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Idaho Farm Hosts 'Weed Dating' For Singles (#3747)

posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:44 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For one night a year, a neighborhood farm in northwest Boise turns into a respite for singles who are tired of the same old dating scene. A poster board planted at the entrance of Earthly Delights Farm in late June... Read More »

Wisconsin Town Barred From Beefing Up Farm Water Rules (#3746)

posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:21 PM

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court dealt a blow to environmentalists concerned about water pollution from huge livestock farms Wednesday, when it said communities couldn't set stricter standards than the state. The ruling was... Read More »

NYC Rally Against Proposed Super-Sized Drinks Ban (#3746)

posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:12 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - A rally has been held in New York City protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed crackdown on super-sized drinks.        Monday's small protest in City Hall Park - dubbed the... Read More »

Schools Turn Their Noses Up At Lean Finely Textured Beef (#3741)

posted on June 8, 2012 at 4:33 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that caused a public uproar earlier this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the vast majority of states participating in... Read More »

Disney Pushes Nutrition (#3741)

posted on June 8, 2012 at 4:20 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — There won't be any more candy, sugary cereal or fast food on TV with the morning cartoons. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday became the first major media company to ban ads for junk food on its television channels, radio stations... Read More »

Bread Beats Out Chips as Biggest Salt Source (#3724)

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... Read More »

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