UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
"Pink Slime" controversy stokes clash over agriculture Shapiro's bit of stagecraft was part of a fight under way in the American heartland that ... consumers and activists pressured retailers to abandon Beef Products Inc's ammonia-treated lean, finely textured beef. "WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO HIDE?" 04/15/2012 - 6:04 pm | View Link
Schools will get to opt out of ‘pink slime’ beef ALBANY, N.Y. — School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed “pink slime.” Amid a growing ... The National Meat Association also has joined the fight, disputing claims that the ... 03/15/2012 - 2:11 pm | View Link
"Pink slime" critics fight ammonia-treated meat ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. In less than a week earlier this month, the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler suddenly became a potent rallying cry by activists fighting to ban the product ... 03/15/2012 - 8:53 am | View Link
'Pink slime' critics fight ammonia-treated meat ALBANY, N.Y. • In less than a week, "pink slime" — the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler — has become a potent rallying cry by activists fighting to ban the product from grocery shelves and school lunch trays. Though the ... 03/15/2012 - 1:00 am | View Link
Critics of 'pink slime' meat gaining ground ALBANY, N.Y. - "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. In less than a week earlier this month, the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler ... Meat Association also has joined the fight, refuting that the product is made ... 03/14/2012 - 8:32 pm | View Link
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Arizona's rebounding state parks system plans to more than quadruple the number of rental cabins at parks statewide, one of several major projects on the drawing board to improve and expand parks facilities less than a decade after the system struggled to keep parks open during the Great Recession.
A legislative oversight committee's recent endorsement of the plan set the stage for Arizona State Parks to solicit proposals from private vendors for 100 additional cabins at six parks.
The plan would have the park system pay a fraction of the cabins' up-front costs, with most of the costs paid by a vendor who would provide the cabins.
The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):
U. S. stocks are closing higher, with many of the biggest gains coming in technology and consumer stocks.
Solid quarterly results from cruise line operator Carnival sent travel companies higher Tuesday.
While Monday night's first presidential debate had record-breaking viewership in the U. S., it also caught the attention of invested parties abroad. Russia state-sponsored media reportedly liked what they were seeing, but it was hardly the same scene in Mexico City:
"You want to go to Mexico or some other country?