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German Brewers: Make Purity Law World Heritage

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:35 AM

The purity law dates back to 1516 and allows nothing but water, barley malt, hops and yeast for brewing. Full Story

Audit Says La. Lax In Its Oversight of WIC Program

posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:14 AM

The audit said OPH didn't verify grocery prices charged through the program, overpaid for food, didn't follow federal regulations governing the program and often didn't sanction vendors for unsanitary conditions in stores or expired products on... Full Story

Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout

posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:58 AM

The Pot Prospectors

posted on November 22, 2013 at 4:09 PM

Dot-bong, Marijuana Inc., the Green Rush: Call it what you will, the burgeoning legal marijuana industry in Washington state is drawing pot prospectors of all stripes. Full Story

Small farmers turn to mobile livestock slaughter

posted on November 22, 2013 at 4:07 PM

Georgia is the nation's biggest producer of broiler chickens, but small farmers for years have been pushed to the margins of this lucrative industry because they don't have access to local industrial slaughterhouses. Run by big companies, such... Full Story

Urban hens often abandoned once egg-laying ends

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal's backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner. Full Story

Birds of prey seize the day in battle with gulls

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:46 PM

As trucks disgorged garbage and bulldozers pushed the trash into neat rows, Daniel Hedin stood in the middle of the dump and scanned the gray sky for dirty birds. When a small flock of seagulls drifted in, he looked at the falcon perched on his... Full Story

Feds settle worker abuse lawsuit against Del Monte

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. will pay $1.2 million to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit claiming Thai workers on Hawaii farms were subjected to uninhabitable housing, insufficient food, low wages and deportation threats, a federal agency said... Full Story

Tyson to drop Okla. hog supplier after abuse video

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:37 PM

An animal rights group said Wednesday it videotaped workers at a central Oklahoma farm abusing hogs raised for Tyson Foods, and the meat company said it would immediately end its contract with the supplier. Full Story

Great Lakes levels rise, but slump hasn't ended

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:34 PM

Abundant rain and snowfall have given the Great Lakes a boost this year, but it's too early to declare an end to slumping water levels that have plagued the inland seas since the late 1990s and made life miserable for cargo shippers and marina... Full Story

Program designed to help prepare for droughts

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:59 PM

Federal agencies will provide better and more accessible information about matters such as long-term weather prospects and soil moisture levels under a program designed to help communities prepare for future droughts and respond more... Full Story

Railroads back retrofitting flammable liquid cars

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Proposed new safety standards for rail cars that haul flammable liquids gained support from U.S. railroads Thursday, but it's not yet clear whether the companies that own most of those cars will support the upgrades to prevent leaks. Full Story

Arizona regulators raise solar rates $5 per month

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:56 PM

Arizona's utility regulators have voted to raise monthly fees for Arizona Public Service customers who install rooftop solar power panels by about $5. Full Story

IMF calls on Thailand to end costly rice subsidies

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:55 PM

The International Monetary Fund called on Thailand to drop its multibillion dollar subsidies for rice growers, saying the program is undermining confidence in the country's finances. Full Story

The cost of turkey and trimmings? Mostly unchanged

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:53 PM

Here's another reason to be thankful this holiday season — the cost of putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is down slightly from last year. Full Story

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