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In this Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013, file photo, Sriracha chili sauce bottles are produced at the Huy Fong Foods factory in Irwindale, Calif. A judge has given a dose of cold water to the hot sauce Sriracha, ruling Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, that the factory that manufactures the trendy condiment must partially shut down after neighbors complained of the spicy smells it was producing. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Sriracha sauce will spice up Irwindale City Council tonight

IRWINDALE (CNS) – Complaints about the air stinging from the seasonal mashing of peppers near Huy Fong Food Inc.’s plant led the city to take civil action against the Sriracha sauce maker and, in November, […]

02/26/2014

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 photo, Oumou Balde, 4, left, plays with her teacher Jacqualine Sanchez, right, and pretend food in a pre-kindergarten class at the Sheltering Arms Learning Center in New York in a program to educate children about nutrition and health. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

A signal that preschooler obesity is falling?

ATLANTA (AP) — A new study may be another signal of a national decline in childhood obesity. The finding comes from a government study considered a gold-standard gauge of trends in the public’s health. The […]

02/25/2014

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Rules to limit marketing unhealthy food in schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even the scoreboards in high school gyms will have to advertise only healthy foods under new rules announced Tuesday by the Obama administration. Promotion of sugary drinks and junk foods around campuses […]

02/25/2014

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Rules to limit marketing unhealthy food in schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health. Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules that will be proposed Tuesday by the White House and the […]

02/24/2014

A crew from G&F Agri Service LLC uses heavy equipment to remove an almond orchard and to turn the trees into wood chips at Baker Farming Company in Firebaugh, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. The state’s drought has forced farmers to remove some almond orchards earlier than they normally would because they don’t expect to have enough irrigation water. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

California almond farmers face tough choices

FIREBAUGH, Calif. (AP) — With California’s agricultural heartland entrenched in drought, almond farmers are letting orchards dry up and in some cases making the tough call to have their trees torn out of the ground, […]

02/24/2014

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The top 5 most influential candy bars of all time

Time magazine just released a list of the 13 most influential candy bars of all time. What makes a candy bar influential? Here are the top five with explanations. 1. Kit Kat. “Beyond being the […]

02/20/2014

California would become the first state to require warning labels on the front of sodas and other sugary drinks under proposed legislation announced in Sacramento, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California bill seeks warnings on sugary drinks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would become the first state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks under a proposal a state lawmaker announced Thursday. SB1000 would require the warning on the […]

02/13/2014

A car stops at the drive-thru at a Burger King restaurant near downtown Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Burger King: Satisfries helped boost fry orders

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King’s new lower-calorie french fries didn’t spark a stampede to restaurants, but the company says they helped push up sales slightly amid heightened competition. The Miami-based chain on Thursday reported […]

02/13/2014

Celebrity chef Paula Deen (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, File)

Paula Deen cooks up $75 million comeback deal

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Paula Deen has found a key ingredient to bringing some sizzle back to her career — a cash infusion worth at least $75 million from a private investment firm. The Savannah-based […]

02/12/2014

In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, HoneyLove.org founder, and beekeeper Rob McFarland inspects his beehive, which he has kept on the roof of his Los Angeles house for the past three years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LA abuzz about push for urban beekeeping

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the past three years, Rob McFarland has kept a beehive filled with 25,000 bees on the roof of his house smack in the middle of West Los Angeles. The bees […]

02/12/2014

This Monday, Feb. 10. 2014 photo shows a bacon-lettuce-and-tomato sandwich made with an entire pound of bacon at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

NJ festival lets you eat, drink, floss with bacon

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Get ready for bacon like you’ve never eaten, drunk or worn it before. Bacon milkshakes. Chocolate-covered bacon shaped like roses. Bacon-flavored toothpaste, dental floss and lip balm. Bacon bourbon, margaritas, […]

02/11/2014