Blog entry | Apr 28 2015
Yellow, red, and blue are seemingly harmless primary colors when seen in nature or on a color wheel. But when talking about color additives in food, some people have questions about their safety. Are...
Blog entry | Apr 27 2015
The air is warm and welcoming. Flowers are full of color.  It is spring! After a long, cold winter, it is time to get outside! One of the best ways to take in spring is to visit your local, state or...
Blog entry | Apr 22 2015
Sun, seeds, soil, and now… satellite positioning. Technology has added a whole new dimension to farming. New innovations don’t just make life easier for farmers, they can help to protect the...
Blog entry | Apr 21 2015
Bird flu, or avian influenza, is once again in the headlines. It’s bad news for birds, but what does this mean for the safety of the poultry and eggs on your family’s table? We’ve answered some...
Blog entry | Apr 20 2015
If you're like us, you've probably come across several people who are opposed to so-called "genetically modified organisms," or GMOs. We prefer terms like "food biotechnology" or "genetically...
Blog entry | Apr 15 2015
Chances are, you know by now that there is no magic pill when it comes to weight loss.  Rather, the longstanding guidance is true – it's a balancing act of calories in versus calories out. It's easy...
Blog entry | Apr 15 2015
Happy Tax Day everyone! I hope you all enjoyed the perils of receipt sorting and reporting our 2014 home economics. This annual exercise has me thinking about economics too, but maybe not about the...
Blog entry | Apr 14 2015
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has stirred up more nutrition-related controversy with a photo she tweeted showing how far $29 a week will go for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients,...

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