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Kathleen Rogers

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Entrepreneurs, Pissed-Off Parents and the New Standards: An Opportunity for a School Food Revolution

Kathleen Rogers | Posted October 15, 2012

Over 50 million kids headed back to school in the United States this year with the promise of a healthier lunch menu, thanks to the "Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act."
Michele Simon

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Are Monsanto's Fingerprints on This Op-Ed Signed by a UC Davis Professor?

Michele Simon | Posted October 11, 2012

Conflict of interest explains in part why we are seeing several UC Davis professors author reports and op-eds opposing California's Proposition 37.
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

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Parents to Cereal Companies: "Help Us Enjoy the Cereal Aisle by Marketing Your Healthier Products to Kids"

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D. | Posted October 5, 2012

Did you ever wonder why more parent-child conflicts occur in the cereal aisle than in the adjoining aisles that sell dried pasta, canned tuna, or paper towels?
The Runcible Spoon

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Love, (Sandwich) & Basketball

The Runcible Spoon | Posted October 5, 2012

Were the titans of food to bestow an award for accomplishment in the field of contrarian invention, I feel sure my father would win.
Michael Popek

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6 Recipes Found In Old Books (PHOTOS)

Michael Popek | Posted October 5, 2012

As a buyer, seller, sorter, and cleaner of used books, I've had the chance to think a lot about old things. Not just the books, but the trail of history they leave behind; odd bits of forgotten paper, unsent letters, lost photographs, even old recipes tucked away in a cookbook for safe keeping.
Menuism

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The Best Burgers From Burger Trucks

Menuism | Posted October 5, 2012

Food trucks have come a long way. No longer the "roach coach" of old, food trucks have elevated the burger to something worth tracking down -- especially in these nine places.
Cheapflights

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The World's Weirdest Restaurants (PHOTOS)

Cheapflights | Posted October 5, 2012

Food is central to travel, especially when it reflects the culture of the people and places you're visiting. Restaurants can offer travelers an authentic taste of new cities, regions and countries, an insight to the customs of territories unexplored. And sometimes they can just be weird.
Edward Schneider

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London: For A Great Afternoon Snack, Avoid The Big Chains (PHOTOS)

Edward Schneider | Posted October 5, 2012

London is full of places where you can sit down and have a little savory something at any time of day, but too many of them are outlets of national chains. These are certainly a step up from the international burger chains, but our most delicious and relaxing afternoon mouthfuls have been at all-day restaurants that belong to smaller London-only groups with but a few locations each.