Daily Digest: April 28, 2014



Once a seasonal treasure, figs might become a year-round crop. [NPR


The lime shortage has L.A. restaurants and chefs in a squeeze. Learn how they're coping with the limited supply. [LAT


Dandelion greens: how to use this weed in your next meal. [Smithsonian


Would you eat this edible water bottle? [Smithsonian]


Here's a new breathalyzer that attaches to a smartphone. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: March 7, 2014

Organic eggs are pricier and harder to come by as feed prices soar to new heights. [NPR]


Seeking more flavorful and fattier cuts, many French bistros and butchers import beef from around the world. [NYT]


Craving the smell of bacon in the morning? A new Oscar Mayer alarm clock app releases the aroma (and sound) of this beloved breakfast staple. [LAT]


A new report found that over 500 food products contain a chemical compound that's used to make yoga mats. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: February 27, 2014



Think the big-name brands always outsell store brands? Think again. [WP]


Michelle Obama's initiative to curb childhood obesity to target junk-food marketing in schools. [WSJ]


New study shows that BPA, the chemical found in plastics that allegedly causes cancer, may actually be safe. [NPR]


In case you ever were ever torn between breakfast or lunch at Taco Bell, the chain's new the Waffle Taco hybrid is your solution. [... Read more >

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