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Defining Food: What's Yogurt?

Sep 25, 2018 by Associated Press
Government standards exist for a range of packaged foods. The standards were supposed to ensure a level of quality as mass production took hold decades ago. But have they?

Iowa Farmer Threatened in Tibbetts Case

Aug 22, 2018 by Associated Press
The farmer who employed murder suspect Cristhian Bahena Rivera says he's received death threats. Rivera was charged with the murder of missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts. Rivera worked at the dairy farm.

Meat 2.0: The Power of Food Wording

Jun 20, 2018 by Associated Press
Squabbles over language are erupting across the food business as established definitions for meat, mayonnaise and milk are also challenged by the likes of lab-grown 'meat', vegan spreads and almond drinks.

America's Dairyland Seeks Help

Jun 05, 2018 by Associated Press
Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday announced creation of the task force tasked with coming up with recommendations to save the Wisconsin dairy industry, which pumps $43.3 billion into the state's economy every year.

Milkman Makes Wrong Delivery

Feb 28, 2018 by Associated Press
A longtime milkman delivered more than what the labels on his packages promised, smuggling marijuana, tobacco and cellphones into an Ohio prison hidden inside milk cartons, a prosecutor said.