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Make it a meal?

February 4, 2011

Apparently you can make anything a meal by adding chips and soda.

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Mark Bittman’s food manifesto

February 2, 2011

We know that globalized, industrialized food production has created far-reaching problems. Mark Bittman offers some practical goals to begin fixing things.

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Study: Organic milk is more nutritious than conventional milk

January 18, 2011

The study behind this coverage has analysed the fat content in 22 brands of milk available in UK supermarkets, including 10 organic brands

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Ingredients in C.E.T. Enzymatic Dental Cat Chews/Treats

January 11, 2011

When your pets visit the veterinarian, one part of the exam is a quick check of their teeth.

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Methyl iodide, a carcinogen, approved for pesticide use in California

January 11, 2011

“Everyone agrees, without exception, that methyl iodide is a very toxic compound. It’s very reactive.”

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Splitting open a Snickers candy bar

January 10, 2011

Snickers isn’t exactly struggling, but the chocolate candy bar market is facing general competition from other snack food entrants

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Deconstructing a Cheeto

January 9, 2011

American kids know what Cheetos are, but giving the snack a close inspection is not as easy as you think.

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Twizzlers Twists

What’s in a Twizzler?

January 8, 2011

Like other high-markup candies, Twizzlers is loaded with sugar and spruced up with artificial flavoring and coloring.

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This is a different kind of food blog. Think of us as community of food epistemologists. We talk about what we eat and relate it toward an ever-evolving theory of eating.

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