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As host Connie Walker shares some shocking news with Cleo's siblings, the truth about what happened to her remains just out of reach.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Afraid of the dark
The man who calls himself Putin's number-one enemy says expelling 23 diplomats that doesn't go far enough.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Hit Putin in his wallet
An introduction to the great Canadian book debate, for the uninitiated.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Get to know Canada Reads
Of the thousands given at the JUNOS, there are five that stand out. Hear them now!To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Top 5 JUNO Acceptance Speeches
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Catch of the Day
How one of the strangest, and frankly blandest-tasting animals you’ll ever encounter, might just be exactly the fish the planet needs.
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Tofu: vegetarian superfood or toxin-ridden poison? (Spoiler alert: it's neither!)
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The sticky story of how gum conquered our planet — and why today it’s fighting just to survive.
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Prebiotic. Probiotic. These labels are popping up on all sorts of food products, but do they actually help your intestines do their thing?
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You'll Have Another
What are the invisible forces that determine what's in your drink?
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Can the Fridge Light team choose, once and for all, the greatest snack of all time? We find out at our first ever live show, recorded at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival.
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Billion Dollar Baby: the rise and fall of Orbitz
The untold inside story of Orbitz -- the weirdest drink of the 1990s, and maybe the single worst beverage launch of all time. Doomed to failure, or way ahead of its time?
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Lettuce: the invisible forces that turned rabbit food into the world’s first seasonless produce.
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Sauce: it’s identity in a bottle, with a side order of culture and commerce.
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The Rest of the Pig
From bacon to guanciale, North Americans love their pork. But even with today’s nose-to-tail approach to eating, there is still plenty left over after the butcher is done. So what happens to the rest of the pig?
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One word: Yeasts
Yeast — yes, yeast — is revolutionizing the way we eat and drink, how we produce milk and meat, and even how we get high.
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Dark Meat/White Meat
One is moist and rich, the other drier and mild. But by the 1990s, boneless, skinless chicken breast was the preferred choice for North Americans. In its first episode, The Fridge Light looks into the popularity battle between dark meat and white meat.
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The Fridge Light trailer
Food journalist Chris Nuttall-Smith is on an obsessive, fascinating quest to uncover the hidden stories of what we eat and drink coming this September 27.
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