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  • Federal cafeterias to serve meat with fewer antibiotics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s effort to curb the use of antibiotics in meat is starting with his own employees. The White House said Tuesday that many federal cafeterias will start buying meat and…

  • Israeli military punishes soldier for eating a pork sandwich

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A U.S.-born Israeli soldier is deep in the mud after pigging out during training. The military sentenced the soldier to 11 days in prison for eating a pork sandwich during a break…

  • Olive Garden debuts breadstick sandwiches

    (NEW YORK) — Even if you’re not a diehard Olive Garden fan, it’s pretty undeniable how addictive the Italian chain’s breadsticks are. Capitalizing on that addiction, Olive Garden on Monday debuted sandwiches made with its…

  • What you need to know about farm-raised vs. wild-caught fish

    WASHINGTON — Fish has become the darling food of nutritionists and home cooks in search of a quick and healthy meal. It’s high in protein, low in calories and packed with vitamins, minerals and healthy…

  • KFC sues Chinese companies for online rumors about its food

    BEIJING (AP) — Restaurant operator KFC said Monday it filed a lawsuit against three companies in China whose social media accounts spread false claims about its food, including that its chickens have eight legs. The…

  • ​Food incubator to add contract manufacturing to its portfolio

    D.C. culinary incubator Union Kitchen will add contract manufacturing to its business model when it opens its second location in the Ivy City neighborhood this summer. Founders Jonas Singer and Cullen Gilchrist haven’t worked out…

  • San Francisco lawmakers try new tacks to curb soda drinking

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers are taking another stab at curbing soda consumption seven months after local voters rejected taxing sugary drinks in the name of public health. A Board of Supervisors committee…

  • Bustling markets inside DC’s elementary schools

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s an idyllic spring afternoon near D.C.’s Southwest waterfront: Kids play peacefully with their friends, occasionally taking a break to dance to music coming from a corner stereo. Parents float from one…

  • Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Under Fire for Making Kids Sick

    (TOLEDO, Ohio) — Doctors are now warning parents that if their child eats too many spicy snacks, such as Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, he or she may end up in the hospital. Kids love spicy chips,…

  • Holiday in socialist fairyland? North Korea woos tourists

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If you’re still looking for somewhere exotic to go this summer and don’t mind a vacation that comes with a heavy dose of socialist propaganda and leader worship, North Korea…

  • Holiday in socialist fairyland? North Korea woos tourists

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If you’re still looking for somewhere exotic to go this summer and don’t mind a vacation that comes with a heavy dose of socialist propaganda and leader worship, North Korea…

  • Obama, family head into DC for Mexican dinner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his family are having a Mexican meal away from the White House. Obama, his wife, Michelle, and daughter Malia are having Saturday dinner at Oyamel. The popular restaurant…

  • French farmer who killed alleged truffle thief gets 8 years

    PARIS (AP) — A court in southeast France has sentenced a farmer to eight years in prison for the shooting death of a suspected truffle thief. Laurent Rambaud was convicted Friday in the Valence court…

  • Cut Sugar The Right Way

    (NEW YORK) — Americans consume more sugar than anyone else in the world. The World Health Organization has long called for adults and children to reduce their sugar intake to roughly 50 grams (12 teaspoons)…

  • No tickets to Savor? There’s still a chance to sample brews

    WASHINGTON – Blink and you may have missed the opportunity to buy tickets to Savor. The craft beer and food pairing event — featuring 76 breweries this year — is June 5 and June 6…