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Feeding Houston’s hungry: 1M pounds of food daily for needy

HOUSTON (AP) — In car lines that can stretch half a mile, (0.8 kilometers), workers who lost jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic and...

Philadelphia latest city to sue Juul over teen vaping

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs, accusing the company of being responsible for what city health officials call an...

Pilgrim’s Pride reaches plea deal on chicken price-fixing

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has reached a plea agreement with the U.S. government over charges of price-fixing in the chicken industry. ...

US wholesale prices up 0.4% in September as food costs surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices jumped 0.4% in September as food costs rose by the largest amount since May. ...

Amid COVID, many businesses in precarious spot as 2020 ends

NEW YORK (AP) — The final three months of the year, usually a boom time for many small businesses thanks to holiday shopping and...

Navigating by mango trees, pink houses in rural Puerto Rico

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — Firefighters in this city near Puerto Rico’s capital cheered when they recently got updated maps that include rural neighborhoods,...

Feds: California convict tried to steal $22M from PPP loans

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California man convicted five years ago of defrauding several local governments in the state has been charged with trying...

Winds intensifying as firefighters battle fire in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winds grew stronger Thursday in California's wine country, threatening to escalate a massive wildfire that has burned for days and...

Amazon: Nearly 20,000 workers tested positive for COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Thursday that nearly 20,000 of its front-line U.S. workers have tested positive or been presumed positive for the...

Pandemic takes toll on business of pisco producers in Peru

ICA, Peru (AP) — In the house where for decades she has bottled pisco, the grape brandy of South America's Pacific coast, Rosa Grados...

California wildfire evacuees return home to find devastation

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Nikki and Kevin Conant returned to their home in Northern California wine country Wednesday to find only the charred...

California tightens rules on rat poisons that kill wildlife

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday signed a bill widely restricting the use of certain highly potent rat poisons that are...

Dying winds give crews hope in Northern California fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Easing winds gave California firefighters a break Tuesday as they battled a destructive wildfire that was driven by strong winds...

Dutch competition watchdog fines 4 tobacco companies

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch consumer watchdog has fined four major tobacco companies a total of more than 82 million euros ($96...

Harris to voters: Don’t give up as Trump rushes court pick

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kamala Harris urged voters on Monday not to be discouraged by Republican efforts to fill a Supreme Court seat before...

Homespun BLM products include cookie kits, garden gnomes

A few weeks after nationwide protests erupted over the police killing of George Floyd, Julie Muller looked for something positive she could contribute to...

Iowa fines beef plant $957 after huge coronavirus outbreak

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa regulators have issued their first citation to a meatpacking plant with a large coronavirus outbreak that sickened its...

From quick shortcuts to slow cookers, how we’re eating now

In normal times, food trends often started in restaurants, with top chefs. Maybe they got written up in food magazines or blogs. After some...

Original 9 trailblazers stood for tennis equality in 1970

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King and eight other women of the “Original 9” are celebrating the 50th anniversary of signing $1 contracts...

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat – or not

Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy...

The Latest: Honolulu to allow some activities to resume

HONOLULU -- Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread...

Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmaker

Walmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to the reelection campaign of a Tennessee state lawmaker who had used social media to amplify...

The Latest: First case-free day for New Zealand in 5 weeks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has reported no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus for the first time in more than five weeks...

Trick-or-What? Pandemic Halloween is a mixed bag all around

NEW YORK (AP) — Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades....

Struggling Kraft Heinz sells dairy brands to Lactalis

Kraft Heinz said Tuesday that it is selling its natural cheese business — including its Cracker Barrel and Breakstone’s brands — to French dairy...

Yuengling, America’s oldest brewer, invades the West Coast

Hey West Coast beer lovers, it's pronounced YING-ling. ...

Harshmallow: Virus prompts pause for Peeps holiday treats

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Peeps treats are going on hiatus for several months — another consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

China becoming battleground for plant-based meat makers

HONG KONG (AP) — China has become a battleground for plant-based meat companies looking to tap into the world’s largest market for meat-consumption. ...

Smithfield Foods pork plant faces OSHA fine from outbreak

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Federal regulators said Thursday they have cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus...

Illinois files lawsuit against e-cigarette maker Juice Man

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general sued e-cigarette maker Juice Man on Thursday, alleging deceptive marketing practices aimed at enticing youth. ...

Food plant cited for failing to protect workers from virus

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s workplace safety regulator has cited a frozen food manufacturer and its temporary employment agency for failing to protect hundreds...

US wholesale prices rise 0.3% in August as food costs drop

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3% in August, just half the July gain, as food and energy prices decline. ...

Florida governor vetoes bill because of liquid nicotine ban

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill to raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 because...

Food banks: USDA program helped but better ways to meet need

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As she inched ahead in her rusty Chevy pickup, Brianna Lordz bemoaned that engine problems had prevented her from...

Jack Daniel’s master distiller stepping down after 12 years

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —...

Tyson Foods to open medical clinics at some meat plants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —...

Business owners tap into savings to withstand pandemic

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Coronavirus worries force election officials to get creative

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —...

California OKs ban of most flavored tobacco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Beefalo on loose for weeks in Connecticut escaped slaughter

PLYMOUTH. Conn. (AP) —...

China blocks imports from Australian beef producer

BEIJING (AP) — China...

Australia blocks Kirin’s $430M sale of business to Chinese

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) —...

California closer to banning sale of most flavored tobacco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Dodgers pound 7 homers, beat Rockies 11-3 to finish sweep

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Saved by suburbs: Food trucks hit by virus find new foodies

LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) —...

Nelly producer charged with fraud in Sweetie Pie’s case

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) —...

Study: Craft distillers see sales evaporate amid pandemic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —...

California avoids power outages but fires threaten homes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Champagne makers fix harvest quotas, as virus kills the fizz

PARIS (AP) — French...

China considers imposing tariffs on Australian wine

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) —...

Some coffee with your coffee? Dunkin’ launching cereal line

CANTON, Mass. (AP) —...

4 poultry plant execs indicted after 2019 immigration raid

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —...

New lockdown ratchets up economic pain in Australian city

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) —...

Cambodian butcher quits dog meat trade, shuts slaughterhouse

CHI MEAKH, Cambodia (AP)...

Water company to pay $5 M for hazardous waste violations

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Beyond Meat’s 2Q sales jump as more try plant-based burgers

More people are throwing...

Health officials link US salmonella outbreak to red onions

Federal health officials say...

Rent’s due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off

Another month passes. The...

France’s Renault posts massive loss as trouble piles up

PARIS (AP) — French...

The Latest: Hard hit Australian state sees new cases drop

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s...

N. Korea’s Kim visits chicken farm, calls for improvements

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

As restaurants endure economic losses, others feel pain, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — Restaurants...

FDA calls for removal of fruity, disposable e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S....

Governments around world eye tougher steps to fight virus

Signs of governments reassessing...

With primary win, Gideon reaps $3.7M more for Collins fight

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) —...

Campaign brewing to get Hindu god Brahma off popular beer

An interfaith coalition is...

Demand for robot cooks rises as kitchens combat COVID-19

HAYWARD, California (AP) —...

California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms, churches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

Tribes struggle to meet deadline to spend virus relief aid

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) —...

Worker advocates file meat plants discrimination complaint

Several worker advocacy organizations...

Malaysian palm oil giant hit with forced labor allegations

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An...

Companies tied to California officials get US virus loans

SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) —...

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