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  • Food Label Confusion

    Food Label Confusion
    Great, more label reading, just what I wanted! My dad was a big believer in the clean plate club.  When I was little, my mom would make us a balanced meal, generally consisting of some meat, a veggie and a carb.  My siblings and I were expected to eat...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'The Modern Savage' by James McWilliams

    Review: 'The Modern Savage' by James McWilliams
    James McWilliams is a hard guy to figure out. For more than five years, he's been cranking out contrarian essays that take aim at sustainable food's sacred cows: pastured livestock, organic produce, local food and, yes, even farmers markets. The usual...
  • Post-holiday food shopping keeps the merry going (and calories coming)

    Why, when the calendar turns to a new year and we proclaim our most virtuous intentions to eat right and lose some weight, do we so often fail? A new study finds that come January, our resolve to eat healthfully may run headlong into a runaway train of...
  • Want to help Mexican farmworkers? Tell stores to carry fair trade products

    Want to help Mexican farmworkers? Tell stores to carry fair trade products
    Because of an investigative series in The Times, American consumers are more aware that a “Product of Mexico” label on their tomatoes or broccoli might mean that the produce has been picked by people living in squalid conditions in farm...
  • Should the Dodger Dog go vegetarian?

    To the editor: I like the Dodgers as much as the next guy or gal. I cherish my 1960s Sandy Koufax button. ("For the nostalgic, the Dodger Dog is a home run," Oct. 6) The Dodger Dog evokes nostalgia and fond memories for many. It has become a part of the...
  • Loop shooting: How did trusted partner become disgruntled gunman?

    Loop shooting: How did trusted partner become disgruntled gunman?
    Steven LaVoie had a vision for transforming freight traffic across the country and called it ArrowStream. Within months of forming the company, he hired technology expert Tony DeFrances to help him build his dream. Fourteen years later, former...
  • In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists

    In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists
    They scurry between vehicles in the traffic-choked cities of northern Nigeria, small boys in tattered clothing armed with begging tins. Known as the almajiri, the youngsters, some no older than 5, have flooded the streets for the nearly 15 years since a...
  • From cradle to grave, Japan's Kewpie adapts menu to feed aging nation

    From cradle to grave, Japan's Kewpie adapts menu to feed aging nation
    Back in 1960, Japan's Kewpie Corp began selling canned baby food, sensing a chance to catch a wave of young families raising kids in an economy roaring back to growth after the devastation of World War Two. Almost 55 years later, the Tokyo-based company...
  • Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200

    Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200
    Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200. The epidemic of the...
  • Jelly Belly brand leaving Chicago

    Jelly Belly brand leaving Chicago
    Jelly Belly brand jelly beans will soon no longer be made at the North Chicago factory where they've been produced since 1978. The company said Monday that 70 jobs will be eliminated as it moves production of all Jelly Belly brand candy products to its...