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African elephant, Osh, trying jack fruit for the first time. (Photo courtesy of Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Animals Feast On Spilled Fruit From Monday’s Truck Crash

Animals at the Oakland Zoo enjoyed a feast of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway in Livermore Monday.

07/31/2014

Image from the Wawona Packing Company website.

Peaches, Nectarines, Plums Recalled from Costco, Trader Joe’s After Listeria Bacteria Discovered

A California fruit packing company announced a recall for some of it’s peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots after the some of the products tested positive for listeria, a potentially dangerous food-borne bacterium.

07/21/2014

Heirloom Tomatoes (credit: Abdullah Pope/AFP/Getty Images)

Fresh Food Options At San Francisco Bayview Stores Expanding

A grassroots campaign to bring healthy food options to San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood is starting to make an impact with better food choices on the way.

06/20/2014

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Narsai David: Stone Fruits In Season

Our food and wine expert reports the strange weather has been affecting California’s crops in some weird ways.

06/06/2014

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Decrease Of Central Valley Tule Fog Leaves Farmers’ Future In The Mist

BERKELEY (KCBS) — Results of a new study reveal that tule fog–the dense ground fog that blankets the Central Valley during the winter months—has been steadily decreasing for the last 30 years.

05/22/2014

Photo Credit: Stacy Stowers

Stacy Stowers’ Healthy Way to Shake Up Your Diet

Can healthy food really taste good? I’m a firm believer that it can!

03/20/2014

Sweet grapes produced for Grapery (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Can Sweeter Fruit Take Place Of Candy?

Americans spend $29 billion dollars on candy every year. Now, deep in the fields of Bakersfield, there’s a grower who’s trying to take a bite out of that market with new, sweeter kinds of grapes that taste like cotton candy, mango, and lemonade.

08/09/2013

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Narsai David Recipe: Marmalade (Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime)

Great marmalade is really easy to make at home, especially during late winter into early spring when there are so many varieties of citrus on the market that all make…

03/02/2013

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HealthWatch: Berries May Reduce Heart Attack Risk In Women

A new study found that women who ate three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries every week for almost 20 years dramatically reduced their risks for having a heart attack.

01/14/2013

Pomegranates (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Persimmons And Pomegranates

KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David looks at two popular fruits in the winter, persimmons and pomegranates…

12/23/2011

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