Tag Archive: food

May 21 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2011

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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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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