SPOON UNIVERSITY: An Organic Fast Food Restaurant Is Opening, and the Game Has Been Changed
"The one market that has yet to be challenged by an organic competitor is the world of fast food — that is, until now. Nic's Organic Fast Food will be the first of its kind, a fast food restaurant fit with a drive-thru and McDonald's-esque menu items, made entirely from organic products. We're talking organic breakfast sandwiches, organic burgers, organic soda, and even organic ice cream." Read full story.
FOOD SAFETY NEWS: State Inspectors Find Listeria; Ruth’s Recalls Pimento Spread
"Ruth’s Salads of Charlotte, NC, is recalling refrigerated pimento spread from stores in five states because random product testing by state officials returned positive results for Listeria monocytogenes. 'Consumers who have purchased this 7-ounce Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread with the Lot #16, Sell By Date 4/30/2017 are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund,' according to the recall notice on the Food and Drug Administration website." Read full story.
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SCIENCE DAILY: Study Provides New Evidence That Exercise is Not Key to Weight Control
"An international study led by Loyola University Chicago is providing compelling new evidence that exercise may not be the key to controlling weight. Researchers who studied young adults from the United States and four other countries found that neither physical activity nor sedentary time were associated with weight gain. 'Our study results indicate that physical activity may not protect you from gaining weight,' said lead author Lara R. Dugas, PhD, MPH." Read full story.