U.S. Farmers Make Foray Into Quinoa As Demand For Grain GrowsAmericans consume more than half the global production of quinoa, which totaled 37,000 tons in 2012. Yet quinoa fields are so rare in American farming that the total acreage doesn't show on an agricultural census.
General Mills Tweaks Big Brands: More Cinnamon, More ProteinSprinkle more cinnamon on Cinnamon Toast Crunch, switch to antibiotic-free chicken for Progresso soups, pump up the protein in Yoplait. Those are some of the tactics General Mills is hoping will keep people interested.
New Restaurant Offers State Fair Food All Year LongThe State Fair of Texas isn't open all year long, but you can now experience fair food any time that you want. There is a new fair-themed restaurant located inside of the Walmart store in Plano.
Surprise: You Don't Need A Car (Or Truck) To Enjoy DallasThose not wanting to endure what an can sometimes be a traffic headache now have a promising alternative - call it "Walking Dallas."
Small U.S. Town Hopes Kevin Bacon Will Attend Its 3rd BaconfestA small U.S. town is hoping to bring home the bacon for its third annual Baconfest — Kevin Bacon, that is.
Fried Jell-O & Cookie Fries Among State Fair Of Texas Food WinnersFans of the State Fair of Texas can look forward to nibbling on fried Jell-O or a crinkly cookie-like treat as the top two food winners.
Hostess Launches "Deep Fried Twinkies" As First Frozen TreatThe deep-fried Twinkie is jumping from the State Fair of Texas to the home freezer.
Happier Meal? McDonald's Nixing Some Unsavory IngredientsMcDonald's, which is trying to shake its image for serving processed junk food, said Monday it's eliminating some unpalatable ingredients from its most popular menu items.
FDA Warns Against Eating Raw Dough Amid E. Coli FearsIn a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, the federal Food and Drug Administration says people shouldn't eat raw dough or batter of any kind.
Chipotle Adding Chorizo To Menu To Win Back CustomersChipotle is adding chorizo to its menu in yet another move intended to get people back in stores following an e. coli outbreak last year.
Pepsi Reintroducing Aspartame In Some BeveragesPepsiCo is putting aspartame back in some of its diet beverages less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concern
Galveston County Judge Declares Local Disaster Over OystersThe leader of one Texas county has declared a disaster in an effort to assist oyster farmers struggling following recent heavy rain and flooding.

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