Michigan bill would require latex-using restaurants to notify customers

A Traverse City, Michigan lawmaker wants to require restaurants whose workers use latex gloves to post warning signs for their customers. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says an increasing number of consumers appear to be latex-sensitive.

Measure seeks to prevent potato diseases

It may become mandatory for most potato seed growers to use only certified seed to prevent the spread of diseases that can threaten a valuable part of Michigan’s agricultural economy, under a bill awaiting the governor’s signature.