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The Leonard Lopate Show

Eating Around the World on Your Metrocard: Poland

Friday, September 26, 2014

In this week’s installment of our series Eating Around the World on a Metrocard, we go to the Nassau Avenue stop on the G train to the Polish restaurant Krolewskie Jadlo.

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The Takeaway

The GMO Debate: Your Response

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Takeaway team strives to make sure your voice is included in our discussions. We got tons of comments, tweets, and calls in response to our segments on GMOs.

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Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Just Try and Resist These Marshmallows

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Imagine yourself as a child, staring at a plate of marshmallows. Would you have had the willpower not to eat them? The answer likely correlates with your SAT score.

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The Takeaway

Not Your Bubbe's Cooking: Rethinking Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tonight, millions of families will gather around tables for the second night of Rosh Hashanah. It may be a centuries-old celebration, but we're looking for some new recipes to try.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

You Can Never Have Too Many Apples…

Thursday, September 25, 2014

An author's new book brings you deeper into apple orchards than ever before, we'll talk about where to get them, recipe tips and how he became an "apple-stalker."

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A Bumpy Ride: Airplane Food Through The Decades

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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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Morning Edition

Sayonara To 'Super-Size Me'? Food Companies Cut Calories, So Do We

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Major food companies have cut trillions of calories, and studies show Americans are consuming fewer calories because of it. But some advocates think companies should do more to improve our diets.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: World Unites to Fight ISIS, Childhood Trauma and Health, and Modern Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Takeaway looks at the global community's fight against ISIS, the long-term effects childhood trauma can have, and we rethink classic Rosh Hashanah recipes. 

The Brian Lehrer Show

ABCs: Apples; Bans; Cell Phones

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The latest Ebola news; how the NFL's domestic violence issues might affect its business; the city's ban on cell phones in public schools; Eric Holder to resign; and...apples!

To Stop Picky Eaters From Tossing The Broccoli, Give Them Choices

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

When healthier school lunch standards went into effect, many worried kids would toss their mandated veggies. But researchers say letting kids pick what they put on their tray can cut down on waste.

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The Gefilte Fish Line: A Sweet And Salty History Of Jewish Identity

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Gefilte fish can be a hard sell even in its standard savory form. But some European Jews like it sweet, a preference that, surprisingly, overlaps exactly with a geographic and linguistic divide.

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The Takeaway

Transcript: A Monsanto Exec Takes On the GMO Debate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Here you will find a transcript of Takeaway Host John Hockenberry's interview with Dr. Robert Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Monsanto.

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The Takeaway

A Monsanto Exec Takes On the GMO Debate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Monsanto's been vilified for breeding and selling genetically modified seeds to farmers across the world. The company's Exec. Vice President joins us to make his case for GMOs. 

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The Takeaway

Vandana Shiva, Voice of the Anti-GMO Debate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Takeaway hears the other side of the GMO debate with the woman leading the crusade against them, Vandana Shiva.

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PRI's The World

Why the sugary sweetness of mithai is a social currency in India

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

When Indian-American writer Deepak Singh went home to India this summer, he ate what felt like a year's worth of mithai — Indian sweets. But along the way, he realized that they're more than just sugary treats.

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Scientists Step Up Food Fraud Efforts Following Horse Meat Scandal

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The latest report in response to the horse meat scandal of 2013 reminds us that the potential for fraud in the food supply is high. But scientists are working to predict and prevent the next incident.

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The Takeaway

Transcript: Vandana Shiva & the Anti-GMO Debate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

On September 23, 2014, Takeaway Host John Hockenberry sat down to interview anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva. A transcript of their conversation appears below.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaway: The Global War on Terror, Gender Bias in Health Research, and The GMO Debate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Takeaway explores the implications of an international no-fly list, the gender bias in health research, and both sides of the heated debate on GMOs.

Soundcheck

Lenny Kravitz Still Struts At 50; Glass Animals Plays Live; Ramblin' Around New York With Woody Guthrie

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The sunglasses-wearing superstar talks about his career and new album, Strut. Glass Animals plays in the studio. A walking tour of New York, courtesy of the music of Woody Guthrie.

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