Have you ever wondered what chemicals are lurking in your food? Which pesticides are on your apples? Whether there’s arsenic in your rice? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has.
Posts Tagged: Food
USDA has a secret superhero identity that many people don’t know about: a powerhouse of research scientists.
Research has shown that foods have a direct impact on how we feel, how we handle situations, and, yes, even our memory.
The workplace can be stressful, and we don’t want holiday celebrations to cause more stress, so just think before you bring in your life-size Santa to share with your colleagues, and make sure your colleagues know how much they are appreciated.
Gummy bears, double-stuffed Oreos, birthday cake, buffalo wings, chocolate chip cookies from Costco, Taco Bell and homemade fudge – yes please! No I’m sorry, I actually meant to say no thank you (but in my heart I still meant yes). These are just a few of the goodies I’ve encountered on a regular basis atRead… Read more »
I have an accounting degree and a (dusty) nutrition degree, and sometimes it’s more fun to talk about food instead of financial statements! In order to achieve optimal performance at your job, you want to ensure you are properly fueling your body. A healthy diet can lower the risk of many chronic diseases, elevate mood,Read… Read more »
The Pope County Library System has a population of around 69,000 people. PCLS four branches cover a mostly rural area, with a small urban, college town. In an effort to enhance the lives of all of the residents of Pope County, Arkansas, the library system works and plans programming and events to provide the mostRead… Read more »
This is my twice yearly public service blog about Restaurant Week in DC (August 11-17). Do you take advantage of this? Restaurant Week takes place twice a year, once in the frigid cold of the post-holidays and then again in the dog days of August. Times when diners are likely to be few. For allRead… Read more »
This is my twice yearly public service blog about Restaurant Week in DC (January 13-19). Do you take advantage of this? Restaurant Week takes place twice a year, once in the frigid cold of the post-holidays and then again in the dog days of August. Times when diners are likely to be few. For allRead… Read more »
The U.S. government shutdown could interrupt some of the country’s services such as disease detection and prevention, healthcare, food safety, emergency response and compliance activities, according to a report by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy. Lisa Schnirring and Robert Roos write public health and food safety agencies have warnedRead… Read more »