Food Allergies Found in Less Than 4 Percent
New York TimesFood Allergies Found in Less Than 4 Percent of AmericansNew York TimesThe most common food allergen groups were shellfish, fruits or vegetables, dairy and peanuts, in that order. Women and Asians were more likely to have food allergies and intolerances than other groups, the study found. Dr. Li Zhou, the senior author ...and more »
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 8:49 am
Fast-Food Chains, Upscale Restaurants Want
Fast-Food Chains, Upscale Restaurants Want to Bring You LunchWall Street Journal (subscription)With online-ordering apps proliferating and many customers cutting down on eating out for lunch, the industry—from fast-food chains to upscale restaurateurs—is looking for ways to bring food to patrons without compromising their eating experience ...
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 8:00 am
New report reveals how many Americans have
CBS NewsNew report reveals how many Americans have food allergiesCBS News"Recent reports suggest that food allergies are on the rise, with more food allergy-related hospitalizations in the U.S. over the last decade," said lead researcher Dr. Li Zhou. She's with the division of general medicine and primary care at Brigham ...and more »
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 7:52 am
Report Ties Disability To Lack Of Access To
CBS ChicagoReport Ties Disability To Lack Of Access To Healthy FoodCBS ChicagoThe report by the Greater Chicago Food Depository found 31 percent of households that have a disabled working-age adult in the Chicago area are “food insecure,” meaning they don't get enough nutritious food and have less access to it throughout the ...
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 7:28 am
Donald Trump's budget slashes government
Here And NowDonald Trump's budget slashes government junk food pipeline to the poorUSA TODAYPerhaps the most controversial element of the Trump administration's budget is the proposal to reduce food stamp spending by 25% or $193 billion over the next decade. Forty-four million people currently receive food stamps, more than twice as many as ...Trump's Budget Plan Threatens Federal Food Stamp Program05:46Here And Nowall 3 news articles »
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 6:41 am
Food prices rise 0.1 percent in March
In March 2015, food prices rose 0.1 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was countered by lower prices for fruit and vegetables," prices manager Chris Pike said. Grocery food prices rose 1.2 percent, with higher prices across most of the subgroup. This was the highest monthly rise for grocery food prices since January 2013.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:45 pm
Pulling a Quik One: Food Giant Cuts Sugar in
Giant food Nestle announced Monday that it's cutting the amount of added sugars in its flavored milk products. As for Nesquik’s bottled milk beverages, those will also contain 10.6 grams of added sugar per serving (though because of the lactose naturally present in the milk, the total sugar content is higher).
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:53 pm
3 Huge Fast-Food Names Are Quietly Testing
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Fast-food heavyweights that have been dealing with sharp public criticism of their high caloric menus and shareholder rebukes for stagnant sales of cheap eats may have found just the right solution. The plan? Launch almost unrecognizable sub-brands as testing labs for healthier, more expensive food to eventually be funneled into fast-food kitchens globally. Or if the sub ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:20 pm
5 times politicians made fast-food runs
The fast-food stop has long been a tried-and-true photo op for politicians. What better way to communicate that you’re “just folks” than by chowing down on a greasy burger in...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:07 pm
Fast food's new secret weapon? The
The French fry is having a moment. Although fast food's recipe for fry success used to be merely "fry potatoes, just add salt," the new frontier includes unpredictable toppings like pulled pork or pizza, bringing innovation to something that's long been regarded as merely a side item.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:56 am
Not all cuisines are created equal, so which
The job of comparing cuisines is not simple but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. The truth is there are countries where the quality just isn’t very good We have no problem scoring restaurants, ranking them or handing out awards, but what about an ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:28 pm
Second Harvest Food Bank Cuts Senior Grocery
Carla McClellan is the program coordinator for Good News Outreach, a charitable organization that provides several community services including a senior grocery program. "We serve between 120 and 140 seniors every month,” said McClellan. Right now the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:14 pm
Labor Board Ruling Eases Way for Fast-Food
WASHINGTON — The National Labor Relations Board, in a long-awaited ruling, made it easier on Thursday for unions to negotiate on behalf of workers at fast-food chains and other companies relying on contractors and franchisees. The ruling, adopted in a 3 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:02 pm
Jersey Doctor Sells His Conventional
In the United States today, there is a major debate in medicine which often pits conventional means against alternatives. For the green community, they are in major support of the latter, claiming natural remedies have a far better success rate over their ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:23 am
Apple Pay is coming to a food truck near you
An employee at the Lil Burma food truck in San Francisco processes an Apple Pay smartwatch payment with the PayAnywhere device. You can pay with a credit card at some unusual places these days: taco trucks, flea markets, baby sitters. Soon, smartphone and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:53 am
Organic apples, pears to be antibiotic-free
The organic apples you buy in the grocery store will soon be free of a widely used antibiotic.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 10:10 am
In Venezuela election, food is a voting
Venezuelans complain that what goes into their Sunday dinner plate comes from abroad: Steak, from Brazil; plantains, the Dominican Republic; rice, South Africa; Parmesan cheese, Uruguay; oats, Chile. Even coffee, in a country famed for it, often is Colomb
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 12:38 am
China jails 6 for selling dirty cooking oil
A Chinese court says six people have been sentenced to up to five years in prison for collecting used cooking oil and reselling it as new.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 7:53 pm
Recalled frozen food may have ended up in
Hundreds of thousands of pounds of frozen food recalled amid an E. coli scare may have been served in schools, according to the company that manufactured the items.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 2:25 pm
Trial begins over baby food lead warning
An expert witness testified Monday that average lead levels in baby foods fall below the threshold for warning labels mandated under a California reporting standard.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 1:13 am