| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Francisco Morataya drives a vanload of empty bottles and cans to Victar Recycling Center in Echo Park every week or so to supplement his wages as an office janitor.
The 61-year-old Eagle Rock resident had been making $200 per load, enough to pay his...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:37 AM
SACRAMENTO — A state bill that would require health-warning labels on sugar-added drinks and sodas in California was sidelined Monday for further review of its enforcement costs even though its author argued that it would cut costs to taxpayers in...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:30 PM
WASHINGTON — After more than four years and 20 rounds of negotiations, the world's biggest free-trade deal in a generation has come down in good part to this: the United States and Japan squabbling over beef.
With President Obama due to arrive...
| Mar 27, 2014
You could say chef Meg Fama was doing farm-to-table cooking long before it was trendy.
Fifteen years ago, Fama took a job as a chef at New Haven's Common Ground High School, where she learned "the beauty of growing on the property and the...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis.
Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:57 PM
In a detailed new report, public health advocate Michele Simon examines the distinct drawbacks of government programs to promote dairy consumption.
These include milk programs in schools and the "checkoff" programs through which the government...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Meet the members of the Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame. Our definition of a culinary professional is broad because the food and beverage industry requires a variety of skills and interests. In addition to chefs, the achievements are reflected in...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Sustainability is the theme of the 2014 Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame. This year we received more than 300 nominations for the 10 spots and tossed in a few names ourselves.
Sustainability is how biological systems endure and remain diverse...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Four dairy workers at a Wisconsin farm linked to Nestle were charged with animal cruelty after being caught on hidden camera beating, whipping and cutting animals.
Abelardo Jaimes, Crescencio Pineda, Lucia Martinez and Misael Monge-Minero were charged...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:16 AM
If you believe obesity is a serious health risk in the United States and sugary drinks are a major contributor to the problem -- and that's surely the prevailing nutritionists' view -- then a sugared beverage tax has to be on your radar screen.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:39 PM
An Idaho dairy responded Wednesday to an animal rights group’s latest video showing the abuse of cows, saying the renewed attention is likely to spur more threats to its staff.
"We are the ones who will pay for what happens to our animals,"...