Wikimedia CommonsButter sculpture of of a dragon. We call her Margereene. The Missouri State Fair's kicks off this Thursday in Sedalia. Where there's a fair, there's one thing for certain: Butter sculptures. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Iowa State Fair's annual butter sculp ... More >>
The recall of E. coli-tainted Topps Meat Co. meat began September 25. The FDA knew about the contamination on September 7. Understandable concern about the delay. (New York Times) www.kraft.com The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas thinks higher food prices might be here to stay. ... More >>
Mary and Jeff Clarke feed beauty to the tough world of high fashion. Hard to do from the cornfields of Iowa. Harder still in St. Louis, where too many parents and kids have their dreams exploited for money.
By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (Stages St. Louis)