Blue Bell says it’s still trying to pinpoint listeria cause
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Blue Bell says it’s still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

  HOUSTON (AP) — A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases. Blue Bell Creameries said Tuesday, a day after recalling all its products, that it is … Continue reading

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Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use
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Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California almonds are becoming one of the world’s favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California’s 39 million people. As California enters … Continue reading

Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security
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Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

  WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline’s onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts, attempted to board a United flight from Colorado to San Francisco to speak at a … Continue reading