Treat High Blood Pressure with Grandma’s Penicillin

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Jeff Corwin to Join the Food Network

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Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-04-12

Uploading pictures from dinner at Soma on Fillmore in San Francisco https://friendseat.com/re..

First Lady Plants First Seedlings

The First Lady planted the first seedlings in the first garden on the south lawn of the Whit..

Here’s the Skinny on our Brown Fat

Image via Wikipedia First, we had to unravel and understand the differences between good and ..

Test Tube Meat — A Mockery of Nature

Image via Wikipedia The idea of creating meat from a test tube by men in white lab coats didn..

Your Baby Drinks Rocket Fuel — Courtesy Of The EPA

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Power to the Peeps!

Look what's reblooming this #Easter season. #PEEPS #SugarFree Chicks are back! Enjoy them to..

The Mysteries Surrounding Cooked vs. Raw Food

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Easter Food Prices Up, Consumers Cutting Back

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="The Price of Organic Easter Eggs up 50%..

Artichokes: Good For The Eyes

Artichokes in the wild. Award Winning Cookbook author, Martha Rose Shulman, points to the..

Food and Music: Double Your Pleasure

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Radio Ad Mocks Red Meat Study

The Washington, D.C. based Center for Consumer Freedom has released a new radio commercial in..

Fresh Broccoli Sprouts May Reduce Stomach Cancer Risk

Image via Wikipedia Yet another study has surfaced illustrating the benefits of including veg..

Recession is Good for your Health

Data collected during various research studies indicate that the current economic recession ..

Setton Pistachio Recall Expands To All Nuts Harvested 2008

Setton Pistachio, one of the largest pistachio processors in the nation, expanded its recal..

Raise Some Dough – Create Bread Art!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="202" caption="Ted Allen"][/caption] Here is an oppo..

Is U.S. Govt X-Rayed Food Hazardous?

Soon to be irradiated? Years ago I remember thinking our shift from an agricultural based soc..

Memories Wanted for Culinary History Project

Image by Jeff Kubina via Flickr Memories wanted!  Either yours or those of your relatives..

Interactive ‘Smart’ Food Coming To A Supermarket Near You

Our entire food chain has been altered beyond recognition. Thanks to genetically modified se..

Interactive ‘Smart’ Food Coming To A Supermarket Near You

Our entire food chain has been altered beyond recognition. Thanks to genetically modified se..

FriendsEAT Blog Commment Contest

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Mafia Pulls Phony Champagne Job Across Europe

Anyone with an eye for detail and French culture would have noticed the spelling errors and ..

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-04-05

New Recipe: Turnip turnovers Recipe http://tinyurl.com/c2phqc # New Recipe: Lemon coconut ma..

You’re Wrong! Nutrition Myths DeBunked

Here's a video of Rick Hall, an ASU nutritionist, appearing on FOX in Phoenix, AZ. Referencing..

Naked Chef Cooks for World Leaders

Cover of The Naked Chef "Naked Chef"Jamie Oliver prepared dinner for the leaders of the G2..

Food, Lies, Monsanto — And The Food Safety Working Group

You've no doubt heard the term "Shadow Government". The term implies a sinister and powerful..

One in Ten Americans On Food Stamps

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Dietitian Throws Ball Park Burger a Curve

We kill our fans! A four-pound, gut-busting burger, consisting of five beef patties, five sli..

Shareholders Force McDonald’s Towards “Pesticide Free” French Fries

Image by food_in_mouth via Flickr Two large shareholder groups withdrew a proposal that wo..

Watching Suzy’s Garden Grow

This is the first in a series of occasional postings that will document my attempt at growing a..

GM Contamination Risk in Organic Food

Modifed food.  Nothing is that yellow and red. In March of last year, Michael Funk, CEO of U..

Red Meat in the Hot Seat

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Green Thumbs Up for White House Garden

Image via Wikipedia Who would have thought a little photo op would stir up so much dirt? Wh..

All Our Fish Are On Prozac

Image by meophamman via Flickr Researchers have detected pharmaceuticals and personal care..

Uncle Sam Provides Cheap Meal Ideas

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Cooked Or Raw: Surprise Health Finding in Veggie Report

I was always under the impression raw vegetables had more nutritive value than cooked vegetable..

Pistachio Products from California contaminated with Salmonella

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More on the Pistachios’ Recall

Is it Kraft or the FDA's responsiblity to make our food safe? As reported the second-largest ..

Act Now to Eat Local Later

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Update: Pay What You Want Arrives in Arlington, Texas

How much is this meal worth to you? Another restaurant has made national news with its "Pay W..

The New Padma Burger

For those of you that joined the discussion "Padma Lakshmi- Crock or Cross-Over?" I wanted to m..

Organic Fraud Runs Rampant

Marketing at its Finest? Sales of organic food have grown from one billion to over twenty bil..

Is Divorce in the FDA’s Future?

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Legal Food Frenzy Kicks Off in Virginia

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China’s Food Policies: A Nightmare on Elm Street

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The FDA â” Without a Trace

Someone has made a point of publicly lambasting food companies for not keeping records of th..

Is Divorce in the FDA’s Future?

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China’s Food Policies: A Nightmare on Elm Street

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="1.3 percent of all imported fish, fruit..

Weekly Twitter Updates for 2009-03-29

New Recipe: Green bean and prosciutto wraps Recipe http://tinyurl.com/ce4xnh # Weekly Twitte..