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‘Human Flesh’ Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead

humor | Sep 30, 2014

‘Human Flesh’ Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead

Posted by NPR Food

In a stunt to promote the next season of the hit zombie show The Walking Dead, London chefs have concocted a burger inspired by human flesh. They're giving them away Tuesday at a pop-up restaurant.

Bay Area Bites Guide to 9 Favorite East Bay Burgers (Berkeley & Oakland)

bay area | Sep 30, 2014

Bay Area Bites Guide to 9 Favorite East Bay Burgers (Berkeley & Oakland)

Posted by Kim Westerman

In Berkeley and Oakland, there’s a burger on just about every corner. Here are nine of the best.

European Activists Say They Don’t Want Any U.S. ‘Chlorine Chicken’

food news | Sep 30, 2014

European Activists Say They Don’t Want Any U.S. ‘Chlorine Chicken’

Posted by NPR Food

Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.

11 Tips for Reducing Food Waste

CUESA | Sep 29, 2014

11 Tips for Reducing Food Waste

Posted by CUESA

With help from the National Resources Defense Council, CUESA has provided some easy tips you can use to take a bite out of food waste and save time and money in the process.

Beyond The Kibbutz: A Jewish Farm Renaissance

Civil Eats | Sep 27, 2014

Beyond The Kibbutz: A Jewish Farm Renaissance

Posted by Civil Eats

“There’s a social-action part of being a Jew, where you’re supposed to do something good in the world,” Dinberg explains. “Farming allows me to do that—care for the earth, be a partner with God, provide opportunities for people through good food.”

GMO Wheat Investigation Closed, But Another One Opens

farmers and farms | Sep 26, 2014

GMO Wheat Investigation Closed, But Another One Opens

Posted by NPR Food

Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too.

Smart Pan Creator Hopes to Revolutionize Cooking with “SmartyPans”

bay area | Sep 25, 2014

Smart Pan Creator Hopes to Revolutionize Cooking with “SmartyPans”

Posted by Alix Wall

"Recipes are only as good as those using them," says Rahul Baxi, an Oakland-based software engineer. With his new invention "SmartyPans," he hopes to harness technology to get more people in the kitchen.

Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

food banks, hunger, volunteer | Sep 25, 2014

Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Posted by NPR Food

In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.

A Bumpy Ride: Airplane Food Through The Decades

food history and celebrities | Sep 25, 2014

A Bumpy Ride: Airplane Food Through The Decades

Posted by NPR Food

The food on U.S. planes has gone from bad to nonexistent in coach class. But airplane meals have had ups and downs before. Now, airports and food delivery services are aiming to close the gap.

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