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November 5, 2015


Diverse E coli

E. coli Outbreak Shutters Chipotle Across Northwest

43 Chipotle restaurants have been closed following an outbreak of E. coli, while a ground beef outbreak has been traced to a Nebraska plant.

September 17, 2015



Grades Are In For Restaurants Regarding Antibiotics In Meat

A new report looks at restaurants' policies regarding antibiotic use in meat products. Of the 25 largest fast food chains, only five received passing grades.

July 10, 2015



Calorie Counts Delayed, Rules FDA

Menus across the nation were supposed to post calorie counts by year's end, but the FDA has delayed the deadline.

May 28, 2015


Kristin Wolf

Even In The Heartland, ‘Going Local’ Is Tough For Chefs

Finding enough farmers is a challenge for chefs who want to go local, but the infrastructure is growing and more restaurants are overcoming those barriers.

January 25, 2015


french fries

Potatoes + 18 Additives = McDonald’s Fries

The fast-food giant released a video detailing how their fries are made. It's part of the "Our food. Your questions" campaign.

November 25, 2014


calorie counts

Calorie Counts Arriving On A Menu Board Near You

It's been a long time coming, but calorie counts will be arriving on menu boards at restaurants, groceries, theaters and most places that sell fresh food.

July 18, 2014


Farmer Kate Potter shows chef Terrah King

On The Farm, Chefs Learn The Basics Of Food Production

Chefs learn about everything from keeping bees to butchering chickens to maintaining healthy soil at Chef Camp.

June 24, 2014


Food truck

Food Trucks Vs. Restaurants: Which Are Cleaner?

A new study found that food trucks in seven American cities scored as well or better on food safety inspections than restaurants.

April 28, 2014


slicing a lime

Nationwide Lime Shortage Reaches Indiana Establishments

The cost of limes is skyrocketing, making them harder to get at local bars and restaurants.

April 23, 2014


panera bread

Fast Food: Evolve Or Get Left Behind

Millennials hold a significant amount of buying power, which can make or break fast food restaurants.

February 10, 2014

Food Gets Tech 


Virtual Marketplace Connects Small Farms, Local Restaurants

On, farmers can list the products they're selling and restaurants can purchase local ingredients directly from the growers.

December 11, 2013

National Giants 

Sysco truck

Sysco To Buy US Foods In Distribution Merger

If approved by regulators, the merger is expected to bank Sysco $65 billion next year, up from $44 billion currently.

August 30, 2013


fast food strike

Nationwide Fast Food Strike ‘Largest To Date’

A nearly year-old movement to increase wages in the fast food industry spread to 50 cities with yesterday's strike.

March 14, 2013

Labeling Issues 


Nationwide Menu Calorie Counts Face Delay

The 2010 health care law requires chain prepared food sellers to post calorie counts on their menus, but implementation isn't going to be easy.

May 11, 2012

Ag Chat 

vendors and customers at the farmers market

Local Foods: From Farm To Table

We’ll talk with our panelists about how they’ll make sure the bounty of this season's farm products make it onto your table.

October 12, 2011

Get Up, Get Active 

man eating french fry covered in ketchup

The Obesity Epidemic Is Caused By Overeating, Right?

One study claims that we eat nearly 600 more calories per day than people did in the mid 1970s. But, the obesity epidemic is more complicated than that.

July 14, 2011


car trunk packed with coolers

Eat Healthy While On Vacation

Plan ahead when you take a family vacation. Use the internet to search out healthy eating options prior to your visit.

June 22, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

KFC Double Down

Food Stamps For Fast Food In Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there soon may be a new way to pay for your KFC Double Down: food stamps.

February 15, 2011

Let's Move! 

Let's Move!

Let’s Move! Celebrates One Year, Turns To Restaurants

As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.

February 11, 2011

Fast Food 


Posted Calorie Counts Make Little Difference, New Study Finds

Posting calorie counts apparently doesn't discourage folks from buying the especially unhealthy options at fast food restaurants.

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