| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Investigators are still unsure how cooked rotisserie chicken sold at a Costco store in South San Francisco was contaminated with a strain of salmonella involved in a national outbreak linked to Foster Farms brand poultry.
At least one person was...
| Sep 27, 2013
The decade-old Brentwood farmers market is the largest of the 20 venues run by the Raw Inspiration group, stretching for almost a quarter mile down Gretna Green Way from San Vicente Boulevard to Montana Avenue. It’s a flourishing event with a...
| Oct 13, 2013
Nothing says Halloween like a pumpkin, and dozens of Maryland farmers are grateful for that.
The orange harbingers of fall bring crowds to farm stands and pick-your-own fields. They're the centerpiece around which some farms have built themselves into...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Top entertainment executives have plenty of ways they can unwind after a long work week, be it golf, attending parties or even just reading a book.
Gary Newman, 20th Century Fox TV chairman, and his wife, Jeanne Newman, a partner at law firm Hansen...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
JINAN, China — This squat concrete building was once a chicken coop, but now it's part of a farm with an entirely different kind of livestock — millions of cockroaches.
Inside, squirming masses of the reddish-brown insects dart between...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Elizabeth H. Breidenbaugh, who with her husband owned and operated a Baltimore County dairy farm for nearly 50 years, died Monday of a heart attack at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 81.
The daughter of a farmer and a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Costco extended a recall of rotisserie chicken products Thursday from a South San Francisco store because of an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened at least 317 people nationwide.
The recall targets 13,455 units of Kirkland Signature Foster Farms...
| Sep 22, 2013
The West Hollywood farmers market for more than 25 years has served its community well by sticking to the basics. Along with Bellflower and South Gate, it's one of just three markets in the Southland held on a Monday, when farmers are usually busy farming...
| Oct 21, 2013
Sweden has virtually eliminated salmonella in store-bought chicken, even though poultry there is industrially produced, just like in the United States. And even in this country, a 2010 Consumers Union study found no salmonella in the organic store-brand...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Bruce Dern's Oscar strategists can rest easy: The actor's sterling lead turn in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" is posed no competition by his other appearance of the season, in the bleeding-heart indie "Fighting for Freedom." Casting Dern as yet another...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:23 PM
STEVINSON, Calif. — A leggy bridesmaid smoothed her Grecian-pleated dress and stuffed lipstick and two cigars into her cowboy boots.
Over by the horses, the best man slipped a flask out of his vest and offered a mare a sip.
The preacher was...