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Artisanal craft making is not just for Brooklyn hipsters, France aims to reduce its pesticide use, and Tracie McMillan talks about her new book, The American Way of Eating.

All this and more in today's Food News roundup!

Don't Mock the Artisanal-Pickle Makers | The New York Times
France Seeks to Cut Pesticide Use in Half | Mother Jones
Your Sugar Addiction Is Killing You | The Atlantic
The American Way of Eating | Slate

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