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Out There :: Healdsburg Hejira

FOOD/DRINK | By Roberto Friedman | Feb 6
Everyone has their favorite local getaway for escaping the city, and for Out There, it's Healdsburg, CA.


In Italy, Bill Whitaker finds out that the long arms of the Mafia extend to agricultural products, especially olive oil, on which the mob makes huge profits by exporting imitations.

Inside the Making and Selling of Artisanal Food Trends

The Mast Brothers' high-end chocolate company was accused of using re-melted chocolate from another brand in some of its products.

Leading Thai Seafood Boss: AP Shrimp Probe 'Wake-up Call'

CORPORATE | By Robin McDowell and Martha Mendoza | Dec 18
The president of one of the world's biggest seafood exporters expressed frustration and promised change Tuesday after saying an Associated Press investigation that linked slave-peeled shrimp to his company should be a "wake-up call."

Chemist: New Coffee Offers Same Heart Benefit as Red Wine

SCIENCE | Dec 16
A University of New Hampshire chemist says he's developed a coffee that provides the same benefits to the heart as red wine.

Food Industry Pushing to Thwart GMO Labeling by End of Year

CORPORATE | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Dec 10
Food companies are mounting an aggressive year-end push to head off mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods.

Promises of Grocery Stores in 'Food Deserts' Mostly Unfulfilled

CORPORATE | By Mike Schneider | Dec 9
Several major food retail companies pledged to build or renovate more stores in or near food deserts by mid-2016 as part of Michelle Obama's campaign to reduce childhood obesity. They've fallen far short.

Gift Guide: Home Made Treats

FOOD/DRINK | By Joel Martens | Dec 7
Nothing says Christmas better than something homemade. Though some may not be the "most-handy" in the kitchen, these treats are as simple as can be and will mean the world to your recipient's tastebuds.

Group Funded by Coke to Fight Obesity Disbanding

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Dec 2
A nonprofit funded by the Coca-Cola Co. to combat obesity is disbanding following revelations about the beverage maker's involvement with the group.

Coke Exec on 'Adversarial' Ties with Critics

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Nov 28
Sandy Douglas, president of Coke North America, said in an interview with The Associated Press that Coke is hoping to change its "adversarial" relationship with public health advocates.

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