posted on December 14, 2012 at 5:08 PM
The new program will allow irrigators to use more water during drought years and manage their water rights over five years.
posted on December 14, 2012 at 5:05 PM
Officials with the American Meat Institute, an industry lobbying group, defended the tenderizing process as safe.
posted on December 14, 2012 at 4:21 PM
Navigating the aisles of a grocery store is an easy task for most shoppers. Meat, dairy, produce – no problem. But, for an increasing number of consumers finding foods that fit their gluten-free diet is difficult.
posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:47 PM
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ricotta cheese tainted with listeria bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses and at least one death.
posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:42 PM
An Indiana farm linked to a salmonella outbreak from cantaloupe that killed two people has now pulled its watermelons from the market.
posted on September 7, 2012 at 2:20 PM
Stanford Study questions whether organic food is any better nutritionally.
posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Advocates on both sides of the New York City proposal to limit the size of soda and other sugary drinks in eateries are facing off a day before public hearings.
More than 100 protesters gathered on the steps of City Hall on...
posted on June 15, 2012 at 4:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators debating a five-year farm bill have voted to uphold current policy that protects the nation's sugar growers with price supports and import restrictions.
The vote was 50-46 to block an amendment to end the...
posted on June 15, 2012 at 4:34 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — If New York City bans big sodas, what's next on the list? Large slices of pizza? Double-scoop ice cream cones? Tubs of movie-theater popcorn? The 16-ounce strip steak?
The proposed crackdown on super-sized drinks could face a...
posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:32 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City plans to ban the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in an effort to combat obesity.
The proposed first-in-the-nation ban would impose a 16-ounce limit on the size of sweetened drinks sold at restaurants,...
posted on April 27, 2012 at 7:59 PM
The Agriculture Department confirms the 4th U.S. case of Mad Cow Disease, but officials stress the animal posed no threat to human health. A Midwestern farmstead made famous by an iconic motion picture finds its way back into the spotlight. Market...
posted on April 13, 2012 at 12:00 AM
It’s something a lot of Americans take for granted. Healthy and nutritious food easily accessible at a nearby grocery store. But in urban and rural parts of the United States, many Americans live in what’s been coined a food desert.
posted on February 10, 2012 at 2:29 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama kicked off a national tour in Iowa this week to celebrate the two year anniversary of Let’s Move.
posted on February 10, 2012 at 1:16 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of salt in the American diet, accounting for more than twice as much sodium as salty junk food like potato chips.
That surprising finding comes in a government report released Tuesday that...