BEIJING — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.
By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press
July 15, 2014 6 a.m.
BOSTON — Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and pre-sliced vegetable packets were on the menu Monday as school lunchroom managers from around the country sampled offerings in a hunt for fare that will meet stricter health mandates — without turning off sometimes-finicky students.
By ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press
July 4, 2014 2:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.
PORTLAND — Proponents of a ballot measure to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon said Wednesday they're turning in more than 155,000 signatures — far more than needed to qualify the measure for a statewide vote in November.
By Ravelle Worthington, FITBIE.com
June 30, 2014 6 a.m.
If you're lucky enough to live near — or travel to — the ocean, you know that beach days make for a summer well-lived. And if you're trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, you also know that when it comes to beach food, there are slim pickings for slimming snacks. Most seaside stands are stocked with all things greasy and sugary, leaving you left to fend for yourself if you want to make healthier choices.