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Allison Aubrey

Correspondent

Allison Aubrey is a correspondent for NPR News, where her stories can be heard on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She's also a contributor to the PBS NewsHour.

Aubrey is a 2016 winner of a James Beard Award in the category of "Best TV Segment" for a PBS/NPR collaboration. The series of stories included an investigation of the link between pesticides and the decline of bees and other pollinators, and a two-part series on food waste. Along with her colleagues on The Salt, Aubrey is winner of a 2012 James Beard Award for best food blog. She was also a nominee for a James Beard Award in 2013 for her broadcast radio coverage of food and nutrition. In 2009, Aubrey was awarded the American Society for Nutrition's Media Award for her reporting on food and nutrition. She was honored with the 2006 National Press Club Award for Consumer Journalism in radio and earned a 2005 Medical Evidence Fellowship by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Knight Foundation. She was also a 2009 Kaiser Media Fellow in focusing on health.

Joining NPR in 1998 as a general assignment reporter, Aubrey spent five years covering environmental policy, as well as contributing to coverage of Washington, D.C., for NPR's National Desk.

Before coming to NPR, Aubrey was a reporter for the PBS NewsHour. She has worked in a variety of positions throughout the television industry.

Aubrey received her bachelor of arts degree from Denison University in Granville, OH, and a master of arts degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine recommends that most adults get about 600 international units of vitamin D per day through food or supplements, increasing that dose to 800 IUs per day for those 70 or older. essgee51/Flickr hide caption

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A Bit More Vitamin D Might Help Prevent Colds And Flu

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At Saxon + Parole, a New York City restaurant, chef Brad Farmerie serves up the Impossible Burger, a plant-based burger that sizzles, smells and even bleeds like the real thing. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Saving The Planet, One Burger At A Time: This Juicy Patty Is Meat-Free

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At Everyman Espresso in New York City's East Village, customers were greeted with a sign announcing a fundraiser to help defend immigrants. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Amid Travel Ban Debate, Chefs And Food Brands Take A Stand On Immigration

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Generic drugs used for other conditions are being given a second look as cancer treatments. Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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A Pinworm Medication Is Being Tested As A Potential Anti-Cancer Drug

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This shark may look menacing, but sautee it and drizzle some lemon caper sauce on top, and this dogfish becomes doggone delicious. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption

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Would You Eat This Fish? A Shark Called Dogfish Makes A Tasty Taco

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New Guidelines Recommend When To Introduce Peanuts To Babies

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Which eating plan will work with your lifestyle and help you lose weight? U.S.News & World Report has plenty of advice with its latest diet rankings. Maximilian Stock Ltd./Getty Images hide caption

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Many large-scale farms rely heavily on immigrant labor. And many farmers are opposed to Donald Trump's strong stance against illegal immigrant. Ryan Anson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Book Concierge To The Rescue With Last-Minute Gift Ideas

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How Much Is Too Much? New Study Casts Doubts On Sugar Guidelines

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If you haven't had at least seven hours of sleep in the last 24, you probably shouldn't be behind the wheel, traffic safety data suggests. Katja Kircher/Maskot/Getty Images hide caption

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Drivers Beware: Crash Rate Spikes With Every Hour Of Lost Sleep

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Despite assumptions that peanut, egg and other allergies are becoming more common in the U.S., experts say they just don't know. One challenge: Symptoms can be misinterpreted and diagnosis isn't easy. Roy Scott/Getty Images hide caption

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Are Food Allergies On The Rise? Experts Say They Don't Know

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Narragansett turkeys have free range of 12 acres on Dana Kee's Moose Manor Farm, located along the Potomac River in Maryland. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Heritage Turkeys Make A Comeback, But To Save Them We Must Eat Them

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Student Nicola Hopper, 11, and Jake Hensley, 11, load milk cartons and other food collected by students at Franklin Sherman Elementary School into crates to be taken across the street to Share food pantry at McLean Baptist Church. Victoria Milko/NPR hide caption

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When Food Banks Say No To Sugary Junk, Schools Offer A Solution

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