A cup of pumpkin ice cream with chunks of frozen candy cap mushrooms. The candy cap variety is said to have the fragrance of maple syrup. Jeff Moreau hide caption

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Billionaires John and Laura Arnold are betting that the country's top nutrition researchers can get to the bottom of the obesity epidemic. Courtesy of the John and Laura Arnold Foundation hide caption

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This apple-topped salad is one of several products being recalled for potential contamination with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes Ready Pac, Inc. hide caption

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The new nutrition law gives local providers preference when they bid for school food contracts. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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