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Whole Foods Market® And Chef Ann Cooper Partner To Launch thelunchbox.org –A First-Of-Its-Kind Online Toolbox– To Support Healthier School Lunches
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-08-13

Calls for Public to Join “School Lunch Revolution” Aimed at Transforming School Menus Across United States; Partners Travel to Washington, D.C., to Raise Awareness, Seek Changes to the National School Lunch Program AUSTIN (RPRN) 8/13/2009-- Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFMI), a

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Fighting Two of Seven Deadliest Sins: Gluttony and Sloth

By Andrea Frascione, staff-writer Obesity expert Celia Kibler and Chef Jamie Cook Tackle the obesity problem Baltimore, MD (RPRN)7/13/2009 – Obesity is one of the most serious, misunderstood and misdiagnosed problems today, a direct result of our sedentary modern lifestyle. To be

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Caffeine May Fight Alzheimer's Memory Loss
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-07-10

Drinking Coffee May Combat Brain Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease By Jennifer Warner NEW YORK (RPRN) 7/10/2009--Getting your daily caffeine hit may help keep your memory sharp. A new study shows caffeine reversed memory loss in mice bred to

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Underweight and Extremely Obese Die Earlier Than People of Normal Weight, Study Finds
Portlan, Ore. (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-06-24

A little extra weight may protect people from early death --Underweight people and those who are extremely obese die earlier than people of normal weight - but those who are overweight actually live longer than people of normal weight.

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President Barack Obama Announces Tougher Food Safety Measures
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-06-04

WASHINGTON  (RPRN) 6/4/2009-– In his weekly address, President Barack Obama announced the appointments of Dr. Margaret Hamburg as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein as the Principal Deputy Commissioner, as well as the creation of

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President of Company That Illegally Imported Catfish Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Federal Prison
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-05-27

WASHINGTON (RPRN) 5/27/2009—A Virginia man has been sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for participating in a conspiracy that led to more than 10 million pounds of frozen catfish being imported from Vietnam, but fraudulently labeled and sold in

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The Seedy Underbelly of Green Cuisine

While buying green is better for the environment, farm workers are seeing red by Andrea Frascione, staff writer LOS ANGELES (RPRN) 5/27/2009-Choosing to eat green has some people seeing red! What does buying your organic produce from some Farmer’s Markets mean for

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From Farm to Fork

SAN FRANCISCO (RPRN) 5/18/2009--The first ever ‘Growing Green’ awards, sponsored by the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) took place on May 9 at San Francisco’s California Academy of Sciences. This initiative, bringing to the forefront the effects our everyday food

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Dietary Supplements Worth $1.3 Million Condemned and Forfeited to the United States Under Consent Decree
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-05-12

FDA alleged ‘Body-building’ products contained unapproved food additive, new dietary ingredient and these products will now be destroyed WASHINGTON (RPRN) 5/12/2009--The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division, today entered a consent decree that condemns and forfeits

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rBGH in Our Dairy Products Part Two : Is Our Ice Cream Safe?
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-05-01

by Lynn Hasselberger CHICAGO (RPRN) 5/01/09--This was not originally intended to be part two of my series on rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone) also known as rBST (recombinant bovine somatotropin) in Our Dairy Products. But here it is. Something that left me

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