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March 02, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Sequestration is no way to run a country

GUEST COMMENTARY: Sequestration is no way to run a country

The episode of sequestration – the $85 billion in automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that take effect today – reminds us of what happens when legislators cease to legislate.

March 01, 2013 12:00 am
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February 23, 2013 12:00 am
Cooking class teaches kids kitchen basics

Cooking class teaches kids kitchen basics

You probably won't hear the word "gross" from kids who attend the Southlake YMCA's no-bake cooking class.

January 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Health officials give holiday food safety tips

CHICAGO | Public health officials in Illinois say the holidays mean family, food and safety.

November 20, 2012 12:00 am

Put pressure on Obama to prevent foodborne illness

On Saturday, President Barack Obama will be arriving in Chicago, and if we had the opportunity to speak with him we would urge him to have the administration finally take action on a law he passed Jan., 4, 2011, that reforms America’s dangerously outdated food safety system.

August 09, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Project quenching hunger for healthy food

GUEST COMMENTARY: Project quenching hunger for healthy food

The food system is broken. In Indiana and around the world, vast amounts of food are wasted while many go hungry. One-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture. The number of food-related disease is on the rise.

June 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Webinar offers food safety tips for home-based vendors

A recent change to Indiana law means it is easier than ever for people to produce and sell food items they have grown or prepared in their own homes.

March 14, 2012 6:00 pm Related

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Gifts from the kitchen prepared from the heart

Gifts from the kitchen prepared from the heart

CROWN POINT | Homemade foods are often given as gifts over the holidays and add a personal touch. Canned gifts need special attention to ensure they are preserved correctly and safely, said Corinne Powell, who teaches food preservation classes for the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension…

December 22, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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We really must do lunch! Safely ...

We really must do lunch! Safely ...

Safe lunches begin with safe shopping and home storage. When it comes to lunch box safety, you can't be too cool for school.

August 10, 2011 12:00 am
Homegrown food is safer, cheaper, and pretty easy

Homegrown food is safer, cheaper, and pretty easy

There are several smart reasons to grow the produce that your household eats, even if you do it on a small scale. It's fresh, inexpensive, safe and enhances a healthier diet and lifestyle. Read on for ideas on how to start growing your own food.

April 08, 2011 12:00 am
Study reveals no heart risk from mercury in fish

Study reveals no heart risk from mercury in fish

Want to eat fish but are afraid of consuming too much mercury? In an unusual health study, researchers analyzing toxin levels in toenail clippings determined that mercury from eating fish does not raise the risk of heart disease or stroke.

March 23, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Independent probe needed for IURC case

If Gov. Mitch Daniels and others in state government believe an internal review will put to rest questions about the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission's cozy relationship with Duke Energy, they're mistaken. An ethical breach that has led to the firings or resignations of four men demands…

December 18, 2010 12:00 am
Experts say big egg farms can mean big problems, 1st Ld-Writethru, US

Experts say big egg farms can mean big problems, 1st Ld-Writethru, US

CHAMPAIGN | From the first days of the recent recall of 550 million eggs from two Iowa farms, one issue about large-scale agriculture has been clear: When something goes wrong on a big farm, it's going to be a big problem.

September 10, 2010 2:36 am
Eggs from Iowa farms could come to table near you

Eggs from Iowa farms could come to table near you

Millions of eggs from the Iowa farms at the heart of a massive salmonella recall are not destined for the garbage but for a table near you.

August 29, 2010 12:00 am
Restaurants adjust after massive egg recall

Restaurants adjust after massive egg recall

CHICAGO | Eggs sunny side up still are on the menu. But restaurants nationwide are more closely watching egg suppliers and reminding diners of the dangers of undercooked food after a massive recall tied to a salmonella outbreak.

August 27, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Recall expands to more than half a billion eggs

WASHINGTON | Half a billion eggs have been recalled in the nationwide investigation of a salmonella outbreak that has already sickened more than 1,000 people.

August 20, 2010 5:40 pm

Procter & Gamble recalls Iams cat food

CINCINNATI | Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. said Sunday it is voluntarily recalling two lots of Iams brand prescription renal dry cat food because it could be contaminated with salmonella.  

July 25, 2010 7:00 pm
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