Workers pick onions on a Vidalia onion farm in Lyons, Ga. Farmers are concerned that the state's new legislation meant to bar illegal immigrants from the workforce will scare away migrant laborers.
May 27, 2011 In Georgia, farmers have almost everything they need for a successful early harvest, as squash, peppers and peaches are ready for market. But one thing's missing: someone to pick them. They blame the state's new immigration reform law, saying it's keeping itinerant workers away.
Public Enemy No. 1?
April 21, 2011 Sugary foods can lead people to pack on the pounds. But there's scant science behind claims that sugar directly causes cancer, heart disease, and high cholesterol.
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April 7, 2011 A New York photo exhibition presents a visual feast of food photography through the years.
The labels on bottles of Vitamin Water, sold under names like "endurance peach mango" and "focus kiwi strawberry," have sparked two lawsuits in Canada.
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March 10, 2011 Sports drinks made by Vitamin Water are the target of potential class-action lawsuits in Canada, which say that the vitamin-fortified drinks are marketed under false claims of being healthy. The suits name Vitamin Water's corporate parent, Coca-Cola.
March 7, 2011 Comparing all the salt, fat, and calorie information of chips can leave you standing in the grocery aisle, scratching your head. A new survey helps make sense of the nutritional madness.
March 4, 2011 During this year's Super Bowl, President Obama created a stir by offering guests at the White House beer that he'd brewed himself. And now the president reportedly plans to have another batch of his homebrew on hand March 17 for St. Patrick's Day.
March 3, 2011 A new piece in New York magazine details the resurgence of toast in New York City. No longer is toast relegated to the world of Krupps counter tops and cheap peanut butter. Apparently toast is the new, well, sliced bread.
Variations On Chocolate Cake: Google's new Recipe View is designed to help cooks sift through recipes on the web. Here, the results for a search for Molten Chocolate Cake.
February 24, 2011 Not everyone who uses Google to look up "molten chocolate cake" is looking for an explanation of what the dish is. After all, the name kind of gives it away. The web has become the nation's recipe box — and Google's making it easier to sift through, thanks to its new Recipe View.
October 27, 2010 That's right. Crabs are caught, packed in plastic boxes, and kept alive in refrigerated vending machines, awaiting the pleasure of passing commuters.
October 18, 2010 Chef Jamie Oliver's all about demystifying cooking and sings the praises of food prepared at home from simple, nutritious ingredients. Here, he breaks down knife skills, in five easy minutes.
September 1, 2010 Rarely do we keep -- and consume -- our fast-food meals past the day we buy them. But really, how long do they last? New York-based photographer Sally Davies' latest project documents one Happy Meal for 5 months. Somehow, it hasn't changed much.
August 10, 2010 How many calories do you consume in a day? Photographer Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio can probably show you.
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June 30, 2010 Let's eat our way through the 50 states!
June 2, 2010 Farm eggs may be prettier than store-bought, but technically, they don't taste any different. Won't stop this blogger from preferring home grown!
May 20, 2010 Stoners get pickier about what they munch on.
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