Schmear Campaign: New Yorkers Roast Bread-Sliced Bagel
  • 28 March 2019
A Midwestern native is getting an earful ever since he tweeted a photo of vertically...
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US Regulators Outline Oversight on Meat Grown in Lab Dishes
  • 7 March 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said meat from cultured animal cells will have to undergo...
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‘Wild’ Salmon May Be Straight from the Farm, NY Report Finds
  • 14 December 2018
A report found that farmed salmon was frequently sold as wild, and fish sold as...
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Did the Soviet Union Require “Shopper ID” Cards for Buying Groceries?
  • 7 August 2018
During the tumultuous collapse of the Soviet Union, some Russian cities did require “buyer’s cards”...
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Is There a New ‘Lucky Charms Frosted Flakes’ Mashup Cereal?
  • 3 January 2018
General Mills will be selling a new Lucky Charms cereal that incorporates glazed cornflakes.
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Do ‘Cook-In Bags’ Contain Fumes Toxic To Birds?
  • 21 December 2017
Posts claiming that using cooking bags had led to the deaths of pet birds have...
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Does a Video Show Needlessly Wasted Food at an Ohio Walmart?
  • 13 November 2017
A misleading viral video that purports to show wasted food at a store in Celina,...
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Did Frito-Lay Issue a Product Recall Due to Salmonella Fears?
  • 12 June 2017
An April 2017 recall of Frito-Lay jalapeno-flavored products was reported as new in July and...
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Sweet Sizzlin’ Beans! Fancy Names May Boost Healthy Dining
  • 12 June 2017
Veggies named 'zesty ginger-turmeric sweet potatoes' proved more popular than those described as 'low-fat,' 'reduced-sodium'...
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Portland Burrito Shop Closes After Allegations of Cultural Appropriation
  • 26 May 2017
Controversy surrounds the closure of Kook's Burritos, a pop-up Mexican food truck run by two...
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Is ‘Paint Thinner’ Trisodium Phosphate Found in Cereals?
  • 15 October 2014
Trisodium phosphate is a common and safe additive used in small amounts in various foods,...
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Are Blue Strawberries Real?
  • 8 April 2017
Images that purport to show "blue strawberries" were digitally manipulated.
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