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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

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Tractors sit on a sugarcane plantation on the land of a Guarani-Kaiow√° indigenous community in Brazil, where Oxfam has alleged "land grabs" unfairly take land from the poor. The United Nations is drafting voluntary guidelines for "responsible investment in agriculture and food systems" in response to such concerns. Tatiana Cardeal/Courtesy of Oxfam hide caption

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A Food Crisis Follows Africa's Ebola Crisis

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A corn purchaser writes on his account in northwest China in 2012. In November 2013, officials began rejecting imports of U.S. corn when they detected traces of a new gene not yet approved in China. Peng Zhaozhi/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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Yonathan Zohar, Jorge Gomezjurado and Odi Zmora check on bluefin tuna larvae in tanks at the University of Maryland Baltimore County's Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology. Courtesy of Yonathan Zohar hide caption

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Farming The Bluefin Tuna, Tiger Of The Ocean, Is Not Without A Price

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Investigators at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have discovered cases of organic fraud abroad as well as in the U.S. In 2013, 19 farmers or food companies were fined a total of $87,000 for misusing the organic label. Mark Andersen/Rubberball/Corbi hide caption

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Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

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Organic fruits and vegetables deliver between 20 and 40 percent more antioxidants than conventional fruits and vegetables, a new study finds. Molly Marshall/Flickr hide caption

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Are Organic Vegetables More Nutritious After All?

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Foster Farms set up new procedures to deal with salmonella contamination after the USDA threatened to shut down its plants last fall. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Breeding Battle Threatens Key Source Of California Strawberries

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