Food

New Catch Limits to Preserve U.S. Fisheries

January 10, 2012

The U.S will be the first in the world to impose catch limits on its fisheries. Diane and guests take a look at what the new regulations will mean for fish populations and commercial and recreational fishing.

Environmental Outlook: Labels for Genetically Modified Foods

January 3, 2012

In 1992 the FDA ruled against requiring labels for genetically engineered foods. Join us for a panel discussion on the rationale for that decision and why some are urging the FDA to reconsider its stance.

Kennedy Warne: "Let Them Eat Shrimp:  The Tragic Disappearance of the Rainforests of the Sea"

Kennedy Warne: "Let Them Eat Shrimp: The Tragic Disappearance of the Rainforests of the Sea"

November 29, 2011

How shrimp farming, coastal development and natural disasters are threatening mangrove forests - one of the most important but least understood ecosystems on earth.

Consequences of Europe's E. Coli Outbreak

June 6, 2011

A outbreak of E. coli has affected people in 12 countries, mostly in Europe. An update on the outbreak and food safety concerns at home and abroad.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

June 3, 2011

A panel of journalists joins guest host Terence Smith for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including deadly protests in Syria, the E. coli outbreak in Europe, and Taliban attacks on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

Higher Food Prices and Shrinking Food Packages

March 30, 2011

Pasta, sugar and paper towels are arriving on store shelves in smaller packages. As the price of raw materials increases, producers are saving money by shrinking sizes. Passing higher commodity costs on to consumers and other marketing trends.

Dietary Guidelines

February 1, 2011

Eat less and reduce your salt intake: New dietary guidelines from the USDA and what impact they might have on improving the nation's health.

Grace Pundyk: "The Honey Trail" (Rebroadcast)

Grace Pundyk: "The Honey Trail" (Rebroadcast)

December 29, 2010

Honey is a global food -- part of tradition, culture and trade. But it's not all sweet: The story also involves smuggling, deforestation and climate change. One woman explains what she found out when she went around the world in pursuit of...

New Food Safety Regulations

December 2, 2010

An estimated one in four Americans gets sick from tainted food every year and 5,000 die. Understanding the proposed overhaul of FDA food safety regulations and what it could mean for farmers, food prices and the agency's powers.

A.E. Hotchner: "Paul and Me" (Doubleday) (Rebroadcast)

A.E. Hotchner: "Paul and Me" (Doubleday) (Rebroadcast)

November 26, 2010

Author A.E. Hotchner's intimate account of his remarkable fifty-three year friendship with Hollywood icon Paul Newman. The two met on a television project in 1955. Many decades later, they started Newman's Own food line as a prank and...

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