Mold In Food: Here Is What You Need To Know

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ages 7 to 11, about 140 pages each. $16.99; $6.99 in paperback. Gallery of the Week The National Zoos new giant panda cub is a sensation among the newborn animals at zoos worldwide. Latest KidsPost Stories KidsPost goes on vacation Were adding lots of photos to keep up with readers travels nearby and far away. Have you ever eaten something that made you think you were somewhere else? Maybe a piece of saltwater taffy would instantly remind you of walking along the boardwalk at the ocean. But what if food could take you somewhere you had never been? Thats what happens to the main characters in a new series of books called Recipe for Adventure. Emilia Bertolizzi, 12, and brother Alfie, 11, experience magical food that transports them to faraway places. Giada (sounds like JAH-dah) De Laurentiis, the star of two Food Network shows and author of several cookbooks, was inspired by her family most of whom work in the movie business to write the series. They told us the most fantastic stories about the places they made movies, De Laurentiis said by phone from Miami, where she was promoting the books. Those stories were often told during family gatherings that involved a lot of cooking. After becoming a mom to Jade, who is now 5, De Laurentiis said she realized there werent childrens books that combined the things she loved.

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Also, invisible bacteria can grow along with the mold. 3. Does the mold found in the Chobani yogurt pose a public health threat? Mucor circinelloides, the type of mold found in the yogurt, is commonly associated with fruits, vegetables and dairy, the FDA’s Ward says. “It has been reported to cause spoilage like swelling and bloating in yogurt,” she adds. “This mold should not pose a health risk to most consumers,” Ward says. It can act as a pathogen (an agent that causes disease) “very rarely” and “usually only for people with compromised immune systems through inhalation,” she adds. 4. What would happen if you accidentally ate mold in yogurt? “Most people will just excrete it; they won’t notice anything,” says David Heber, a professor in the UCLA Department of Medicine. “You might have some gastrointestinal upset like nausea and diarrhea, but it would be transient.” The mold would pass through the body, Heber says. “It wouldn’t take up residence unless someone has a compromised immune system,” he adds. 5.

Food Stamps For Tattoos: Parlor Owner Arrested

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The owner of the place was allegedly accepting Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards which provide food stamp benefits to low-income families from several customers as payment for body art on several occasions this month. A US Department of Agriculture investigation revealed this alleged food stamp fraud. In addition, a confidential police informant allegedly met the tattoo artist/owner five different times during which EBT card benefits were exchanged for tattoo work. According to WNCN , The informant twice sold [the owner] food stamps. During two other meetings, the informant received $600 worth of tattoo work in exchange for EBT card benefits. Police charged the owner of Ink Addiction Tattooz in Raleigh with buying or selling/distribution of food stamps and conspiracy to obtain property under false pretense. Police previously had executed a search warrant on the premises for evidence of food stamp fraud. A federal government report last month suggested that $460 million in of food stamp benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program were paid to those households whose income may have exceeded the eligibility limit. The US House of Representatives is considering a bill that would cut food stamp spending by about $4 billion a year and allow states to implement work requirements for those on public assistance and otherwise tighten eligibility standards. More people are on food stamps than ever before about 14 percent of the US population and the cost of the program has more than doubled in the past five years. The food stamp program currently costs the taxpayer about $80 billion a year. The Agriculture Department claims that it will be imposing tougher penalties on stores that traffic in food stamps and will also do more to root out individual applicant fraud.

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EDT at farmaid.org. The webcast will feature artist performances and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Farm Aid 2013, including interviews with artists, farmers and fans; demonstrations from the HOMEGROWN Village; a look at Farm Aid’s signature HOMEGROWN Concessions; and a peek backstage, showcasing what it takes to produce this major music, food and farming festival. — Willie Nelson’s SiriusXM channel 56, Willie’s Roadhouse, will air live from Farm Aid 2013, beginning at 2 p.m. EDT. SiriusXM’s Dallas Wayne will host backstage interviews and behind-the-scenes coverage of the event. — Farm Aid introduced the first-ever official festival app earlier this month. The app is available for iPhone and Android devices. It allows users to view the entire Farm Aid 2013 schedule, and add artists, workshops, and artist briefings to make their own personal schedule for the day. Users can find out where they’re going with the festival map, check out the HOMEGROWN food and drink offerings, read about the interactive exhibits in the HOMEGROWN Village, and learn about our Farmer Heroes. Users can even take and post photos, tweet and share their Farm Aid experience with their friends. — Farm Aid’s #Road2FarmAid social media campaign is off and running on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Social media users are including the #Road2FarmAid tag on social media posts to connect with people who are celebrating family farm agriculture and growing the Good Food Movement. The #Road2FarmAid is a journey that doesn’t end on Sept. 21; it tells the stories of all of the different people working toward a greater vision for our farm and food system. Farm Aid 2013 is sponsored by Chipotle Mexican Grill, Amy’s Kitchen, Farm Family Insurance, Horizon Organic, American Harvest, Rudi’s Organic Bakery, Organic Valley Coop, Applegate, Greener Fields Together, Ecoscraps, PLOTSAVER, Taste NY and Dean’s Beans.

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