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A Legal Twist In The Effort To Ban Cameras From Livestock Plants

Legislation introduced in several states would require anyone who records evidence of animal abuse to turn it over to authorities within a set period of time. But animal rights activists aren't welcoming these measures: They see the bills as veiled attempts to stifle long-term undercover investigations that can prove a pattern of abuse.

Rep.Walz Wins Congressional Casserole Challenge

The Minnesota delegation held its third annual "hotdish off" cooking competition. Nine lawmakers entered but only one could bring home the trophy. Rep. Tim Walz won handily with a casserole made of cheddar cheese, tater tots and bratwurst.

A Project To Rescue Pantry Puzzlers Before They Hit The Trash

Adventurous food shopping get you in trouble? Get help from creative cooks through the Cook Your Cupboard project.

Cities Turn Sewage Into 'Black Gold' For Local Farms

Cities are finding beneficial and lucrative ways to dispose of solid waste, while also helping farmers. But a lot of sewage still ends up in landfills or being processed at big, industrial incinerators.

As Promised: Obama Wants To Overhaul Global Anti-Hunger Efforts

The change that may matter most for the proposal's chances of success, though, is purely bureaucratic. The White House wants foreign food aid to be funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development instead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Earliest Cookware Was Used To Make Fish Soup

Humans were using cookware as early as 15,000 years ago, according to a new analysis of ancient Japanese ceramic pots. Those first meals? Fish soup.