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Why sick dairy cows may be to blame for 2018’s historic recalls of Salmonella-tainted beef

Update, December 4, 2018 at 2:45 p.m., EST: The United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has…

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Who owns a pizza recipe?

A longtime pizzaiolo at Prince Street Pizza, one of New York City’s truly great pizzerias, has opened his own joint,…

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Texas lawmakers ask Trump not to spend Hurricane Harvey relief money on border wall

Thursday marks the 27th day of the partial government shutdown sparked by President Trump’s continued insistence that Congress appropriate $5…

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Want to curb nitrogen pollution? Regulate fertilizer producers, not just farmers

Nitrogen pollution is produced by a number of interlinked compounds, from ammonia to nitrous oxide. While they have both natural and…

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Thinly sliced: How Prohibition inadvertently led to the modern craft cocktail movement

This is the web version of a list we publish twice-weekly in our newsletter. It comprises the most noteworthy food…

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In California, Wonderful Citrus strike exposes a murky world of unequal pay for farmworkers

In California on Tuesday, 1,800 subcontracted orange pickers are back to work after Wonderful Citrus, one of the country’s largest…

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With the end of 365 stores, Whole Foods cements its future as Amazon’s house brand

On Friday, Yahoo Finance reported that Whole Foods Market won't open any more 365 stores—the smaller-format, budget-friendlier markets it had…

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Supreme Court will decide whether or not to keep companies’ SNAP sales secret

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that will determine whether or not the public ever learns how…

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We already breed crops to resist disease. Can we breed them to resist rising temperatures?

We know that migration linked to climate change transcends species. As the oceans get warmer, fish are looking for cooler…

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Thinly sliced: Romaine lettuce outbreak linked to E. coli appears to be over, CDC announces

This is the web version of a list we publish twice-weekly in our newsletter. It comprises the most noteworthy food…