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Source: Eltpics via flickr
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100 Foods To Try Before You Die; Where Do You Stand?

Facebook's been hot with this poll the last couple of weeks and I've been reticent to allow the app to "use my confidential information" - so I keep passing on taking the test.  But as a foodie, something told me that I needed to take the test - just to see where I would end up.

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Source:  Adam-Kuban-2 via flickr
Source: Adam-Kuban-2 via flickr
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Food Expert Defends Use Of Pink Slime In Ground Beef

The use of pink slime in ground beef has taken a lot of flak recently.  Now, a food industry expert is speaking out against the backlash - defending it's use.
But some food industry experts say that the company’s trip through the grinder is unfair

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Source: freeryk via flickr
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Half Of The World’s Food Is Thrown Away

The lack of reliable food sources plague large portions of our world - while at the same time, those that have food available to them waste more than half of it.
Hard data is still being collected, but experts at the Reuters Food and Agriculture Summit in Chicago this week said an estimated 30 percent to 50 percent of the food produced in the world goes uneaten

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Source:  Rainforest Action Network via flickr
Source: Rainforest Action Network via flickr
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Wood Fiber Common In Processed Foods

What are you REALLY eating?  With the latest news about "pink slime" in ground beef, it might make you wonder.

Apparently, it's not "pink slime" that we should be concerned about;  What about the wood that you're eating?!
Lately there have been rumors about sawdust used as fiber filling in processed foods

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Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box
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Jack in the Box Introduces Secret Bacon Milkshake [PHOTO]

In moments of unbridled honesty, even many vegetarians will tell you how much they miss bacon. Now fast food chain Jack in the Box is riding to the rescue, introducing a new artificially-flavored bacon milkshake.

Yes, we said “bacon milkshake.”

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Fried Foods Don’t Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Contrary to widely-held beliefs, eating fried foods doesn't increase your risk of heart disease.  The type of oil and the country you live in does.
There is good news out there for all of us french fry eaters: researchers have found no connection between eating fried foods and suffering from heart disease

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Deviant Art
Deviant Art
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‘Pig Out’ With the Angry Birds Pizza [PHOTO]

Angry Birds and pizza — two of modern life’s most addictive things — come together in this nifty photo, which was posted on Deviant Art user Ilovetohavfun’s account.

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source:  Peter-Kraminski via flickr
source: Peter-Kraminski via flickr
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Food Waste: To Recycle Or Not

It's astounding to think of how much of the food a single person or family buys actually gets thrown away as waste.  Case in point froma post-Thanksgiving blog I stumbled across:
As Americans across the country prep their 20-pound Butterballs for the annual gorge fest of Thanksgiving, I had a flashback to a story I reported earlier this year

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Why We Eat What We Eat – Stories Behind Traditional Thanksgiving Foods

 

If you're like most Americans, your Thanksgiving dinner table will include at least a few basic items — turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and the like. But have you ever thought about why we eat those foods on Thanksgiving? Or, for that matter, why turkey is called “turkey”?

In order to answer these hard-hitting questions and maybe even give you some interesting small-talk for the table, here are the stories behind the traditional Thanksgiving foods.

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Source: roboppy via flickr
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Study Ranks PB&J As America’s Favorite Sandwich

Me?  I'm not a fan.  But a lot of people love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

A recent research study has honored the sticky-sweet lunchtime combination as America's favorite sandwich.
A food company said its survey of U

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Source: macieklew via flickr
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Grapples Are The Newest Food Fad

Somewhere along the line I missed the emergence of this food fad.  It seems that the latest craze in the produce section is "grapples" - which are grape-flavored apples.
According to MarketWatch, Grapples (pronounced grape-ells) are an annual treat that's quickly growing in popularity, especially when it comes to children

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Source:  Steve Tatum via flickr
Source: Steve Tatum via flickr
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Soft Drink Manufacturers Market To Children

A recent research study focused on the marketing tactics of the soft drink industry.  The data demonstrated how the beverage companies focus their marketing on children.
The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale found that from 2006 to 2008, the number of advertisements children and teens saw for regular soda doubled

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