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“For the past decade, consumers have been advised to reduce their intake of added sugars, and the proposed percent daily value for added sugars on the Nutrition Facts label is intended to help consumers follow that advice,” said Susan Mayne, director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

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FILE - In this April 16, 2013, file photo, a customer shops for produce at the Hunger Mountain Co-op in Montpelier, Vt. Companies would not have to disclose whether their food products include genetically modified ingredients under legislation passed by the House Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

“The reality is, biotechnology has time and time again proved safe,” the bill’s sponsor, Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo, said as debate began. “We should not raise prices on consumers based on the wishes of a handful of activists.”

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This July 13, 2015 photo shows Korean mung bean pancakes in Concord, N.H. Mung beans have been a staple of the cuisines of India, China, Korea and Southeast Asia for thousands of years. And with good reason. They are a delicious and healthy source of protein and fiber. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

The frying technique here is very important. The pancakes are cooked in 1/4 inch of vegetable oil. Which is to say, they are shallow-fried, not deep-fried. Even so, you’ll want to choose an oil with a high smoke point, such as peanut, safflower or sunflower. The label will let you know if the oil is appropriate for frying.

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Different flavors of Korean Kimchi are displayed in a cooler at the Super H Mart Asian grocery in Fairfax, Va., Monday, July 20, 2015. Classic Korean food items are showing up with more frequency on American menus and grocery shelves.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

“I wanted to deliver the flavors in a non-exotic way,” says Kim, who was born in Korea and moved to the U.S. when he was 10. “This was the way to get the non-Korean eaters in to try these flavors. That was my one and only chance to win them over.”

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