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  • Selling Your Homemade Baked Goods is Not That Easy

    Selling Your Homemade Baked Goods is Not That Easy
    Let's say you're a really good home baker, so good that all your friends want what you're making and insist on paying you for those cakes or pies or cookies. In a whole bunch of states, from Rhode Island to California, that wouldn't be a terrible...
  • Vermont steps closer to passing GMO food-labeling law

    Vermont steps closer to passing GMO food-labeling law
    (Reuters) - The Vermont Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would make it the first U.S. state to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Unlike bills passed last year in Maine and Connecticut, which...
  • Illinois at forefront of 'soybean revolution'

    Illinois at forefront of 'soybean revolution'
    — Longtime central Illinois farmers Pat and Mike Marron don't look like revolutionaries. They spend these early spring days inputting computer data for their GPS-driven tractor and fine-tuning equipment. Giant bags and bins of seed are stacked to...
  • Cost, rules stop some farmers from going organic

    Cost, rules stop some farmers from going organic
    In the late 1990s, Matt McLean, a fourth-generation citrus farmer from Clermont, went to his grandfather for advice. He asked him whether organic farming was realistic. His grandfather assured him it was. "'That was how we used to farm,' he told me,"...
  • Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO

    Jack, the round-headed fictional chief executive in Jack-in-the-Box commercials, is not only a hit on television. He's also popular on Wall Street. In the last year, investors have driven the company's stock price up more than 80% — and industry...
  • Drought Is Bringing The Next Food Price Shock

    Drought in the United States, past and present, might make 2014 one of the more volatile years for food prices and supplies globally. U.S. consumers may get a preview of what's coming at the salad bar. The main culprit is the parched land of California'...
  • Wal-Mart aims to push organic foods into mainstream

    Wal-Mart aims to push organic foods into mainstream
    Wal-Mart is trying to make organic food more accessible to its budget-conscious shoppers. The nation's largest retailer is making a bigger bet on the fast-growing category, teaming with Wild Oats to sell organic packaged food priced in line with...
  • Wal-Mart partners with Wild Oats to roll back prices on organic food

    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. The retailer that leads U.S. stores in grocery sales said on Thursday it struck a deal to sell Wild Oats brand organic foods at non-organic prices. The...
  • Warning: Sugary drink warning labels advance in Senate

    A California Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday to mandate warning labels on sweetened drinks that contain at least 50 calories per cup. Which invites the question: Who reads drink labels? Supporters of SB 1000, including Sen. Bill Monning (D-...
  • Experts: Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

    Dr. Robert Lustig's YouTube lectures about the dangers of sugar have raised a few eyebrows in recent years and even drawn some criticism. But the pediatric endocrinologist's proclamations are supported by research his team has done at the University of...
  • Avoid Easter Bunny Mayhem

    Avoid Easter Bunny Mayhem
    Every spring, children eagerly anticipate a visit from that furry purveyor of candy, the Easter Bunny.   Parents, on the other hand, do not look forward to the chaos that he often leaves in his wake when their kids eat all of those brightly colored...