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May 22, 2015 Comment

Wal-Mart Calls On Suppliers To Treat Farm Animals Better

The retail giant is asking its suppliers in the U.S. to treat farm animals better, and give them fewer antibiotics.

May 22, 2015 Comment

It’s Only Getting Worse: California Farmers Consider Historic Cuts

Farmers who have water rights are worried regulators will take their water anyway, so they’ve offered the state a deal.

May 21, 2015 5 Comments

YouTube Sensation Publishes Her First Cookbook

Maangchi’s career was born when her son suggested she start making videos of herself cooking Korean dishes.

May 19, 2015 16 Comments

White House Unveils Plan To Save Honeybees

The White House’s Pollinator Health Task Force has released a strategy to help improve bee habitat and health.

May 18, 2015 10 Comments

Chef Ottolenghi On Food, And Its Role In Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Jerusalem-born, London-based chef Yotam Ottolenghi is widely acclaimed for his restaurants and his cookbooks.

May 13, 2015 5 Comments

New Cookbook Explores The Cuisine Of The Great Plains

Summer Miller shares stories and recipes from award-winning chefs in Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa and more.

May 8, 2015 2 Comments

Does Removing Artificial Ingredients Mean Healthier Food?

Panera Bread is the latest chain to announce it will stop using certain ingredients.

May 7, 2015 7 Comments

5 Dessert Recipes Perfect For Mother's Day

These recipes from our resident chef Kathy Gunst take advantage of the bounty of spring, but aren’t overly sweet.

May 4, 2015 Comment

McDonald’s Announces New Turnaround Plan

The fast food giant’s CEO has unveiled a new strategy to revive the company, after profits fell 15 percent last year.

May 4, 2015 8 Comments

Ana Sortun: How To Avoid The Biggest Mistakes In The Kitchen

The award-winning chef joins us in the kitchen for a demonstration on how to do it right, from greens to grains.

April 30, 2015 5 Comments

Consumers Push Food Producers On Antibiotic Use

The country’s largest chicken producer says it will stop using antibiotics used in human medicine by September 2017.

April 28, 2015 2 Comments

Recipes: Healthy Salads With Spring Produce

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us a chopped spring salad, a farro salad and two asparagus salads.

April 27, 2015 Comment

Kountry Kitchen, Soul Food At The Doorstep Of Indianapolis History

Kountry Kitchen owner Isaac Wilson was there when Robert F. Kennedy announce that Martin Luther King Jr. had been shot and killed.

April 24, 2015 2 Comments

Amid Listeria Outbreak, FDA Calls For Better Prevention Policies

As a second ice cream maker recalls all of its products, we hear from a top FDA official on food safety and inspections.

April 23, 2015 Comment

Proposal To Close Loophole Looks At Who Is A Farmer

Big farms are collecting taxpayer dollars that they haven’t necessarily earned, by taking advantage of a loophole in government subsidy rules.

April 22, 2015 9 Comments

Saving Food Scraps From The Trash To Make Better Meals

Are you throwing away your broccoli stems and peach pits? Food writer and cookbook author Eugenia Bone says don’t.

April 21, 2015 Comment

Blue Bell Recalls All Products Following Deadly Listeria Outbreak

Listeria bacteria found in Blue Bell ice cream has been linked to three deaths. Five others in Kansas and Texas were sickened.

April 21, 2015 2 Comments

Bird Flu Spreads; Millions Of Iowa Chickens To Be Killed

The deadly bird flu strain H5N2 is plaguing poultry farms across the Midwest, including a major commercial operation in Iowa.

April 20, 2015 Comment

Vermont’s Largest Tree Tapper Won’t Sell Syrup

An out-of-state company has tapped about 100,000 trees in Vermont this year, but says it won’t compete with local producers.

April 20, 2015 10 Comments

Drought Won’t Mean More Expensive Peaches

Agricultural economist Dan Sumner explains why the current drought in California will not increase produce prices.


Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

May 21 5 Comments

YouTube Sensation Publishes Her First Cookbook

Maangchi's career was born when her son suggested she start making videos of herself cooking Korean dishes.

May 21 15 Comments

UC’s Napolitano Speaks Out On High Cost Of Public Ed, Anti-Semitism On Campus

Janet Napolitano talks about a plan to freeze in-state tuition, and campus protests against Israel's occupation of the West Bank.

May 20 Comment

‘Finding The Good’ Through Obituary Writing

Journalist Heather Lende has been writing obituaries in the small town of Haines, Alaska, for 20 years.

May 20 3 Comments

Pandas’ Bamboo Diet May Endanger Them

New research examining the genetics of panda waste shows they would be better suited to eat meat than plants.