Tag Archive: food

Apr 29

Professional Food Manager Certification slated

Statistics indicate that food borne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a food borne illness. If under the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) jurisdiction each food establishment is required …

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May 28

Turnip greens reign supreme

Tradition returns to Easton this weekend for the 2012 Turnip Green Festival. The party starts Friday night with a street dance after sunset in the city’s downtown streets. On Saturday, the festival offers several annual attractions, such as a car and bike show, softball, basketball and domino tournaments, live entertainment including a Karaoke talent show …

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May 22

Meals for the summer

During the school year, many children receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs. What happens when school lets out? Hunger is one of the most severe roadblocks to the learning process. Lack of nutrition during the summer months may set up a cycle for poor performance …

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May 21

Feeding obesity

The “Heart Attack Grill” takes pride in food that’s deep-fried. By Jim Hightower Attention foodies: There’s a new craze in Cuisine World, and it’s going 180 degrees in the opposite direction from the much-publicized healthy-eating movement. It has nothing to do with dressing locally sourced beets and arugula with artisan balsamic vinegar. We’re talking a …

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May 01

AlleyFest: Real East Texas Fun looms

lleyFest, is organized by Longview Main Street is slated May 11-13. The date is approximately one month earlier than the annual June time with hopes for cooler temperatures. AlleyFest features music, Alley run, arts, kids fest, delectable food, fun and more. For more information visit  www.AlleyFest.org or call 903-237-4000.

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Mar 20

The role of vitamins

By Caty Millburg, Nutrition Expert We are all aware that we need vitamins in order to maintain a healthy body, but what are vitamins and where can we get them in our food?  Vitamins are natural chemical structures found in a wide array of food that help the body perform normal metabolic functions such as …

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Feb 21

Uncover the mystery of product dating

By Mary Hunt Pop quiz: You pull a chicken from the fridge to fix for dinner and notice that yesterday was the “Sell By” date. You should: a. Throw it away. b. Cook it to an internal temperature of 195F. minimum to kill the salmonella. c. Relax. FDA regulations required this chicken be sold before …

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Nov 01

The skinny on farm subsidies and obesity

To make real, lasting improvements in our food system, we have to get to the root of the problem. By Wenonah Hauter and Carmen Rita Nevarez Obesity has reached epic proportions in the United States and its price tag is soaring. With one-third of adults and more than 12 million children and adolescents obese, the …

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