Maria Godoy

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Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs. The Majority Already Work

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on. Many states where reliance on SNAP is heaviest voted overwhelmingly for Trump last November.


Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The fanciful dish was meant to impress nearly 400 years ago, so don't roll your eyes at photos of these pretty edibles: They're actually a time-honored tradition tinged with a bit of kitchen science.


Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America, But It's Really All About The Beef

Friday, May 12, 2017

The U.S. has given the green light for China to start sending cooked poultry to America. It's part of a long-simmering trade deal that will open China's huge market up to U.S. beef producers.


U.S.-China Deal On Cooked Chicken Imports Raises Safety Concerns

Friday, May 12, 2017

The U.S. and China reached a new trade deal that would allow U.S. beef imports to China and Chinese cooked chicken imports to the U.S. market. NPR takes a look at the historical significance of the deal and the safety concerns associated with it.


Chew On This For Earth Day: How Our Diets Impact The Planet

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The foods we choose to put on our plates — or toss away – could have more of an ecological impact than many of us realize.


In U.S. Restaurants, Bars And Food Trucks, 'Modern Slavery' Persists

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff. Some victims are exploited for both sex and labor.


Could Meals On Wheels Really Lose Funding? Yes, But It's Hard To Say How Much

Monday, March 20, 2017

Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released. The role of federal funds differs in various local programs.


Chef José Andrés To Close Restaurants For The 'Day Without Immigrants'

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The celebrity chef will shut five of his restaurants Thursday. It's part of a national boycott calling on immigrants not to go to work in response to President Trump's immigration policies.


Budweiser's Super Bowl Ad And The Great Debate Over What It Means To Be An American

Friday, February 03, 2017

Despite taking some historical liberties, Bud's new ad about its founder gets some things right — like the hostility toward new immigrants and suspicion of their un-American ways (like drinking).


New York City Bodegas Strike To Protest Trump's Travel Ban

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Yemeni-owned shops shut their doors for eight hours across the five boroughs. Organizers say many owners were personally affected by the ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations.


Mississippi Masala: How A Native Of India Became A Southern Cooking Star

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Food has always been a big part of Southern identity. These days, one of the region's best chefs is Vish Bhatt, a man born 9,000 miles away. And his Indian-inflected cuisine reflects a changing South.


VIDEO: Wrap Up These Tamales For A Christmas Eve Feast

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Tamales are a Christmas Eve tradition for many Latinos. But they're also labor intensive and daunting for the newbie. Never fear: Mexican chef Pati Jinich shows us how to master this holiday favorite.


Chef Niki Nakayama Is A Modern Master Of An Ancient Japanese Meal

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

At her LA restaurant, Nakayama reimagines the Japanese tradition of kaiseki, a multicourse meal emphasizing local, seasonal ingredients in harmony with nature. She's one of its few female masters.


A Navajo Chef Gives A Glimpse Inside The Makeshift Kitchens At Standing Rock

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Protesters in the months-long standoff at the Indian reservation live in camps with makeshift kitchens. Chef Brian Yazzie was just there, feeding activists in a way that honors indigenous traditions.


Sugar Skulls, Tamales And More: Why Is That Food On The Day Of The Dead Altar?

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Food and drink are a big part of the festivities — they are ofrendas, or offerings, put on altars to entice deceased loved ones to come back for a visit.


Sugar Shocked? The Rest Of Food Industry Pays For Lots Of Research, Too

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A recent study revealed the sugar industry's efforts 50 years ago to shape medical opinion on how sugar affects health. But today, scores of companies continue to fund food and nutrition studies.


Ramen Noodles Are Now The Prison Currency Of Choice

Friday, August 26, 2016

Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It's not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food.


75 Percent of Americans Say They Eat Healthy — Despite Evidence To The Contrary

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

A third of U.S. adults are obese, and 80 percent don't eat enough fruits, veggies and whole grains. Yet our poll with Truven Health Analytics suggests that as a nation, we eat with blinders on.


Wal-Mart, America's Largest Grocer, Is Now Selling Ugly Fruit And Vegetables

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Lots of tasty, nutritious produce ends up in landfills because it doesn't meet retail beauty standards. Now Wal-Mart is testing sales of wonky apples and spuds in hundreds of Texas and Florida stores.


Coney: The Hot Dog That Fueled Detroit's Middle-Class Dreams

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hundreds of eateries selling chili-topped hot dogs dot Detroit. The story of how this food became the city's signature dish is deeply entwined with its auto industry and the workers who flocked to it.