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And the winner — or maybe we should say, loser — this year is ... strawberries.
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Think of every major outbreak of foodborne illness in the past 23 years and Seattle attorney Bill Marler was involved, representing victims who were hospitalized or, in several tragic cases, died from eating tainted food.
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Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced this week a proposed program to improve access to groceries for homebound older Americans and people with disabilities who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program. AARP spoke with Vilsack about the pilot program and food insecurity among older adults.
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If you grabbed a cotton dress shirt out of the dryer this morning and put it on without ironing it, you probably should be thanking a chemist named Ruth Benerito.
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Everyone from chefs to health experts to the first lady has touted eating locally grown food, praising it for its freshness because it doesn't have to travel far to get to consumers.
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Just about every cookbook icon, from Julia Child to Martha Stewart to the Joy of Cooking's Rombauer sisters, has told us to rinse off our raw chicken before preparing it.
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Packing up the car for a beach or lake vacation? Keep food safe by making sure  your cooler stays cold enough during the drive.
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The label on the package of ground beef says "all-natural." What the heck does that mean?
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