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Daily Wrap: 8/17/15

The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today‚Äôs menu, in no particular order: 1. In defense of carbs: The Paleo diet …

Friday Wrap: 8/7/15

The UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you end your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: 1. Sick chicks …

A conversation with Marion Nestle

Kaiser Permanente publishes a Food for Health series. In February, the editor caught up with Marion Nestle for a far-sweeping conversation about food, nutrition, and politics. Marion Nestle is an …

Q&A: Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman is a journalist, food writer and a prolific book author (fourteen books and counting). His best-selling How to Cook Everything is considered the definitive guide to home cooking. …

U.S. ag census data: most farms are small

Background: Every five years, the USDA conducts a Census of Agriculture. (This is twice as often as the U.S. Census). The data collected in the ag census is used for …