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Q&A: What is listeria?
A look at the bacteria that has caused the recall of all Blue Bell ice cream products.

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Consumers buying more organic products, new data show
Consumers buying more organic products, new data show
Organics now make up 5 percent of total food sales in the United States, but much of the growth is also in nonfood items like textiles and personal care items.
Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper
The introduction of the Brazilian jumping plant lice won’t cause further environmental havoc, biologists assure. They say the insect is so finicky it won’t attack other plants.
Unseasonal rain causes heartache for many Indian farmers
The rain-stricken swath of northern India is largely the breadbasket of the country, producing most of India’s wheat.
With legalization possible, pot growers become lobbyists
Marijuana producers from Northern California are hiring veteran lobbyists, forming political action committees and taking elected officials on fact-finding tours.
Inspection found no problem at Oklahoma ice cream plant
Tainted Blue Bell ice cream products have sickened eight people — five in Kansas and three in Texas.
Constellation Brands announces first dividend
The Victor, New York, company reported net income of $214.6 million, or $1.06 per share, in the three months ending Feb. 28.
Purdue: Honeybee die-off less severe this year than last
About 30 percent of Indiana’s honeybees died over the winter.
Bird flu strikes ninth Minnesota turkey farm
The farms have lost a total of 373,000 turkeys to the bird flu outbreaks.