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July 10, 2015


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Dairy Farmers Dumping Surplus Milk

With U.S. milk production booming and consumption dropping, dairy farmers in the US and Canada are burying surplus supplied because they can’t find buyers.

July 10, 2015


Products stocked along a supermarket aisle

Report: Food Industry Spending Millions On Sneaky Tactics

Big food and agriculture companies have spent millions of dollars on PR strategies to infiltrate social media and conceal the bias of “expert” sources.

July 9, 2015



Imagined Smells Linked To Obesity

Researchers have found that people who can vividly imagine smells are more likely to be obese than those who do not.

July 7, 2015


bee hotel

Bee Hotels Give Native Species A Place To Call Home

Hotels are made for solitary bees that don't swarm or have a hive. Researchers hope they will preserve bee habitat and allow for research on population decline.

July 6, 2015


field of corn

New ‘Indiana Grown’ Program Launches Tuesday

Project manager David King says the program can help farmers, producers and consumers. He says the state needs Indiana people buying Indiana products.

July 6, 2015


bee on a flower

Indiana Organization Plans To Protect Pollinators

The Indiana Pesticide Review Board is working to create pollinator protective measures in the Hoosier State.

July 2, 2015


van parked at a delivery site

Drive Along With Community Kitchen’s Summer Food Delivery

Throughout the summer, two vans from the Community Kitchen of Monroe County drive to nine low-income neighborhoods to deliver free breakfast or lunch to kids.

July 2, 2015


flooded farmland

After Stormy Spring, Farmers Could Face More Violent Weather

This season's storms aren't a fluke. They're one consequence of a century long pattern in which the Midwest has gotten as much as two degrees warmer.

June 30, 2015


JBS building

Inside World’s Largest Food Company You’ve Never Heard Of

JBS is a powerhouse in meat. The Brazilian multinational is the largest global producer of beef, chicken and lamb, and number three in pork.

June 29, 2015



Flock Of Egg-Laying Hens Smallest In A Decade

The nation’s flock of egg-laying hens is at its smallest since 2004 thanks to the massive outbreak of avian influenza this spring.

June 26, 2015


Wasted food sits in a dumpster

Food Companies Vow To Cut Food Waste In Half By 2025

A global consortium of 400 companies has pledged to curb food waste by half over the next decade.

June 25, 2015


A woman picks coffee in Aceh, Indonesia.

USDA Predicts Rebound For Global Coffee Crop

The USDA forecasts that the world’s overall coffee production will bounce back from a downward slope after record crops in key countries.

June 24, 2015



General Mills Removes Artificial Colors, Flavors From Cereal

Spices and fruit and vegetable juices will make up the rainbow of colors when the new Trix cereal hits shelves.

June 24, 2015


A sign declares support for GMO labels in Oregon.

House Bill To Block State GMO Labels Gaining Ground

A House bill that would preempt states from passing their own GM label requirements could come up for a vote before the August recess.

June 23, 2015


orchid cactus bud

The Brief Reign Of The ‘Queen Of The Night’ Orchid Cactus

Some cultures claim orchid cactus stem extract works as a cough suppressant, while others cook the petals into a soup that’s assumed to be an aphrodisiac.

June 23, 2015



Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Nestlé Transforms Zero Water Factory

Nestlé announced it is transforming its California milk plant into a zero-water facility.

June 22, 2015


oreo in milk

What Will Take Trans Fats’ Place?

Trans fats will be phased out in three years—so what will take its place in cookies, frosting and donuts?

June 18, 2015


Farm workers picking corm in California

Computer Glitch Leaves Farm Workers Stranded

A computer glitch has prevented the U.S. from issuing temporary work visas for more than a week, barring hundreds of farm workers from leaving Mexico.

June 18, 2015


Bill McKelvey

Food Pantries Help Patrons Grow Their Own Produce

Grow Well Missouri passes out seeds and starter plants at area food pantries so locals can grow their own food.

June 17, 2015



Trans Fats To Be Phased Out Within Three Years, Says FDA

The FDA has given shelf-stable trans fats an expiration date. They must be phased out of the food system within three years.

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