Pumpkin puree is actually made from winter squash, which is denser and less stringy than the orange gourds favored by Halloween aficionados. "What I'm telling you is, you've basically been eating butternut squash pie, squash bread, and drinking SQUASH FREAKING SPICE LATTES this entire time," writes Emma Crist.
Singapore companies are getting involved through joint ventures in a 560-square-mile farming project in China that could help Singapore diversify its food sources and increase food safety. Singapore imports more than 90% of its food.
Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets have established Passport to Nutrition, a website with interactive lessons for children on nutrition and fitness. The site also provides tools for parents and teachers.
Ben & Jerry's said it will phase out the "all natural" label on its ice cream and frozen yogurt, but will not change its recipes. The move comes after the Center for Science in the Public Interest told parent company Unilever that the ice cream company should not use the label on products that contain alkalized cocoa, corn syrup, hydrogenated oil or other ingredients.