AP Newsbreak: Nestle buys vegetarian meals maker Sweet Earth

GENEVA (AP) — The world's biggest food and drinks company, Nestle, is buying husband-and-wife startup Sweet Earth, which sells frozen burritos stuffed with quinoa, beans and other vegetarian ingredien...

Buddhist University earns patents for Go-inspired treats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students and teachers in the Department of Health and Creative Vegetarian Science at Fo Guang University in Yilan caught the attention of the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Top 10 things to do during Ghost Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today marks the first day of Ghost Month (鬼月) and because Taiwan news listed 25 things not to do during Ghost Month, it is now time to consider the to do list during this spiri...

Gas cylinder explosion in Taiwan's Taichung injures 5 people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- A total of five people were injured during a gas cylinder explosion in a vegetarian snack bar in Taichung, according to Taichung Fire Department. The incident happened...

Athletes’ village opens its doors to Taipei Universiade participants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Taipei Universiade Athletes’ Village officially opened on Saturday and is ready to welcome around 12,000 delegates from 131 countries, including 7,639 athletes. T...

The biggest dining hall ever opened in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the biggest sporting event Taiwan has ever hosted is entering the countdown stage, Taipei 2017 Universiade’s athletes’ village will open on August 12, and alo...

10 best souvenirs to bring back from Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Answering the age-old question of what souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan, travel website TheRealTravelers has created a top 10 list of the best mementos to take home after a ...

Review: Amazon meal kits offer easy dinners _ for a price

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon's new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who doesn't have enough time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for balanced meals. ...

Soy 'milk'? Even federal agencies can't agree on terminology

NEW YORK (AP) — Dairy farmers want U.S. regulators to banish the term "soy milk," but documents show even government agencies haven't always agreed on what to call such drinks. The U...

Israel's David Grossman wins International Booker Prize

LONDON (AP) — Israeli author David Grossman has won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel "A Horse Walks Into a Bar." The award was announced Wednesday in London. ...

Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Before she was charged with leaking U.S. government secrets to a reporter, Reality Leigh Winner shared sometimes scathing opinions on President Donald Trump and his policies for th...

Techno-infused opera about Steve Jobs gets new backers

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A techno-infused opera about the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has earned the financial backing of opera companies in San Francisco and Seattle, ensuring the musical medita...

Amos Oz, David Grossman among Intl Booker Prize nominees.

LONDON (AP) — Two of Israel's most renowned authors and an Argentine first-time novelist are among six finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction. David Grossman's ...

No meat, but sweets: CEO says vegetarians dig their desserts

NEW YORK (AP) — Pret a Manger says its two vegetarian-only shops sell far more desserts than its other stores — a quirk it says may indicate that people want to treat themselves more after they feel t...

Escape of cattle from St. Louis slaughterhouse spurs roundup

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Half a dozen cattle apparently had a beef with a St. Louis slaughterhouse and high-tailed it out of there, spawning an hours-long police chase and an online fundraising drive to spare...