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Why Some States Want To Legalize Raw Milk Sales

Why Some States Want To Legalize Raw Milk Sales

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Selling unpasteurized milk across state lines is illegal because it poses a threat to public health. But raw milk sales are growing nonetheless. Legalization would let states regulate a risky market.

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Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.

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Why You’ll Be Paying More For Beef All This Year

Why You’ll Be Paying More For Beef All This Year

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

No, your eyes aren’t fooling you: Prices for burger and steak meat have been going up this summer. Why? The ongoing drought in the Midwest has created a shortage of feed, raising expenses for ranchers and forcing some to cull their herds. And economists don’t expect the beef price hikes to let up this year.

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