Deadly pig virus detected in state

USDA reports 1 animal infected

Posted: June 21, 2014 at 3:37 a.m.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the first instance of the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus in Arkansas.

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'Pot' edibles raise safety issues

In this June 19, 2014 photo, chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of  cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven for baking, at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established gourmet marijuana edibles bakery which sells its confections to retail outlets, in Denver. Sweet Grass Kitchen, like other cannabis food producers in the state, is held to rigorous health inspection standards, and has received praise from inspectors, according to owner Julie Berliner. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

DENVER -- The marijuana in "pot" brownies isn't the only thing that can potentially make consumers sick. The i... Read »