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School Approved 100% fruit juice for Snow Cones & School Slush Programs

Hartley’s Brand has been a trusted company for beverages since 1964. We go the extra mile to guarantee your product is 100% juice. With a selection of traditional flavors as well as “no artificial color added” flavors, there is product that fits all your customer’s needs. 306 more words

USDA Expands Organic Sales Tracking

Organics don’t dominate in the fresh produce aisle, but produce is by far the leading organic food category with 43% of organic food sales in 2012 being fresh fruits and vegetables, according to the Nutrition Business Journal. 385 more words

Organic Produce

Junking the bad food, introducing new USDA school nutrition standards

RICHMOND, Va. –A federal initiative that impacts schools locally, regionally and nationally will affect school nutrition standards at your child’s school.

When the school doors open, and the lunch bell finally rings, students will see a big change in the food options provided; from vending machine snacks to what’s on their tray. 250 more words

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Local herd of deer infected with fatal disease

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – A local herd of deer has fallen victim to a fatal disease.

Conservation officers with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have been working to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) for a number of years. 193 more words

Iowa

Don't throw it out yet!

Before you think you need to throw out the food in your fridge after the expiration dates have passed, think again.

think again.

See below for some foods and their shelf lives, according to the USDA… 404 more words

Food Facts

kill-it-and-eat-it locavores give cities indigestion

This article describes how urban farmers who chose to slaughter their own meat are facing new regulations and even bans on home butchering. This is coming after… 402 more words

LITERATURE REVIEW

Pesticide exposure puts students at 500 elementary schools across America at risk of cancer, neurological, reproductive and immune problems

(NaturalNews) Dow AgroSciences is getting closer to releasing their “Enlist Weed Control System,” a new package that includes two “old” chemicals, glyphosate and 2,4-D, along with seeds genetically engineered to withstand the combination. 291 more words

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