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.
The Philadelphia School District is weighing its options on whether it should opt for government beef that does not contain the filler that has come to be known as “pink slime.”
A monthly food distribution by the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Hope Mobile to registered families in North Camden is the closest many of those in line say they will get to a supermarket-like setting.
About ten people held signs criticizing animal mistreatment at Penn — not as part of research but by the conditions they live in at the labs.
Penn bioethicist Art Caplan is criticizing the federal government for not informing the the public sooner about a salmonella outbreak apparently related to ground turkey.
The USDA has revised its cooking guidelines for pork. You no longer have to cook it to 160 degrees. You can now serve it at a more medium rare temperature of 145 degrees.
There is no doubt that school lunches are quite important and for some children it might be the best meal they get each day. And that is why the school lunch program is so crucial.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack makes a statement regarding the resignation of Shirley Sherrod from her USDA post and answers questions from the media.