Food

Less than half of consumers find allergy information on food labels clear

When researchers assessed consumers’ understanding of allergy information on food labels, less than half of people found the information to be clear. The study, published in Clinical and experimental allergy, involved two separate experiments with a total of 96 consumers with food allergies and 105 without. Investigators first randomly presented …

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California budget allocates funding to local food organizations and updated CalFresh app

For those looking for pantries or other access to food, the city asks you to call 311 or visit the Social Services Agency website at sfhsa.org. Vaccine privilege may make the pandemic look like it’s coming to an end in San Francisco, but food insecurity is still rampant – and …

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Baby food maker Little Spoon raises $ 44 million

Little Spoon Inc., a direct-to-consumer baby food company targeting Millennial parents, has raised $ 44 million in a round of venture capital funding. The so-called Series B funding round values ​​the company at around $ 200 million, people familiar with the matter said. It was led by Valor Equity Partners. …

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Connecting Kids to Meals serves food to thousands of children every summer

July 18 – For some families, a school lunch might be the only – or at least, the most reliable – meal their children get every day. To fill this gap during the summer months, Connecting Kids to Meals, an organization dedicated to feeding hungry and at-risk children, serves free …

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Food trucks are proliferating in Flathead Valley

New food trucks have arrived in almost every corner of the Flathead Valley this summer, selling everything from tacos to hot dogs and specialty sodas. “COVID, I think, has certainly had a huge impact on this,” said Amanda Hart, co-founder of Kalispell’s Rescue Dog. Hart and her husband Colten launched …

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Fermented Foods May Increase Microbiome Diversity

Share on PinterestA new study examines how fermented foods, such as kombucha (pictured), could affect gut bacteria. Aliaksandra Ivanova / EyeEm Researchers have shown that the gut microbiome is linked to overall health and that diet can alter the microbiome. In a recent small-scale preliminary study, researchers compared the effects …

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Feed the Need food drive inspires others to make a difference

The Killeen Food Care Center has worked hard using donations from generous Texans to meet the needs of hungry families. The pandemic has created a growing sense of food insecurity. The Texans have recognized the growing need for donations and have performed well. Raymond Cockrell, executive director of the Food …

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Increased efforts to tackle food insecurity in southern Augusta

SOUTH AUGUSTA, Georgia (WRDW / WAGT) – Access to fresh and healthy food has been a problem in the South Augusta region for some time now, but now community leaders are taking matters into account in hand. A new Farmers’ Market is underway in coordination with “Growing Augusta” at Journey …

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Inflation eats away at the profits of these 3 food manufacturers

The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) may not say everything about the inflation outlook as the US economy recovers in the second half of the year, but big food manufacturers like PepsiCo do. Consumer prices increased 0.9% in June from May, accelerating from the 0.6% monthly increase recorded in May. …

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