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Scars remain from 1971 flood that devastated Chester

Sep. 25, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Eyre Park was a tight and vibrant Chester development where the alumni rhapsodically recall summers of hide-and-seek, water-balloon fights, imprisoning lightning bugs in jars, and frantically chasing down the ice cream trucks in a neighborhood they had never wanted to...

Amazon, Chobani and others vow to hire Afghan refugees

Sep. 21, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, Chobani, UPS and more than 30 other companies have vowed to hire and train refugees fleeing Afghanistan for the U.S. The companies said Tuesday that they want to help the tens of thousands of Afghan refugees coming to America to integrate into...

Hawaii couple buys assets of defunct dairy on Big Island

Sep. 20, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The owners of a Hawaii food distribution company have bought the assets of a Hamakua dairy farm that went out of business several years ago. Chad and Stephanie Buck of Oahu recently purchased the assets of the former Big Island Dairy with hopes of...

Federal court rejects Idaho pollution permit for dairies

Sep. 17, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal circuit court has rejected a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency statewide Idaho permit involving pollution into waterways from large dairy farms. But the ruling appears to have limited immediate ramifications for the state’s $3 billion...

Largest US Catholic parish rises in California's interior

Sep. 15, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

VISALIA, Calif. (RNS) — It’s billed as the largest Catholic parish in the United States and it’s being constructed about 200 miles north of Los Angeles, in what’s often referred to “as the heart of California’s dairy industry.” With an estimated $18.5...

Arizona sells Unilever bonds over Ben & Jerry's Israel move

Sep. 10, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has sold off $93 million in Unilever bonds and plans to sell the remaining $50 million it has invested in the global consumer products company over subsidiary Ben & Jerry's decision to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories, the latest in a...

McDonald's introducing McPlant vegan burger in UK, Ireland

Sep. 09, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

McDonald’s will begin selling a vegan burger in the United Kingdom and Ireland this month. The McPlant burger, developed with Beyond Meat, features a plant-based patty on a vegan sesame bun with vegan cheese, vegan sauce and other toppings. Both the patty and cheese are...

Nearly 90 Northeast organic dairy farms to lose their market

Aug. 27, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

Nearly 90 organic dairy farms in the Northeast, including 28 in Vermont, will lose their contracts with an organic dairy company when it stops buying milk in the region by the end of August of next year, Vermont’s agriculture secretary said Thursday. Danone, parent...

Nearly 90 Northeast organic dairy farms to lose their market

Aug. 26, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

Nearly 90 organic dairy farms in the Northeast, including 28 in Vermont, will lose their contracts with an organic dairy company when it stops buying milk in the region by the end of August of next year, Vermont's agriculture secretary said Thursday. Danone, parent...

Safeway faces fines after Denver worker loses 4 fingers

Aug. 14, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Safeway faces $339,000 in fines following a workplace accident at a milk packaging plant in Denver in which an employee lost four fingers. The Denver Post reports that the U.S. Department of Labor notified the grocer this week that they have until Sept. 13...