| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:05 AM
North County diners now have two new choices when they're on the prowl for a good meal.
The Weekender, at the corner of Sheppard and Troyer roads in Monkton, and the Monkton Grille, at the intersection of Mt. Carmel and York roads in Hereford, both...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:31 AM
A decision last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, upholding federal regulations requiring that meat labels state where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered, is a win for consumers, public health and American meat producers....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Last week, Ernesto Ferdinand walked into Laurel Health Foods for the first time since it moved from Route 1 to Main Street two years ago. Ferdinand was a frequent customer at the former, much larger location for many years for products he uses for hay...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:15 AM
This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2).
As a physician, I am very concerned about the...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:24 PM
First ladies aren't normally given to sharp rebukes of Congress, but we can't blame Michelle Obama for being a bit peeved at the efforts of some on Capital Hill to roll back school nutrition standards. At the request of certain special interest groups,...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:31 AM
In my post on Laura Hale Brockway’s inane word-nerd quiz at PR Daily (“So that’s how they see us,” June 5), I made a throwaway remark that I could produce a better word-nerdiness quiz myself, and one reader allowed that that...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:44 AM
I’d like to go to church this morning, Pentecost and all that, but there are all those people circling the house, pounding feebly at the door, and pleading for the answers to yesterday’s quiz on word nerdiness.
Here you are: the original ten...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
In regard to Dan Rodricks' recent column on the minimum wage and tipped workers ("Questioning wage law built on the kindness of strangers," April 18), I was following along with Dan's arguments up until his last sentence, "and I thought that in America we...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Baltimore-based spice and seasonings maker Fuchs North America said Wednesday it has launched a new line of ethnic seasonings, marinades and flavor bases to sell to food service and food manufacturing customers.
Fuchs' Ethnic Inspirations Collection...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of food poisoning during a conference on food safety at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Four people who attended the Food Safety Summit, held April 7-10, reported becoming sick, according to city...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The international scientific consensus is in after thousands of peer reviewed published studies. Foods produced with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe (sometimes safer), environmentally friendly, and sustainable. Mandatory labeling laws are a...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Even in frigid weather, Ginger Myers' pigs are happy.
"As cold as it gets, the pigs are out there, snorting and playing like kids bundled up and running around," says the owner of Evermore Farm, a family-owned livestock and produce farm in Westminster....