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    Supreme Court Food Traditions

    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor shared stories about the Supreme Court’s food traditions, including the justices' food preferences and topics of conversation at…

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    Philadelphia's Soda Tax

    Philadelphia Inquirer city hall reporter Tricia Nadolny reported by phone on Philadelphia’s new 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages and sodas.

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    Food and Public Health, Keynote Speaker 1

    Dr. Sonia Angell delivered a keynote address at a forum on food and public health. She talked about how state and local governments could play a role in managing health problems…

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    Food and Public Health, Panel 4

    Former heads of the Food and Drug Administration, and the Departments of Health and Humans Services as well as Agriculture talked about food production and safety in the U.S.…

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    Food and Public Health, Panel 1

    The former heads of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Agriculture spoke about the future of food production and safety…

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    Food and Public Health, Panel 3

    Panelists talked about obesity and sugar consumption. They outlined policies and initiatives to help reduce sugar consumption in diets. “Congress, Sugar and Obesity: Where to…

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    Food and Public Health, Panel 2

    Panelists talked about the use of antibiotics on livestock. In 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) passed guidelines on limiting the use of antibiotics for growth…

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    Food Nutrition Labeling

    Richard Williams talked about his concerns with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) redesign of food nutrition labels. He assisted in the creation of the original label, which…

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    Reducing Food Waste

    Food security scholars, produce growers and non-profit leaders testified at a hearing on efforts to reduce food waste by suppliers and consumers. Also, Representative Chellie Pingree…

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    Representative Jim McGovern on Food Policy in the U.S.

    Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) previewed a House Agriculture Committee hearing on food waste, hunger and poverty in the U.S., and the debate over the use of the food stamp program…

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    Origin of McDonald's Restaurants

    Albert Okura talked about how McDonald’s restaurants got their start in San Bernardino, California. He spoke about Dick and Maurice “Mac” McDonald and their impact on…

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    Hunger and Food Assistance Programs

    Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about Department of Agriculture efforts to combat food insecurity, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and other nutrition…

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    Food Policy

    To mark the 20th anniversary of New York University’s Food Studies program, the university hosted a panel discussion on the food movement in the United States. Panelists include…

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    Senate Debate on Genetically Modified Foods Bill

    Senators John Tester (D-MT) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) debated a bill on labeling genetically modified foods.

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    Iowa Voters Interviews

    Voters were interviewed at Smokey Row Coffee Company in Des Moines, Iowa. One voter talked about the issue of food security and one voter talked about her support for former Governor…

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    Book Discussion on Combat-Ready Kitchen

    Anastacia Marx de Salcedo talked about her book, Combat-Ready Kitchen: How the U.S. Military Shapes the Way You Eat, about the food products created by the military that have made their way…

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    Hunger and Federal Nutritional Assistance Programs

    Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) talked about a variety of topics, including a report released by the National Commission on Hunger.

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    Book Discussion on Drinking in America

    Susan Cheever talked about her book Drinking in America: Our Secret History, in which she provides a history of alcohol consumption in America. In her book, she describes the Pilgrims…

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    Beer Industry Proposed Merger

    Representatives of the brewing industry and antitrust experts testified at a hearing on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s proposed acquisition of SABMiller.

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    This is Hormel

    This 1965 film follows a dairy farmer and his sons as they tour the Hormel meat processing plant in Austin, Minnesota, to see how products such as Spam, bacon, ham, and Dinty Moore Beef…

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