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Judge Blocks Maui's GMO Law

NATIONAL | By Audrey McAvoy | Nov 16
A federal judge said Friday that Maui County may not implement a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms until he considers arguments in a lawsuit against the measure.

Breakfast Foods Are Getting Pricier

FOOD/DRINK | By Steve Rothwell | Mar 25
Breakfast is now being served with a side of sticker shock. The price of bacon is surging and the cost of other morning staples, like coffee and orange juice, is set to rise because of global supply problems.

Wal-Mart Eyes Legal Action Over Donkey Meat Recall

FOOD/DRINK | Jan 3
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it’s considering taking legal action against "responsible parties" after DNA testing showed traces of fox meat in the donkey meat it sold in China.

Tech Startups Create Virtual Farmers Markets

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 27
The San Francisco-based Good Eggs is among a new crop of startups using technology to bolster the market for locally produced foods that backers say are better for consumer health, farmworkers, livestock and the environment.

FDA Takes Steps to Phase out Antibiotics in Meat

FOOD/DRINK | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Dec 13
Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.

Hawaii Avocados Arrive on the Mainland

FOOD/DRINK | Sep 12
Guacamole connoisseurs around the U.S. will soon have a new domestic avocado to try - not from California or Florida, but Hawaii.

Impoverished Chicago Area to Get Whole Foods Store

FOOD/DRINK | By Sophia Tareen | Sep 5
Promising to commit to the neighborhood, executives with the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods announced plans Wednesday to build a store in the heart of one of Chicago’s most impoverished and crime-plagued areas.

First Reaction: Lab Burger Short on Flavor

FOOD/DRINK | By Maria Cheng | Aug 6
They bit, they chewed, but had hoped for more flavor. Two volunteers who participated in the first public frying of hamburger grown in a lab said Monday that it had the texture of meat but was short of flavor because of the lack of fat.

Health Risks Higher From Packaged Greens

FOOD/DRINK | By Davit Pitt | Aug 2
The outbreak of a stomach bug two states have linked to bagged salad came as little surprise to food safety experts, who say the process of harvesting, washing and packaging leafy greens provides numerous opportunities for contamination.

Farm to Table International Symposium Arrives in New Orleans

FOOD/DRINK | Jul 31
New Orleans plays host to the first annual Farm to Table Symposium Aug. 2-4, where chefs, food industry experts and media professionals will gather to explore the growing movement.

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