food

Health & Medicine

EPA approves a new herbicide for GMO crops and lawsuits follow

Many of today’s synthetic pesticides are derived from chemical weapons developed during the First and Second World Wars. Today, in the US, chemical warfare is waged daily against weeds in industrial agriculture. It has become an escalating conflict, as unruly weeds rapidly adapt to new products. The latest weapon has stirred strong opposition from environmentalists, farmers and food safety advocates.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Nishio in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The area is known for its green tea plantations. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from green tea executive Shiro Nobunaga.

Arts, Culture & Media

When in Rome

In Italy, an association called Home Food is inviting tourists to pull up a chair at a local family's home and enjoy true Italian cuisine. Nancy Greenleese went to one such dinner in Rome.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the names of two countries. These countries are on different continents... literally oceans apart. But they're closer than you think when it comes to cooking. We're talking about India and Brazil. Some Chicago chefs have been combining the two countries' culinary traditions, as The World's David Leveille has more.

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Battle of the vodkas

Correspondent Jessica Golloher tells us about a battle of the vodkas in Russia. Two brands, one named after Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and the other after President Dmitry Medvedev, are vying for a share of the vodka market in Russia.