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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

People wait at Dumb Starbucks coffee in Los Angeles Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

‘Dumb Starbucks’ can’t outsmart health inspectors

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The brains behind the “Dumb Starbucks” coffee shop generated a lot of buzz with their publicity stunt — but they couldn’t outwit health inspectors, who shut the store on its fourth […]

02/11/2014

Kraft Singles on display. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, file)

Kraft Singles to lose artificial preservatives

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft is removing artificial preservatives from its most popular individually wrapped cheese slices The change is the latest example of companies tweaking recipes as food labels come under greater scrutiny. The […]

02/10/2014

The lunch line of the cafeteria at Draper Middle School in Rotterdam, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

Rice recalled after skin reactions in children

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben’s rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and […]

02/10/2014

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 23, 1985, file photo, provided by the Atlanta based Coca-Cola Co. the history of shapes of the soft drink's bottles is displayed. AP Photo/Coca Cola)

Drink makers giving people ways to ditch the can

NEW YORK (AP) — It keeps getting easier to ditch the soda can. When Coca-Cola said this week that it would let people make its drinks at home using a beverage machine, it became the […]

02/07/2014

Chobani Greek Yogurt (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

No yogurt for US team in customs spat

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — U.S. Olympians will have to make do without the team’s official yogurt — denying them a source of protein and potentially disturbing their daily routines as they prepare for the biggest […]

02/07/2014

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New rules would ensure safety of infant formula

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is laying out new requirements to ensure the safety of infant formula. The rules announced Thursday are designed to make sure that formula manufacturers test their products […]

02/06/2014

Customers shop for produce at the Hunger Mountain Co-op on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Companies push voluntary labels on modified foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Large food companies are trying to head off state efforts to enact mandatory labeling of genetically modified ingredients by proposing new voluntary labels nationwide. The food industry and farm groups are pushing […]

02/06/2014

"Thank You" plastic bags.

Reusable bag reminder for Los Angeles

How are you adjusting to needing to bring your own, reusable bags to grocery stores in Los Angeles? We are several weeks into the new year and LA banned plastic bags January 1st. City officials […]

02/05/2014

A vendor sells cotton candy. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)

Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

CHICAGO (AP) — Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems. It doesn’t take all that much […]

02/03/2014