Taylor Farms New Jersey recalled 1,510 units of Wawa Garden Rotini Salad because they include eggs, wheat and fish not declared on the label. The affected products, sold in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, come in 8-ounce containers with a "sell by" date of Nov. 4.
Spicy Japanese mustard greens are in the same family as horseradish and wasabi, and share a similar sinus-clearing sharpness. Recipes for pickled mustard greens and mustard green wraps showcase its qualities.
More Pittsburgh educators are using the Food is Elementary curriculum to teach students about the value of nutrition and making healthy food choices. The program includes lesson plans that are each based on a multicultural, vegetarian recipe that incorporates aspects of math, science, geography and history. The program was developed by a Cornell University professor and has been used in some 2,000 schools nationwide.
Health experts are increasingly urging Americans to cut back on their salt intake, which can contribute to the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Dietitians say the key is learning to cook more fresh foods at home, as the average person gets the bulk of their dietary sodium from processed foods and eating out.
The White House and both parties in Congress have joined together to find ways to fight childhood obesity. A congressional committee has begun exploring options, including prevention, while industry lobby groups are focusing on issues such as junk food, soda and advertising.