Roger Chueng

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TIPS ON CUCUMBERS

Tips about Cucumbers:<p>1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, …

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Making Food and Agriculture Attractive to Youth

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to an amazing group of 12 to 14 year old adolescents--these kids are Montessori school students who came together to talk about ways to make the food system more just and environmentally sustainable.<p>Talking with youth is one of the best parts of the work …

Microloans Now Available for Small Farms

January 29, 2013<p><i>Courtesy Digital Vision/Thinkstock</i><br>Family farmers and beginning farmers are among those targeted to receive loans from the USDA’s …

FDA moves toward banning trans fats

Trans fats, long a source of controversy for being linked to health problems, may be getting kicked out of the American food supply.<p>The FDA announced Thursday that there is no safe level of partially hydrogenated oils. The move — unusually bold for an agency that typically leaves additive safety to …

The True Cost of Food

It seems everywhere we turn there's more scary news about the fish on our plates. Genetically modified salmon appears headed for supermarket shelves, even as a recent study revealed the salmon could escape into the wild and cross-breed, posing a huge environmental risk for wild fish populations. …

North Carolina Takes a Hint and Ag Gag Takes a Hit

<i>by Amanda Hitt</i><p>The use of undercover video, audio, and photographs to promote transparency in our food system has proved essential in holding bad actors accountable. Exposés have been so successful that in 2011 the practice came under widespread attack in the form of numerous states' proposed …

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Washington State Says 'No' To GMO Labels

Voters appear to have defeated another attempt to require labels on genetically modified foods in Washington state. In early counts, the "no" campaign has what appears to be an insurmountable lead with 54 percent of votes.<p>The ballot initiative would require labels on the front of packages for most …

Ramen Quest on Flipboard

By Todd Lappin | It's a ramen world. Explore it.<p>Testimonial<p>Powerful Medicine<p>Sometimes you gotta wait.<p>Tori Paitan with chashu, chicken breast, lotus …