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England's salt-reduction campaign saved lives, researchers say

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A 15% reduction in salt consumption was likely “an important contributor” to a 40% reduction in stroke and heart disease deaths in the last decade in England, researchers said Monday.

Stand Up for Safe Food and Safe Workplaces

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Soon, a new certification system will assure that American farms meet rigorous safety standards and treat their workerswith the same great care they give to the fruits and vegetables they grow s...

Boca Raton, Florida Goes Vegetarian on Mondays

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The sunny city’s elderly population will benefit from its new Meatless Monday program.

Warning: Sugary drink warning labels advance in Senate

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A California Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday to mandate warning labels on sweetened drinks that contain at least 50 calories per cup. Which invites the question: Who reads drink labels?

Subway: No more "yoga mat" chemical in our bread by next week

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As of next week, the sandwich chain says it will have eliminated the chemical azodicarbonamide from itsdough

After Being Called Out Publicly, Joe’s Crab Shack Says It Should Be 100% Trans Fat-Free This Summer

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Yesterday, restaurant chain Joe's Crab Shack was called out by the Center for Science in the Public Interest for continuing to use margarine with a high level of trans fat, in spite of claims made ...

CSPI says Joe's Crab Shack uses trans fats despite pledge not to

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Artificial trans fat still lurks in our food, at least at the Joe’s Crab Shack chain, according to a health watchdog group.

Join Me Tomorrow for a Tweet Chat on School Wellness Policies!

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Houston ISD's School Health Advisory Council (SHAC), of which I'm a member, has been working hard all year to craft a new wellness policy for our district.Given that I'm in the thick of the proce...


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In theaters May 9. This is the movie the food industry doesn't want you to see. FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight ...

10 Food Hacks for Workplace Wellness (PHOTOS)

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We hope to use this toolkit to convince HR directors, caterers, hotel chains, event planners, and some of our gracious bosses that it's easy to put together a satisfying and delicious meal or snack that won't undermine the health of their employees a...

Joe's Crab Shack uses 'lots' of trans fats, despite claim, health group says

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Joe’s Crab Shack advertises that it uses "zero trans fat oil,” but the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) said Wednesday...

Supply And Demand: Changing The Economics of Antibiotic-free Meat

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Using the drugs solely to treat illnesses -- and not to aid production -- is a special practice, but it should not be. Rather, it must be standard....

Sexton's "Green Bean Queen" Builds a Healthier School

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Watch a wacky cafeteria manager and no-nonsense physical education (PE) teacher join together to transform John M. Sexton Elementary School into a healthy pl...

Walmart Enters The Organic Food Fight With New Affordable Product Line

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Organic food is getting a bit of a makeover. Retail giant Walmart is joining forces with a one-time organic food powerhouse to offer the increasingly popular fare at more affordable prices for cons...

Food Marketing in Schools on Pinterest

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Reading, writing and a candy ad?