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Gold Star Nutrition Ratings Appear to Work

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. Full Story

Port Dispute Boosts Agriculture Shipping Costs

posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:48 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With container ships avoiding the Port of Portland because of a labor dispute, companies that export agricultural products are confronting higher costs to get their cargo to alternate ports and ultimately to Asia. John... Full Story

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