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December 29, 2014 at 9:16 am

Food News Fast – December 29, 2014

Today naming your farm might be less about tradition and more marketing savvy.
[Grist]

The meat industry wants Congress to get rid of COOL once and for all.
[Star Tribune]

Farmers worry that the new immigration policy will cause a labor shortage.
[AP]

Is this the end of water for California’s almond growers?
[New York Times]

Should reindeer meat be the newest addition to your gastronomic repertoire?
[City Lab]

Fruitcake might be a joke in the U.S. but in Calcutta it’s a cherished tradition.
[NPR]

New program MicroGreens teaches kids to cook healthfully on a budget of $3.50.
[Civil Eats]

Countries are trying to reverse the tide of deforestation.
[New York Times]

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A history of champagne in hip hop.
[First We Feast]

If you’re traveling in 2015, steer toward these 5 airlines who had the year’s best meals.
[Yahoo]

What do those labels on your egg cartons really mean?
[NPR]

What happens when an agricultural college scales down?
[LA Times]

If you still have a Christmas tree to get rid of, these goats will help you recycle it.
[Reno Gazette Journal]

Japanese vegetarians want to see more meat-free options on menus.
[The Independent]

These mushrooms eat plastic – and are edible for you too!
[Wired]

-Tove K. Danovich