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  • More than half of U.S. fast food workers on public aid, report says

    More than half of U.S. fast food workers on public aid, report says
    More than half of families of fast food workers receive some sort of public assistance, costing the nation $7 billion a year, according to a new report distributed by a group that has been pushing for union representation and higher wages for fast food...
  • China's response to typhoon angers residents in hard-hit Yuyao

    China's response to typhoon angers residents in hard-hit Yuyao
    BEIJING -- When natural disaster hits, China’s need to maintain social order can at times overwhelm its humanitarian efforts. State security dispatched thousands of riot police and security officers to Yuyao, a badly damaged city in Zhejiang...
  • Foster Farms apologizes for salmonella outbreak

    Foster Farms apologizes for salmonella outbreak
    LIVINGSTON, Calif. — With his company's poultry sales plunging after a salmonella outbreak that has sickened hundreds of consumers, the head of Foster Farms has apologized for the biggest food safety lapse in the family firm's history. The...
  • 50,000 pounds of ground beef recalled; which packages do you avoid?

    50,000 pounds of ground beef recalled; which packages do you avoid?
    More than 50,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled after a possible E. coli contamination at a Kansas plant, but some packages may already have made their way to store shelves.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture determined the ground beef was...
  • If beer or blue cheese smell good to you, thank your DNA

    If beer or blue cheese smell good to you, thank your DNA
    We all smell things a little differently, and new research shows why: By examining the DNA of hundreds of individuals and testing their sense of smell, scientists found the genetic basis for why we smell certain scents. Although smell is a huge part...
  • FDA defines 'gluten free' for food labeling with a new guideline

    FDA defines 'gluten free' for food labeling with a new guideline
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said that only food products containing less than 20 parts per million of gluten can be labeled "gluten free." The new guideline is intended to provide uniformity in the labeling of food products and...
  • FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling

    FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced new regulations for the labeling of "gluten-free" foods, saying standardization is necessary to protect consumers with celiac disease. The new federal regulation requires that all foods labeled...
  • Five takeaways from July's jobs report

    Five takeaways from July's jobs report
    The U.S. economy added 162,000 jobs in July -- led by hiring in restaurants and retail stores. Economists had been projecting higher growth based on encouraging economic indicators showing that housing is rebounding quickly, consumer confidence is...
  • 13 'I can't believe you said that out loud' moments from 'Eat Drink Love'

    13 'I can't believe you said that out loud' moments from 'Eat Drink Love'
    "Eat Drink Love," Bravo TV's new reality show about five females who "claw their way to the top of the male-dominated Los Angeles food scene," premiered Sunday night. Being a female in the L.A. food industry, of course I watched. The show chronicles the...
  • Eric Schlosser's 'Command and Control' probes the safety of nukes

    Eric Schlosser's 'Command and Control' probes the safety of nukes
    To know where you are, it helps to know where you've been, right? So early in his deeply reported, deeply frightening story of America's massive nuclear arsenal, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety,"...
  • 8 great rosés for summer

    8 great ros&eacutes for summer
    I could drink rosé all summer. And it’s not only me. Rosé is no longer the introductory wine for people who fear or aren’t really sure if they like wine. Why do you think White Zinfandel used to be such a big seller? Now, though, rosé is...