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Alabama Snack Foods Company Announces Merger

Two well-known snack food companies are merging. Utz quality foods of Hanover, Pennsylvania is buying Birmingham, Alabama based Golden Enterprises, Inc., which is the owner of the popular Golden Flake brand snack chips. Golden Enterprises CEO Mark McCutcheon says the… continue reading ›

Senators Reach Deal on GMO Labeling

Senators have a bipartisan deal on labeling of genetically modified ingredients, a week before a labeling law in Vermont goes into effect. The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday announced legislation to pre-empt Vermont's law… continue reading ›

Fogger Trucks Not Effective Against Zika Virus

Experts say fogger trucks that ply many neighborhoods with mosquito-killing pesticides in the evenings likely do little to control the possible carriers of the Zika virus. Derrick Mathias, an Auburn University assistant professor, says the trucks used in many towns… continue reading ›