posted on July 24, 2015 at 6:29 PM
Under The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act passed by the House of Representatives this week, food companies would not be required to disclose whether their products contain genetically modified ingredients.
posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM
Canadian imports of the sweet, quarter-sized crustaceans are turning up more in American restaurants and seafood markets since a ban on fishing for Maine shrimp dried up local sources.
posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:42 PM
According to USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, total costs for SNAP benefits more than doubled between 2007 and 2013. And while the uptick in payouts to participants actually fell to $74 billion in 2014, The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...
posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:34 PM
The storm has been blamed for 17 deaths in the U.S. and 10 in Canada. Five people apparently died from carbon monoxide poisoning tied to using generators.
posted on October 25, 2013 at 3:14 PM
A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.
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 January 18, 2012 at 3:09 PM
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - New England fishermen have been casting their nets in the cold Gulf of Maine waters since the northern shrimp season began Jan. 2, but their season could be cut short this winter if their catches are too...
posted on December 16, 2010 at 1:12 PM
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine egg producers have come up clean in testing by the U.S Food and Drug Administration for dangerous salmonella.
posted on December 19, 2008 at 8:12 PM
TURNER, Maine (AP) - Maine State Police asked authorities throughout New England to be on the lookout for an unmarked truck hauling eggs without the proper paperwork as they investigate the theft of nearly 260,000 eggs from a Maine egg farm.
posted on December 10, 2004 at 8:12 PM
Tyson Foods is closing Jordan's Meats, a major employer in Portland, Maine, for more than 40 years.