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  • Pink slime is back. Question is: Who's using it?

    Pink slime is back. Question is: Who's using it?
    Laura asks the same question I've been wondering myself: Which companies are using pink slime again? For the uninitiated, pink slime, a.k.a. "lean, finely textured beef," is a mixture of the parts of the cow that everyone else doesn't want and chemicals...
  • Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports

    Russia bans U.S., European food and agricultural imports
    The Kremlin has struck back at the United States and the European Union, banning imports of food and agricultural products from countries that imposed sanctions against Russia for its behavior in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree...
  • Nestle to close Valley food plant

    Nestle to close Valley food plant
    Nestle USA will close a San Fernando Valley production plant that makes Hot Pockets by early October, shifting operations to an existing plant in rural Kentucky where costs are cheaper. The move will eliminate 360 jobs at the Chatsworth plant, which has...
  • 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...
  • Russians won't miss Western delicacies

    Russians won't miss Western delicacies
    Goodbye, Roquefort cheese, feta, prosciutto and jamon. So long, German raspberry jam, U.S.-made Planters nut mixes, Norwegian salmon and Faroese shrimp. In his efforts to hit back at the West, President Vladimir Putin is depriving Russians of the...
  • McDonald's, Yum release supplier data after China food safety scare

    McDonald's, Yum release supplier data after China food safety scare
    Five fast food chains including McDonald's and Yum Brands Inc have published details of their suppliers on their Chinese websites, following a request from Shanghai authorities after the latest food safety scare. Shanghai's Municipal Food and Drug...
  • What's left on the menu? Russian restaurateurs wrangle with food ban

    What's left on the menu? Russian restaurateurs wrangle with food ban
    Moscow's sweeping sanctions on European food have sent Russian restaurateurs, retail chains and food producers scrambling for alternative supplies and bracing for Soviet-style shortages. The tit for tat trade restrictions - a response to U.S. and EU...
  • Where was the beef? [Commentary]

    Where was the beef? [Commentary]
    A decision last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, upholding federal regulations requiring that meat labels state where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered, is a win for consumers, public health and American meat producers....
  • Wood-aged cheese: How science slices the debate over bacteria

    Wood-aged cheese: How science slices the debate over bacteria
    So what's the big stink over wood-aged cheese anyway? Is it deadly or just delicious? Artisanal cheese-makers raised a fuss recently when an FDA official suggested that wooden cheese shelves posed a public health risk because they were not "adequately...
  • Chan Lowe: Fast-food workers' unhappy meal

    Chan Lowe: Fast-food workers' unhappy meal
    It’s about time fast-food workers went on the march. The work is miserable and hard, it’s unfulfilling, and the pay sucks.  Back in the day, fast-food jobs were sought mainly by entry-level young people, which is why they paid the minimum...
  • 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...