Food

In this 2014 photo provided by Ryan Parker, two pigs consume discarded milk at Nights And Weekends Homestead in Newport, Maine. The state of Maine has recently clarified rules about giving food waste to pig farms. (Photo courtesy Ryan Parker)
October 13, 2019 - 9:34 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste. A law saying schools can give food scraps away to pig farmers is now on the books in the state. The practice of feeding human food waste to pigs goes back...
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Eldis Sula
October 12, 2019 - 3:00 am
September was divine for hungry deal hunters, loaded with opps for discount pizza , burgers and guac . But October is a whole other ballgame. Treat seekers, don’t fret -- you have plenty of chances to get sweet delights this month, and you don’t need to wait to dress like Zoolander to get them...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, Parmigiano Reggiano Parmesan cheese wheels are stored in Noceto, near Parma, Italy. U.S. consumers are snapping up Italian Parmesan cheese ahead of an increase in tariffs to take effect next week. The agricultural lobby Coldiretti on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, said sales of both Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano, aged cheeses defined by their territory of origin, have skyrocketed by 220% since the higher tariffs were announced one week ago. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
October 11, 2019 - 11:20 am
MILAN (AP) — U.S. consumers who appreciate the tang of aged Italian Parmesan cheese as an aperitif or atop their favorite pasta dish are stocking up ahead of next week's tariff hike and as dairy producers in the two countries square off. The Italian agricultural lobby Coldiretti said Friday that...
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Eldis Sula
October 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
It takes a bold pizza shop to go above and beyond with their serving sizes. Thankfully, there are many pizzerias around the country that are up to challenge. In case you're up to a challenge, we've compiled eateries from coast to coast who pride themselves on serving you a slice of pizza bigger...
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First lady Melania Trump, left, listens as Eric Asche with the Truth Initiative speaks during a listening session with teenagers about their experiences with electronic cigarettes and vaping in the Blue Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 09, 2019 - 6:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump said Wednesday she's glad some stores are pulling electronic cigarettes off the shelves amid an explosion in vaping among young people, calling it a necessary step to protect the next generation. "We need to be proactive before it gets out of control," she said at a...
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Johnny Lopez
October 09, 2019 - 8:54 am
May the pan be with you! “Star Wars” fans can turn away from the dark side while making their favorite meals with a new line of cookware featuring iconic characters from the blockbuster franchise. Introducing the @starwars x Le Creuset Collection, available for purchase November 1st exclusively at...
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Johnny Lopez
October 08, 2019 - 8:11 am
You can now enjoy a shot of whiskey in a capsule that resembles detergent pods. Renowned liquor brand The Glenlivet has launched a new Capsule Collection of three flavors of their Founder’s Reserve whisky that comes in biodegradable capsules made of seaweed, according to USA Today. “No ice. No...
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First lady Melania Trump, applauds student awardees at a Red Ribbon Rally at the Drug Enforcement Agency in Arlington, Va., Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 07, 2019 - 1:48 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Melania Trump said Monday that companies "must stop" marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they are addictive and dangerous. Marketing tobacco products to kids is already prohibited in the United States, and Juul Labs Inc., the nation's largest maker of electronic...
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Johnny Lopez
October 07, 2019 - 1:33 pm
This is not a drill! The McDonalds McRib sandwich is back! As of Monday, October 7th, the iconic pork sandwich will be available for a limited-time at more than 10,000 of the fast-food chain’s restaurants in red and blue states alike, according to USA Today. Fans of the 480-calorie boneless...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, a patron exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at a store in New York. Only two years ago e-cigarettes were viewed as holding great potential for public health: offering a way to wean smokers off traditional cigarettes. But now Juul and other vaping companies face an escalating backlash that threatens to sweep their products off the market. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
October 05, 2019 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only two years ago, electronic cigarettes were viewed as a small industry with big potential to improve public health by offering a path to steer millions of smokers away from deadly cigarettes. That promise led U.S. regulators to take a hands-off approach to e-cigarette makers,...
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