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  • More than half of U.S. fast food workers on public aid, report says

    More than half of U.S. fast food workers on public aid, report says
    More than half of families of fast food workers receive some sort of public assistance, costing the nation $7 billion a year, according to a new report distributed by a group that has been pushing for union representation and higher wages for fast food...
  • China's response to typhoon angers residents in hard-hit Yuyao

    China's response to typhoon angers residents in hard-hit Yuyao
    BEIJING -- When natural disaster hits, China’s need to maintain social order can at times overwhelm its humanitarian efforts. State security dispatched thousands of riot police and security officers to Yuyao, a badly damaged city in Zhejiang...
  • Foster Farms apologizes for salmonella outbreak

    LIVINGSTON, Calif. — With his company's poultry sales plunging after a salmonella outbreak that has sickened hundreds of consumers, the head of Foster Farms has apologized for the biggest food safety lapse in the family firm's history. The...
  • Antibiotics for people, not animals

    Antibiotics for people, not animals
    So far this year, more than 300 people have gotten sick from bacteria called Salmonella heidelberg. Almost three-quarters of them live in California. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that chicken produced in three Central...
  • When candy was dandy

    When candy was dandy
    With Chicago-area unemployment stubbornly higher than the national average, the fabled City That Works isn't exactly living up to its name these days. The Pullman rail car factories are long idle, the famed Chicago stockyards have vanished, and even...
  • In China, poppy seedpod is a spice too hot to handle

    BEIJING — On a stroll through the aisles of the wholesale spice market in southeast Beijing, visitors inhale the fragrances wafting from the burlap sacks of cardamom, star anise, cinnamon, clove, fennel, turmeric and a dazzling selection of peppers,...
  • Report finds reforms stymied in poultry, livestock industries

    Report finds reforms stymied in poultry, livestock industries
    A new analysis of the nation's farm animal industry finds almost no reforms have been made in the five years since a broad-based commission called for sweeping changes to address concerns about food safety, animal welfare and the environmental impacts...
  • Time to end the war against saturated fat?

    Time to end the war against saturated fat?
    The British Medical Journal has issued a clarion call to all who want to ward off heart disease: Forget the statins and bring back the bacon (or at least the full-fat yogurt). Saturated fat is not the widow-maker it's been made out to be, writes British...
  • Rules proposed to boost pet-food safety

    Rules proposed to boost pet-food safety
    Pet food manufacturers would be required to develop safety plans and adopt procedures to prevent foodborne illnesses if FDA regulations proposed today are adopted. The proposed rules were developed as part of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)...
  • FDA proposes tougher rules on pet food safety

    FDA proposes tougher rules on pet food safety
    The government on Friday moved to protect America's pets by proposing tougher rules for how their food is manufactured. The new Food and Drug Administration regulations would establish production guidelines to help prevent harmful bacteria and other...
  • Sriracha odors get mixed reviews; CoorsMiller brewery not so bad

    Sriracha odors get mixed reviews; CoorsMiller brewery not so bad
    Jesse Bracamontes is one of the legions of Sriracha sauce fans who squirts the bright red paste of peppers, garlic and spices on all manner of foods: pizza, take-out Chinese and even a plain bowl of noodles. But when the pungent Sriracha smell wafts...