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  • Lobbying expenditures against GMO labeling soar this year

    Lobbying expenditures against GMO labeling soar this year
    The food industry spent $9 million lobbying Congress to oppose laws requiring labeling for genetically modified products in the first quarter of this year, nearly matching its total spending for all of last year, a new report said. The Washington D.C.-...
  • Court upholds meat labeling law; consumers will know its origin

    Court upholds meat labeling law; consumers will know its origin
    A federal law requiring meatpackers and processors to list where livestock was born, raised and slaughtered survived another legal challenge from the meat industry. The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the labeling law did not...
  • Clermont teen competing in Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition

    Clermont teen competing in Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition
    CLERMONT — For Michaela McLean, 16, of Clermont, her performance this week could further her goal of helping teens get healthier with proper nutrition. Michaela, an eighth-generation Floridian who recently was crowned Miss Florida's Outstanding...
  • McDonald's may face beefs in labor cases

    McDonald's may face beefs in labor cases
    McDonald's USA can be considered a joint employer at its franchised restaurants, the National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday, a distinction that could increase the fast-food giant's responsibility in labor cases. The determination is significant...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope

    Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope
    MOSCOW -- Russian┬áPresident Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in Sochi, where he intends to inspect the venues for the upcoming Winter Olympics, his spokesman said. “In the coming days, the president will examine in detail all the [five] venues of the...
  • 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. ┬áBack in the day, fast-food jobs were sought mainly by entry-level young people, which is why they paid the minimum...
  • Emanuel announces appointments for grocery task force

    Emanuel announces appointments for grocery task force
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced the members of a grocery store task force that will work to find new owners for stores left vacant after Safeway closes all Dominick's stores in the Chicago-area Dec. 28. The task force will work with...
  • Five Super-Size Myths About Obesity

    The obesity epidemic is among the most critical health issues facing the United States. Although it has generated a lot of attention and calls for solutions, it also has served up a super-sized portion of myths and misunderstandings. 1. If you're obese,...
  • Pumpkin Mania: How Much Spice Can There Possibly Be?

    Pumpkin Mania: How Much Spice Can There Possibly Be?
    Since palm trees don’t change colors and shed their fronds (if the temperature even drops at all), the transition from summer to autumn in Florida is hard to recognize — unless of course, the food industry begins releasing pumpkin products....