Lunar New Year begins on February 10 this year, ushering in the year of the Snake. Celebrations, foods and other traditional trappings of the two-week Chinese New Year can be found all over the Sacramento area. According to Chinese astrology, those born under the snake sign of the zodiac are good luck, so 2013 is a perfect year to begin celebrating the holiday.
The nation’s second-largest grocery chain says it will adopt purchasing policies that favor more humane treatment of pigs.
A new report estimates that half the meat and poultry sold in the supermarket may be tainted with the staph germ.
A Northern California food supplier is recalling 64,000 pounds of chicken and pork products because some broccoli in the products was found to be contaminated with listeria.