| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:26 PM
A new study from Penn State University published in the Journal of Food Science reaffirms the necessity to be extremely careful when handling and cooking chicken, even -- and maybe especially -- if it comes from the farmers market.
The study, which...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I embarked upon my month-long local diet with grand imaginings. I planned on learning more about my local foodshed, chatting with activist farmers about their crops and/or livestock, adopting healthier eating habits, and feeling more connected with my...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Though fast-food restaurants tout that a large proportion of their managers started in entry-level positions, a report released Thursday by the National Employment Law Project finds that few fast-food workers join management ranks.
The group, which...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:23 AM
In an effort to avoid illness outbreaks from imported foods, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed new rules that would require importers to verify that their suppliers' standards are on par with those of domestic growers and processors....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fast-food workers and their supporters are calling for a $15-an-hour minimum wage as they prepare to picket in nationwide protests Thursday.
That raises the question: If they’re successful, will burger prices soar?
Expert opinion is mixed. The...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Fast-food protests that started in New York spread to Los Angeles and other cities across the nation Thursday as workers called for higher wages and the chance to unionize.
Dozens of fast-food workers and supporters marched outside a South Los Angeles...
| Aug 30, 2013
A few years ago, Kellogg Co. embarked on an ad campaign to convince parents that eating Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal would make star students of their children, with higher levels of attention and memory. "Clinical studies" — a revered term —...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:11 PM
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the recession, hundreds of workers in low-wage industries have tried to call attention to how difficult it is to survive on the minimum wage.
Thursday might have been their biggest effort yet.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
When it comes to customer service, the fast-food industry is bookended by two chicken chains, according to a recent survey topped by Chick-fil-A.
KFC was at the bottom of a list compiled by consulting firm Temkin Group, which asked diners how they...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:48 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumer prices rose in May for the first time in three months, but the increase was small and inflation over the past year remained tame, the Labor Department said Tuesday.
The consumer price index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1% last...