Researchers have been looking at the food safety implications of different hen housing methods, but research is underway in the United States. Researcher Dr. Deana Jones is studying the potential for food safety issues based on hens in different housing systems, and Dr. Jeroen Dewulf, a researcher in Europe, pointed out the vast differences in European egg production compared with United States egg production, and that the European research should be used cautiously to predict food safety in eggs in the U.S.
Seeing colorful, fresh and just plain beautiful fruits and veggies, like those in this ad for butter, tempts us to run to the market and stock up for our healthy eating endeavors - but what do you do when that produce nears its expiration date?
When seeking to understand some of the issues with today's school lunches, we thought we'd go straight to a top U.S. "lunch lady." Joni Davis, Child Nutrition Supervisor for the Sioux Falls, South Dakota School District accepted a Bronze Award in the USDA’s Healthier U.S. School Challenge as she attended a White House reception hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama to recognize the accomplishment. Best Food Facts spoke with Joni to get her thoughts on the importance of providing healthful diets for our school children.
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When it comes to sodium, Best Food Facts experts agree: we need to pay attention to sodium levels in the foods we eat. To decrease sodium consumption, experts encourage choosing foods closest to their natural state and checking labels for foods with less sodium.