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Whole Foods to eschew using prison laborers

Whole Foods will no longer sell food made by prisoners.

The grocery chain announced the change after customers complained, saying that they were uncomfortable with the fact that products were being made with inmate labor.

Whole Foods said all such prod...



Free coffee marks National Coffee Day

Go ahead, have another cup of coffee. This week's mug runneth over with days devoted to the beverage that wakes up nations and keeps industries humming.

According to Internet sages and the arbiters of faux holidays, September 29 is Coffee Day (also kn...

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The Chipotle 'carnitas crisis' is over

The "Great Chipotle Carnitas Scare" of 2015 is over.

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12 great beers for the fall

The leaves are changing, football is underway and some pretty amazing beers are hitting shelves.

For craft brewers, cooler weather brings a shift in seasonal styles. Gone are the crisp, light, refreshing beers of summer, making way for more malty and...

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How strong is U.S. Dietary Guidelines' science?

The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans influence nearly every aspect of how we eat, from the information on food labels to the ingredients in school lunches to the nutrition advice doctors give.


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Starbucks brews up new latte

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte has some competition this fall: the Toasted Graham Latte.

The drink has espresso, steamed milk, flavors of graham and sweet cream. It's topped with cinnamon graham crumbles. Customers can start ordering the drink in the U...

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Peanut exec gets 28 years in salmonella outbreak

Stewart Parnell once boasted processing the "finest" peanut products, but on Monday, the former company executive was effectively sentenced to life behind bars for knowingly shipping out deadly food.

A federal judge handed Parnell a 28-year prison sen...

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Study: Kids get 12% of daily calories from fast food

Kids and adolescents get an average of 12.4 percent of their daily calories from fast food, according to a study published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

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Burger King plans massive mashup burger for Peace Day

The Burger Merger is happening.

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Man's GoFundMe page raises $10 for McNuggets

A man whose goal it was to raise $10 for a McDonald's Chicken McNuggets meal said he did it to ridicule unnecessary crowdfunding campaigns, according to a report.

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