Fat Profits; Wheat Economy; The Cheese Lady; Corn Dog

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Journalist Joe Keohane tallies fast-food’s fat profits and Robert Reich explains the impact of sky-rocketing wheat prices on the economy. Jack Hedin discusses how the US Farm Bill punishes small organic farmers trying to grow for farmers markets. Frederick Kaufman provides a brief history of the American stomach, Evan Kleiman continues her cooking lessons with producer Bob Carlson and sculptor Sarah Kaufmann creates magic with cheese. Plus, chef Suzanne Tracht dishes up some high-end corn dogs and Laura Avery checks in with the season’s best in the Market Report.

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