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SPOKANE, Wash. — The rising popularity of hummus across the nation has been good for farmers like Aaron Flansburg.
WASHINGTON — Pregnant women, mothers and children who get federal assistance with their grocery bills will now be able to buy more whole-grain foods, yogurt, fish, fruits and vegetables.
WASHINGTON — Ice cream lovers beware: The government knows you're unlikely to stop after half a cup.
WASHINGTON — Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health.
A House panel agreed Tuesday to stiffen penalties for those who abuse pets, but only after carving out what essentially amounts to special treatment – and looser regulations – for farmers and ranchers.
ALBANY, N.Y. — American athletes in Sochi are facing breakfast without their team-sponsoring Greek yogurt, thanks to a bureaucratic web of international trade negotiations.
MEXICO CITY — The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record-keeping began in 1993.
A conservative Arizona lawmaker wants to ban state agencies from helping the National Security Agency collect phone and Internet "metadata."
A Fort Worth beef processor is recalling nearly 16,000 pounds of beef products because they may be contaminated by E. coli.
A Northern Arizona lawmaker wants to put the state in charge of giving out federal dollars to ranchers who lose cattle to wolves.
United Food Bank CEO Lisa Pino recently received an honor from Arizona State University for advocating on behalf of human and civil rights.
It was my first real glimpse of Arizona that wasn’t through an airliner window. And even though over the years much of it has become obscured, I hope somehow it is preserved and removed to a place where it can continue to welcome wide-eyed and wondering children to their new home.
PORTLAND, Maine — A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.
SPRINGFIELD, Colo. — Southeast Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin tried an illegal crop this year. He didn't hide it from neighbors, and he never feared law enforcement would come asking about it.
PHOENIX — Arizona women and children aren't going to lose their federally funded nutrition assistance, at least not yet.
Several nonprofit and for-profit organizations with East Valley ties expect to feel the effects of an extended closure of the federal government.
Lisa Pino’s intention always was to enter public service upon graduation from law school at Arizona State University, and she has done so in many different arenas.
“We can do better than bombs! Change course, President Obama!”
WASHINGTON — All summer, thousands of visitors traipse among the U.S. Capitol's many statues, which honor the nation's founders, leaders and legends.
Chandler Councilwoman Trinity Donovan walked into the grocery store last week with $29 in her purse and a feeling of uncertainty in her mind.
I read this morning where Bashas’ got caught mis-labeling meat as one or more grades higher than what it actually is.
The parent company of AJ's Fine Foods has agreed to pay more than $1.4 million in restitution to food banks around Arizona in a meat mislabeling case.
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias were losing money.
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. — Justine and Brian Denison say they adhere to all the growing practices required for organic certification, yet if they label their beans and tomatoes "organic" at the farmer's market, they could face federal charges and $20,000 or more in fines.
With much at stake for Arizona, a group of very different interests recently gathered to best determine how to provide certainty for our energy future while balancing the environmental impacts on national parks in the Southwest — in particular the Grand Canyon.