Be aware: The CDC is investigating a Listeria outbreak linked to commercially-produced, prepackaged caramel apples. 29 people. 10 states. Several deaths.
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90% of US children eat more sodium than recommended. 1 in 6 have raised blood pressure. Want healthy kids? Then stop feeding them so many salty foods.
Can large-scale meat production survive without antibiotics use in livestock to accelerate growth and prevent disease? The Dutch are giving it a try.
What’s wrong with the state of farming and food in America? Vox posted a collection of maps, graphs, and charts that tell the story in an enjoyable way.
When’s the last time you cleaned your refrigerator? Can’t recall? Then it’s been too long. According to a recent germ study, your kitchens are downright filthy.
In this time of austerity, everyone in Washington is looking for ways to cut costs. One way to cut costs is to get rid of food safety testing.
Bees are an essential part of our food system, as they pollinate many of the flowering plants we grow food on. “Pollination by honey bees is key in cultivating the crops that produce a full one-third of our food,” Credo Action writes. But if you haven’t heard, you should know that bees have been seeing major colony collapse in recent years. Colony Collapse Disease has decimated bees across the U.S. since 2006, killing off approximately 30% of the population each year.
According to the USDA food pyramid, adults should be eating around 2 cups of fruits and 3 cups of vegetables every day. A recent CDC survey revealed that, on average, we’re falling far short.