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  • Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan

    Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan
    Sara Baker says the light went on in her head after a cup of hot cocoa set off a storm in her stomach. "I went back and looked at the package, and there it was: carrageenan," said Baker, a career services coordinator from Bloomington, in central...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cologne

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cologne
    COLOGNE (Reuters) - Famed for its yearly carnival celebrations, there is more to Cologne than silly costumes and soccer's Lukas Podolski. Have a closer look at Cologne, or Koln, as it's called in German. It is a hub of European high-speed train travel....
  • Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life

    Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life
    ALSEA, Ore. - Paco is a miniature Sicilian donkey - one of many endearing souls guests encounter when staying overnight at Leaping Lamb Farm, in Alsea. "Farm stays," as they're called, are popping up at a growing number of farms, ranches and vineyards in...
  • It's a dog's life in San Diego's funky Ocean Beach area

    It's a dog's life in San Diego's funky Ocean Beach area
    If dogs could talk, they'd sing the praises of Ocean Beach, a laid-back San Diego neighborhood. Here, canines have top-dog status — they even have their own beach. There's much for humans to like as well in what's known as the People's Republic of...
  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
  • No clear link between organic food, birth defect

    No clear link between organic food, birth defect
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Baby boys whose moms ate organic during pregnancy do not seem to have a lower risk of a birth defect of the penis, a new study finds. The birth defect is known as hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra is on the...
  • 'La Boheme': Hillary Danner's vintage Craftsman in Highland Park

    'La Boheme': Hillary Danner's vintage Craftsman in Highland Park
    It's fitting that Hillary Danner is raising her son and daughter in a century-old Arts and Crafts home in the Sycamore Grove area of Highland Park. Built in 1904, the timber-and-stone residence has a grand staircase, a huge covered porch and a curious...
  • Whole Foods CEO regrets comparing 'Obamacare' to fascism

    Whole Foods CEO regrets comparing 'Obamacare' to fascism
    Using “fascism” to describe President Obama’s healthcare reform was “poor use of an emotionally charged word,” according to John Mackey, co-chief executive and co-founder of Whole Foods Market. In a blog post Thursday,...
  • Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market

    Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market
    Who needs wheat anyway? The market for gluten-free foods and beverages is booming, with double digit growth over the last four years as more consumers find themselves diagnosed with celiac disease and food allergies. The market for products without the...
  • Noodles & Co. IPO: Shares double, on track for year's best debut

    Noodles & Co. IPO: Shares double, on track for year's best debut
    In an initial public offering apparently blessed by the Flying Spaghetti Monster or some other deity inclined toward stringy foods, Noodles & Co. stock is soaring in its debut. The fast-casual restaurant chain opened up 78% at $32 a share Friday after...
  • Whole Foods sales disappoint as grocery rival Sprouts goes public

    Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. shares are gearing up to hit the public market at higher-than-expected prices a day after Whole Foods Market Inc. let down Wall Street with its earnings. But when asked about the increasingly crowded natural and organic...