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2 years 6 months ago

Schools can choose 'pink slime' or no

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture will offer schools choice in ground beef buys amid growing concern over an ammonia-treated filler critics call "pink slime." Under the change to be announced Thursday, schools will be able to choose between beef patties made with the filler or bulk...

2 years 11 months ago

More food to give out at Silver Key

Food pantries across the country are having trouble with resources, but one Colorado Springs non-profit says they have extra food to give away. Silver Key Senior Services has been giving out about 450 boxes of food a month locally to seniors; each box feeds one person for a month....

4 years 9 months ago

CSU gets funding to study feedlot emissions

Colorado State University researchers have received $1.15 million in federal funds to study how much nitrogen and ammonia are emitted from cattle feedlots. Feedlots along Colorado's Front Range are believed to be a major source of nitrogen pollution in Rocky Mountain National Park to the west. Biologists say the park's...

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