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Purina introduces sustainable pet food made from insect protein

The company’s new “Purina Beyond Nature’s Protein” will include insect protein from black soldier fly larvae as well as plant proteins from fava beans and millet. The kibble is being launched in Switzerland this month with other countries in Europe slated for the near future.

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Missouri voters approve Medicaid healthcare expansion

Voters made Missouri the 38th state to approve expanding Medicaid health care coverage to thousands more low-income adults. As many as 250,000 more adults could choose to be covered by government health insurance beginning in July 2021.

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Kansas City bans gay conversion therapy

The city council on Thursday approved an ordinance banning the therapy, which tries to change a gay or transgender person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

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