Topics :: food production
By STEVE KARNOWSKI | Friday Jul 22, 2011
The popularity of farm-to-school programs that put locally grown food on cafeteria trays has exploded in recent years - so much so that the federal agency in charge of school lunches is giving them a new stamp of approval.
By PHUONG LE | Wednesday Jul 20, 2011
Washington state is the nation’s leading producer of farmed oysters, clams and other bivalves with about $100 million in annual sales.But too much pollution from animal and human waste has been washing into Samish Bay in north Puget Sound.
By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Friday Jul 15, 2011
At least 19 large restaurant chains - including Burger King, Chili’s, IHOP and Friendly’s - plan to announce that they will include healthier options on their children’s menus.
By ROXANA HEGEMAN | Thursday Jul 14, 2011
A heat wave that has pushed temperatures well over 100 degrees has killed tens of thousands of turkeys and chickens in Kansas and North Carolina .
By JESSICA MINTZ | Tuesday Jul 12, 2011
Kraft Foods Inc. is the latest large food manufacturer to try hiding additional veggies in packaged foods, an effort to ride a renewed interest in healthy eating to fatter profits.
By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Saturday Jul 9, 2011
hreatened with a series of state laws cracking down on cramped cages, the egg industry on Thursday said it would agree to seek federal regulation to improve conditions for egg-laying hens.
Friday Jul 8, 2011
Macy’s announced the kick-off of Macy’s Chefs A-Go-Go, a national food truck tour showcasing Macy’s Culinary Council (MCC). The tour will make 13 stops across the country and will feature 10 of the world’s most renowned and celebrated culinary masters.
By Sheri Elfman | Friday Jul 8, 2011
Twenty years ago, most South Floridians didn’t know what an Italian Ice was. The chilly dessert, which is known by Philadelphians as "Water Ice," New Yorkers as "Ices" - - are now very well-known by locals as "Icies."
By Ari Clare | Sunday Jul 3, 2011
When I hear picnic, I immediately revert to the red ginham fabric, picnic basket, a blanket and a big oak tree. But in reality the sky is the limit and here are just a few ideas and tools to make it happen.
By David Vera | Wednesday Jun 22, 2011
San Diego loves Italian food. Who can blame us? Unfortunately "Ital- ian" encompasses quite a large trough of choices.