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Kraft Dims That Mac And Cheese Artificially Orange Glow

Kraft Dims That Mac And Cheese Artificially Orange Glow

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kraft will produce mac and cheese without artificial dyes, the food processing giant says. But the change affects only a line marketed specifically for children. Aficionados will still be able to purchase the luridly orange “original” version. A Change.org petition had asked Kraft to remove dyes from all mac and cheese products.

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Raising Kids Gluten-Free in an “Eat your Wheaties” Culture

Raising Kids Gluten-Free in an “Eat your Wheaties” Culture

| October 21, 2013 | 3 Comments

In a culture where we have been told for decades to “eat your Wheaties” raising children gluten-free requires a new paradigm.

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Frighteningly Easy Halloween Bentos: Tips and Tricks for Healthy Treats

Frighteningly Easy Halloween Bentos: Tips and Tricks for Healthy Treats

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eerie, severed fingers made of chicken sausages, a Frankenstein avocado sandwich, a cheese-wrapped mummy — it must be Halloween and you can make these quick, creepy food creations to fill lunch boxes in the Japanese bento tradition.

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Directive From The White House: Drink More Water

Directive From The White House: Drink More Water

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

At a time when many kids get too many calories from sugary drinks, water’s image may need a boost. So the Partnership for a Healthier America and the beverage industry are teaming up to give it a new logo: Drink Up.

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Doctors Lean Toward Introducing Allergenic Foods To Kids Early

Doctors Lean Toward Introducing Allergenic Foods To Kids Early

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Food allergy experts now recommend that some parents introduce toddlers and babies to the foods beginning at around 4 to 6 months of age. It’s a shift away from earlier advice to delay the introduction of the foods to help prevent allergies.

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Bay Area Food Tours: Behind the Scenes With Edible Excursions Founder Lisa Rogovin

Bay Area Food Tours: Behind the Scenes With Edible Excursions Founder Lisa Rogovin

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Edible Excursions owner Lisa Rogovin explains what a typical week for a food tour company operator looks like. It’s not all about what she eats.

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Taco Bell Says Adios To Kids’ Meals And Toys

Taco Bell Says Adios To Kids’ Meals And Toys

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kids’ meals have never been a huge moneymaker for Taco Bell, so the move is probably a lot less financially painful for the company than it would be for, say, McDonald’s. Nutrition advocates have long criticized the plastic playthings included in fast food kids’ meals.

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Experimental Treatment For Milk Allergy May Not Last

Experimental Treatment For Milk Allergy May Not Last

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scientists have completed the first long-term study of children allergic to milk who were treated with an experimental therapy based on giving them small doses of milk. Three to five years later, some kids remained free of allergic symptoms. But for others, severe reactions to milk had resumed.

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He’s An Impostor, The Navy Says About Cap’n Crunch

He’s An Impostor, The Navy Says About Cap’n Crunch

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The cereal star was first unmasked by a food blogger, who noticed his stripes did not match his rank. Now the Navy has weighed in, saying it has no record of his service.

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LGBT Pride Profile: Jennifer Johnson & Serafina Palandech of Hip Chick Farms

LGBT Pride Profile: Jennifer Johnson & Serafina Palandech of Hip Chick Farms

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

One lesbian couple is learning what it’s like first hand to start a food business in Sonoma County while raising a young child. Chef Jennifer Johnson is the “wusband” to Serafina Palandech. The two run Hip Chick Farms and fell in love at the Lexington Club in San Francisco. They work together to provide a product without preservatives, hormones, antibiotics or fillers.

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Pot Brownies Should Be Childproofed, Doctors Say

Pot Brownies Should Be Childproofed, Doctors Say

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Unlike drugs that come in bottles, pot cookies and other marijuana edibles don’t come in child-resistant packaging. But in Colorado, which legalized medical marijuana in 2000, doctors say they should, since kids are unintentionally ingesting adults’ doped-up treats.

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Exploratorium Elevates Museum Eating Experience

Exploratorium Elevates Museum Eating Experience

| May 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Chef Loretta Keller, the force behind the Exploratorium’s new culinary options, talks bee jet lag, living foods, and seawater cocktails with BAB’s Sarah Henry.

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Try A Do-It-Yourself Mother’s Day

Try A Do-It-Yourself Mother’s Day

| May 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

Rather than waiting for someone to give you a treat, why not make one of your favorites for yourself? Something you can snack on all week when no one’s around. Or, better yet, something you don’t have to share. Food writer T. Susan Chang recommends slow-roasted pecans, salty-sweet matzo candy and more.

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Berkeley School Cooking and Gardening Programs in Jeopardy

Berkeley School Cooking and Gardening Programs in Jeopardy

| May 7, 2013 | 6 Comments

Berkeley public schools are in danger of losing their gardening and cooking classes due to federal funding cuts. Sarah Henry reports on how that community is trying to save their edible education program.

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