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When Corsair Distillery in Nashville, Tenn., wanted to start experimenting with alternative grains, there wasn't a playbook to follow. Now, it makes a quinoa-barley whiskey.
Costco Wholesale requires its food suppliers to undergo annual inspections and requires some produce suppliers to hold shipments until tests come back negative for disease-causing bacteria.
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Craft beer lovers may not see many new brews on the shelves in coming weeks. The government shutdown means new labels can't be approved, delaying the release of new bottled beers.
Students exercise at a weight-loss summer camp in China's Shandong Province. The government promotes physical activity as the solution to a growing obesity problem.
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People were more likely to try mealworms — such as these mealworm chocolate truffles sprinkled with coconut — when the ad focused on taste and experience, a study showed.
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Cheese is packaged for sale at Widmer's Cheese Cellars in 2016 in Theresa, Wis. Record dairy production in the U.S. has produced a record surplus of cheese causing prices to drop.
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This granary weevil has set up shop inside a kernel. Even without wings, these stealthy stowaways — with the help of humans — have managed to infest grains all over the world for thousands of years.
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Nick's Cafe owner Nick Andurlakis says his business near the Denver Federal Center has dropped about 20 percent since the partial government shutdown began. He thinks the decrease is due to a combination of the shutdown and the holidays.
Fishing trawlers lined up in Dutch Harbor, in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. The Alaska pollock fishery is worth about $750 million each year, and it's scheduled to open Jan. 20. But the heavily regulated industry is facing delays in inspections because of the shutdown.
Artist Stephanie Shih remembers making pork-filled dumplings with her family and started her art project by sculpting six of them out of porcelain. She's now made 600.
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