Could the proposed InBev takeover of Anheuser-Busch lead to more consolidation in the beer biz? (Bloomberg)
In spite of the food crisis, Congress has diverted money from research programs into protecting crops from disease into earmarks. (AP)
Mexico takes steps to address the crisis, cutting important tariffs for key foods. (BBC News)
FDA inspectors have trouble working on food-safety efforts in China. (AP)
J.R. Simplot, the man who pioneered the frozen French fry, has died. (New York Times)
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.