Tag Archive: food

Oct 06 2011

Multicultural Festival scheduled

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Race Relations Committee will host the 5th annual Multicultural Festival on Saturday, October 22, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Maude Cobb Convention Center, 100 Grand Blvd. The event promises to be rich with cultural entertainment, exhibits, merchant booths and an array of multicultural cuisine …

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Aug 16 2011

Truckers play a key food safety role

By Amanda Hitt Food safety is running afoul in Springdale — in more ways than one. First, meat and grain agribusiness giant Cargill Inc. recalled 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a salmonella outbreak and temporarily shut its turkey processing plant in the Arkansas city in early August. Then, a Tyson Foods driver …

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Jun 21 2011

End hunger in Texas

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner The fight to end hunger in the Lone Star State begins in our homes and communities, which is why I’m proud to partner with NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders and leaders across the state who have accepted my annual Mayors Challenge. This important collaborative initiative, which is being …

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Jun 15 2011

Pricery groceries

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner It’s no secret rising food prices are hitting consumers hard in the pocketbook. The USDA has estimated that food prices will increase by 3 to 4 percent during 2011. In fact, a recent survey commissioned by the Food Research and Action Center and Tyson Foods found that one in …

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Apr 14 2011

TOPS lists overestimated eateries

It appears that all “healthy” restaurant cuisine is not.  There are ways to guard against being mislead while dining out. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Club nutritional expert Beth LaCoste is part of a nonprofit organization advocating improved public health through the shedding of excess poundage.  She recommends asking servers how food is prepared, and …

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Mar 24 2011

Shop smarter and be healthy: TOPS helps decipher food marketing gimmicks

Supermarket shelves abound with “value-added” foods, offering innovative twists on traditional products. Cereals that make you lose weight, yogurt that eases digestion, and chocolate calcium chews that replace milk – the options can seem endless and overwhelming. The difficulty with value-added foods is that, much of the time, they actually aren’t all that valuable, according …

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