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Briefly: Prison brew — Disease detecting — Deadly delicacy
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Briefly: Prison brew — Disease detecting — Deadly delicacy

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current headlines for your consumption, brought to you today with the support of Alchemy Systems. Poison prison brew has high priceA botulism outbreak in a Utah prison cost local taxpayers at least $500,000 after inmates...

January 16, 2018January 16, 2018by
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Add Herbs and Spice to Baby Food

From vegetables wrapped in nori seaweed sheets in Korea to spiced curries in India to whale blubber in Alaska, children around the world eat a variety of textures and flavors. But historically, parents in the United States feed babies bland foods such as infant grain cereals and plain vegetable purees. While there’s nothing inherently “wrong”...

January 16, 2018January 16, 2018by
Dozens of brands of ice cream bars now on recall for Listeria
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Dozens of brands of ice cream bars now on recall for Listeria

A Listeria-related ice cream bar recall that started Jan. 5 with less than 400 cases of frozen treats now includes additional flavors and brands, totaling close to 29,000 cases sent to more than 35 retail chains across the country. No illnesses have been confirmed in connection with the ice cream products. However finished samples tested...

January 15, 2018January 15, 2018by
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Healthful Foods From Around the Globe

Many Americans think of a healthy diet as an elimination of certain foods. Cultures from around the world, though, have an approach that seeks to incorporate protective foods. In every corner of the globe the common theme for healthful nutrition includes having a plant-centered eating pattern in which the produce is local, in-season, fresh and...

January 13, 2018January 13, 2018by
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Alzheimer’s ‘Looks Like Me, It Looks Like You’

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). More Stories To Republish SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Until last year, Jackie Coleman was a disability rights lawyer — a good one, too. “I was an excellent attorney,” recalled the 63-year-old Rancho Cordova, Calif., resident who loved her job and was proud of the work...

January 13, 2018January 13, 2018by
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Hospital Honchos Hone New Message In Wake Of Opioid Crisis: Expect Pain

Doctors at some of the largest U.S. hospital chains admit they went overboard with opioids to make people as pain-free as possible, and now they shoulder part of the blame for the nation’s opioid crisis. In an effort to be part of the cure, they’ve begun to issue an uncomfortable warning to patients: You’re going...

January 13, 2018January 13, 2018by
Best Foods for COPD and Peripheral Artery Disease
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Best Foods for COPD and Peripheral Artery Disease

It’s great we can improve athletic performance by eating a few beets, but so what if you run 5% faster? It can be a fun experiment to eat a can of beets and maybe shave a minute off your 5k time, but there are people who could really benefit from a more efficient use of...

January 13, 2018January 13, 2018by
What Do the Longest Living People Eat?
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What Do the Longest Living People Eat?

The dietary guidelines recommend that we choose meals or snacks that are high in nutrients but lower in calories to reduce the risk of chronic disease. By this measure, the healthiest foods on the planet—that is, the most nutrient dense—are vegetables, which contain the most nutrient bang for our caloric buck. What would happen if...

January 13, 2018January 13, 2018by
TIP OF THE DAY: Quinoa, A Complete Protein, & Quinoa Pasta
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TIP OF THE DAY: Quinoa, A Complete Protein, & Quinoa Pasta

[1] White quinoa seeds (photo Methyl Soy | Wikipedia). [2] Red quinoa fried rice topped with an egg, at P.F. Chang’s. [3] Quinoa tabbouheh, at Andina Restaurant | Portland (photo by Eric Cable). [4] Harvesting red quinoa: back-breaking work (photo courtesy Tru Roots). [5] Three styles of quinoa pasta from Pereg Gourmet.   For more...

January 13, 2018January 13, 2018by