ATLANTA (AP) — The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies. The voluntary advice calls on schools to take such steps as restricting nuts, shellfish […]
Meet the TomTato! From these specially grafted plants you can harvest both tomatoes and potatoes – a concept that has been talked about for many years, but this is the first time plants have been […]
ROME (AP) — The U.N. food agency says one-third of all food produced in the world gets wasted, amounting to a loss of $750 billion a year. The Rome-based Food and Agricultural Organization said in […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — California has its raisins, Florida its oranges and Vermont has maple syrup. Now, Maine’s lobster industry is trying to market its brand more broadly and increase sales of the state’s best-known […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers are going to know exactly what they are getting when they buy foods labeled “gluten free.” The Food and Drug Administration is at last defining what a “gluten free” label on […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — There’s no such thing as “normal” weather in California wine country, and vineyard operators say that truism could mean good news for wine lovers this year. After cool temperatures slowed ripening […]
PATNA, India (AP) — The children started falling violently ill soon after they ate the free school lunch of rice, lentils, soybeans and potatoes. The food, part of a program that gives poor Indian students […]
ROME (AP) — The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects. The Food and Agriculture Organization on […]
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have broken up a criminal ring accused of taking meat from rats and foxes and selling it as lamb in the country’s latest food safety scandal. The Ministry of Public […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Experts say they’re not sure why parents are reporting more skin and food allergies in their children. A big government study says 1 in 20 children in the U.S. have food […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of pounds of frozen food recalled amid an E. coli scare may have been served in schools, according to the company that manufactured the items.
On the Easter Sunday edition of Unfinished Business with Betsy and Renee from 4-5 p.m., the topic is all about the business of Chicken and Eggs and the California heritage of two family-owned companies that produce these natural products in our state.