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Creamy Potato Salad

This cool, creamy side dish is packed with potatoes, crunchy vegetables and a little bacon to honor the flavors of the traditional Ukrainian recipe olivye. This recipe is part of the 2018 Food & Nutrition cultural competency series, My Global Table. Servings: 12Serving size: ½ cup (120 grams)Prep time: 1 hourCooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients...

December 16, 2017December 16, 2017by
Dairy recalls raw milk for E. coli; best-by dates through Dec. 23
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Dairy recalls raw milk for E. coli; best-by dates through Dec. 23

Anyone who has whole, raw milk on hand from Old Silvana Creamery should not consume it, according to the dairy owner, because samples of it have tested positive for E. coli, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal illnesses. Jim Sinnema, owner, issued the recall today for the milk, which has best-by dates between Dec....

December 15, 2017December 15, 2017by
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12 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

51% of annual weight gain happens between Thanksgiving and New Years. Here are 12 scientifically-backed ways you can avoid weight gain this season from Brian Wansink, Ph.D.and the Cornell Food Lab: 1. Survey first. Do a loop around the buffet and decide what you really want to eat rather than taking a little of everything...

December 15, 2017December 15, 2017by
Springfield Smoked Fish recalls salmon after Listeria detected
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Springfield Smoked Fish recalls salmon after Listeria detected

A Massachusetts company has suspended operations and is recalling some of its pre-sliced smoked salmon because federal inspectors confirmed Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of the product. Springfield Smoked Fish of Springfield, MA, distributed an undisclosed amount of the implicated “Nova Salmon” to retailers in Rhode Island and Connecticut, according to the recall notice posted...

December 15, 2017December 15, 2017by
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A Beginner’s Guide to DICAS

As a dietetics student, preparing for DICAS, the Dietetic Internship Central Application Service, can be quite overwhelming. Whether you are feeling anxious or simply don’t know where to begin, these four tips can help you get started!  Create a Brand — and a Great Resume It is useful to think of DICAS from a marketing...

December 15, 2017December 15, 2017by
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Holiday Hacks

The holiday season is a time to come together and give thanks, but it also can be a time for anxiety. If you’re hosting a feast, use these tips to stress less and impress your guests. Carving a Turkey Use a sharp knife. A dull blade may shred meat, but a high-quality knife allows for...

December 15, 2017December 15, 2017by
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Celery: A Nutritious Culinary Staple

Wild celery is thought to be native to the Mediterranean region. Before its first culinary use, likely in France in the 1600s, celery was used medicinally in ancient Egypt, Rome and China to treat afflictions including indigestion and arthritis. In Greece and Egypt, celery leaves were used to make ornamental crowns for the winners of...

December 15, 2017December 15, 2017by
In Late Pregnancy Moderate the Intake of Powerful Anti-inflammatory Foods
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In Late Pregnancy Moderate the Intake of Powerful Anti-inflammatory Foods

The right side of the heart pumps deoxygenated blood from the body to the lungs, where it can fill up with oxygen, and then the left side of the heart pumps oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the rest of the body. So, blood travels from the body to the right side of the heart...

December 15, 2017December 15, 2017by
Dog food recalled for Salmonella; pet owners also at risk
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Dog food recalled for Salmonella; pet owners also at risk

UPDATED 8:30 p.m. EST — Darwin’s Natural Pet Products has recalled specific production lots of its Natural Selections brand Meals for Dogs after laboratory testing detected Salmonella in samples of the products. People who have handled the dog food are at risk of Salmonella infection and are advised to seek medical attention immediately if they develop symptoms...

December 14, 2017December 14, 2017by
Briefly: Baby milk not in U.S. — Salmonella up — Steam heat
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Briefly: Baby milk not in U.S. — Salmonella up — Steam heat

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. EU salmonella rates on the riseOver the past three years the European Union has experienced a 3 percent increase...

December 14, 2017December 14, 2017by