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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...
  • 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...
  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • Chinese scandals and the perils of one-party rule

     Chinese scandals and the perils of one-party rule
    A global food company headquartered in suburban Aurora is in trouble in China. Workers at OSI Group's Shanghai plant, which supplies McDonald's and other chains there, forged production dates in order to sell expired meat. A surprising element 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...
  • Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory

    Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory
    Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled "gluten free" take effect on Friday — a "major milestone," says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders. "The gluten-free diet for someone with celiac disease is...
  • Taking the Kids -- traveling with Mom in Sonoma County

    Taking the Kids -- traveling with Mom in Sonoma County
    What a way to start the day! My daughter Reggie, a San Francisco teacher, and I are soaking in a piping hot mineral pool -- one of four at different temperatures -- at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn’s expansive spa. The picturesque hotel, spread...
  • The Cheap Eater: Taco in a Bag

    The Cheap Eater: Taco in a Bag
    Scene: Monday afternoon, Spring Hill Mall in West Dundee. A girl at a kiosk sells smartphone cases to no one in particular. A man sells plush dolls at a free-standing cart to no one in particular. Two teens walk out of Spencer Gifts, giggling. The food...
  • Food safety specialists help safeguard our food supply

    By Erinn Hutkin For Paul A. Hall, the path to a career in food safety began in first grade when he got interested in science by watching "Mr. Wizard," he recalled. His early love of science led to an interest in biology in high school, thanks to a...