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Facing an outcry from the community as well as its staff, the Quakertown Community School District has struck an agreement that will allow cafeteria workers to keep their jobs while letting the district outsource food management services. Under an...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The organic food industry is gaining influence on Capitol Hill, prompted by its entry into traditional farm states and by increasing consumer demand. That's not going over well with everyone in Congress. Tensions between conventional...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday voted to limit the amount of government subsidies the wealthiest farmers receive when purchasing crop insurance. The vote was one small victory this week for critics of a massive, five-year farm bill that...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Insurance, Politics, Prices, Lobbying
ReutersBy Alan Baldwin MONACO, May 23 (Reuters) - Kimi Raikkonen would much rather be left alone but he is happy to admit that sometimes he does not know what he is doing. Social media is never going to be the Finn's thing and the Lotus driver has never hidden...
Tags: Monaco, Human Interest, Radio, Open-Wheel Racing, Auto Racing
IMLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The state says 62 former workers at a Vlasic pickle factory have pleaded guilty and will make $960,000 in restitution for fraudulently collecting unemployment benefits while continuing to work. The Michigan Department...
ReutersBy David Stanway and Niu Shuping BEIJING, May 23 (Reuters) - The discovery of dangerous levels of toxic cadmium in rice sold in the southern city of Guangzhou, the latest in a series of food scandals, has piled more pressure on China to clean up its food...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People will choose larger portions of food if they are labeled as being "healthier," even if they have the same number of calories, according to a new study. "People think (healthier food) is lower in calories," said Pierre...
Tags: Weight, Lifestyle and Leisure, Nutrition, Salads, Obesity
The St. Francis University Upward Bound Program is to participate in the 2013 Summer Food Service Program June 16-26. Free meals will be provided to Upward Bound students in Cambria County. To qualify for Upward Bound, students must meet the income...
Reuters(Reuters) - Monsanto Co is hosting a "Bee Summit." Bayer AG is breaking ground on a "Bee Care Center." And Sygenta AG is funding grants for research into the accelerating demise of honeybees in the United States, where the insects pollinate fruits and...
When my mother took a vacation a generation ago, she wanted to get as far from her steamy stove as possible. Things have changed. Now, women and men are flocking to destinations that promise even a peek inside someone else's kitchen. Travelers are...
SACRAMENTO — California dairy farmers and cheese processors are fighting again over milk prices. It's not Grade A, homogenized, pasteurized milk that's at issue in the state Capitol. Rather, agriculture lobbyists are focused on the price of whey,...
Tags: Executive Branch, Al Capone, Government, Politics, Jerry Brown
Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial? A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
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