“It’s fun to get people back out to the country,” Pat Winter said.
“I don’t think public policy should be driven by the economic interests or the lobbyists,” panel chairman Barbara Millen said in an interview. “It needs to be driven by science, and good science.”
OMAHA, Neb. | Those who like to indulge in a good omelet or quiche at the local cafe should prepare to pay a little more — if it’s even on the menu. Restaurants are struggling to deal with higher egg prices and an inability to get enough eggs and egg products in the midst of a […]
“Everyone I’ve spoken to expects to see new shell lobsters after (July) 4th,” he said.
You’re not going to believe this, but there’s finally a vegan cheese that doesn’t suck. Seriously. In fact, Kite Hill’s dairy-free “cheeses” taste so authentic, Whole Foods Markets actually sells them alongside its real deal Parmesans and cheddars. The cheeses are the work of celebrity vegan chef Tal Ronnen, until now better known for orchestrating […]
NEW YORK | New York City’s Health Department wants all chain restaurants to warn customers about products that are high in salt. The department voted on Wednesday to consider the proposal at a meeting of the Board of Health that all chain restaurants add a salt-shaker-like symbol on menus next to products that contain more than […]
With demand high for locally grown produce, try seeking out supplies of lesser-known alternatives from farmers.
The plan calls for restoring 7 million acres of bee habitat in the next five years. Numerous federal agencies will have to find ways to grow plants on federal lands that are more varied and better for bees to eat because scientists have worried that large land tracts that grow only one crop have hurt bee nutrition.
“Recently, a leading global company asked AMS to help verify that the corn and soybeans it uses in its products are not genetically engineered so that the company could label the products as such,” Vilsack wrote in the letter. “AMS worked with the company to develop testing and verification processes to verify the non-GE claim.”
“It’s gained this luxury status. A big driver is the growing middle class in China,” said Gina Shamshak, an assistant economics professor at Goucher College, who has researched the geoduck market. She added: “They want to consume the higher-valued seafood items, and geoduck is one of them.”