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In today's food news, via our friends at Food News Journal: A look at the fierce opposition to the ban of soft drinks from the food stamp program. Plus, how to become a wine wonk, and a statistic: Americans eat 22 teaspoons of sugar a day.

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Soft Drink Industry Fights Proposed Food Stamp Ban -
US 'not withholding food aid from North Korea' - BBC
Americans eat 22 teaspoons of sugar a day - UPI
Appetite for food magazines growing - Knoxville News/AP
Children 'too afraid to eat' - Herald Sun
Tang, Meet STEM: Food Experiment on Endeavor - FOX News
Why we crave junk food, not fruit and veg - Daily Mail UK
Why being a foodie isn’t ‘elitist’ - Washington Post
Canal House: The Food of Friendship - Wall Street Journal
How to Become a Wine Wonk - Forbes

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