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Update on current recall of foods and snacks over Listeria fears

The list of companies and brands included in the two current recalls over contamination with Listeria monocytogenes is growing by leaps and bounds.

Green Thumbs Up: Selling the visually unappealing to the public

Emeryville - The produce aisles in most grocery stores are filled with symmetrical rows of pears, apples, squash and lettuce heads, all displayed to make the most of their perfection. But what happens to the nearly six billion pounds of produce that aren't perfect?

Better enforcement of FDA food-safety guidelines needed

Nutritional experts and the American public both agree on the importance and value of fresh fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. Along with this perception, there has been a significant increase in the production of these healthy products.

Russia issues ban on Polish fruit and vegetables

Moscow - Tensions continue to mount between politicians in Moscow and those across the Western world regarding the nearly five month-old Crimean Crisis.

Review: Holm — Salads and fruit juice combinations for health buffs Special

Santiago - Among the recent additions to the restaurant scene in Santiago is 'Holm', a Salad and Juice Bar serving creative combinations of fruits and vegetables at reasonable prices, which has become one of the best vegetarian options in the Chilean capital.

Don't worry - eat: Study shows fruits and veggies make you happy

A New Zealand study published this week in the British Journal of Health Psychology reports eating certain foods could elevate your mood. The study found that participants were happier, calmer and had greater energy on days they ate fruits and veggies.

Florence restaurant lets patrons pay for food with fresh produce

Florence - What if the next time you chose to dine out, you could leave your wallet behind at home? A new restaurant set to open in Florence, Italy, is about to make the prospect a reality, allowing patrons to pay for their meals with fresh produce, in lieu of cash.

New way to quit smoking: Eat your fruits and veggies

If you’re having trouble kicking the tobacco habit, you might want to consider boosting your intake of fruits and vegetables. Researchers aren't sure why, but eating more fruits and veggies helps people quit smoking.

Study: Just 3 weeks of eating fruit and veg gives 'healthy glow'

Strathkinness - Research scientists at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have claimed that just three weeks of eating fruit and vegetables will improve skin tone and radiate a "healthy glow."

Op-Ed: Parents should do more to get kids to eat more fruits, vegetables Special

Statistics Canada reported that only 43 per cent of Canadians over 12 years old ate fruits and vegetables more than five times daily in 2010. This is down from 46 per cent the year before, the lowest number in the last decade.

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Holm s “make-your-own salad”: Curried potatoes  broccoli  green beans  spinach and home-made bre...
Holm's “make-your-own salad”: Curried potatoes, broccoli, green beans, spinach and home-made bread.
Isidora Morales
Holm s “make-your-own salad”: tomatoes  olives  cauliflower  pasta  green beans  and home-made b...
Holm's “make-your-own salad”: tomatoes, olives, cauliflower, pasta, green beans, and home-made bread.
Isidora Morales
Naturally-occurring methanol is found in many of the fruits and vegetables we consume.
Naturally-occurring methanol is found in many of the fruits and vegetables we consume.
Ned Raggett
A section of Holm s Salad Bar: Green leafy veggies  cauliflower  pasta  asparagus  peas and potatoes...
A section of Holm's Salad Bar: Green leafy veggies, cauliflower, pasta, asparagus, peas and potatoes...
Isidora Morales

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