Oklahoma’s famous “busload of lawyers” case is back in the news because of president-elect Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Pruitt is Oklahoma’s Attorney General. Environmental groups are saying Pruitt did not pursue a pollution case against the Arkansas poultry industry because he received  $40,000 in…

fenugreekseeds-sprouts_406x250Five Kansas residents and three Oklahomans were stricken with Salmonella illnesses earlier this year that are now being blamed on sprouts. The two-state Salmonella outbreak is believed to have originated with sprouts grown at Sweetwater Farms in Inman, KS, according to the findings of an investigation involving the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE),…

The Solicitor General of the United Sates says that recreational marijuana is Colorado’s business and there is no need for the U.S. Supreme Court to review claims from Nebraska and Oklahoma that they are owed something because the legal weed is being trafficked beyond the Centennial State’s borders. Nebraska and Oklahoma sued Colorado a year…

Blue Bell Creameries announced Friday that because of the “extended timeline” required for cleaning up its four manufacturing plants before resuming ice cream production, the company will cut hundreds of employees from its workforce. On April 20, the company recalled all products made in all four plants due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. CEO and…

States that, until recently, sold a total of 2 billion shell eggs a year in California clearly don’t intend to give up on that lucrative Golden State market without a fight. After first getting tossed from federal court, they’ve now returned with bulked-up arguments to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The…

In the wake of the tornadoes that devastated many Oklahoma communities this week, state health officials are reminding residents and rescue workers that food is more likely to be contaminated after a natural disaster, and should be handled safely. The Oklahoma State Health Department praised the recent outpouring of support for victims in the storms’…

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is expected to sign House Bill 1999, which will bring an end to the state’s 50-year ban on slaughtering horses. The bill passed the Oklahoma Senate on a 32-14 vote on Tuesday after being approved 82-14 in the House a month earlier. HB 1999 is now on the Governor’s desk for

A Mexican restaurant in Grady County, Oklahoma has been pinpointed as the source of a Salmonella outbreak that sickened six people over the last two months. The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Friday that Temazcal, an eatery located in Chickasha, was the most likely origin of the Salmonella Enteriditis that caused the outbreak, reported…