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Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner: Traceable turkeys

WICHITA, Kan. – Turkey farmer Darrell Glaser buys his Thanksgiving bird at the local grocery store, just like most folks. But this Thanksgiving season, the Texas producer will be able to find out...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Hershey’s Gold: Candy company offers 1st new bar since 1995

PHILADELPHIA – The first new candy bar to carry the Hershey’s name in more than two decades is set to hit shelves next month. The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based candy maker says Hershey’s Gold will go...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Tiny bug posing threat to New Mexico’s $180M pecan industry

CARLSBAD, N.M. – A tiny bug is posing a threat to one of New Mexico’s biggest cash crops. An investigation published by the Carlsbad Current-Argus and Roswell Daily Record newspapers found an...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Trump administration moves ahead with Obama menu-label law

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is moving ahead with Obama-era requirements to post calorie counts in restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza delivery chains nationwide next...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Booze on the ballot: Utah dry town mulls allowing alcohol

BLANDING, Utah – The rural Utah city of Blanding, one of the last “dry” communities in the Mormon-majority state, will ask voters Tuesday whether to allow beer and wine sales in town for the first...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers

American consumers throw away 27 million tons of food each year, according to the food waste coalition ReFED, clogging landfills, generating greenhouse gasses and costing the economy an estimated...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

World’s smallest wine vintage since 1961 may lift booze prices

The world may produce the least wine this year in half a century, after small grape harvests in Italy, France and Spain, a global wine organization said. That could mean higher prices for bulk and...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

‘True’ cinnamon is pricey, but is there an honest difference?

Eating tree bark is often the punchline of some bad joke about a healthful diet. But we do it – collectively, to the tune of tens of millions of pounds a year. Odds are, you have some right in your...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Carver Brewing Co. to tap pale ale Friday

On Friday, Carver Brewing Co. will tap its Old Fort Rabbit Pale Ale. The ale is made from Cascade and Chinook dried whole cone hops from the Old Fort at Hesperus. This is the third year the Old...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks to tap Molé Stout on Friday

Steamworks Brewing Co. will continue its Firkin Friday series by tapping its “Molé Stout” at 3 p.m. Friday. The goal of the firkin is to capture the essence of chocolate in traditional Mexican molé...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

The best bell pepper for stuffing is anything but green

Sweater weather, which means stuffed-pepper weather, is here. I have a soft spot for stuffed peppers because they were in my mother’s weekly dinner rotation: Hers were green bells, as was the...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Chinese scientists genetically engineered a low-fat pig, but for whose benefit?

In days since the paper was published, media outlets from New York to London have trumpeted the news that Chinese scientists have genetically engineered a pig that can better regulate its body...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food