Maria Godoy

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Did Congress Just Give GMOs A Free Pass In The Courts?

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Tucked inside a short-term funding measure that Congress approved Thursday is a provision that critics are denouncing as a "Monsanto Protection Act."

The so-called "biotech rider" was included in legislation that won final approval from the House, avoiding a shutdown of the federal government on March 27, when ...


It's Russian Mardi Gras: Time For Pancakes, Butter And Fistfights

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Nothing says party like pancakes and butter. At least, not if you happen to be in Russia this week.

The country is in the midst of celebrating Maslenitsa, an Eastern Slavic folk holiday that takes place the week before the start of Russian Orthodox Lent (this year, it starts March ...


Yes, The New Pope Cooks, But He's No Foodie

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

As the white smoke cleared from the skies above the Vatican on Wednesday, one of the first widely reported personal tidbits to emerge about the newly selected pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, is that the Argentine cooks for himself. But the new pontiff, who will now be known as Francis, is ...


Judge Overturns New York City Ban On Big Sugary Sodas

Monday, March 11, 2013

A New York state judge has knocked down New York City's landmark new ban on big, sugary drinks, just one day before it was set to take effect.

Calling them "arbitrary and capricious," state Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling on Monday invalidated regulations that would have banned New York City ...


Plague Of Locusts Has Israelis Asking: Are They Kosher For Passover?

Thursday, March 07, 2013

A swarm of locusts that has devastated crops in Egypt made its way into neighboring Israel this week. And with Passover just around the corner, many news outlets couldn't resist noting the shades of the biblical tale of Exodus, when the insects were one of 10 plagues that descended ...


Video: Machine Unlocks The 'Physics' Of Separating Oreos

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Eat them whole or divide and conquer? That's the eternal question when it comes to Oreos, those little rounds of chocolate cookie hugging creme in the middle.

Over the years, the marketing folks at Nabisco have issued some well-known directions on how to enjoy their beloved processed cookies: You can ...


Hail The Conquering Chicken! A Story Of Dinner Plate Domination

Monday, May 21, 2012

From the jungles of Southeast Asia through the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, the chicken's journey to the table has been quite the odyssey, spanning thousands of years. Yet it's ...


Dining After 'Downton Abbey': Why British Food Was So Bad For So Long

Sunday, February 19, 2012

If you've ever watched the television show Downton Abbey, you've probably deduced that dining was a very, very big deal in the lives of the landed gentry of Edwardian England.

Much of the drama surrounding the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants unfolds against a tableau of the table.


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