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  • UN agency forced to cut food aid to 229,000 Syrian refugees

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The cash-strapped World Food Program has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its food voucher program in Middle Eastern host countries this year, including 229,000 in Jordan who stopped…

  • Are you eating enough fish?

    Do I eat enough fish? Should I take omega-3 supplements? These are common questions I hear about fish, especially fatty fish like salmon and tuna. The average American consumes 3.5 ounces of fish per week,…

  • From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversial

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The slogans are familiar: “The Incredible Edible Egg,” ”Pork: The Other White Meat,” and “Got Milk?” They’ve all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Department and paid for by…

  • Wine of the Week: Two seasons of Labor Day

    Summer is winding to a close and the re-entry into the first regular workweek requires a gentle approach. A glide-path back to reality that will result in a smooth landing requires the perfect Labor Day wine.

  • Here comes CaliBurger: First location unveiled

    CaliBurger, a California-style burger joint with locations in Asia and the Middle East that established its U.S. headquarters in the D.C. area for North American expansion, has named its first Mid-Atlantic location. Its local franchise…

  • 6 food tours worth traveling for

    It’s often been said that the fastest way to truly immerse yourself in another country’s culture is through the food — and with increasing number of culinary tours around the world, this statement is truer…

  • How McDonald’s all-day breakfast may lead to higher egg prices

    (NEW YORK) — McDonald’s Egg McMuffin and other morning items that will be available all-day starting Oct. 6 may put pressure on already high egg prices and short supplies, experts said. Egg prices have skyrocketed…

  • Beer of the Week: Bruery Terreux Beret Ale

    WASHINGTON — No matter what Prince sings, this is not the kind you find in a secondhand store. WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of…

  • Chefs, restaurateurs team up with artists to enhance dining experience

    More chefs are throwing out their traditional white plates and are throwing clay instead. It’s all part of an effort to enhance the overall dining experience.

  • Kraft Heinz expands Kraft Singles recall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The company recalled 335,000…

  • Natural Food Market Offers Discount to Customers Who Get Tattoos

    (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Just how far would you be willing to go to save on the cost of groceries? Is body ink too far? A Kentucky-based grocery store chain has announced that it will give…

  • Ron Perlman, Dana Delany talk Amazon’s ‘Hand of God’

    NEW YORK (AP) — In her new Amazon original series, “Hand of God,” Dana Delany is the exasperated wife of a man — played by Ron Perlman — who seems to be having a breakdown…

  • Can food allergies be prevented?

    In 2000, the American Academy of Pediatrics directed parents to delay feeding their babies foods linked with allergies, such as milk, eggs and peanuts, until ages 1, 2 and 3 respectively. A decade later, the…

  • 10 things to do in the D.C. area before summer ends

    The end of summer is drawing near, but before you jump right into fall, send the warm-weather season off in style with these 10 activities.

  • Specially trained dogs help out farmers with disabilities

    MAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The demanding daily chores of a farmer were always a little different for Alda Owen, who is legally blind, able to see some blurry shapes and very close objects but not…