A sanitation worker who was moved by the amount of perfectly good – but ugly-looking – fruits and vegetables getting thrown away has started a movement to get food stores to embrace the sale of the misshapen produce.
Dr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry’s interests could conflate things.
House Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is “unacceptable.”
If you eat your veggies, can you skip the fruit? We so often see the phrase: eat your fruits and vegetables. The University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter has an interesting article that makes the case for fruit.
Marin Recycling Center is taking food scraps by the tons and converting it into clean burning energy.
The new ordinance makes it easier for vendors to sell fresh fruit and vegetables.
Ryan Casey is the owner of Blue House Organic Farm, a 30-acre, certified organic farm in Pescadero. Here are five tips he has to offer for people who want to shop for local produce this year.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The results of a University of Washington study showing the healthy diet recommended under federal nutrition guidelines may be more expensive than most confirmed what many Bay Area shoppers already […]
A new guide published Monday by the Environmental Working Group, a public health advocacy organization, has released two lists detailing the amount of pesticides in fruit and vegetables.
California regulators approved a pesticide Wednesday for use by fruit and vegetable growers despite heavy opposition from environmental and farmworker groups that cited its links to cancer.