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Empire Editorial: Protect Alaska seafood by banning Russian imports your freezer.On Aug. 7, in retaliation for American sanctions, Russia banned the importation of most foreign food products. Russia imports salmon roe and smolt, hake, pollock and other fish products caught here in Alaska. Russia is a big...
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

...extractors that can turn 15 pounds of marijuana flower into 3 pounds of concentrated oil that can be used either in food products or eaten as is.There were vendors offering butane, propane, hexane, helium and argon; and hemp rolling papers...
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress reducing plastics made from petrochemicals. The products can range from hard plastics to thin films that cover food products. The food sector alone, including beverages, accounts for nearly two-thirds of global packaging from non-biodegradable...
Business news roundup

...sell coffee, oils, vinegars, jams and jellies and smoked fish, and much more, all made in-state."If it's a food product made in this state, we're going to try it," Saunders said.He said he learned a lot about gourmet food stores...
A king without its crown levels that would pose a public health concern. This is true for both FDA-regulated food products imported from Japan and U.S. domestic food products, including seafood caught off the coast of the United States."The notice went on to...
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2013 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year announced

...cabbage, tomatoes, strawberries and more. Becky Gardner's dandelion jelly, ginger-rhubarb jam and other prepared food products are famous amongst her friends.Stockwell and Gardner partner with Colony Next Step - part of a school district program...
Engineered fish are harmful to our state's salmon industry

...opposition to genetically engineered salmon and urges Congress to mandate labeling that identifies engineered animal food products.Our objection is not based upon fears of a Jurassic Park-like escape of engineered fish; it is based upon our...
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger a statement that his group estimates that food manufacturers have voluntarily lowered the amount of trans fats in food products by 73 percent.The group, which represents the country's largest food companies, did not speculate on a reasonable...
Fill fall's long cold nights with arts

...summer season at the will be the Juneau Food Festival next Saturday, Aug. 31, featuring locally grown foods and food products. JAHC's indefatigable staff are still looking for volunteers to help at the Food Festival next week and can be reached...
Whole Foods: What Does that Really Mean?

...absorbed almost instantly as sugar. Honey Nut Cheerios is a great example of an extremely processed, ie: not whole food, product that markets itself as being healthy. Yes, it might be "sweetened with honey" but even there lies deception. The...


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