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  • MONDAY, SEPT. 3, 2012, 2 P.M.

    Study questions how much better organic food is

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me? Unsure, Stanford University doctors dug through reams of research to find out …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 2012, 2:22 P.M.

    APNewsBreak: Sick cows not slaughtered for food

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators probing a slaughterhouse after an undercover video showed inhumane treatment of cows said Friday that there is no evidence that sick animals entered the …


  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2012, 7:13 P.M.

    Kim Kardashian and Old Navy settle lawsuit over ad

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian has settled a lawsuit against Old Navy claiming the clothing retailer violated her publicity rights by using a lookalike in an ad. Kardashian sued …


  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2012, 3:01 P.M.

    Julia Child foundation, oven-maker in legal battle

    BOSTON (AP) — A foundation set up by Julia Child is locked in a legal battle with the manufacturer of Thermador ovens for touting the late chef’s use of the …


  • TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2012, 6:05 P.M.

    Human organs found in Florida storage locker

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A former medical examiner crudely preserved human brains, hearts and lungs in soda cups and plastic food containers found inside a storage unit in Florida, authorities …


  • MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2012, 7:02 A.M.

    Burger boom as fast food finds fans in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad’s embattled residents can finally get their milkshakes, chili-cheese dogs and buckets of crispy fried chicken. Original recipe or extra spicy, of course. A wave of new …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2012, 5:42 P.M.

    Court upholds block on graphic cigarette warnings

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the federal government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2012, 4:40 P.M.

    Mexico scrambles to cope with egg shortage

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government is battling an egg shortage and hoarding that have caused prices to spike in a country with the highest per-capita egg consumption on …


  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22, 2012, 7:04 P.M.

    AP Newsbreak: USDA bought meat from slaughterhouse

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California slaughterhouse under federal investigation for cruelty and possible health issues sold 21 million pounds of beef to the federal government in 2011 for use …


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