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Why sick dairy cows may be to blame for 2018’s historic recalls of Salmonella-tainted beef

Update, December 4, 2018 at 2:45 p.m., EST: The United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has…

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New York City files $1 million suit against Chipotle for alleged labor violations

Two years ago, New York City implemented set of Fair Workweek laws that were supposed to guarantee basic protections for…

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Thinly sliced: StarKist ordered to pay $100 million fine for price-fixing conspiracy

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Are plant-based milks causing harmful nutritional deficiencies in children?

The milk wars are steaming up. The latest casualty⁠—or perhaps pawn⁠—is the children. The dairy industry has been lobbying to…

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The world’s most popular insecticide might make birds “anorexic” and delay migration

You know that feeling when you miss a flight because you overslept after a night of getting plastered? Maybe not.…

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#GroceriesNotGuns: How supermarkets are influencing the gun control debate

Less than a week after the recent mass shooting that left 22 people dead in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart,…

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Thinly sliced: A “Blob”-like heat wave is emerging in the Pacific Ocean

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Country Crock debuts “plant butter,” a product that may remind you of…margarine

This week, the company behind Country Crock jumped on the plant-based bandwagon with a new line of butter-esque spreads flavored…

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As SNAP enrollment declines nationwide, California opens a door for new participants

Across the country, enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) is on the decline. The most…

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Should we forgive student loans for farmers?

Jake and Jessica Smith had planned to honeymoon in Hawaii after their wedding in July 2011. It was going to…