posted on October 18, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers plan to plead guilty under a deal with federal prosecutors in connection with the 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people in the nation's deadliest case of foodborne illness in a quarter century.
posted on October 18, 2013 at 11:55 AM
The expert panel's classification was made after scientists analyzed more than 1,000 studies worldwide.
posted on October 11, 2013 at 1:05 PM
Democratic Sen. David Koehler says consumers have a right to know if the food their putting into their bodies was made with so-called GMOs.
posted on October 11, 2013 at 12:58 PM
The case, according to Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman, is not about protecting the Chesapeake Bay, but rather about whether "EPA can dictate where farming will be allowed, where homes can be built and where businesses can be established."
posted on October 11, 2013 at 11:08 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation says it will end its wild horse roundups and reverse its public support for a return to domestic horse slaughter following talks with former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson.
posted on October 11, 2013 at 11:06 AM
The department threatened earlier this week to shut down the plants if Foster Farms did not prove that it had made enough changes.
posted on October 11, 2013 at 11:03 AM
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The companies seeking to advance a multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline project in Alaska have selected a port town where gas would be liquefied and shipped to Asia.
Exxon Mobil, BP, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada...
posted on October 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown has slowed or halted federal efforts to protect Americans' health and safety, from probes into the cause of transportation and workplace accidents to tracking foodborne illness. The latest example: an...
posted on October 11, 2013 at 10:58 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Quiet, please. Your dinner will now be served.
That's the message being sent to customers at a New York City restaurant that prohibits any talking during an occasionally put-on $40 prix fixe, four-course meal.
posted on October 11, 2013 at 10:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested Tuesday after they blocked a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to hold a vote on a stalled...
posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:50 PM
Reports said that Transcanada is close to completing work on the southern portion of its Keystone pipeline expansion. That could mean as much as 700,000 barrels a day moving out of Cushing, Oklahoma, the pricing point for U.S. benchmark oil. The...
posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:23 PM
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob's mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program to pay for infant formula - aid that...
posted on October 4, 2013 at 12:01 PM
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Once nearly wiped out of existence, turkeys are running wild.
Buoyed by what's been called the most successful wildlife restoration project ever, wild turkeys are eating crops, ruining gardens, crashing into cars and...
posted on October 4, 2013 at 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of veterans barricaded outside the closed World War II Memorial because of the government shutdown were escorted past the barriers Tuesday by members of Congress so they could see the monument.
More than 125...
posted on October 4, 2013 at 11:54 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department says 524 schools — out of about 100,000 — have dropped out of the federally subsidized national school lunch program since the government introduced new standards for healthier...