Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Friday, September 16, 2011

Weekend Reading


The WSJ ran an article on the USDA's stepped up inspections of pork due to the rampant use of antibiotics and concerns that antibiotic residue in meat is illegally high.  Previous testing has shown that the highest levels of antibiotic residue are found in ground beef. Unfortunately, the major meat processors in question do supply the national school lunch program.

If you've decided to send in lunch from home, Jane Brody has some more tips on keeping food safe for the hours it will sit in a lunchbox.

On a happier note, we're always glad to pass on more news about the benefits of chocolate.

Did you hear? Bill Clinton has gone vegan.

Check out FoodCorps.

Things to do Locally

The Medieval Festival continues this weekend at Sands Point Preserve.

Muttontown Preserve will hold  a nature walk Sunday at 11am on Migrating Birds.

The Queens County Farm Museum hosts a county fair this weekend along with the opening of their annual corn maize.

The NY Hall of Science hosts the Maker Fair this weekend.

Next Wednesday, Sustainable Sea Cliff will hold a general meeting at 7pm in Sea Cliff's Village Hall. Open to everyone interested in their food coop.

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