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A new minority-owned grocery store focused on providing fresh produce has opened in uptown Harrisburg, addressing an important need for the area. Market Fresh at 2446 N 6th St. had its grand opening Friday Oct. 22 after two years of preparation. To celebrate the grand opening, the market gave away free cleaning supplies after customers made their first purchase. Ramon Contreras, store manager, ...

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Oct. 26—A canned food's journey from a store shelf to a food pantry box requires a strong chain of volunteers and workers at food pantries and food banks across the country. While some people may use the terms interchangeably, a food bank and a food pantry have unique roles in the fight against hunger. "The difference between a food bank and a food pantry is we are here to focus on our member ...

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New York’s ban on polystyrene foam food packaging doesn’t go into effect until January, but for many companies, the switch to other materials is well under way. A mix of alternatives is replacing the foam. McDonald’s, for example, eliminated foam packaging in 2018. Over 80% of the chain’s packaging now comes from fiber-based sources. The rest is made from plastic. Dunkin’ completed its switch ...

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Oct. 26—The Georgia Grown Trail 17, which officially launched in 2018, is pushing forward with its vision to support and highlight agritourism along the state's coast. The initiative re-launched recently with a new board of directors and plans to recruit farmers other agriculture and aquaculture operations interested in becoming a member of the agritourism trail. This includes not only farms, ...

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Oct. 26—ST. PAUL — The state of Minnesota has settled a price-gouging lawsuit against Sparboe Farms, a Litchfield-based egg producer. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced the settlement Monday. The lawsuit the state filed Sept. 3 alleged that Sparboe Farms tripled its egg prices in March 2020, when demand increased. Sparboe allegedly increased its prices in violation of a state ...

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A boy who ate onions while having dinner at Torchy’s Tacos in San Antonio two months ago is still fighting a salmonella infection linked to onions served by the restaurant, according to a lawsuit recently filed in Texas. The lawsuit comes as a multistate outbreak of salmonella infections linked to onions is under investigation. The child’s family, represented by food safety firm Marler Clark, ...

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With Halloween less than a week away, news is spreading across the country about a possible pumpkin shortage. Pumpkin growers in Missouri and Illinois warned of a fungus known as Phytophthora blight that could infect pumpkins and vegetables, while farmers in California reported smaller yields due to drought and other factors. Dole Food Company even promoted carving a pineapple this Halloween. ...

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Oct. 25—Some might see it as the invisible economy, as it only happens at night. However, we cannot help admitting that the night-time economy brings valuable economic, social and cultural sparkle to urban areas. Night-time economies are an important part of Thailand's broader tourism business which saw 40 million visitors annually, generating revenue of about 2 trillion baht a year before the ...

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Of course Cheerios knows how to make the most perfect cereal ever. Just ask any baby. But you probably don’t want to give babies these Cheerios; the pumpkin spice flavor and sugars would be too much for them. But they aren’t too much, and they aren’t too overpowering, for me. I love just grabbing a few to snack on, but they are good with milk, too. Size: 10.8 ounces Price: $2.50 Available: ...