World | Health | Business | Food

How A Venezuelan Chef Is Teaching Women To Make Chocolate And Money

NPR | Sept. 25, 2017 11:12 a.m.

Some of the world's best cacao grows in Venezuela, a country roiled by political turmoil. One chocolatier is betting those beans can propel a whole industry and turn women into micro-entrepreneurs.

Technology | Arts | Food

Katharine Hepburn's Brownies: A Recipe For Home-Wrecking?

NPR | Sept. 25, 2017 11:09 a.m.

Two years ago in The New York Times' food section, Syne Newberry commented on this recipe — and the bittersweet end to her marriage. The comment went on to become Internet legend.

Health | Food

This Test Can Determine Whether You've Outgrown A Food Allergy

NPR | Sept. 25, 2017 4:39 a.m.

Food allergies are tricky to diagnose, and many kids can outgrow them, too. A test called an oral food challenge is the gold standard to rule out an allergy. It's performed under medical supervision.

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Roadkill Salvage Proves Quite Popular In Washington

Northwest News Network | Sept. 24, 2017 1 p.m.

In 2016, the state of Washington made it legal for people to pick up dead deer and elk on the road and take them home. Roadkill salvage has turned out to be a popular thing to do — and it's coming soon to Oregon.

Nation | Science | Environment | Business | Food

Arkansas Defies Monsanto, Moves To Ban Rogue Weedkiller

NPR | Sept. 23, 2017 10:33 a.m.

Arkansas regulators are on a collision course with Monsanto, voting to ban use during the growing season of a drift-prone herbicide that Monsanto says is farmers' best hope for weed-free fields.

World | Health | Food

World Leaders Gobble Up M&M's Imprinted With U.N. Goals

NPR | Sept. 23, 2017 2:46 a.m.

Tens of thousands of the customized candies were handed out at this week's U.N. General Assembly, printed with reminders about fighting poverty, climate change and global diseases.

Nation | Food

For The First Time In Decades, Caffeinated Sodas On Sale At BYU Dining Halls

NPR | Sept. 22, 2017 6:06 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a complicated – and often misunderstood – relationship with caffeine. The university, which is majority Mormon, says it is responding to demand.

Science | Environment | Food

Gassy Cows Warm The Planet. Scientists Think They Know How To Squelch Those Belches

NPR | Sept. 22, 2017 10:30 a.m.

Researchers have won a prize for discovering that a cow's genetics determine which microbes populate its gut. Some of those microbes produce the greenhouse gas methane that ends up in the atmosphere.

World | Business | Food

Three-Star Chef Asks Michelin Guide To Leave Him Out: 'I Will Be Able To Feel Free'

NPR | Sept. 21, 2017 1:50 p.m.

Sébastien Bras runs Le Suquet, a restaurant in southern France that first won its three stars in 1999. He cited the pressure of anonymous visits from the guide's inspectors two or three times a year.

Health | Food

Beans Add Healthy Fiber And Protein To Gluten-Free Pastas

NPR | Sept. 21, 2017 1:01 p.m.

Pastas made from starches like rice are a boon for those with celiac disease and wheat allergies. The downside: Many spike blood-sugar levels. What to do? Look toward bean-based options.


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