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THE DISH- Pretzels? No. Color-changing ice cream? Yes.

By Jim Duncan The third quarter of 2014 was a bizarre time in the food world. As food prices rose at an accelerated rate, school districts in both New York City and Chicago decided to forego nearly $1 million each in subsidies rather than accept federal restrictions imposed on schools to make cafeteria food “healthier.” […]

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THE DISH- Disappearing borders

By Jim Duncan The spring quarter was a time of alarm and espionage. Mo Yun, the wife of a billionaire Chinese seed magnate, was indicted on intellectual property theft after her brother and another man were caught digging up and stealing patented seedlings in an Iowa farm field. Food inflation began to raise its ugly […]

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