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Pelosi Trying To Stop GOP Push To Lower Nutritional Standards For School Lunches

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.”

12/05/2014

Strawberries (credit: FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

Narsai David: Eat Your Fruits And Veggies, But Is One Better Than The Other?

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.

10/10/2014

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Marin Recycling Center Turns Food Scraps Into Clean-Burning Energy

Marin Recycling Center is taking food scraps by the tons and converting it into clean burning energy.

03/21/2014

Customers line up at a food truck. (Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages)

San Jose City Council Eases Restrictions On Food Trucks

The new ordinance makes it easier for vendors to sell fresh fruit and vegetables.

05/15/2013

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Ask A Farmer: San Francisco Summer Produce Guide

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.

CBS San Francisco–04/03/2013

Red, yellow, and orange peppers at a Whole Foods Market (AP)

Study Confirms Healthy Diet Has High Price Tag

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 […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/04/2011

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HealthWatch: New List Reveals Produce With Most Pesticides

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

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California Approves Use Of Pesticide Linked To Cancer

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010

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