Food safety

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Pine River Library to offer cottage food licensing course

A one-day course covering the requirements for cottage food as a business will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 18, at Pine River Library , 395 Bayfield Center Drive. Topics include food...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Webinar to offer help with food safety plan

The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and Colorado State University Extension will present “Fundamentals of Creating a Food Safety Plan for Your Farm,” a free webinar from 12:10 to...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Massive frozen-food recall covers hundreds of items

DES MOINES, Iowa – Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to...

DATE: May 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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GMO legislation would prohibit states from labeling

DENVER – Colorado activists are mounting a campaign to oppose federal legislation that would prohibit states from requiring labeling of genetically modified foods, despite Colorado voters already...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Getting more for Manna

When you enter Manna Soup Kitchen’s chilly walk-in freezer, it’s hard not to immediately notice a rack of ribs resting on a shelf on the left. Toward the back are pounds of ground meat carefully...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposition 105 looks at labeling genetically modified food

DENVER – One of the more expensive food fights this election season is a question that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods. Proponents paint Proposition 105 as providing...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Reviving orchards in S.W. Colorado

Scattered in orchards around the county are varieties of apple trees that were largely forgotten until the co-founders of the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project went looking. In the process,...

DATE: March 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

The can conundrum

You may have seen reports on a recent study that suggested a connection between BPA, a chemical found in many plastics, and childhood obesity. Concerns about the possible health effects of BPA,...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Kid Row

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Probe finds flaws in food safety system

Federal prosecutors are close to concluding a criminal investigation into last fall’s deadly listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupes grown at Jensen Farms in southeastern Colorado, the I-News...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trans-fat ban in Colo. schools moves ahead

DENVER – Trans fats would be banned from school meals under a bill the Senate approved Tuesday.But opponents said Senate Bill 68 is a big, fat mandate on small schools.It bans almost all trans fats...

DATE: April 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Push on for food-safety reform

WASHINGTON – When bureaucrats, lobbyists, activists and concerned parents flooded Capitol Hill to discuss food safety in February 2009, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet was barely two weeks into his...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News