The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 12.2

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Stevia, a new artificial sweetener derived from a shrub, is drawing attention from both food firms and food-safety activists. (Chicago Tribune)

The CDC says food firms should consider new labeling to prevent microwaved foods from being undercooked. (AP)

A doctor manages to eat nothing but organic food -- for three years. (New York Times)

Japan imports whale meat from Iceland, the first time it has done so in 17 years. (AP)

- Ian Froeb

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