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Jennie Schmidt, @FarmGirlJen Odd title, I know, but I think you will get the gist of what I’m talking about… food safety! I have to say, I have never walked into a grocery store, farm stand or farmer’s market and felt concerned about whether or not the food I’m looking to buy is safe. The one thing...
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Tony Flood & Brittany Mountjoy “This is an important public health issue that requires the combined forces of both the human medical, veterinary, food industry and pharmaceutical industry to resolve – recognizing that it is clearly a one health issue that crosses multiple areas of interest” Dr...
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Artificial sweeteners
Low-calorie sweeteners have a long history of safe use in a variety of foods and beverages, ranging from soft drinks to puddings and candies to table-top sweeteners. They are some of the most studied and reviewed food ingredients in the world today and have passed rigorous safety assessments. In...
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The volume of science that's out there on food and nutrition is staggering, and living in a Google-based world is a blessing and a curse. Every time I've had a question about food, I've instantly been able to find dozens of sources...all saying conflicting things. They're constantly telling me 'Ten...
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DATE September 25, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT Add to calendar   LOCATION Twitter Cooking delicious food for your family is good. Making sure they're safe is even better. Helping parents manage both these efforts at the same time is best. Please join @FoodInsight for a #KannyKitchen Twitter...
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Amelia Kermis MPH CHES, Food Safety Education Staff, Food Safety Inspection Service, USDA Food poisoning is a serious public health threat. CDC estimates that approximately 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) could suffer from food poisoning illness this year, resulting in roughly 128,000...
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I'm a sports fan. Let me rephrase that. I'm fanatical about sports: all sports. I'm also a registered dietitian. So you can imagine my intrigue when I saw the commercial for this fall's season of The Biggest Loser. This season, the show's contestants are all former elite athletes. Some athletes...
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Wednesday, September 17, 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM EDT Hosted by: USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Presenters Jeannie Sneed Professor and Head, Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Kansas State University Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD Senior Vice President,...
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Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 2014) — Is it possible for experts from the leading nutrition and sport medicine professional organizations to come to consensus on how to strategically address obesity? The answer can be found in a peer-reviewed paper, Energy Balance at a Crossroads: Translating the...
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Ever worry about food poisoning, or keeping food safe? Here are 4 simple steps to making sure your food is safe to eat.  Consumer's Guide to Safe Food Handling Infographic from Food Insight The United States provides one of the safest food supplies in the world. With the U.S. Food and Drug...
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Whom do you trust on food issues? What's FACTS and how do you use it? Get the quick answers here.
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When my kids were starting the school year, I was always filled with anticipation for them to gain knowledge. But each new school year is about more than academic education (though that’s very important!) It’s also about important life skills that your kids will need when they become independent...
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Been hearing some crazy news about caffeine lately? So have we! That's why we were keen to check out this infographic by Andy Brunning, a chemistry teacher in the UK. It shows just how much coffee, water, and alcohol would be 'potentially toxic' at high doses – and it's pretty surprising! It really...
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When I sit down to watch the Packers and Seahawks tonight, I’m betting I won’t be a model of nutritional excellence. In fact, during football season, Sundays rank at the top of my (mostly sensible) splurge days. But in the new NFL, food isn’t just a big part of my watching—it’s a big part of the...
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Have you ever wondered how your food came to be produced the way it is today? From the field to your table, a lot has changed - and improved - since farming first began, for both farmers and consumers. Let’s start with a farmer. From the hottest days of summer, to the coldest days of winter,...
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Staff of the Grain Foods Foundation, Dietary Guidelines Alliance Member, @GrainFoods   Can you believe September is here again? With the annual return to the fall routine, we could all use a little help getting back on track after the lazy days of summer. Enter the It’s All About You toolkit. This...
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(Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2014)—Emphasizing the theme “Kanny Kitchen: Food Safety Basics for a Hectic Life,” the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is touting the importance of food safety year-round during September's Food Safety Education Month. The IFIC Foundation's...

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