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Mercury, Salmonella and Nitrates, Oh My

January 30th, 2009 · 9 Comments

It’s been quite a week for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). I had planned to write about organic farming as the next installment of our Sustainable Family Supper Project, but got waylaid reading everything I could get my hands (or mouse) on about the latest high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) shocker. (Check back Monday [...]

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Tags: food for thought · food news · food politics · food safety

Support Healthy Milk for Schools

October 10th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve written before about our quest for artificial growth hormone-free milk that led us to sign up for milk delivery from our local creamery. Why hormone free? Artificial growth hormones (rBGH) have been linked to type II diabetes and cancer. While many of the major retailers have since banned rBGH milk from their shelves (kudos [...]

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Earth Week: Pantry Faves

April 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Two essential items in the FoodieTots pantry are broth and beans. My favorite broth brand is Pacific – all natural, organic, and comes in handy 1-cup individual cartons that minimize waste when you know you won’t finish a whole full-size carton within the week. I was annoyed that they didn’t have a low-sodium version of [...]

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Tags: beans · food safety · foodietot faves · ingredients