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  • TUESDAY, DEC. 11, 2012, 9:19 A.M.

    New tests could hamper food outbreak detection

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New tests that promise to speed up diagnosis of food poisoning pose an unexpected problem: They could make it more difficult to identify dangerous outbreaks like the …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2012, 11:48 P.M.

    New tests could hamper food outbreak detection

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s about to get faster and easier to diagnose food poisoning, but that progress for individual patients comes with a downside: It could hurt the nation’s ability …

  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012

    Coeur d’Alene classes taught about food safety

    Instead of posing the eternal question to Thanksgiving Day cooks – “When do we eat?” – some local eighth-grade students are equipped with a more technical line of inquiry this …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2012, 10:28 A.M.

    Groups win challenge to gene-altered crops

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge sided on Tuesday with environmental groups that challenged the planting of genetically-modified crops on National Wildlife Refuges in the South. U.S. District Judge James …

  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2012, 12:17 A.M.

    World Food Prize activities attract Occupy protest

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It’s difficult to argue with the goals of the World Food Prize Foundation — to recognize people who have helped improve the quality and availability …

  • SATURDAY, OCT. 6, 2012, 9:46 A.M.

    Calif. initiative will test appetite for GMO food

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about “produced with genetic engineering?” California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such …



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