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The Salt

Carrageenan Backlash: Food Firms Are Ousting A Popular Additive

Food manufacturers are under pressure to replace carrageenan, an ingredient that's widely used in products — from protein drinks to sliced deli meat. The organic industry just moved to ban it.

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Carrageenan Backlash: Food Firms Are Ousting A Popular Additive

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Sleeping Children Are Still Flying Blue Sky Black Death
Yellow Bird Pretty Lights
AJ's Mood Shawn Lee
My Burr Minotaur Shock
Busman's Holiday Allah-Las

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'Never Trust Magic': Tips From An IT Guy

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Freight Train Blues Merle Travis
Lovers' Carvings Bibio

A visitor takes a photo of Judith Slaying Holofernes by Italian 17th century artist Artemisia Gentileschi, on display at Rome's Palazzo Braschi museum. The "Artemisia Gentileschi and Her Times" exhibition will run till May 7, 2017. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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Long Seen As Victim, 17th Century Italian Painter Emerges As Feminist Icon

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Chasing Clouds Kinobe
Beach Comber Real Estate
Evermore Dirty Art Club
The Sermon Jimmy Smith
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'Land Of Mine': Explosively Understated

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Go!Amigo TF Boys
Foto Martin Courtney
Here Come The Warm Jets Glenn Mercer
Staunton Lick Lemon Jelly

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In A Pro-Assad Stronghold, Security Comes At A Heavy Price

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Nevergreen Emancipator
Guitar Noir Aqua Velvets

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks July 16 in New York City. The president-elect's Twitter habit could run up against cybersecurity recommendations once he's in office — but he may also choose to disregard that advice to keep his direct channel to the public open. Bryan Thomas/Getty Images hide caption

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What Will Trump's Twitter Strategy Be When He Becomes President?

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