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    SNAP to it America

    SNAP to it America was one of the second place high school east winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Nicholas Fechner-Mills, Jack…

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    Food Safety Laws

    Chris Young and Erin Quinn talked about a legal loophole in U.S. food safety law that allowed companies to add new ingredients to food without a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety…

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    White House Kitchen Garden Planting

    First lady Michelle Obama was seen with students planting the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House as part of her broader initiative to promote healthy eating.

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    History of Presidential Drinking

    Mark Will-Weber, author of Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking, talked about the drinking habits of American presidents and how alcohol has…

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    Margaret Hamburg Remarks

    Outgoing Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg talked about lessons learned during her time at the regulatory agency. She spoke about food and drug safety,…

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    National School Lunch Program

    Kevin Concannon talked about the National School Lunch Program, which was up for reauthorization in 2015, and calls from members of Congress to change the program’s nutritional…

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    Book Discussion on The Meaty Truth

    Amy-Lee Goodman talked about her book The Meaty Truth: Why Our Food Is Destroying Our Health and Environment-and Who Is Responsible, in which she a critical look at America’s food…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Final Panel

    In a series of interviews, race relations, food security, poverty, and other social issues were talked about. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke about her novel Americanah, a Nigerian girl’s…

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    Food and Climate Change

    Speakers talked about food policy, sustainability, and climate change. Christiana Wyly used slides as she talked about water and land resources used for livestock and argued that…

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    Book Discussion on Organic

    Peter Laufer talked about his book Organic: A Journalist’s Quest to Discover the Truth behind Food Labeling, in which he investigates the truth behind food labels. In his book,…

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    Book Discussion on The Chain

    Ted Genoways talked about his book, The Chain: Farm, Factory, ad the Fate of Our Food, in which he discusses the state of the American meatpacking industry. In the book, he takes an…

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    Genetically Modified Food

    Witnesses testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of genetically modified food ingredients.

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    Book Discussion on Forks

    Allan Karl talked about his book Forks: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection. Three Years. Five Continents. One Motorcycle. The book, part travelogue, part photo…

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    Dr Pepper Museum

    Executive Director Jack McKinney gave a tour of the Dr Pepper Museum and talked about the soft drink that was invented in Waco, Texas, in 1885. In 1891, the creators of the drink started…

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    Genetically Modified Foods

    Carey Gillam talked by remote video from Kansas City, Missouri, about controversy surrounding genetically modified foods, their safety, and use in the U.S. Topics included efforts to better…

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    First Family at Thanksgiving Service Event

    President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, their daughters Sasha and Malia, and Mrs. Obama’s mother, Marion Robinson, participated in a service event at a food bank to mark…

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    Representative Boehner's Turkey Brine Recipe

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released a video from his home showing his recipe for brining a turkey.

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    Calorie Labeling Rules for Menus and Vending Machines

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and other FDA officials held a teleconference about two new calorie labeling rules for menus and vending machines that…

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    Meals for Impoverished Children

    Chief Executive Officer Billy Shore talked about Share Our Strength’s initiative for federal and state-funded school meals for children growing up in poverty. C-SPAN Radio’s…

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    Book Discussion on Food Politics

    Marion Nestle talked about her book, Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, about the power and influence of the food industry in the United States. This…

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