Could the recent economic downturn improve our health? Certainly not from a standpoint of stress, but it did cause Americans to eat less overall, at least according to the USDA.
The USDA has guidelines on what the labels on the poultry you’re buying mean and they are important. Some terms you’ll see on the label sound good but mean nothing.
Representatives from the White House and the U.S.D.A. were in North Philadelphia on Tuesday visiting one of more than 450 Archdiocesan summer meals sites for kids.
On Friday, The USDA gave a slaughter house in New Mexico permission to begin exporting horse meat, but it’s still illegal to sell as food in the US.
The program is available for any child or teen in Philadelphia up to age 18.
When you see the word “organic” on a food label, what it means and what it says to you are apparently two different things.
What’s the difference between a sell by date, a best if used by date, and a use by date?
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
“It’s all in the messaging,” says Sandy Sherman, director of nutrition education for the Philadelphia-based Food Trust.
Chris talks to Senator Pat Toomey on the Senate vote to extend some of the Bush Tax Cuts, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece on the opening of the Olympics and Michael Vick sell his new line of clothes, and to City Councilman Jim Kenney on his proposed resolution to condemn Chick-Fil-A.
Produce prices in our area have been stable this summer and should remain stable until locally grown produce is gone.
A new study revealed that a child that was born during 2011 will cost about $234,900 to raise.
You’re buying the same foods at the supermarket each week, but have you noticed that your grocery bill is growing? Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you, the culprit is food inflation.
“That’s not to say we won’t still see pizza. But you’ll see a whole-grain crust. You’ll see low-fat cheese. You’ll see low-sodium tomato sauce. You’ll see a salad alongside of that pizza,” USDA undersecretary Audrey Rowe says.