Peanut Butter – 10 Things to Know

Peanut Butter – 10 Things to Know

November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month, so here are some interesting facts to celebrate. 1. Americans consume close to 800 million pounds of peanut butter annually, about three pounds for every man, woman and child! 2. Despite their name, … Continue reading

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Controversy Over Childhood Obesity Ads in Georgia

Controversy Over Childhood Obesity Ads in Georgia

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a not-for-profit healthcare organization, has published a website and ads depicting obese children and their struggles. The goal is to empower Georgians to reverse their childhood obesity trends by providing tools and support for families and … Continue reading

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Leggo My (Listeria-laden) Eggo

Leggo My (Listeria-laden) Eggo

The FDA is not pleased with Kellogg’s waffle manufacturing plant in Georgia. The federal authority sent the company a warning letter. Kellogg’s is reprimanded for the poor sanitary conditions at the factory, and requested to clean up its act. From … Continue reading

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Food & Nutrition 2000-2009: A Brief Recap

Food & Nutrition 2000-2009: A Brief Recap

The first decade of the millennium brought both good and bad developments in the food and nutrition space. Mostly, this decade was a wake up call for many families and individuals that they cannot blindly trust government and market powers … Continue reading

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Obama On Peanut Butter Fiasco: FDA Needs Revamping

Obama On Peanut Butter Fiasco: FDA Needs Revamping

It’s a good thing the President’s daughter is a big peanut butter fan. In a TV interview with NBC, Barack Obama addressed the current Salmonella outbreak: Obama said the agency’s failure to recognize and intercept the products was only the … Continue reading

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10 Peanut Butter Facts

10 Peanut Butter Facts

Image via Wikipedia You’ve probably heard about the most recent Salmonella outbreak. The culprit this time seems to be a batch of infected peanut butter, of all things. In his blog, Bill Marler deduces that the most probable cause is … Continue reading

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