue of immigration, the "No Irish Pub" turned away people based on two criteria: being Irish or wearing green to celebrate St. Paddy's Day.

03/19/2018 04:15 PM
After Years Of Violence, Chef Offers Colombian Farmers Pride And Profit
A food activist aims to show the value of traditional agriculture to rural, mainly indigenous people and transform the way they plant, sell and prepare their goods — as well as capture the global eye.

03/18/2018 09:00 AM
Puerto Rican Cooking And The American South Mix In 'Coconuts And Collards'
Author Von Diaz's cookbook Coconuts and Collards offers a vegetable-forward take on foods she learned to cook from her Puerto Rican grandmother and on the fly in her family's kitchen near Atlanta.

03/17/2018 11:00 AM
For St. Patrick's Day, A True Tale Of 8 Sailors Saved By Guinness
If you're picking up a glass of Guinness this St. Patrick's Day, savor it while pondering this story from 1917, when Ireland's famous stout was cause for true celebration: It saved lives.

03/16/2018 08:14 PM
Why Irish Whiskey Is Experiencing A Resurgence
Carol Quinn, archivist for Irish Distillers, makers of Jameson whiskey says records of Ireland's special blend go back to the 14th century. Quinn discusses the resurgence of Irish whiskey.

03/16/2018 08:00 PM
The Russian Chef Who Is Bringing Back His Homeland's Colorful, Classic Cuisine
Before the Soviet period, "Russian food had color," says Vladimir Mukhin of Moscow's world-famous White Rabbit restaurant. He aims to honor those flavors, as well as locally source his ingredients.

03/16/2018 12:00 PM
When Other Cultures' Holidays Become An Excuse To Party
From St. Patrick's Day to Cinco de Mayo, holidays from specific cultures and religions have been embraced by people looking for a reason to celebrate. What's gained and what's lost?