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What's That Funk? Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Pungent Fungus

By Terence Chea | Jun 29
The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies.

McDonald's: The Evolution of the Happy Meal

By Candice Choi | Jun 26
McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.

High School Student Chefs Learn Lessons Beyond the Kitchen

Jun 26
Eighty New York City high school seniors found their passion in the kitchen instead of the classroom. After studying at Food and Finance High School, where 80 percent of students are considered "economically disadvantage," their future is heating up.

Whole Foods Accused of Overcharging

By Jim Fitzgerald | Jun 25
Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods, New York City's consumer chief said Wednesday.

Supreme Court Says Raisins Rule

By Sam Hananel | Jun 23
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual crop for less than it's worth, a victory for conservative groups that hailed the decision as a win for private property rights.

Restaurants Scramble During Egg Shortage

By Margery A. Beck | Jun 23
Those who like to indulge in a good omelet or quiche at the local cafe should prepare to pay a little more - if it's even on the menu.

Dog Meat Festival Held in China Amid Outcries

By Matthew Wexler | Jun 22
Restaurateurs in a southern Chinese town held an annual dog meat festival Monday despite international criticism of the event as cruel and unhygienic.

Audrey Hepburn... In the Kitchen?

By Jocelyn Noveck | Jun 19
Think of Audrey Hepburn, and your mind will likely conjure up an extraordinarily elegant woman in a boat-necked black dress and a chic undo. It's doubtful you'll picture a woman settling down in front of the TV with a plate of penne.

Vermont GMO Laws Could Lead to Fines of $10M a Day

By Wilson Ring | Jun 19
Vermont's first-in-the-nation law requiring the labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms could cost the nation's grocers up to $10 million a day in fines, according to a letter from an industry organization that is suing the block the la

What is Trans Fat?

Jun 18
The FDA is phasing out artificial trans fats from the food supply, but people should limit their intake of saturated fats, too, which can also cause heart disease.

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