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October 22, 2014

 

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Have An Allergy-Free Halloween

Halloween candy is risky business for kids with food allergies, but the Teal Project is making it safe for all to Trick-or-Treat.

October 21, 2013

Dark Times 

one chocolate truffle in its wrapper

Chocolate Shortfall Coming, But Not Extinction

Demand for cocoa is much steeper than growers can keep up with, but reports of chocolate's doom have been greatly exaggerated.

April 30, 2013

Hyper 

Two cups of black coffee side-by-side on a wooden table

Caffeinated Gum Sparks FDA Investigation

Each piece of Wrigley's new "Alert Energy" gum contains a half-cup of coffee's worth of caffeine.

October 31, 2012

Sugar Shock 

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CSPI To Disney: No More Characters On Candy

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has sent a letter to Disney applauding the company's healthier policies -- but stating it can do more.

August 15, 2012

 

solitary coke can under fairly dramatic lighting

Strict School Snack Laws Linked to Healthier Weight in Kids

A recent study finds laws preventing the sale of unhealthy snacks and beverages in schools is correlated with reduced weight gain in students.

May 17, 2012

Feeling Slow? 

soda bottles

Is Soda Making Us Dumb?

A new study suggests high-fructose corn syrup is bad for brains as well as the rest of our bodies.

April 8, 2012

Easier To Swollow 

chicks, marshmallow peeps

Homemade Easter Treats: Marshmallow Chicks

While many loathe factory-produced Peeps, these homemade morsels are a surefire hit!

April 4, 2012

Sheer Decadence  

cream egg

Homemade Easter Treats: Chocolate Eggs

While making your own Easter candy is a little time consuming, the results are delicious and (mostly) preservative free!

October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween 

Back O' Jack O' Lantern

Five Costumed Creations For Halloween Happenings

Cookies dressed as candy? Cake dressed as a pumpkin? Wait until you see what surprises await in this Halloween costumed foods round-up.

July 8, 2011

Sweet Stuff 

Jeni Britton Bauer And Her New Cookbook

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams: Making The Home Cook The Artisan

With the help of Jeni Britton Bauer's new cookbook, the sky's the limit with what you can do with an ice cream maker.

November 2, 2010

Halloween Hang-Over 

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Exchanging Halloween Candy Saves Teeth, Supports U.S. Troops

The Candy Exchange programs aim to save kids' teeth and gums and replace the sugary sweets with free toothbrushes, gift certificates and even cash.

October 27, 2010

Candy Love 

colored balls of candy

Candy’s Virtue Is In Its Honesty, Says Rutgers Professor

"It has always been a processed food eaten for pleasure with no particular nutritional benefit," says Rutgers Professor. Candy-lovers' guilty consciences eased.

October 25, 2010

Weekly Roundup Oct. 29, 2010 

Candy

Weekly Roundup: Candy Is A Treat, BPA Ban, And Deadly Celery

Candy is reexamined, BPA is declared toxic in Canada, and a deadly celery listeria outbreak kills five.

October 6, 2010

Liquid Candy 

Orange Soda

NYC Mayor Proposes Banning Soda From Food Stamp Program

Reducing soda consumption is undeniably a healthier choice for consumers. However, Michael Bloomberg's proposal raises controversial issues of classism.

October 25, 2009

Green Halloween 

A pile of pumpkins.

How To Have A Safe And Sustainable Halloween!

Happy Halloween Earth Eaters! In preparation for the spookiest night of the year, here are some guidelines for having a safe and sustainable Halloween!

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