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On left, the classic green Sprite bottle. On the right, the new clear bottle. Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images; The Coca-Cola Co. hide caption

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Sprite ditches its iconic green bottle — but environmentalists say it's not enough

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TASTE BUDDIES: No Sugarcoating How Sweet Affects The Brain

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Natural, organic, sea, white salt, poured from a fallen salt shaker, on a black table or background. The concept of cooking healthy food, cosmetology. Aleksandr Zubkov/Getty Images hide caption

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Choco Tacos, the beloved ice cream taco, are being discontinued. The frozen treats are considered a summer staple and are often sold at ice cream trucks. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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The Choco Taco is dead, but it will never be forgotten

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TASTE BUDDIES: Pucker Up! It's The Science Of Sour

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A lawsuit against Mars, the company that makes Skittles, points to titanium dioxide in the candy. The ingredient is one of thousands of additives allowed in foods under federal regulations. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Ten of the top cookbooks of 2022, so far

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Sixteen out of the 17 flavors of Big Olaf ice cream samples tested came back positive for listeria, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hide caption

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The Italian beef sandwich at Halsted's Chicago Style Street Food in Portland, Maine, on Sept. 20, 2020. Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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How Chicago came to love the Italian beef sandwich

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A worker at a Subway sandwich shop makes a tuna sandwich last year in San Anselmo, California. A lawsuit in federal court accuses the restaurant giant of not using 100% tuna in its offerings — and a judge has denied Subway's request to dismiss the suit. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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You can have kimchi fried rice, too — just listen to some tunes! Jongdal Jeong/Getty Images hide caption

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A kimchi fried rice playlist on Spotify teaches you how to make the dish

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A green crab caught off the coast of New Hampshire. Jennifer Bakos hide caption

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A distillery is fighting invasive crabs by turning them into whiskey

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Linda Skeens' remarkable winning streak launched memes and even a song. AFP Contributor/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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One woman dominated the awards at a Virginia county fair. Then the internet went wild

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Old Bay in my bag: How I make anything taste like home

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Florence Aluoch Odero prepares fish for frying at Migingo Island Hotel, a food stall in Nairobi's Kenyatta Market. Her expenses are soaring due to inflation. Khadija Farah/for NPR hide caption

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The case of the incredible shrinking fritter: A report from Kenya's street stalls

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