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Peanut-free sections in baseball stadiums welcome allergic fans

BOSTON (Reuters) – For five hours before a Missoula Osprey minor league baseball game last summer, Cheri Pijanowski hand washed 150 white folding chairs with bleach and water. The metal deck and rails around the seats were power-washed and she meticulously reviewed the concession menu to eliminate not just Cracker…

Congress sends Obama food safety bill

WASHINGTON — The US Congress gave final approval Tuesday to a sweeping food safety bill in the wake of mass recalls affecting items from tainted eggs to peanut butter, pistachios, spinach and milk. The House of Representatives passed the measure by a 215-144 margin, days after the Senate okayed the…