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Norah Burton is a graduate student at NYU in the food studies program and Culinary Institute of America alumnus. Her work has been published in Restaurant Business magazine. She is a former marketing professional who is passionate about cooking and food policy.

While many restaurants in New York City adhere to good sanitation practices, there are many establishments that need improvement.

On Tuesday the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene voted to require restaurants
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Acrylamide is a chemical compound used to make polyacrylamide materials.  Polyacrylamide is used to remove particles and impurities in drinking water.  Acrylamide is also produced in some foods cooked at high temperatures.

It is unclear


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Educated consumers who want to avoid genetically modified ingredients place trust in organic companies to fully test their products for genuine or non-organic soybean sourcing.

soybeans1-iphone.jpgNative to the Far East, soy food comes from soybeans. 


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The aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti is a powerful example of how the breakdown of a nation’s local food system and its reliance on food imports has made international trade and subsidies necessary year-round


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