Food and drink

FILE--This Dec. 17, 1997, file photo, lettuce is harvested at a farm in Wellton, Ariz., east of Yuma. The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states. (AP Photo/Jeff Robbins, file)
April 21, 2018 - 5:45 am
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2015 file photo, visitors walk toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. Authorities say thieves made off with 8,000 Disneyland tickets when they stole a box trailer from a youth agricultural education organization. The California Highway Patrol says the trailer is owned by Future Farmers of America and was stolen Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from the group's office in the city of Galt, south of Sacramento. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 19, 2018 - 3:52 pm
GALT, Calif. (AP) — Thieves made off with 8,000 Disneyland tickets worth about $800,000 when they stole a box trailer from a youth agricultural education organization that was going to distribute them to participants at a conference in Southern California, officials said. The trailer owned by...
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Ben Miller looks at the sand bags around the house he owns as water runs over South Main Street in Harlem, Mont., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The sand bags, all 235 of them, go around the house he rents to Jeff Werk who was also helping lay the bags. The water was overflowing from Thirtymile Creek which runs north of Harlem and connects to the Milk River a couple miles south. (Ryan Welch/Havre Daily News via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 6:33 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much of the northern part of the state. The spring runoff and recent rain has caused the National...
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April 13, 2018 - 6:39 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — What do you get when you combine mayonnaise and ketchup? A debate on Twitter after Heinz on Thursday launched a poll asking Americans if they'd like a pre-made combination of the condiments called Mayochup. Heinz will bring the product, which is currently available in parts of the...
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In this April 2, 2018, photo, greenhouse manager Oscar Ruiz prunes organic tomato plants growing in a greenhouse at Long Wind Farm in Thetford, Vt. Farm owner Dave Chapman is a leader of a farmer-driven effort to create an additional organic label that would exclude hydroponic farming and concentrated animal feeding operations. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
April 10, 2018 - 3:03 pm
THETFORD, Vt. (AP) — Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer — and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement...
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This image released by the Guardia Civil on Friday April 6, 2018 shows eels. Spain's Civil Guard says it has brought down a criminal network making lucrative profits by smuggling glass eels to Asia, a burgeoning illicit traffic that is worrying both law enforcement agencies and scientists. Four Chinese citizens, three Spaniards and three Moroccans have been arrested in Spain in an operation coordinated by the European Union's police body, Europol, and involving Spanish and Portuguese investigators. (Guardia Civil/via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 2:14 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spanish and Portuguese authorities announced Friday that they have taken down a criminal network that has been making large profits by smuggling glass eels to Asia. Authorities across the continent have been trying to tackle the smugglers, who take European glass eels to Asian...
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April 04, 2018 - 12:08 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is launching a program to buy farms and sell them to new farmers for dirt cheap. A farm bought for $500,000, for example, could then be sold for $100,000. It is an unconventional approach to ensure that farming remains viable. The National Farmers Union knows of...
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Malaysia's national dish, Nasi Lemak and chicken rendang, at a restaurant in Subang Jaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Judges on a popular British cooking show are being ridiculed for ignorance of Asian food after insisting a Malaysian contestant's chicken rendang curry should have been crispy, and have taken to social media to denounce the TV show hosts. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
April 03, 2018 - 8:44 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Judges on a popular British cooking show are being ridiculed for ignorance of Asian food after insisting a Malaysian contestant's chicken rendang curry should have been crispy. Foodies in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia have taken to social media to vent at the critique...
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April 03, 2018 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A symphony debuting this week both captures and celebrates the distinctive sounds and sizzle of Philadelphia, from veteran radio announcer Merrill Reese's call of the Eagles' Super Bowl victory to a cook chopping steak on the grill at one of this city's iconic cheesesteak joints...
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A carton of eggs that expired on March 22nd is shown Friday, March 30, 2018 in Phoenix. This year's Easter eggs may already hard-boiled, dyed and laid in a basket, but next year's batch might be a little less fresh. State lawmakers are on the verge of passing a proposal that would put a 45-day expiration date label on Grade A eggs, clearing the way for a longer window of use than the a current 24-day sell-by date. That means consumers could be cracking eggs that left the farm more than six weeks ago. (AP Photo/Matt York)
March 30, 2018 - 9:25 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — This year's Easter eggs may already be hard-boiled, dyed and laid in a basket, but Arizona buyers might wind up with a batch that's a little less fresh next year. State lawmakers are considering an unusual proposal to put a 45-day expiration date on Grade A eggs, a longer window of...
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