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A diver maintains an open-water cage where tuna are being farmed in Izmir, Turkey. In the U.S., federally controlled ocean waters have been off limits to aquaculture, curbing the industry's growth. But the tide may be turning. Mahmut Serdar Alakus/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Tilder, the executive chef at Chase Field in Phoenix, holds the SI Cover Dog, a collaboration with a Sports Illustrated reporter. Bridget Dowd/KJZZ hide caption

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For Arizona Baseball Fans, A Stadium Bratwurst Meant To 'Blow Their Mind'

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An employee handles sides of pork on a conveyor at a Smithfield Foods Inc. pork processing facility in Milan, Mo. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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USDA Offers Pork Companies A New Inspection Plan, Despite Opposition

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Illustration from a 19th-century edition of Robinson Crusoe, a novel by Daniel Defoe first published in 1719. It relates the story of Robinson Crusoe, stranded on an island for 28 years and his subsequent fight for survival. Out of desperation, he became a master of innovation, especially at preparing meals. Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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An adult spotted lanternfly searches for tasty grapevines at Vynecrest Vineyards and Winery, near Allentown, Pa. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Vineyards Facing An Insect Invasion May Turn To Aliens For Help

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Workers sort through bundles of vanilla at the Virginia Dare warehouse in Antsirabe Nord, Madagascar. When this photo was taken last year, the warehouse contained roughly $5 million worth of vanilla. Tommy Trenchard hide caption

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The Revolutionary History Of Mooncakes

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DIY Solution To Popeyes Chicken Sandwich Shortage Is BYOB

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Since purple sea urchins have eaten up their food supply, many of them are empty inside. Erika Mahoney/KAZU hide caption

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Saving California's Kelp Forest May Depend On Eating Purple Sea Urchins

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James Toner feeds cows at his family's dairy farm in Northern Ireland's County Armagh. Thirty-five percent of Northern Irish milk is sold to Ireland. Northern Irish farmers who have built lucrative cross-border trade with the Irish Republic are especially worried about the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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How A No-Deal Brexit Could Destroy The Irish Dairy Industry — And Threaten Peace

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A food pantry client adds a carton of yogurt to her cart at the food pantry at Jewish Family Services in Denver, Colo. Seth McConnell/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Chef Jose Andres Is In The Bahamas Preparing To Feed Dorian Victims

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Researchers in the U.K. say a teen has suffered vision loss after years of eating a highly limited diet consisting of snacking on Pringles potato chips, as well as French fries, white bread and some processed pork products. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Blind From A Bad Diet? Teen Who Ate Mostly Potato Chips And Fries Lost His Sight

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