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Ivanka Holds Up Can of Beans, Sparks Controversy

Critics say first daughter violated ethics rules by showing support for Goya in online posts

(Newser) - The Great Bean Brouhaha continues. Last week, Robert Unanue, the CEO of Goya Foods, prompted a boycott of his company after irked Latinos and other critics slammed his endorsement of President Trump, whom he called a "builder" that the US is "truly blessed" to have as its leader....

New Hope Against Hunger: These 'Super Beans'

Early signs of success in Africa

(Newser) - The so-called "super bean," a fast-maturing, high-yield variety, is being promoted by Uganda's government and agriculture experts amid efforts to feed hunger-prone parts of Africa, the AP reports. It's also a step toward the next goal: the "super, super bean" that researchers hope can be...

Woman Says She Found Snake Head in Canned Green Beans

'As I got closer to lift it off the spoon, I saw eyes'

(Newser) - An Oregon food distribution company has halted some shipments of canned green beans after a Utah woman says she found a snake head in a can, the AP reports. Troy Walker says she made the unsettling discovery while she and fellow church members were preparing meals Wednesday night for neighbors....

Man Dies Under 20-Foot Mound of Pinto Beans

Rescuers couldn't reach Raymond Segura Jr alive

(Newser) - Today's Horrible Way to Die : A 56-year-old man was buried yesterday under 20 feet of pinto beans at the warehouse where he had worked for more than 12 years. For an hour, dozens of rescue workers "moved several tons of beans to get to him," says an...

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