| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:37 AM
Beef Products Inc. told the Associated Press on Monday that it will shut down operations at three of the four plants where it makes the meat product that critics have nastily taken to calling "pink slime."
But some food industry experts say that the...
| Mar 28, 2012
Americans enjoy the cheapest food supply in the world, spending the smallest share of their income on groceries of any country.
But as activist groups continue to pull back the curtain on the techniques that make this cheap food possible, Americans are...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 11:46 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Several more national retailers have joined Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in pulling a batch of powdered infant formula from their shelves after a Missouri newborn who consumed it apparently died of a rare bacterial infection.
| Dec 25, 2011
| 9:31 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Glenview-based Mead Johnson says another batch of tests done on its Enfamil Premium Newborn infant formula found no trace of the bacteria tied to the death of a Missouri baby.
Preliminary hospital tests indicated 10-day-old Avery...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Police have released the identity of a suspect killed by a Kroger employee during an attempted robbery.
According to police, Jeremy Atkinson, 26, tried to rob the Kroger near 71st Street and Georgetown Road a little after 6 p.m. Monday.
| Dec 27, 2011
| 9:03 PM
According to a Kroger employee handbook, store employees are prohibited from bringing a firearm inside the store.
The information comes after a store manager shot and killed a would-be-robber.
Metro police say Jeremy Atkinson, 26, tried to rob the...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office has determined the Kroger employee who fatally shot another man suspected of trying to rob the store will not be charged.
According to police, Jeremy Atkinson, 26, tried to rob the Kroger near 71st Street and...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:55 AM
The Kroger Co. announced the company will discontinue the sale of sprouts due to its potential food safety risk.
The company announced last Friday they will cease the deliveries of sprouts to Kroger distribution centers and stores on Monday, Oct. 22....
| May 19, 2012
| 9:44 PM
Art day camp
The camp will offer a variety of unique art activities including but not limited to digital photography, painting, glass mosaics, and wire and jewelry work. The elements of art and principles of design will be the underlying focus of all...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The gap between federal support for agricultural research at large public universities and private investment continues to grow - and the divide comes with increased threats to academic freedom and more instances of meddling in the...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Elliott Sadler will be in the Daytona 500 for Richard Childress Racing.
Sadler has not raced in the Sprint Cup Series since 2010. He ran the Nationwide Series last season, and is scheduled to do so again this year for RCR.
RCR has sponsorship...