Food & Drink

Federal appeals court rejects egg-labeling lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that sought to require labels on egg cartons indicating the conditions in which the chickens were raised. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled that several federal agencies had acted reasonably in rejecting the labeling regulations....


Studies show cooking with coconut oil is OK for your heart | The People's Pharmacy

Coconut oil is rich in saturated fat, so it got a bad rap with respect to heart health, write Joe and Teresa Graedon. Other topics today: meeting vitamin B-12 requirements on a vegan diet, and persimmon as a remedy for acid reflux.