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Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections
by Mary Clare Jalonick - August 1, 2018 - 8:55am
Facebook elevated concerns about election interference Tuesday, announcing that it had uncovered "sophisticated" efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to manipulate U.S. politics and by extension the upcoming midterm...
Zuckerberg prepares another apology — this time to Congress
by Mary Clare Jalonick - April 10, 2018 - 8:45am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will apologize for his company's role in a data privacy scandal and foreign interference in the 2016 elections when he appears before Congress this week, saying the social network "didn't...
Trump Jr. faces calls to publicly explain WikiLeaks contacts
by Mary Clare Jalonick - November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
President Donald Trump's oldest son released a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election, including pleas from the website to publicize its leaks.
Facebook says estimated 10 million saw Russia-linked ads
by Mary Clare Jalonick - October 3, 2017 - 12:10am
 Facebook says ads that ran on the company's social media platform and have been linked to a Russian internet agency were seen by an estimated 10 million people before and after the 2016 election.
Republican party nominates Trump, now standard-bearer
by Mary Clare Jalonick - July 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Donald Trump officially won the nomination of the Republican party Tuesday, making the businessman the standard-bearer of the party after a rollicking primary season that saw him vanquish 16 rivals.
Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names
by Mary Clare Jalonick - May 6, 2016 - 12:06pm
When it comes to baby names, Emma and Noah reign supreme.
US government issues new dietary guidelines
by Mary Clare Jalonick - January 7, 2016 - 8:59pm
The U.S. government's new dietary guidelines, released Thursday, back off the strictest sodium rules included in the last version, while still asserting that Americans consume too much salt. 
Genetically modified salmon OK'd for human consumption in US
by Mary Clare Jalonick - November 19, 2015 - 11:12am
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal allowed for human consumption in the United States.
New federal food safety rules issued after deadly outbreaks
by Mary Clare Jalonick - September 10, 2015 - 11:23am
Food manufacturers must be more vigilant about keeping their operations clean under new government safety rules released Thursday in the wake of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks linked to ice cream, caramel apples,...
FDA study finds little evidence of antibiotics in milk
by Mary Clare Jalonick - March 6, 2015 - 4:01am
In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farm...
Healthful diet proposal: Sugary drinks out, coffee, eggs in
by Mary Clare Jalonick - February 20, 2015 - 4:00am
Drink less sugary soda. But an extra cup or two of coffee is OK. So are eggs. And as always, don't forget your vegetables.
Genetically engineered fish or meat may be a tough sell for already wary consumers
by Mary Clare Jalonick - April 4, 2014 - 1:37am
Don't expect to find genetically modified salmon — or any other engineered fish or meat — on store shelves anytime soon.
Europe makes a stink about cheese names, seeks to prevent use outside of EU
by Mary Clare Jalonick - March 14, 2014 - 12:54am
Errico Auricchio produced cheese with his family in Italy until he brought his trade to the United States more than 30 years ago. Now, the European Union is saying the types of cheeses he sells aren't authentic enough...
Europe wants its Parmesan back, seeks name change
by Mary Clare Jalonick - March 12, 2014 - 6:09am
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
US says new farm law to boost food aid abroad
by Mary Clare Jalonick - February 12, 2014 - 8:15am
U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah says changes to the way the United States distributes food aid could help feed 800,000 more people abroad, many of them Syrian refugees.
House to vote on final farm bill, food stamp cuts
by Mary Clare Jalonick - January 30, 2014 - 5:15am
The House is rushing to complete work on a nearly $100 billion-a-year farm bill that would make small cuts to food stamps and continue generous subsidies for the nation's farmers.
FDA says it is studying caramel coloring in soda
by Mary Clare Jalonick - January 24, 2014 - 5:14am
The Food and Drug Administration says it is conducting new studies of the safety of caramel coloring in soft drinks and other foods, even though previous research has shown no identifiable health risk.
Food companies cut 6.4 trillion calories
by Mary Clare Jalonick - January 10, 2014 - 1:01am
Some of the nation's largest food companies have cut calories in their products by more than 6.4 trillion, according to a new study.
FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats
by Mary Clare Jalonick - November 8, 2013 - 4:13am
Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the Food and Drug Administration is finishing the job.
US-Japan deal could lead to more organic options
by Mary Clare Jalonick - September 27, 2013 - 12:33am
The United States and Japan have agreed to make it easier to import each other's organic products, the latest step in a global effort that could give consumers access to more — and cheaper — organic...
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