Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Friday, April 20, 2012

Weekend Reading


Wired magazine has an article on the research showing that food borne illness may contribute to chronic disease.

The magazine is also covering the effort to force the FDA to hold hearings on the use of antibiotics in farm animalsRead more about it over at Grist.

And arsenic isn't just for apple juice anymore - it's in chicken feed.


Watch the ABC News report that caused the USDA to delay it's plan to let poultry produces inspect themselves and to decrease government inspectors - all while speeding up the production line.


Bhavani Jaroff's radio show is worth checking out. She interviewed school food activist Chef Ann Cooper recently.  You may remember Bhavani from our healthy cooking class for kids -- which returns on June 1st this year!

Local Fun

Tonight at 7:30 is a fundraising concert at the Sea Cliff School to celebrate our 100th anniversary.

On Sunday, Bailey Arboretum has their monthly Family Nature Adventure - this time on Spring in the Woods.

The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum will have an Earth Day Craft Extravaganza on Sunday afternoon.

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