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Joe's Crab Shack Swimming in Artificial Trans Fat ~ Newsroom ~ News from CSPI ~ Center for Science in the Public Interest

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3 mentions4 days ago
Seafood can be healthy but entrées at Joe's Crab Shack are swimming in artificial trans fat, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. Today the food watchdog group is calling on the 130-restaurant company to stop using a partially hydrogenated margarine-butter blend that appears ...

Food Production: The 19 Biggest Food Problems in America

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2 mentions6 days ago
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Anyone who eats holds a stake in the debates about food and nutrition—debates that are often personal and political. Soda taxes, healthcare reform, labeling of genetically modified foods—these all revolve around food. "I have long believed that much of the excitement and enjoyment of studying food and nutrition ...

Why you should be skeptical of Walmart’s cheap organic food

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5 mentions5 days ago
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Out on the mean streets of the U.S. organic foods industry, Walmart has stepped onto the corner with both guns drawn. On Thursday, the superstore behemoth announced its plan to partner with Wild Oats (which you may recognize as a former subsidiary of Whole Foods) to offer a ...

Keeping America’s food supply safe

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3 mentions6 days ago
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For families trying to make it in this economy, every dollar counts. And it’s getting harder. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it expects food prices to jump 3.5 percent in 2014. For these families, food costs make up a substantial part of their spending each ...

The Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers Surprise Scientists

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Hadza women cook tubers they’ve foraged throughout the day. Compared to the men, who spend their day hunting game, the women have more gut bacteria for breaking down fibrous veggies. Image: Alyssa CrittendenIn Western Tanzania tribes of wandering foragers called Hadza eat a diet of roots, berries, and ...

FDA Allows Irradiation in Crustaceans for Foodborne Pathogen Control

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3 mentions5 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will allow irradiation on crab, shrimp, lobster, crayfish and prawns to control foodborne pathogens and extend shelf life.After a safety assessment considered potential toxicity, the effect of irradiation on nutrients, and potential microbiological risk, the agency decided to amend current food additive ...

The State of American Beer

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What's going on in Beer World? Beer lovers of America might be forgiven if their grasp of the current brew-scape feels iffy. Alice herself would be at home in this Wonderland. It's a world in which up is down, little is big, and there's no Blue Moon on ...

Asparagus Recipes

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Winter, spring, summer, and fall each offer their own unique fruits and vegetables for distinct seasonal flavor. Learn to choose and use each season's best.During the spring when vibrant produce abounds, you will scarcely find a more handsome veggie to adorn your menu. The beauty in these elegant ...

Laura Werlin's Tips for Buying Cheese, Serving Cheese and Making Grilled Cheese

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What’s a good cheese for beginners? I’m happy you’re starting your cheese journey. There’s a fairly widely available cheese these days from France called Comte that fits your parameters—not too strong and definitely not bland. You might also look for a cheddar that says "aged" rather than "sharp." ...

Foodieodicals: A Foodie Zine Fest

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Foodieodicals: A Foodie Zine Fest Meet the makers of more than 20 inspiring food publications.

'Fed Up' Film Examines Food Industry

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
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"Fed Up," a film that received a lot of attention at the Sundance Film Festival, focuses on the sugar industry and its effect on the health of Americans, and promises to change everything you thought you knew about food and exercise.The film follows the lives of a group ...

Food Additives

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
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Many people presume that some federal agency is overseeing the safety of the ingredients in our food supply. That's reasonable, because that is actually what the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to be doing, and what Congress told it to do in a 1958 law.But since 1997, FDA has punted on that core responsibility, allowing companies to make their own secret determinations of a substance's safety for use in our food. The legal standard is supposed to be that an ingredient is "generally recognized as safe," or ...

Three myths about skunky beer

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3 mentions7 days ago
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The skunky aroma in some beers is caused by a chemical reaction that occurs when ultraviolet light interacts with bitter hop compounds. (Picasa / / April 11, 2014) There is a whole spectrum of “off flavors” that can plague beer, but there is one flaw that is so ...

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Food

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
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Newly engineered foods. A TV show satirizing Big Ag. Farming practices that reduce greenhouse gases. Here are the companies that are cooking up new ideas and changing how we think about our food.For rerouting agriculture’s environmental impact. Meat production, which results in copious greenhouse gases, is expected to ...

Moravian Sugar Cake

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I recently learned about Moravian Sugar Cake and started searching online for a recipe to try. After an extensive search, I saw this recipe on a fellow foodie’s site (Online Pastry Chef) and I knew that it was the one I needed to try.According to Cooks Country, Moravian ...

Just Dont Buy It!

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
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It was a present-day Viking invasion that inspired Alexandra Morton to begin her decades-long battle against the perils of farmed salmon. The American-born marine biologist had moved to a remote inlet in British Columbia in the 1980s to continue her research into killer whales. But when the whales started disappearing she switched her research to the Norwegian-owned salmon farms that were proliferating along the coast to be close to the huge US market. "They came into my community and just wiped us out," she said. "Now there are 27 Norwegian ...

How Food Marketers Made Butter the Enemy

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James McWilliams—a historian who has made a name for himself in prestigious publications like the New York Times and The Atlantic for his contrarian defenses of the food industry—is back at it. In an item published last week in the excellent Pacific Standard, McWilliams uses the controversy over ...

Kraft's New Campaign Wants You To Believe That Kraft Singles Come From Farms

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It would appear that something revolutionary has happened to Kraft Singles. This year, some of the cheesy, terror alert-yellow squares have ditched artificial preservatives and added natural ones. Or at least that's what Kraft's telling us in its new marketing campaign, Know Your Singles.In February, Kraft announced that ...

Chickpea Stew Recipe

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3 mentions1 week ago
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'Chickpea Stew Recipe' is an astounding main meal recipe. If you don't like meat or chicken, then to get all the goodness of protein, try this Chickpea Stew Recipe, which is healthy and completely vegetarian.* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values ...

Chicken in Mushroom Sauce Recipe

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Chicken in Mushroom Sauce Recipe is an amazing dinner time meal. Tender chicken pieces goes great with the mushroom sauce.* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.

Are secret, dangerous ingredients in your food?

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
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Food manufacturers are routinely exploiting a “legal loophole” that allows them to use new chemicals in their products, based on their own safety studies, without ever notifying the Food and Drug Administration, according to a new report by an environmental and consumer advocacy group.Natural Resources Defense Council identified ...

The Badger Herald · Madison's pedal pubs may allow beer on board

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The big red Pedal pubs transporting riders between bars in Madison’s downtown could soon be allowed to carry beer on board under a proposed policy change that the mayor has previously blocked.A Wisconsin state statute that went into effect in February allows pedal pubs in the state to ...

Wal-Mart to push organic food into mainstream

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Walmart announced the addition of Wild Oats brand organic food to be sold at the same price as its conventional counterparts.The nation's largest retailer is making a bigger bet on the fast-growing category, teaming with Wild Oats to sell organic packaged food priced in line with conventional foods ...

Kegging your Home Brewed Beer with Chris Graham- BeerSmith Podcast #79

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This week we discuss how to keg your home brewed beer with Chris Graham from MoreBeer. I highly recommend watching the video as this week Chris provides a detailed overview on kegging equipment, kegging techniques and how to make the transition from bottles to kegs!Audio clip: Adobe Flash ...

Bacon Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese

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Hi Guys! Today we have the first post for our Recipe Redressed series! In this series, we’re going to be taking some of our favorite, everyday comfort foods, ‘redress’ them (get it?), then give you guys one new version everyday for the whole week! We’re starting out with ...

Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
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MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Eating beans, lentils and other legumes may help you cut down on LDL “bad” cholesterol and lower your risk for heart disease, a new review suggests.Canadian researchers examined 26 U.S. and Canadian studies that included a total of more than 1,000 ...

CSPI: Eating Out Linked to Nearly Twice as Many Outbreaks as Eating In

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
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A report released Monday by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) revealed that, over a 10-year period, there were about twice as many foodborne illness outbreaks linked to restaurants than to private homes.The 17-page report, entitled, “Outbreak Alert! 2014, A Review of Foodborne Illness in ...

Celery Salad

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Have some extra celery stalks left in the refrigerator? Toss them in a bowl, mix some peas, cherries, and pecans and prepare a mouth-watering salad that you will never forget.* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower ...

Avocado Grilled Cheese with Homemade Buffalo Sauce-The Almond Eater

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
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In last week’s WIAW post, I received many comments about my grilled cheese with avocado spread. I honestly try to add avocado whenever possible (so good!), so putting it on a grilled cheese just seemed natural to me. However, your comments got me thinking, what if I took ...

From the Dairy Farm Kitchen: Baked Oatmeal

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
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Jackie I am the Producer Relations coordinator at the American Dairy Association of Indiana. I love hiking, reading, and getting slobbered on by dogs, horses and calves.There is no better place to find a recipe for a delicious, hearty breakfast or brunch than a dairy farmer’s kitchen. This ...
 

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