Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Friday, November 9, 2012

Weekend Reading - and Local Fun


California's Prop 37 requiring food companies to label GMO ingredients was defeated. Read more.

Food Safety News reports that the USDA has cut 60% of its foreign meat inspections.

That's unfortunate because according to a new report by US PIRG, foodborne illness is an increasing problem in our country.

There's a new blog in town going after Big Food - Food MythBusters. Check it out.


A new shopping guide for your phone that lets you avoid GMOs. Thanks to food service consultant Julia van Loon for the tip. 


The Queens County Farm Museum is hosting an 18th Century Tavern Night tonight and tomorrow. From their website: "Experience an authentic eighteenth-century dinner prepared on an open hearth, served on period tableware. Traditional recipes and 1770s' surroundings will enhance this unforgettable evening." Reservations Required.

Old Westbury Gardens will hold "Dash Across the Decades" for kids Saturday at noon with vintage games from 100 years ago. Get a pass from our local library.

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