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Organic Farmers Bash FDA Restrictions On Manure Use
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A relief worker looks over boxes of aid provided by the U.S. on November 14, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Proponents of food aid reform say it makes more sense for the U.S. to buy food donations locally than ship them across the globe. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippines Disaster Rekindles Fight Over Food Aid Rules
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What's The Most Important Thing Food Labels Should Tell Us?
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Crisco was the original product made with partially hydrogenated soybean oil, which contains trans fats. Today, Crisco has only small amounts of the fats. Tony Dejak/AP hide caption

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FDA Moves To Phase Out Remaining Trans Fats In Food Supply
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In recent years, pork producers have found ways to keep the animals healthy through improved hygiene. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs?
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Are Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many Antibiotics?
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Heat, Drought Draw Farmers Back To Sorghum, The 'Camel Of Crops'
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Warren Buffett (left), Howard G. Buffett (center) and grandson Howard W. Buffett collaborated on a book about the challenges of feeding more than 2 billion more mouths by 2050. Scott Eells/Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Kansas Farmers Commit To Taking Less Water From The Ground
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Patricia Whisnant, who runs Rain Crow Ranch in Doniphan, Mo., says her grass-fed beef can compete with the Australian product because it has a better story American consumers can connect with. Courtesy of Rain Crow Ranch hide caption

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Why Lots Of Grass-Fed Beef Sold In U.S. Comes From Down Under
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Making Food From Flies (It's Not That Icky)
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Genetically modified to be enriched with beta-carotene, golden rice grains (left) are a deep yellow. At right, white rice grains. Isagani Serrano/International Rice Research Institute hide caption

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American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?
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