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Two Scientists, Two Different Approaches To Saving Bees From Poison Dust

NPR | May 27, 2017 5 a.m.

Two scientists agree that pesticide-laden dust from planting equipment kills bees. But they're proposing different solutions, because they disagree about whether the pesticides are useful to farmers.

Food | Health

If Raw Fruits Or Veggies Give You A Tingly Mouth, It's A Real Syndrome

NPR | May 26, 2017 11:32 a.m.

Pollen allergies can trigger allergic reactions to fruits and vegetables.The condition – known as Oral Allergy Syndrome – can come on suddenly and often goes undiagnosed.

Arts | World | Food

In Southern India, The Spirit Of Ramadan Is Served In A Bowl Of Porridge

NPR | May 26, 2017 9:29 a.m.

To break the fast at sunset, mosques distribute nombu kanji, a lightly spiced rice and lentil porridge, to worshipers and the poor. The meal epitomizes the Muslim holy month's spirit of giving.

Food | Nation | Election | Health

Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs. The Majority Already Work

NPR | May 25, 2017 7:56 a.m.

Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on. Many states where reliance on SNAP is heaviest voted overwhelmingly for Trump last November.

Nation | Food | Economy | Business | Health

In Some Rural Counties, Hunger Is Rising, But Food Donations Aren't

NPR | May 25, 2017 6:15 a.m.

Pantries in southwest Virginia — where poverty is rampant and coal jobs are vanishing — will take whatever they can get to stock bare shelves. Some also offer help with health care and job training.

Science | Food | Health

Eating Chocolate, A Little Each Week, May Lower The Risk Of A Heart Flutter

NPR | May 24, 2017 3:30 p.m.

The latest evidence that a chocolate habit may lower your risk of heart disease: A study finds people who ate small amounts of chocolate several times a week had a lower risk of atrial fibrillation.

Food | Nation | Business | Election

Congress and Farmers Are Shocked By Proposed USDA Cuts

NPR | May 23, 2017 2:21 p.m.

The Trump administration wants to cut both food aid to the poor and subsidies for the nation's farmers. Supporters of both programs are joining forces to fight the cuts in Congress.

Arts | Science | Food | Entertainment

Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

NPR | May 23, 2017 10:03 a.m.

The fanciful dish was meant to impress nearly 400 years ago, so don't roll your eyes at photos of these pretty edibles: They're actually a time-honored tradition tinged with a bit of kitchen science.

Food | Nation | Health

Nacho Cheese Sauce Tainted With Botulism Kills California Man

NPR | May 22, 2017 11:26 p.m.

An outbreak of botulism caused by nacho cheese sauce from a gas station has hospitalized nine people and killed one man in northern California.

World | Food

For A Sister, Strawberry Season In Paris Brings Bittersweet Memories

NPR | May 22, 2017 12:04 p.m.

In the month of May, when strawberries pop up in outdoor markets in Paris, a sister remembers her late brother, who loved a particular variety. He died five years ago this month.


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