Lease End Could Help Florida Everglades Reservoir PlanThe sugar grower Florida Crystals has agreed to the early end of a controversial lease on land south of Lake Okeechobee that is envisioned for a stormwater-treatment area linked to a new reservoir.
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Adds Restrictions To Sugar Industry BurningNew statewide safety rules about prescribed burns include more restrictions on burning fields of sugarcane, a common practice during the growing season.
'Sweet Tooth' Gene Linked To Having Less Body Fat, Study FindsA new study has found that people with a specific gene which makes them crave sugary treats actually have less body fat than others.
Controversial Sugar Industry Study On Cancer UncoveredAn old study is now shedding new light on the sugar industry's controversial past, and its secrets are being revealed in a new paper.
American Heart Association Urges Public To Take Stand Against SugarThe American Heart Association is urging the public to take a stand against sugar especially when it comes to kids in newly released guidelines.
Time To Indulge: It's National Junk Food Day!If you’re dieting, you probably won’t be celebrating today because it’s is National Junk Food Day.
PETA To Honor Davie Firefighters For Puppy RescueThe quick thinking Davie firefighters who saved a puppy after he fell into a drainage pipe will be honored by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Firefighters Rescue Small Dog From PipeFirefighters in Davie worked feverishly Monday afternoon to free a tiny white dog named Sugar from a small pipe.
Sugar Growers Assoc. Issues Statement On Fanjul FirestormA group of former Cuban sugar mill owners, who sought refuge in the U.S. after their lands and property were seized in the 1959 Cuban revolution, have entered fray after an interview earlier this month in which billionaire sugar baron Alfonso Fanjul spoke publicly for the first time about his thoughts on expanding his business into Cuba.
Cuban-Americans Looking For Stronger RelationshipCould a push for business between the U.S. and Cuba be in the future? An increasing number of Florida's powerful Cuban-American business and civic leaders — long the gatekeepers of U.S. policy toward Cuba — are going public with their desire to increase dialogue and even business between the two countries.
Dylan's Candy Bar Opens In MiamiHeaven has arrived on Lincoln Road for anyone with a sweet tooth. CBS4's Lisa Petrillo talks to the owner of the new Dylan's Candy Bar.
Something Extra: Junk Food and the BrainIf you ever think I'm not making much sense, it may be that I've gone too long without eating junk food, although that's not much of a problem during the holiday season when fatty and sugary treats are everywhere.
Gators Likely Headed To Sugar BowlThe Florida Gators’ victory over in-state rival Florida State not only ended the Seminoles’ slim hopes of Bowl Championship Series championship consideration, but also likely guaranteed the Gators a trip to the Sugar Bowl.
Something Extra: Fast Food NationAnd while I'm no fan of excessive government regulation, I'm all for the new rules that will soon require all restaurant chains that have more than twenty locations to post calorie information.
College Football Playoff Slowly Taking ShapeAs conference commissioners continue to finally put together a college football playoff for the Football Bowl Subdivision, some details are starting to trickle out ahead of a predicted full roll out later in June.