Nichol Nelson

Nichol Nelson is the Editorial Director at TakePart. She hails from Minnesota, but has worked in food journalism in New York and Los Angeles for more than a decade. She served as an editor with Gourmet magazine for six years, and has contributed to several other digital and print food publications. Though she's currently an Angeleno, she sometimes still calls a casserole "hot dish."

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The fast-food giant asks pork producers to ditch constricting sow gestation stalls.
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Thanks in part of the Food, Inc. community, the USDA has an ambitious new agenda for school lunches.
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Ditch the blue box for this creamy, low-fat version of mac and cheese.
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The move is a cost-cutting measure, but opponents argue it will endanger our food supply.
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Food Network stars and Jamie Oliver make the list for recipes loaded with salt, fat, and calories.
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Whether you like mint-chocolate biscotti or vegan gingersnaps, these cookies will have you celebrating.
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In the aftermath of a lackluster steak challenge, an undercooked gratin cost one chef her spot.

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