Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Friday, July 9, 2010

Weekend Reading, Watching and Fun


The Food Research and Action Center has published a new report - Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation - about the number of children going hungry over the summer when the school lunch program is on vacation. Read more at

The New York Times has reported that the FDA might be close to approving a genetically engineered salmon for human consumption. You may wish to read more at -

Reading + Listening

NPR this week has a series on Chemicals and Food that's very informative - see more at


As we continue to try to get Congress to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act, watch his video - Kids Ask Congress for Healthy School Foods

Then, look at this past Monday's post on how to email the Senate and ask for a vote.


Ok, this has nothing to do with food, nutrition, school lunch, or vegetables -- but it is local. The angry villagers of Sea Cliff who met on Village Green on July 4th to air their grievances against the King might like to know that this Sunday in Huntington, they'll have a chance to burn King George in effigy - along with experiencing an encampment of the Huntington Militia, firing cannon, militia drilling and (other?) activities for children - all free and open to the public. Noon to 5pm on the Green at the Arsenal in Huntington. More details at


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