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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/16

    Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi rides a wave with his alpaca, Pisco, at San Bartolo beach in Lima, Peru, on March 16. Pianezzi has spent a decade training dogs to ride on the nose of his board, and now he is the first to do so with an alpaca.

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  • The Bite Grocery Manufacturers Association fights GMO labeling in New Hampshire

    A bill to require GMO labeling in New Hampshire was first introduced last winter. Groups opposed to the measure include local lobbyists such as the New Hampshire Grocers Association, but also several national players like Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association.

  • No more GMOs in Cheerios. Will a lot more foods go GMO-free now?

    General Mills, maker of Cheerios, is stripping that one breakfast cereal of genetically modified organisms, seeing a growing market for foods with no GMOs. 'An avalanche' of companies will follow that lead, one analyst predicts.

  • First lady's anti-obesity campaign ignites change in food industry

    First lady Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign, "Let's Move," has inspired some in the food industry to change. Wal-Mart, doing its part to incorporate the first lady's anti-obesity campaign into its stores, has started labeling foods. Others ignore her recommendations as government intrusion. 

  • New FDA rules: safer food, $500 million cost

    New FDA rules are biggest change in food safety in decades. Precautions against contamination range from farm workers washing hands to required safety plans from food manufacturers, under new FDA rules. 

  • Ethanol industry's big stand on Capitol Hill

    Ethanol industry has lost its tax credit and tariff. Now, as opponents target the renewable fuel standard for elimination, the ethanol industry beefs up its presence on Capitol Hill.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/16

    Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi rides a wave with his alpaca, Pisco, at San Bartolo beach in Lima, Peru, on March 16. Pianezzi has spent a decade training dogs to ride on the nose of his board, and now he is the first to do so with an alpaca.