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New go-to career for New England's young: Farming

Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, New England, ND, Life, Local Food, Vegetables, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Science Daily

Adherence to diet can be measured from blood

New results show that it's possible to assess dietary compliance from a blood sample.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition


Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

Graphic tracks fighting and cease-fires in the latest Israel-Palestinians war. 2c x 5 inches; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm; .


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Ferguson, MO, Life, Honey

Probe into massive bee die-off leaves owners, experts puzzled

'I came home and there was just piles of dead bees,' said Kim Tinker, an amateur beekeeper in Sandy who lost half her hive that day.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Wilsonville, OR, Estacada, OR, Life, Honey

CBS Atlanta

Consumer Reports advises pregnant women to avoid tuna

THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 -- In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure.


Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food and Drug Administration

Sentinel & Enterprise

Market Basket fight forces growers to make hard decisions

About 20,000 mums are just about ready to ship from Riverside Farm in Methuen, normally bound for Market Basket stores across the area.


Related Topix: Methuen, MA, Life, Vegetables, Tewksbury, MA

Daily Reporter

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Life, Dieting,

WBOC-TV Salisbury

California drought stings bees, honey supplies

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.


Related Topix: Life, Honey, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Los Banos, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

94% 'have risky BBQ hygiene habit'

Some 94% of people say they have at least one habit at the barbecue that risks the health of them and their guests Almost all Britons make risky hygiene mistakes at the barbecue, research has found, leading a Government body to suggest they cook the food in the oven first.


Related Topix: Life, Bar-B-Q, Food Poisoning, Health

Science Daily

Turning waste from rice, parsley and other foods into biodegradable plastic

Your chairs, synthetic rugs and plastic bags could one day be made out of cocoa, rice and vegetable waste rather than petroleum, scientists are now reporting.


Related Topix: Life, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

National Public Radio

Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

At a local FairPrice Supermarket in central Singapore, you'll find baby carrots grown in Bakersfield, Calif., - the same ones for sale at my local grocery store in Washington, D.C. Such well-traveled vegetables aren't unusual in the tiny island-state, which imports more than 90 percent of its food from some 35 countries.


Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Life, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home

WSRS-FM Paxton

Arby's Lends Pharrell Williams' Hat To Newseum

Pharrell Williams' famous Grammy night hat is making a comeback, this time at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The journalism and news museum announced that Skateboard P's high-crowned Vivienne Westwood hat will be on display beginning Friday through October 26th.


Related Topix: Life, Fast Food

WAPT-TV Jackson

The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Pizza, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel


Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is pressing forward after a criminal indictment with a smiling mug shot and an ice cream run.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Life, Dessert, Ice Cream, Travis County, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Oxford Times

Ready to serve up a treat with the Foodies Festival

Exeter College staff pictured at the 2010 festival with a giant trifle they made with the help of local children The Foodies Festival will arrive in South Park for the country's largest three-day celebration of food and drink on Saturday.


Related Topix: Dining, Life, Bar-B-Q

WFAA-TV Dallas

New Mexico chile gets certified-product safeguards

Idaho has its potatoes. Florida has its fresh fruits and juices. Vidalia is the name synonymous with the nation's most famous sweet onion.


Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, Potatoes, Life, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Susana Martinez, US Governors


To Fight Inflation, Forget The Barbecue And Just Go For A Drive

Its Consumer Price Index shows that over the past 12 months, the prices you have been paying have risen 2 percent - a pace that the Federal Reserve policymakers have said is just right for a healing economy.


Related Topix: Life, Bar-B-Q, Housing

The Island Packet

Chris Erskine: Dear Schools, Let the kids have August

We test them almost to death, we make them play sports till their arms fall off and their knees implode.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Baked Goods, Bread, Standardized Testing, Education

Brandon Sun

SUV careens into Los Angeles pizza restaurant, injuring 5 people, 1 seriously

Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department says a compact SUV drove into the fast-food restaurant, leaving one person with serious injuries and four with minor injuries.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Life, Pizza

The Northern Echo

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

On Friday 26 September, people in your area will be getting together with friends for a cuppa and a delicious piece of cake - all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert