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With A Show Of Hands, Filipino-American Chefs Rekindle Kamayan Feasts

Kamayan is the traditional Filipino way of eating — without utensils. But it's also a generous shared meal of time-honored colorful foods that creates camaraderie. And it's catching on in the U.S.

Business | Nation | Health | Food

A Peas Offering For The Dairy Aisle: Can This Milk Alternative Rival The Real Deal?

Yellow-pea milk might sound odd, but the founders of Ripple Foods think their protein-rich dairy alternatives could give cow's milk a run for its money and open the door to more plant-based products.

Business | Nation | Food | Environment | Science

Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions

The law that requires America to turn some of its soybeans into diesel fuel for trucks has created a new industry. But it's costing American consumers about $5 billion each year.

Food | Environment | Science

Scientists Peek Inside The 'Black Box' Of Soil Microbes To Learn Their Secrets

Microorganisms play a vital role in growing food and sustaining the planet, but they do it anonymously. Scientists haven't identified most soil microbes, but they are learning which are most common.

Health | Food | Science

Sugar And Sleep: More Rest May Dull Your Sweet Tooth

When study participants who routinely got less than seven hours of sleep were coached to extend their sleep time, they also changed their diets, without being asked — taking in less sugar each day.

Nation | Arts | Food

The Friendship Bread Project: Can Baking Promote Unity In A Divided World?

It's the chain letter of baking: a simple starter that you divvy up, keeping some for yourself and sharing the rest with others. It's an old tradition we'd like to see you revive in your community.

Business | Food | World

The World's Most Popular Liquor Becomes Scarce On Many Shelves

At 106 proof, China's famous Moutai baijiu liquor is getting hard to find, as bottles are being snatched up by speculators. Its brand parent recently became the world's most valuable distiller.

Business | Nation | Election | Food

Fearing Deportation, Food Vendors Are Leaving New York City's Streets

Many of the city's street vendors are undocumented immigrants. Some vendors say they've lost a significant portion of their income – and customers – in the wake of stepped-up immigration enforcement.

Business | World | Food | Environment | Science

U.K. Lawmakers Want To Battle Waste With A 'Latte Levy' On Disposable Cups

The British Parliament is considering a 34-cent tax on to-go cups to encourage diners to bring their own reusable containers. The goal is to replicate the success of Britain's tax on plastic bags.

Nation | Health | Food

Concerns Grow That Infections From 'Zombie Deer' Meat Can Jump To Humans

Chronic Wasting Disease, a deadly neurological disorder similar to Mad Cow, has been detected in 24 states. So far it has posed no risk to people, but a new Canadian study has prompted more testing.


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