Rep. Ryan Calls For 'Culture Of Inclusion' To Tackle Poverty

NPR |Aug. 29, 2014 5 a.m.

Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.

How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

NPR |Aug. 28, 2014 6:37 a.m.

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.

Diplomats And Lawyers Try To Define 'Culturally Acceptable Food'

NPR |Aug. 27, 2014 2:40 p.m.

Some governments recently said that agricultural investments should supply "culturally appropriate food." Now they're trying to define what that is.

Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese

NPR |Aug. 27, 2014 4:31 a.m.

Why do some cheeses melt and caramelize better than others? Researchers used high-tech cameras and special software to figure it out.

Colorado's Pot Brownies Now Come With Instructions

NPR |Aug. 26, 2014 3:39 p.m.

Colorado is rolling out regulations for the edible marijuana sector, including "emergency rules," which spell out serving sizes. But for now, most of the dosage education is falling to pot shops.

Bronx Baker Turns Dominican Cakes Into A Sweet American Dream

NPR |Aug. 26, 2014 10:40 a.m.

An immigrant who mastered the art of the Dominican-style cake is baking up a business in her New York City neighborhood. And she is spreading Caribbean culture along with her frosting.

The 'Greening' Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers' Pockets

NPR |Aug. 26, 2014 6:15 a.m.

Orange juice sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. Florida's citrus industry is reeling from a disease called "greening," while consumers face dozens of other choices in the supermarket aisle.

Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

NPR |Aug. 25, 2014 8:53 a.m.

Grocers are hoping to entice young consumers and their parents to eat more vegetables by creating kid-focused produce. They're borrowing tactics from the soda and snack industries to win them over.

Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

NPR |Aug. 24, 2014 6:39 a.m.

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.

How To Sell Diverse Books: A Bookstore Owner's Advice

NPR |Aug. 21, 2014 3:24 p.m.

A Seller's Advice: To Diversify Bookshelves, Step Free Of The Niche

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