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Pacific Northwest Sweet Cherry Forecast Is Down

The Pacific Northwest growers expect a 20.4 million-box sweet cherry crop this season. That’s down 22.7 percent from last year’s record 26.4 million, 20-pound boxes.

Politics | Nation | Food | Agriculture

Missouri May Be 1st State To Get Serious About The Definition Of Meat

A bill that awaits a signature by the state's governor would restrict "meat" labeling on anything that doesn't come from livestock or poultry. The topic is also being considered at the federal level.

Health | Nation | Food

Hey, Salad Lovers: It's OK To Eat Romaine Lettuce Again

The romaine that sickened 172 people in 32 states came from Yuma, Ariz., and is likely completely gone from the food supply. What's now for sale is fresh supplies from California.

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Oregon Lawmakers Mull Preventing 'Too Big To Fail' Livestock Operations

Regulatory problems facing a controversial Oregon dairy have raised questions among lawmakers about avoiding "too big to fail" livestock operations in the future.

Food | World

Video Campaign Aims To Unify Poland Through The Power Of Bread

Hate crimes are on the rise in Poland. In response, a new YouTube video aspires to foster tolerance by having people from marginalized groups bake and sell bread to customers at a Warsaw bakery.

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Thousands Of Oregon Food Safety Inspections Still Past Due

Oregon’s Food Safety Program remains in disarray, long after a state audit found it was so far behind on inspections of stores, processors and other licensees that public health could be at risk.

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USDA Unveils Prototypes For GMO Food Labels, And They're ... Confusing

The labels use the letters BE, for bioengineered, not GMO, which critics say could baffle consumers. One design features a smiling sun that a skeptic calls "essentially propaganda for the industry."

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California Winemakers Nervous About U.S.-China Trade Talks

China is one of the top exports for U.S. wine, but last month in retaliation to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, China imposed a tariff on U.S. wine, and other food and agricultural exports.

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Frozen Food Fan? As Sales Rise, Studies Show Frozen Produce Is As Healthy As Fresh

The uptick is new after a multi-year sales slump. Among the benefits of frozen produce: it packs as much nutrition as fresh, but with less waste if you don't eat it right away.

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Washington Politics Adding To Mental Health Crisis Among Farmers

Suicide rates among farmers are higher than any other profession in the United States, even exceeding the suicide rate for veterans.