Food and drink

In this photo taken on Sept. 22, 2018 a container of Mice wine on display at the Disgusting Food Museum, in Malmo, Sweden. Baby mice are drowned and brewed in rice wine and the brew is matured for up to a year before drinking. Dozen of foods likely to provoke extreme disgust in many people _ but considered palatable, even precious delicacies, in their home cultures _ go on display Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 as the Disgusting Food Museum makes its world premiere in Malmo, Sweden. (Anja Barte Telin via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 2:30 pm
MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Sheep eyeball juice. Bull testicles. Maggot-infested cheese. American root beer. These are among the items considered palatable or even regarded as delicacies in some cultures that the Disgusting Food Museum in Malmo, Sweden is serving up. The temporary museum, which opened...
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October 30, 2018 - 1:59 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge has ruled that two Wyoming laws barring people from trespassing to collect environmental data run afoul of the U.S. Constitution. U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl in Casper ruled Monday that the laws violate free-speech rights. The laws are an example of so-called "...
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October 30, 2018 - 9:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza bagels, chewing gum and bottled water want to play a starring new role in our diets: Foods that can be called healthy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is revamping its definition of healthy to reflect our changing understanding of nutrition science. The push is fueling...
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FILE- This Jan. 22, 2018, file photo shows the Dunkin' Donuts logo on a shop in Mount Lebanon, Pa. First, Dunkin’ dropped the “Donuts” from its name. Now, it’s adding espresso drinks to its menu. Dunkin’ says most of its 9,200 U.S. stores will offer lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso-based hot and cold drinks by the holiday season. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 24, 2018 - 3:09 pm
First, Dunkin' dropped the "Donuts" from its name. Now it's adding fancy espresso drinks to its menu. Dunkin' says U.S. customers will be able to buy upgraded lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso-based hot and cold drinks at most of its 9,200 U.S. stores by the holiday season. It's part of an...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2005 file photo, a Green Bean Cassorole sits in the foreground as Dorcas Reilly prepares another at the Campbell Soup Co. corporate kitchen in Camden, N.J. Reilly died on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 and her family will celebrate her life on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the town where she lived, Haddonfield, N.J. Reilly was a Campbell Soup kitchen supervisor in 1955 when she combined green beans and cream of mushroom soup, topped with crunchy fried onions, for an Associated Press feature. It is the most popular recipe ever to come out of the corporate kitchen at Campbell Soup. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
October 24, 2018 - 9:20 am
HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The woman who created a Thanksgiving staple — the green bean casserole — enjoyed by millions has died at age 92. Dorcas Reilly died on Oct. 15 of Alzheimer's disease, said Ken Tomlinson of the Hinski-Tomlinson Funeral Home in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Campbell Soup officials...
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October 07, 2018 - 6:57 am
LONDON (AP) — British restaurant chain Pret a Manger says a second customer has died after eating a sandwich containing an allergen that was not noted on the label. The coffee-and-sandwich business has promised to improve its labeling following criticism at an inquest into the death of 15-year-old...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2008, file photo, chickens huddle in their cages at an egg processing plant at the Dwight Bell Farm in Atwater, Calif. Proposition 12 on California's November ballot would require that egg-laying hens be cage free by 2022. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
October 06, 2018 - 1:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California voters are right to think they already weighed in on how big cages should be for egg-laying hens. In 2008, voters ushered in Proposition 2, which sought to free egg-laying hens from tiny cages. It didn't outlaw cages but barred California farmers from keeping hens —...
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This 2013 photo provided by the Boyce Thompson Institute shows corn leaf aphids used in a study to modify crop plants through engineered viruses. In an opinion paper published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in the journal Science, the authors say the U.S. needs to provide greater justification for the peace-time purpose of its Insect Allies project to avoid being perceived as hostile to other countries. Other experts expressed ethical and security concerns with the research, which seeks to transmit protective traits to crops already growing in the field. (Meena Haribal/Boyce Thompson Institute via AP)
October 04, 2018 - 3:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A research arm of the U.S. military is exploring the possibility of deploying insects to make plants more resilient by altering their genes. Some experts say the work may be seen as a potential biological weapon. In an opinion paper published Thursday in the journal Science, the...
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September 26, 2018 - 12:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Following years of reformulating at McDonald's, most of the burgers it serves in the U.S. are now preservative-free. As of Wednesday, the world's largest burger chain says classics like the Big Mac and Quarter Pounder with Cheese are preservative-free, with reformulated buns and...
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September 25, 2018 - 1:26 pm
Dunkin' is dropping the donuts — from its name, anyway. Doughnuts are still on the menu, but the company is renaming itself "Dunkin'" to reflect its increasing emphasis on coffee and other drinks. The 68-year-old chain has toyed with the idea for a while. In 2006, it released a new motto — "America...
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