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How to Tell Whether Expired Food Is Safe to Eat

Every day the average American throws out nearly a pound of food, according to a recent study from the Department of Agriculture. There are plenty of reasons why good, usable food gets tossed—picky kids, overstocked pantries, or even leftovers that sit in refrigerators too long. But another major factor is the misconception about what all of […]

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Plant-Based Food Sales Grow 20 Percent

SAN FRANCISCO, CA July 30, 2018 Today, the Plant Based Foods Association, a trade association representing 114 of the nation’s leading plant- based food companies, released new data showing robust sales in the plant-based foods industry with dollar sales growth of 20% over the last year and sales topping $3.3 billion. “The plant-based foods industry […]

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Parasite risk in wraps, salads spurs warning; romaine blamed

Federal officials issued a public health alert Monday night warning people to watch for signs of parasitic infections if they have eaten any of more than two dozen varieties of wraps and salads sold nationwide by retailers including Kroger and Trader Joe’s. The distributor of the ready-to-eat products said lettuce supplied by Fresh Express is […]

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Phoenix repurposes palm fronds into feed for livestock

Tayler Brown Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 Phoenix repurposes palm fronds into feed for livestock PHOENIX – Phoenix is working with a California company to turn fronds into cattle feed, reducing landfill trash. The partnership with Palm Silage Inc. will divert 34,000 tons of palm trimmings annually from city landfills. Read more from the source: Phoenix […]

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What Is the Difference Between Peaches and Nectarines?

You probably read this headline and are feeling pretty sure you know the answer to the titular question. It’s fuzz, right? That’s the difference. Well, essentially yes. Peaches are just furry, unshaven versions of nectarines. But these two summery fruits actually share a gene variant which accounts for why they’re so similar (as well as […]

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10 of the Most Bizarre Fruit Hybrids

The story of “Frankenstein” is a cautionary tale of the mishaps that can occur when you mess with biology and try to combine things that weren’t intended to be. That being said, not all “unnatural” pairings are that ill-fated. As the following 10 bizarre fruit hybrids prove, unexpected pairings may result in some goofy names, […]

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Frozen Treats You Can Enjoy with Your Dog This Summer

While every season holds different charms for dog owners (even brutal winter walks give way to magic moments with doggos frolicking in the snow!), there’s nothing quite like lazy summer days with your furry friend. It’s the season of restaurant patios, front stoop sittin’, and beach outings, all rife with opportunities to bring along your […]

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Seafish, Big Prawn collaboration boosts chefs’ interest in seafood

Seafish, Big Prawn collaboration boosts chefs’ interest in seafood SeafoodSource (blog) Full coverage Source: Seafish, Big Prawn collaboration boosts chefs’ interest in seafood

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Food Safety Matters Podcast Interviews Recognized Food Safety Expert Kathy Gombas

Food Safety Matters Podcast Interviews Recognized Food Safety Expert Kathy Gombas Food Safety Magazine Full coverage Source: Food Safety Matters Podcast Interviews Recognized Food Safety Expert Kathy Gombas

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