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  • Saving the orange tree

    Americans might soon need to get used to apple or grape juice as their breakfast drink of choice — unless, that is, they're willing to pay exorbitant prices for orange juice. Or maybe scientists, plant breeders and farmers will manage to save the...
  • Fewer tobacco products, but not alcohol, in movies

    Fewer tobacco products, but not alcohol, in movies
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Movie characters smoke less since 1998 regulations that stopped tobacco companies from buying on-screen brand placements, according to a new study. But at the same time, researchers found the number of alcohol brand...
  • Got diet milk?

    Got diet milk?
    In the face of troubling childhood obesity rates and what it sees as low milk consumption rates, the dairy industry says it has a solution: Offer kids flavored milk that uses low-calorie artificial sweeteners. The only problem, industry...
  • Long-delayed school snack rules to come soon: Vilsack

    Long-delayed school snack rules to come soon: Vilsack
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After more than a year's delay, American schools will soon see new U.S. government rules targeting the kinds of snacks sold to students, a move nutritionists say could play an important role in fighting childhood obesity. Anxious...
  • New Zealand tainted-milk scare sends shock waves through China

    BEIJING -- Revelations by a New Zealand dairy company that its exports could contain toxic bacteria have sent shock waves across Asia -- perhaps nowhere more so than in China, where officials announced a recall of potentially tainted powdered milk over...
  • National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm

    National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm
    As families grow, dairy farmers often realize that they need to enlarge their farming operations as well. Instead of taking on more cows and producing more milk to sell wholesale in a market with wildly fluctuating prices, some opt to add value to that...
  • As Gov. Jerry Brown considers bills, campaign cash pours in

     
    As Gov. Jerry Brown considers the slew of bills that lawmakers sent him in the final weeks of the legislative session, he will inevitably be making winners and losers out of the donors that have given millions of dollars to his tax initiative....
  • L.A. Now Live: El Monte in David vs. Goliath fight over soda tax

     
    El Monte Mayor Andrew Quintero though a tax on sugary drinks was a slam dunk -- an easy way for the financially-strapped city to raise cash and help combat childhood obesity. But then the beverage industry converged on El Monte, turning the race into...
  • Soda taxes rejected in two California cities

     
    Voters sharply rejected sugary-drinks tax measures in two California cities. In El Monte, 76.8% of voters rejected the tax. The measure would have charged a one-cent tax for every ounce of sugary drink sold within the San Gabriel Valley city.......
  • El Monte soda tax faces strong backlash [Google+ hangout]

     
    Times reporter Sam Allen will join city editor Shelby Grad at 4 p.m. in a Google+ hangout to discuss the El Monte soda tax measure on the November ballot. The measure calls for a one-cent tax on each ounce of......
  • Soda taxes lose big in California

     
    Beverage industry forces flexed their political muscle once again Tuesday, dealing crushing defeats to two different sugary drink tax measures in the Golden State. In the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, nearly 77% of voters rejected a proposal......