Melanie Vanderlipe Ramil with her grandmother, who taught her to make the Filipino dish lumpia, in 2009. Courtesy of Melanie Vanderlipe Ramil hide caption

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After Years Of Pasta, Rice Returns To A Filipino Family Kitchen

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Rice farmers in Indonesia plant rice seedlings using the "system of rice intensification." Courtesy of SRI International Network and Resources Center hide caption

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After coloring, styling and photographing the rice, chef and food stylist Caitlin Levin made coconut rice. "It taste the same," she says. Henry Hargreaves hide caption

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FDA Weighs Federal Standard To Limit Exposure To Arsenic In Rice

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Rice farmers in Thailand, the world's leading rice exporter, harvest their crop in 2008. When the rice crisis hit, Thai government officials started talking about setting up a cartel of rice exporters, similar to OPEC. David Longstreath/AP hide caption

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How Fear Drove World Rice Markets Insane

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