Entomology Students Propose Plastic as Food Source for Insects

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS– It seems like such a simple question.   “What if…?”   Yet, for a team of undergraduate and graduate entomology students at Kansas State University, it was just the opening salvo in their quest to help tackle one of the world’s most pressing […]

Van Law Food Products Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Wheat in Product

Van Law Food Products Inc. is recalling Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing because it contains undeclared Soy and Wheat allergens. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to Soy or Wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these Ingredients. The product was sold in the produce […]

Public Health Advisories for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

Topeka, KS– The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have issued several public health advisories for Kansas lakes due to blue-green algae.  A harmful algal bloom (HAB) may look like foam, scum or paint floating on the water and be colored blue, bright green, brown or […]

Fight Against Breast Cancer to Happen in Abilene Again

Abilene, KS— The 12th annual Impact the Cure event is Saturday, October 1st, and this year will have some changes from past events. For 2022, the event will be solely the 2MileFunWalk (no 5k run) and it will be held in Old Abilene Town as the kick-off to the community celebration of the 100th birthday for […]

Most Kansas Voters Want Abortion Access, but Their Legislators May Further Restrict it Anyway

Lawrence, KS — Voters made beyond clear that they didn’t want to give the Kansas Legislature more power to restrict abortion. But the state’s lawmakers spent the last generation enacting ever-tighter restrictions. And their ranks are loaded with people who want to go even further. Now, despite voters declaring by a nearly 60-40 margin that they didn’t want […]

Let the Sun Shine In! at Sunflower Fair Tuesday, Sept. 20 in Salina

Salina, KS- After two-years, the Sunflower Fair is back! Seniors, caregivers, and anyone who plans to celebrate more happy birthdays are invited!  It happens Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Tony’s Pizza Events Center from 8 am to 4 pm in Salina.   Cost is $20 before September 10 and $25 after this date.  Registrations are […]