Hershey's is taking a humanitarian step with their latest initiative. The chocolate producing factory has vowed only to use certified cocoa for all of its products by 2020. The initiative is an attempt to help eliminate child labor in regions of West Africa.
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Oh, Monsanto!"To me, using GMO crops is like making love to a toxic blow-up doll every night."
--Fourth-generation farmer Eric Herm, explaining to Leonard Lopate earlier today why he has no plans to use genetically modified crops on his Texas farm.
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Martha dumps berries on kid's head as body guards and assistant look on.
It was one of those food events that might have been conceived by a comic novelist. Ocean Spray, in an attempt to elevate the flagging popularity of its red berries, decides to create a cranberry bog in the middle of Ro ... More >>
We're smack in the middle of apple season (and baking season). Here, NPR's Guy Raz gets together with cookbook author Nancy Baggett to find out which apples best retain their flavor and texture when baked. Although Granny Smiths are often cited as good baking apples, Raz and Bagett find that those ... More >>
Underneath the glue-on peanuts, worm holes, or whatever they are, is an orange pumpkin.
The French name means "embroidered with the eyes of Eysines," referring to a town in the south of France. The brode galeux d'Eysines is a pumpkin that weighs around ten pounds, and the flesh is sweet and ... More >>
Coconuts are big business in the Indian state of Kerala, but since the decline of the caste system, which once dictated people's professions, professional coconut-pickers have become hard to find. Young men from the region would rather go off to find white-collar jobs than shimmy up coconut palms al ... More >>
Fork in the Road has learned firsthand what happens when you publish something negative about high-fructose corn syrup: Audrae Erickson, the president of the Corn Refiners Association, writes you offering "science-based information on this safe sweetener," such as the following:
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Hailey told you about the benefit for the New Amsterdam Market this weekend, but if you can't make it, there's also an online auction, with proceeds going to the market, that's full of really great items. There's a kayaking tour of Blue Point and clam bake with Chris Quartuccio of Blue Island Oyster ... More >>