|It’s a scrambled egg scene|
Portland Press Herald - 3/11/2009.By Meredith Goad – Choosing a dozen eggs at the grocery store these days is as complicated as picking a health insurance plan. There are so many labels, with so many different options. Who knows what they all mean?
|Schools to keep bugs at bay a safer way|
Organic Consumers - 3/11/2009.By Crystal Gammon, Environmental Health News – A new EPA plan would cut school pesticide use by 70 percent or more, but some say children and teachers should be protected by mandates, not voluntary guidelines.
|Bring local produce and the customers will come|
Organic Consumers - 3/11/2009.By Carol Sonenklar, Green Right Now – If people who ran the highest risk of obesity and Type 2 diabetes were offered more fruits and vegetables to offset or prevent these health risks, would they eat them? Resoundingly, yes.
|Michell Obama's Agenda Includes Healthful Eating|
The New York Times - 3/11/2009.THE television cameras were rolling, the journalists were scribbling and the first lady, Michelle Obama, was standing in a soup kitchen rhapsodizing about steamed broccoli. And homemade mushroom risotto. And freshly baked apple-carrot muffins.
Mrs. Obama was praising the menu last week at Miriam’s Kitchen, a nonprofit drop-in center serving this city’s homeless. And she seized the moment to urge Americans to provide fresh, unprocessed and locally grown foods to their families and to the neediest in their communities.