nutrition http://iowapublicradio.org en News Buzz: China, Phone Scams, Traffic Stops, Harvest, Soup, and 'Caucus' http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-china-phone-scams-traffic-stops-harvest-soup-and-caucus <p>On this News Buzz version of River to River, host Ben Kieffer cycles through stories about Iowa's relationship with China, an Arizona company's apparent phone scam targeting Iowans, an investigation into traffic stops, a harvest summary, the nutritional benefits of eating soup, and a new film about Iowa's 2012&nbsp;caucuses.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:32:41 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 31146 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: China, Phone Scams, Traffic Stops, Harvest, Soup, and 'Caucus' Feeding the World http://iowapublicradio.org/post/feeding-world <p>Today is <a href="http://www.worldfooddayusa.org/">World Food Day</a>.&nbsp; Observed every year since 1981, it focuses on the problem of hunger around the globe.&nbsp; Also, this week is the <a href="http://www.worldfoodprize.org/">World Food Prize Symposium</a> in Des Moines and some of the most innovative thinkers in the fight against hunger have come to Iowa.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:16:21 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 30677 at http://iowapublicradio.org Feeding the World How Americans Eat with Tracie McMillan http://iowapublicradio.org/post/how-americans-eat-tracie-mcmillan <p>Recent movements addressing the obesity epidemic or industrial agriculture&#39;s dominance attempt to change how Americans eat.&nbsp; Tracie McMillan sets out to understand the American food system from the bottom-up in&nbsp; her book, <a href="http://traciemcmillan.com/books/american-way-of-eating/">&ldquo;The American Way of Eating: Undercover at WalMart, Applebees, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table.&rdquo;</a>&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe asks McMillan where our food comes from and how we can eat healthier.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 19:59:37 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 30616 at http://iowapublicradio.org How Americans Eat with Tracie McMillan