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Amid the worrisome and growing problem of bacterial contamination of food, there is some good news. Dairy products are some of the safest foods for consumers to eat. The chart to the right from a report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest shows just how low the risk of foodborne illness in milk …

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Essay by Tim Wightman, President, Farm to Consumer Foundation Editor’s Note:  The following essay by Tim Wightman, sustainable farmer and President of the Farm to Consumer Foundation is a response to the Dodge Superbowl Commercial “God Made a Farmer” that was seen by millions this past weekend.  I have included the commercial here for you to …

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When I was a kid, I loved to chew bubble gum. I remember becoming quite proficient at blowing very large bubbles at summer camp one year.  From then on, chewing bubble gum became a favorite childhood pastime of mine. While chewing gum once in awhile is certainly not a cause for concern, chewing gum every single …

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When it comes to thickening gravy, most people are missing the, uh, boat entirely! Cornstarch is the most common gravy thickener, but this is a terrible choice as it is most likely made from unlabeled genetically modified corn unless you make the effort to buy organic.  GM corn has been linked to organ failure and …

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The second of the five cooking tips I filmed for News Channel 8 Today television show demonstrates how to make pumpkin pie without canned evaporated milk. Canned evaporated milk is one of the most health robbing processed foods that is regularly part of Holiday meal preparation and it can so easily be avoided!

The Cod Liver Oil Song

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Cod liver oil served a very important purpose in the diet of the early settlers of Newfoundland.   In the age before antibiotics, taking one’s daily dose of cod liver oil could mean the difference between life and death if one came down with the flu during Newfoundland’s frigid, windy and sometimes unrelenting winters. Cod …

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Today is a very exciting day for me because I just received word from Gayle Guyardo, anchor of the NBC Morning Show here in Tampa that a series of Thanksgiving cooking clips that I filmed for the show will start airing tomorrow and continue through Thanksgiving week.   What’s even more exciting is that Gayle’s …