Three Kansas State University food science students won a National Dairy Council product competition for a dairy drink based on German-style quark cheese called “Quick-Quark.” They also won an $8,000 prize.
Live poultry from backyard flocks have been linked to 212 salmonella cases in 44 states across the US since February, the CDC said. People can get sick from touching the backyard chickens and their environment.
Starbucks announced it will be phasing out all plastic straws through 2020. Instead, coffee drinkers can have an adult "sippy cup" lid or paper straws that are recyclable. This is part of a movement to tackle the "material waste challenge."
6S Steakhouse in Wichita is temporarily closed after a small Sunday night fire. The fire, which was ruled an accident, caused smoke damage in the dining room. Officials said it was caused by an outdoor, gas-fueled "fire effect" display.
Here is a database of violations that Kansas health inspectors found at Wichita restaurants and stores during the month of April. Moldy produce and mold in ice and soda machines are among the violations.
Adrianna Alvarez, of Denver, Colorado, was on her way to hospital while in labor when she felt the baby coming. She and her husband pulled over in a Chipotle parking lot, where the baby was born. Then she got a burrito-themed baby shower.
Don Gorske, a retired prison guard from Wisconsin, ate his 30,000th Big Mac on Friday earning him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Gorske claims he's in good health despite his twice daily hamburgers from McDonald's.
The Pioneer Woman Boarding House hotel in Pawhuska, Okla. is open for reservations. Most dates through March 2019 are booked, but more dates available for booking will be opening up soon. The town and hotel is about a two-hour drive from Wichita.