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A bottle of soda with caramel coloring.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

FDA says it is studying caramel coloring in soda

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it is conducting new studies of the safety of caramel coloring in soft drinks and other foods, even though previous research has shown no identifiable health […]

01/23/2014

The nutrition facts label on the side of a cereal box.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

FDA to revise nutrition facts label

WASHINGTON (AP) — Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read. The Food and Drug Administration says knowledge about nutrition has evolved over the last 20 years, and […]

01/23/2014

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Chicken plant reopens after cockroach cleanup

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A Central California chicken processing plant has resumed operations after shutting down for two weeks to combat an infestation of cockroaches. Foster Farms in Livingston said Wednesday it had called its […]

01/22/2014

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

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves. Currently, only […]

01/22/2014

Like Krispy Kreme? More stores coming to SoCal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Doughnut lovers rejoice. Krispy Kreme announced today that it will open 20 more shops across Southern California over the next seven years. “We are thrilled to be growing our business in […]

01/21/2014

Super Bowl

Go For the Food: NJ options for Super Bowl foodies

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Buffalo wings and chicken fingers, take a breather. Crab dip and curly fries, sit this one out. For Super Bowl foodies, New Jersey offers a mash-up of delicacies representing just […]

01/14/2014

This handout photo provided by Pizza Hut,  shows a hand-tossed pizza. (AP Photo/Pizza Hut-HO)

Pizza Hut to offer ‘by the slice’ amid competition

NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut plans to start offering pizza by the slice for the first time in two test locations this week, as the chain looks to keep pace with trendy competitors offering […]

01/13/2014

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Calif. chicken plant voluntarily closes after cleanup

LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) — A California chicken farm that was shut because of a cockroach infestation Wednesday says it’s “voluntarily and temporarily” suspending operations a day after calling employees back to work. Foster Farms said […]

01/13/2014

In this image taken from video and provided by New York City Hall, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio eats pizza with a fork at Goodfellas Pizza in the Staten Island borough of New York, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/New York City Hall)

Mayor gets piece of NYC’s mind on pizza etiquette

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got his pizza with smoked mozzarella, sausage and a dash of scandal. The newly installed mayor unintentionally spiced up a political meeting at a […]

01/10/2014

Zevia CEO Paddy Spence in front of an ad from the company’s campaign in the New York City subway system. (Photo by Jason Decrow/Invision for Zevia/AP Images)

Small soda maker looks to provide diet alternative

NEW YORK (AP) — Can natural sweeteners that taste good rescue diet sodas from their decline? Americans have been cutting back on soda for years in part because of fears over weight gain. But the […]

01/10/2014

Cinnamon rolls are sold at a bakery in Copenhagen, Denmark. (AP Photo/POLFOTO, Per Folkver, file)

Danish cinnamon rolls too spicy for EU rules

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Easy on the cinnamon! That advice from Denmark’s food authority has rankled pastry chefs whose cinnamon rolls were found to violate the European Union’s spice rules. The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration […]

01/09/2014