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Organic Foods

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  • EatingWell: Do you know what it means to buy organic?

    When it comes to buying organic, questions abound. Here are some answers: 1. What is organic? Does organic mean no genetically modified organisms (GMO)? The definition of "organic," according to the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA), is that animal...
  • Potbelly IPO: Shares up as much as 141% in $105-million debut

    Investors keep gobbling up food IPOs, with Potbelly Corp. surging as much as 141% in its market debut Friday, even after pricing above expectations. In its $105-million initial public offering, the Chicago sandwich chain and its shareholders sold 7.5...
  • Taking charge of your health

    Top 5 tips to help you become proactive in your health care. We rely on doctors and other providers to diagnose and treat medical conditions, but the most important person in your health care is you. "Being proactive in your health care empowers you,"...
  • EATINGWELL: Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    This rich, chocolaty Southern favorite has its own culinary mythology: a couple at the Waldorf-Astoria, a shared slice of bright red chocolate cake, a request for the recipe, and the surprise of later finding a $100 charge on their room bill. Maybe all...
  • Culinary Hall of Fame past inductees

    2013 Chris Christini, Christini's Orlando: Hidden in a sea of neon and traffic, Christini's is among the elders of Restaurant Row and still among the top tier of go-to restaurants for special occasions. Yoshie Cabral, retired sushi chef at Disney's...
  • From the FDA, a mixed bag of food labels

    From the FDA, a mixed bag of food labels
    The U.S. Food and Drug administration broke new ground in consumer protection when it required, more than 20 years ago, the now-familiar nutrition labels on virtually every bit of packaged food. Now, the labels are being revamped — in ways that have...
  • Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential

    Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential
    The 17-year-old high school senior lives in a neighborhood south of downtown where crime is still high, police sirens are ever-present, and fast-food joints line the block. She rarely leaves the area, never once having been to the beach with her family....
  • Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine

    Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine
    There is a vending machine at a Mobil gas station in West Hollywood that sells sustainable burritos. Next to the racks of shiny bags of chips and candy, just inside the sliding door, there's a large orange Burrito Box with a touch screen.  It's like a...
  • Eat globally, buy locally

    Eat globally, buy locally
    This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries. Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
  • Hopkins University commits to local, organic food

    Hopkins University commits to local, organic food
    The Johns Hopkins University has swapped traditional dining hall fare this year with new offerings: 25 varieties of apples from a farm in Pennsylvania, greens grown less than three miles away in Baltimore and gourmet beef from a cattle breeder in Monkton....
  • Should I be feeding my toddler organic foods?

     
    Q: Many of my friends are feeding their toddlers only foods that are labeled “organic” or “whole.” These foods are very expensive, and I wonder if they are worth the additional cost. I don't feed my 2-year-old son junk foods and...