Archive for the 'Safety' Category

May 05 2014

Why I like Bob’s Red Mill Whey Protein Powder

Whey protein powder is an easy way to boost protein in the morning: Read Redesigning Breakfast. A July 2010 article Alert: Protein drinks You don’t need the extra protein or the heavy metals our tests found in Consumer Reports revealed “Some protein drinks can even pose health risks, including exposure to potentially harmful heavy metals, [...]

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Sep 18 2013

How to Minimize exposure to Antibiotics in Meat

  The recent report  from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention underscores that drug-resistant hazards in the nation’s food supply pose a serious threat to public health. The report has generated an interest in reducing antibiotic ingestion in meat. In the United States, 74% of antibiotics considered critically or highly important by the World Health [...]

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Nov 15 2012

Arsenic in Rice- What is a Parent or Grandparent to do?

Published by under Family Meals,Health,Safety

  Two reports released in September, one from the government and one from Consumer Reports, found the arsenic content in rice to be high enough to cause health problems. This is particularly a concern for young children, as rice is a common first food for infants. How rice is cooked, and how often it is served [...]

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Dec 18 2011

Eight Gifts for Young Cooks

It takes time to teach safe and proper cooking, but if your child is interested and enjoys the process you are spending true “quality time” together and participating in a parent -child tradition that once made children feel “important” in the family. Here are some of the items that make good gifts for any new [...]

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Jun 14 2011

Four Steps to Reduce Food Poisoning

Published by under Safety

A recent outbreak in Europe of deaths linked to raw vegetables is cause for concern. The risk of illness due to food contaminated with harmful bacteria is not new. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released estimates that there are around 48 millioncases of  foodborne illness each year in the U.S. That [...]

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