WEIGHT MANAGEMENT IN YOUR 70S AND BEYOND!

I'm 75 years old and lost 25 pounds in a year while eating ice cream, chocolate and wine! I'm genetically at risk for diabetes, and...

How to Know When It's Too Cold to Take Your Dog on a Walk

HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT'S TOO COLD TO TAKE YOUR DOG ON A WALK

Image It's not always easy to know whether your dog is cold , so you may be wondering: how cold is too cold for your furry friend?...

 
 
 

FUN FRUIT TRIVIA: STARFRUIT

Did you know that star fruit* has multiple harvest seasons? Each occurs months after the "blooming period," and can vary pretty widely....

ATOMIC HABITS

According to recent CDC statistics, 16 states now have rates of obesity at 35% or higher. I wasn't surprised to read that Ohio had...

 
 
 

SHOP LOCAL: CALLIE'S HOT LITTLE BISCUITS

Unless you grew up with them, rich, flaky Southern biscuits fascinate folks. But at one Charleston hotel, Callie's Hot Little Biscuits...

FDA WILL CONTINUE SCALED BACK INSPECTIONS FOR FOREIGN FOOD THROUGH MARCH

The Food and Drug Administration has extended the previously announced temporary changes to its inspectional activities to ensure the...

 
 
 

FOODBORNE ILLNESS AND FOOD IMPORTS AMONG TOP CONCERNS FOR AUSTRALIANS

Imported food and foodborne illness are among the top concerns for consumers, according to a survey in Australia. Food Standards Australia...

PUNLISHER'S PLATFORM: WHY DIDN'T HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORT DEADLY HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK EARLIER?

OPINION - Unanswered questions: If the exposure at the restaurant occurred at the end of November 2021, why was the public not alerted...

 
 
 
January 2022

JANUARY 2022

January 2022 Newsletter and Resources for Premium Food and Health Communication Members: Table of Contents : Read-offline PDF newsletter Research...

HIS GROSS FAST-FOOD TIKTOKS WENT VIRAL. BUT MAKING A LIVING FROM TIKTOK ISN'T EASY

Sam Pocker, known by his handle FastFoodLegend, is a minor celebrity on TikTok for his avant-garde gross-out videos. But chasing social...

 
 
 

JUST OPENED: THE HOT DOG BOX IN PORTAGE PARK AMONG 8 RESTAURANTS MAKING NEWS IN CHICAGO AND THE SUBURBS

The Hot Dog Box opens a new location in Portage Park after gaining a following in Bronzeville, plus more Chicago-area restaurant openings.

WHAT'S THE BEST AGE TO GET PREGNANT?

If you want to become a young parent, you might be worried about judgment from people who think you're not ready. On the other hand,...

 
 
 

HOW MAKING YOUR HEART WORK HARDER MAKES IT STRONGER

Conventional wisdom suggests that if you want something to last longer, you should go easy on it. And most of the time, that's sage...

SAN FRANCISCO'S CHINATOWN IS CAUGHT BETWEEN PAST AND FUTURE

In the wake of Amazon and the pandemic, a new generation of restaurants and retailers is coming. Where does that leave S.F.'s Chinatown?

 
 
 
A Return to Native Agriculture

A RETURN TO NATIVE AGRICULTURE

Three Native Americans, living in different landscapes and nurtured by different tribal cultures, all share the same goal: to ensure...

OMICRON POSES NEW THREATS TO RESTAURANTS AND BARS

With the Omicron variant surge, restaurateurs have to find new ways to pivot.

 
 
 

COLUMN: THEIR MEXICAN BAKERY WEATHERED COVID-19'S DEVASTATION. CAN IT SURVIVE A FIRE?

Spigas was the culmination of a promise the two Mexican immigrants had made to each other 25 years earlier, when they met at another...

Weekend reading: two discouraging reports on food insecurity

WEEKEND READING: TWO DISCOURAGING REPORTS ON FOOD INSECURITY

I. FAO. State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2021. This annual report reflects some of the pandemic's collateral damage. This...

 
 
 
At Minneapolis's Lauded Owamni, Kareen Teague Honors Indigenous Ingredients in Non-Alcoholic Cocktails

AT MINNEAPOLIS'S LAUDED OWAMNI, KAREEN TEAGUE HONORS INDIGENOUS INGREDIENTS IN NON-ALCOHOLIC COCKTAILS

When journalists and critics rave about Owamni , the highly praised Indigenous restaurant in Minneapolis, Minn., there is always some...

This Simple Substitution Is the Ultimate Martini Hack

THIS SIMPLE SUBSTITUTION IS THE ULTIMATE MARTINI HACK

Dave Kaplan has been in a committed relationship with the Martini for 15 years. Martini variations are “the first thing I look for...