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  • How do you take your coffee? With a college degree, please

    DEAR JOYCE: After hearing about the big employee scholarship program Starbucks is offering to employees, I'm surprised to note critics of the program. Why is that? -- S.E.J. The Starbucks effort is the splashiest bachelor's degree employer tuition...
  • Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]

    Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]
    This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2). As a physician, I am very concerned about the...
  • The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate

    The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate
    Another glorious Golden State summer is upon us. San Joaquin Valley peaches are at their height and rolling in to farmers markets from Silver Lake to Mar Vista. Alice Waters' foragers are plucking Napa zucchini blossoms for the chefs at Berkeley's Chez...
  • 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...
  • Food buyers lean toward 'natural,' a claim that's hard to define

    Food buyers lean toward 'natural,' a claim that's hard to define
    When you buy a box of crackers labeled "natural," do you just assume they're organic? Don't. When you choose an "all natural" chocolate syrup for your kids' ice cream, are you thinking it has less sugar? Read the label. But what about those "natural"...
  • 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...