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1 hr ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Wisconsin cranberry industry woos Chinese buyers

Stevens Point Journal Media reports the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection hosted a group of potential buyers from China this past week to talk to local farmers and tour facilities.

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Related Topix: Stevens Point, WI, Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits

5 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Farming weight limits raised starting on Monday

New fall harvest weight limits go into effect on September first and run through the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Vegetables

10 hrs ago | WGBH

When Zero Doesn't Mean Zero: Trans Fats Linger In Food

About 84 percent of food products that contain trans fats still carry a "zero gram" label, which may mislead consumers, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Life, Nutrition

Thu Aug 28, 2014

This is Wiltshire

First food festival at National Trust manor is sellout success

Marie Escott, Rachael Fry and Ann Wilenian from Lowden Nursery with green grocery, Jan Steele from Truffleicious, Robert Floyd of Great Chalfield Manor, Paul Stewart from Megs Cottage with his award-winning fudge, and William Brown with his sausages Hundreds flocked to Great Chalfield Manor near Melksham on Saturday for its inaugural Food Fest, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Food Festival, World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England,

Hillingdon Times

New rules to improve hospital food

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt helps prepare food in the kitchen during a visit to the Royal Marsden Hospital in Chelsea Sloppy mashed potato and soggy vegetables will become a thing of the past for hospital patients and staff under new rules to banish unacceptable food in the NHS.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Vegetables

KFVS12

Putting heat to meat

Among burger aficionados, no question is more hotly debated than that of which cooking method produces the tastiest results.

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Related Topix: Life, Hamburger, Dessert, Ice Cream, Meriden, CT

The Lebanon Daily News

Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name

The nationally recognized Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que restaurant in Kansas City, Kansas, plans to change its name by the end of the year to reflect that it hasn't had any connection to Oklahoma for 17 years, the co-owner of the business said.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Life, Bar-B-Q, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, US Governors

WKOW-TV

Asian crazy worms found in Appleton soil

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources forest specialist Linda Williams told Post-Crescent Media Thursday that the Asian crazy worm was found within city limits.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Poor food slowing growth in Inuit kids; almost half shorter than average: study

Hunger among Inuit families is so prevalent in Arctic Quebec that it could be why almost half their children are shorter than average, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, North America, Canada, World News, Life, Nutrition

Science Daily

Fighting prostate cancer with tomato-rich diet

Men who eat over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 percent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Life, Nutrition, Vegetables

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Heraldseries.co.uk

A book of stamps was one of the bizarre compensation offers made by a company, a poll has revealed

A year's supply of fruit cake, a book of stamps and a free meerkat adoption are some of the forms of compensation offered by UK companies, a survey has found.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits

Daily Reporter

Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so.

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Related Topix: Life, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winooski, VT

The Capital-Journal

Omaha police kill 'Cops' crew member after opening fire on robbery suspect

Police who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha struck and killed a crew member with the "Cops" television show and the suspect, who was carrying a pellet gun, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food

WIBA-AM Madison

'Cops' Crew Member Killed By Police Gunfire

Police in Omaha say a crew member on the TV show "Cops" was killed from officers' gunfire during a shootout last night at a fast-food restaurant.

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Olney Enterprise

Justin Bieber's 'Saturday Night Live' antics didn't impress cast

In the new edition of "Live From New York: An Uncensored History Of Saturday Night Live," written by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales, the former "SNL" star says working with the Beebs was a singular experience.

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Related Topix: Life, Pizza, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Columbia, SC

The Argus

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

On Friday 26 September, people in Brighton will be getting together with friends for a cuppa and a delicious piece of cake - all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Chick-fil-A testing chicken and waffles breakfastChick-fil-A testing...

Chick-fil-A testing chicken and waffles breakfast Move over, waffle fries. Chick-fil-A now has real waffles on its menu.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Dining, Fast Food

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

10 things to know about corporate inversions

A Tim Hortons restaurant is seen on W. 26th Street in Millcreek Township, Pa., on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Doughnuts, US News, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Tribune

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Venezuela's socialist government is sounding the alarm about growing waistlines in a country where record food shortages are making it harder to put healthy meals on the table, prompting many people to fill up on empty calories.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition

Canada.com

Saskatoons or Juneberries? Name debate brewing between Canada and U.S.

A U.S. researcher with the Cornell University Co-operative Extension is suggesting Canadians use a different name when selling Saskatoons south of the border.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Canandaigua, NY, Life, Fruits

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