A store employee in Texas fought off a robber who threatened her and another employee with a fake gun.
Fungus threatens global banana supply
A new article in Nature brings the alarming news that the fungus threatening the global banana supply - or at least what most Americans think of as bananas - is spreading to more counties.Continued ...
Graze fights General Mills to become the Netflix of snacks
Americans may soon get their snacks the same way they rent movies.Continued ...
Graze.com, which has been selling personalized, mail-order boxes of snacks in Britain for five years, plans a major U.S. push in January, funded by its majority owner, private- equity firm Carlyle Group.
New York City Council approves plastic-foam container ban
Plastic-foam food and drink containers in New York are set to go the way of trans fats and smoking in bars as the City Council voted to ban them in the name of environmental responsibility.Continued ...
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