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  • 'Traffic light' food labels changed buying habits, study finds

    'Traffic light' food labels changed buying habits, study finds
    Would you fill that 16-ounce cup with sugary soda if it had a red light on the dispenser? Or might you move to the faucet for water and its green light? Researchers tracked food and drink choices in a big Boston hospital and found that those "traffic...
  • Lawmakers urge that Chinese poultry be blocked from school lunches

    Lawmakers urge that Chinese poultry be blocked from school lunches
    Fourteen bipartisan members of the House of Representatives urged lawmakers Wednesday to block Chinese poultry from school lunches and other national nutrition programs because of the country’s poor food safety record. In a letter, the 12...
  • Bipartisan group seeks to bar Chinese chicken from nutrition programs

    Bipartisan group seeks to bar Chinese chicken from nutrition programs
    A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is trying to bar Chinese poultry from federal school lunch and other nutrition programs because of China's poor record on food safety. On Wednesday, 12 Democratic representatives and two Republicans called for...
  • What an 'organic' food label should mean

     What an 'organic' food label should mean
    Many Americans would like to know more about what they eat, including whether the food they purchase contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. That desire has sparked ballot initiatives and bitter fights in states across the country. But what a...
  • Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions

    Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions
    The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
  • It's not your imagination. Eating healthy is more expensive, study says

    It's not your imagination. Eating healthy is more expensive, study says
    Some people refer to Whole Foods Market as "whole paycheck market" and that one organic apple is likely to cost more than a fast food hamburger, but a new study confirms what conscientious foodies have suspected all along. Eating healthier costs more. ...
  • Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential

    Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential
    The 17-year-old high school senior lives in a neighborhood south of downtown where crime is still high, police sirens are ever-present, and fast-food joints line the block. She rarely leaves the area, never once having been to the beach with her family....
  • A roadside favorite for 63 years, Irv's burgers calls it quits

    A roadside favorite for 63 years, Irv's burgers calls it quits
    For years, Sonia Hong has dished out hamburgers and fries on paper plates decorated with customers’ smiling portraits and the inscription “just for you.” But fans of Irv’s Burgers in West Hollywood will understand Thursday if...
  • Some dollar-menu items are passing the buck

    Some dollar-menu items are passing the buck
    Craving a burger off a fast-food dollar menu? Chances are that it now costs more than a buck. Customers are still reeling from McDonald's move last week to update its Dollar Menu, which for more than a decade offered burgers, fries and other items for...
  • Sriracha odors get mixed reviews; CoorsMiller brewery not so bad

    Sriracha odors get mixed reviews; CoorsMiller brewery not so bad
    Jesse Bracamontes is one of the legions of Sriracha sauce fans who squirts the bright red paste of peppers, garlic and spices on all manner of foods: pizza, take-out Chinese and even a plain bowl of noodles. But when the pungent Sriracha smell wafts...
  • Outsiders taking initiative on food labeling in Washington state

    Outsiders taking initiative on food labeling in Washington state
    SEATTLE — A year after Proposition 37 narrowly failed in California, the labeling of genetically engineered foods is back on the ballot in Washington state, complete with a lawsuit by the state attorney general, a barrage of ads and a stark...