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Alaska officials release new details on milk, sealant mix-up

Jun. 17, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — School district officials in Alaska investigating how students at a summer child-care program were served floor sealant instead of milk say the two products were not on the same pallet as first believed. A number of agencies are involved in the ongoing...

Alaska kids served sealant instead of milk at school program

Jun. 15, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A dozen children and two adults were served floor sealant instead of milk at a day care summer program at an Alaska elementary school after containers were apparently mixed up, the school district superintendent said Wednesday. Several students complained...

For Father’s Day, try a weeknight-easy spiced steak

Jun. 13, 2022 09:06 AM EDT

Thin cuts of steak such as flat iron and hanger are great for weeknight meals because they’re full of flavor and cook up fast. But a flavorful spice rub and quick marinade easily elevate the meat to a meal worthy of a special occasion. Pairing it with a simple side of partially mashed chickpeas...

RI launches 1st human donor pasteurized milk program

Jun. 11, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Kent Hospital’s Women’s Care Center has launched Rhode Island's first pasteurized human milk program. The goal is to provide breastfeeding families an option to supplement breast milk through the program, which opens against a backdrop of a shortage of baby...

Oregon county declares emergency over water contamination

Jun. 11, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

BOARDMAN, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Oregon's Morrow County along the Columbia River have declared a local state of emergency after private well testing showed high levels of nitrate contamination. During a Thursday special meeting, Morrow County commissioners voted 3-0 in favor of...

Stop spiralizing zucchini — a peeler works better

Jun. 06, 2022 09:30 AM EDT

Spiralizing zucchini into “noodles” often translates into a wan and watery dish, a poor imitation of the pasta it attempts to emulate. Generally, it’s better to let an ingredient shine on its own merits. And for raw zucchini, we didn’t need to look far to find a better answer. ...

Coca-Cola 600 long, unpredictable and immensely entertaining

May. 30, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Coca-Cola 600 was many things — excruciatingly long, wildly unpredictable and perhaps above all else, immensely entertaining. It was, as William Byron described after getting caught up in a 12-car crash, “chaos out there.” In race that...

78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US

May. 23, 2022 01:57 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent parents scrambling to find enough to feed their...

First formula flights from Europe to arrive this weekend

May. 20, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first flights of infant formula from Europe, authorized by President Joe Biden to relieve a deepening U.S. shortage, will arrive in Indiana aboard military aircraft this weekend, the White House announced Friday. The White House says 132 pallets of Nestlé...

Baby formula shortage fueling spike in milk bank interest

May. 13, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

The U.S. baby formula shortage has sparked a surge of interest at milk banks around the U.S. with some mothers offering to donate breast milk and desperate parents calling to see if it’s a solution to keep their babies fed. It’s a pathway that won’t work for every formula-fed...