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Dr. Sharon Akabas, PhD, Director of the MS Program at the Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, talks about her early interest in educa...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 34:02
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Did you know that organic farming is biologically based, ecologically sound, and protects biodiversity, soil and water quality? Join Food Sleuth ...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that 70 percent of all amphibians, globally, are in decline or at threat of going extinct? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered ...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Baylen Linnekin
Food Waste, hunger, inhumane livestock conditions, disappearing fish stocks … just a few of the serious issues we have with our food supply. We exp...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that our immune system could be affected by GMOs? And that scientists who question the safety of GMOs often risk intimidation? Join F...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Justin Hopkins performing the role of Booker Wright in "Repast." , Credit: Photo by Brandall Atkinson.
One spring day in 1965, a waiter in Greenwood, Mississippi gave an interview for an NBC television documentary. What he said has made him an unlike...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 36:08
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Did you know that the vast majority of genetically engineered crops are engineered to withstand spraying with the herbicide, glyphosate? And that o...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know Marler Clark, “The Food Safety Law Firm,” has represented thousands of individuals in claims against food companies whose contaminated...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that vegetarian and vegan diets can help support personal and planetary health? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, ...

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that Benjamin Franklin was a “whistleblower?” Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her inter...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ever wonder where your favorite fast food fries are grown, and under what conditions? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Waiter Carriers selling fried chicken. , Credit: Photo courtesy of the town of Gordonsville, VA.
Fried chicken has both been the vehicle for the economic empowerment of a whole group of people—and the accessory to an ugly racial stereotype. How...

Bought by KVLU, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:51
  • Purchases: 4
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If you think the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first priority is protecting public and environmental health, get ready for a few surprises...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Nicolette Hahn Niman
Livestock, especially cattle, are Public Enemy Number One. That’s been the perceived wisdom for decades. It’s thought that cattle erode soils, poll...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What are the failed promises and real risks of GMO crops? Is the “co-existence” of genetically engineered (GMO) and non-GMO crops really possible?...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Brian Moench
No one needs to eat livestock to survive, according to Dr. Brian Moench. Yet meat is almost universally the focus of the Western diet. The average...

Bought by WEZU and KCBX


  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A Vietnamese proverb says: “when eating a fruit, think of who planted the tree.” Taking that sentiment a step further, how often do we consider the...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Which is the better way to “feed the world” – with organic or “conventional” agriculture? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Mel...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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We’re told that genetically engineered Golden Rice is the answer to third world Vitamin A-related blindness, but is it? Join Food Sleuth Radio host...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Farmer Joe Maxwell says: “I raise hogs; I don’t produce pork.” Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her in...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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What’s the difference between free trade and fair trade? If you want to learn more about “food sovereignty,” and how global trade policies affect l...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Why do farmers choose to produce food organically? And what are their challenges as neighbors plant genetically modified crops that are sprayed wit...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Beverly Bell
Food Sovereignty is the fight for farmworker justice, sustainable practices, food accessibility and land reform. Although the idea is relatively ne...

Bought by KPVL and KCBX


  • Added: Aug 13, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Only a farmer can describe the boots-on-the-ground realities of raising our nation's food supply. Howard Vlieger is a farmer and crop nutrition ad...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00