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  • Is organic chicken worth the price?

    Is organic chicken worth the price?
    Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it. To officially be called "organic," the animal must be fed organic food (grown with no pesticides), receive no...
  • Jeanne Nolan, organic gardener

    Jeanne Nolan, organic gardener
    Jeanne Nolan still remembers when the light bulb went on. She was a Winnetka teenager trying to find her purpose and "really into the environment," Nolan says, "when nobody was talking about being 'green.' But I thought, 'Doesn't anyone on the North Shore...
  • Is 'raw' right for you?

    When food is still alive, you feel alive. "Cooked foods are grayer," says Wendy Landiak, the owner of Shankara Vegan Restaurant in south Bethlehem. "The more vibrant the food is the better it is for you." Landiak believes in harnessing the power of...
  • Harford farms embrace sustainable agriculture without the 'organic' label

    Harford farms embrace sustainable agriculture without the 'organic' label
    Gone are the days when factory-produced food went unquestioned. In the age of GMOs and climate change theories, a growing number of consumers are demanding to know how their food gets from the ground to their dinner plates, and local farmers are ready...
  • UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research

    UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research
    The University of California system is launching an effort to expand and focus research to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change. UC President Janet Napolitano, in comments to be delivered Tuesday...
  • University of California launches effort to reduce world hunger

    University of California launches effort to reduce world hunger
     The University of California system is launching an effort to expand research and outreach to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change, officials announced Tuesday. UC President Janet Napolitano said the...
  • Danger sign: The Supreme Court has already expanded Hobby Lobby decision

    The Supreme Court wasted no time in delivering a message to anyone who thought its Hobby Lobby ruling was limited to religious objections to coverage of purported abortion methods: You're wrong. The day after handing down the Hobby Lobby decision on...
  • Leesburg commissioner won't be charged in fatal motorcycle crash

    Leesburg commissioner won't be charged in fatal motorcycle crash
    Leesburg City Commissioner Jay Hurley won't face criminal charges in an accident that killed a motorcyclist during Bikefest in April, the State Attorney's Office announced today. Steve Tuttle, 46, of Leesburg died when Hurley made a sharp right turn...
  • Consumer Reports: 'Natural' foods with a catch

    You see the word "natural" on a food label, and you assume it means that there's nothing artificial in it, right? So you figure that it must be healthier for you. Maybe, but maybe not, warns ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer...
  • Sweat off the pounds at Hot Yoga Hut

    If the summer hasn't brought enough heat for you, consider stopping by the Lehigh Valley's newest yoga studio, Hot Yoga Hut. The Bethlehem business, which held a grand opening July 13 at 2108 Union Blvd. (in Lehigh Shopping Center), offers yoga...
  • Trader Joe's, Whole Foods nut butters recalled for risk of salmonella

    Trader Joe's, Whole Foods nut butters recalled for risk of salmonella
    Some almond butters sold at Trader Joe's and Whole Foods stores are being recalled due to possible contamination with salmonella. The almond butters are part of a larger nut butter recall also involving peanut butters, according to the U.S. Food and...