Cops: Lye Caused Kids' Burned Throats At Chinese RestaurantPennsylvania police say it was lye that severely sickened two children after drinking what they believed to be apple juice at a Chinese buffet in March.
Breaded Chicken Recalled Due To Possible Metal In ProductsAn Oklahoma food company is recalling more than 466 tons (422 metric tons) of breaded chicken because of possible metal in the food.
PETA Files Complaint Against Pitt Research Lab, Set To Release Undercover VideoThe University of Pittsburgh says it's been cleared by the United States Department of Agriculture, after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals filed a complaint about the treatment of lab animals at Pitt's Rangos Research facility in Lawrenceville.
Parents, Save Up: Cost Of Raising A Child Is More Than $233KExpecting a baby? Congratulations! Better put plenty of money in your savings account.
Pennsylvania: Shelter Cats May Have Avian FluPennsylvania agriculture officials are warning that a dozen shelter cats may have been exposed to an avian flu virus.
Recent Accidents Put Spotlight On Amusement Park Ride InspectionsSome recent accidents have put the spotlight on the issue of amusement park ride inspections.
Ride Safety: Regulation At Kennywood, Carnivals And MoreThere are no national safety standards for amusement rides. Instead, it's handled on the state and local level.
Restaurant Inspections To Be Available OnlineThe Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is working on a system to aggregate thousands of restaurant inspection reports each month from counties and municipalities and post them on its website.
State Shuts Down Kennel Accused Of FraudThe state has shut down Triangle Pet Control Services in McKees Rocks. Authorities say the kennel was forced to close immediately because it allegedly defrauded the state by getting paid for services it didn’t actually perform.
Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
Farmer’s Cannons Ruffle Feathers In Washington Co.Some people who live in Clover Hill, Washington County, are upset with one farmer's method to keep the birds away.
Rules For Buying Organic FoodsAcross the country, the number of farms growing organic food is increasing. Organic means crops are grown without synthetic fertilizer or pesticides, no artificial hormones or antibiotics for the animals.