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​The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species vote against a fishing ban that might save the endangered bluefin tuna. (The Atlantic)

The latest in hipster dining? Food stamps. Perfect for the poor graduate student who doesn't want to do the "living on ramen thing". (

Even food manufacturers think there's too much junk food in American schools. The Grocery Manufacturers Association, which includes Kraft, Dean Foods, and PepsiCo, is backing legislation that will give the USDA power to set nutritional standards for food items sold in schools. (Chicago Daily Herald)

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