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Tanner Health System gets $1.22 million grant from CDC to be used to promote healthy eating in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties

Tanner gets $1.22 million grant from CDC - Tanner Health System has received a $1.22 million Community Transformation Grant for use in prevention chronic disease and wellness efforts in Carroll Haralson and Heard counties.

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Georgia food producers fail to meet quality testing standards

ATLANTA — Food manufacturers in Georgia may be dodging a first-of-its-kind law requiring that ...

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American Academy of Pediatrics says organic food no better - CBS News

American Academy of Pediatrics says organic food no better - CBS News | food news | Scoop.it
NPR (blog)American Academy of Pediatrics says organic food no betterCBS NewsCHICAGOThe American Academy of Pediatrics has finally weighed in on organic foods, saying parents who want to reduce their child's pesticide exposure may seek out organic ...

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School Lunches and the Food Industry

School Lunches and the Food Industry | food news | Scoop.it
A cozy alliance between processed food makers and companies that serve school lunches is making students fat and sick.

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Edible Landscaping « Gwinnett County Master Gardeners

Edible Landscaping « Gwinnett County Master Gardeners | food news | Scoop.it

In fact, most of our landscapes that hale back in time are built around the beauty and functionality of edible plants. Fruits, ...


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Food logos light up kids' 'pleasure' centers

Food logos light up kids' 'pleasure' centers | food news | Scoop.it

This child's brain -- brought to you by McDonald's.

 

Finally, there's proof of what most parents already know: food ads work really well on kids.

 

Researchers have found the most popular food companies have branded the brains of young people in such a powerful and genetic way, just seeing a logo trips the pleasure and reward switches in their young heads.

 


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A finalist in Atlanta’s Trinity Avenue Urban Farm Design Competition — City Farmer News

A finalist in Atlanta’s Trinity Avenue Urban Farm Design Competition — City Farmer News | food news | Scoop.it
A finalist in Atlanta’s Trinity Avenue Urban Farm Design Competition: B+C Studio and Farmer...

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Whiteflies prove a menace to Georgia fall harvests

Whiteflies prove a menace to Georgia fall harvests | food news | Scoop.it
Georgia grower-shippers are battling whiteflies.

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Urban agriculture movement — a healthy trend for Atlanta « Atlanta ...

Urban agriculture movement — a healthy trend for Atlanta « Atlanta ... | food news | Scoop.it
Social, health, economic and environmental factors now feed a grassroots movement to convert vacant lots across Atlanta into farms and community gardens. Atlanta is ripe for urban agriculture. It has a high unemployment ...

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Could New School Lunch Rules Mean More Food In the Trash?

Could New School Lunch Rules Mean More Food In the Trash? | food news | Scoop.it
More fresh fruits and vegetables on the menu means that more meals must be cooked from scratch, as well as that more fresh local fruits and vegetables (not processed ones) must be used.

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What’s Healthier, Prison Food Or A School Lunch? [Infographic]

What’s Healthier, Prison Food Or A School Lunch? [Infographic] | food news | Scoop.it

This infographic by GOOD shows the difference between a prison lunch and a school lunch. Both are roughly the same cost (just over $2.60) and contain about the same amount of calories (around 1400). But surprisingly, prisoners get more items to eat and healthier options, with 1/2 cup of vegetables and one serving of fruit or dessert, compared to the school children’s 1/2 cup of vegetables or fruit.


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Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival - Sept 14 & 15, 2012

Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival - Sept 14 & 15, 2012 | food news | Scoop.it

The 4th Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival is Turning Up the Flavor! The world of BBQ will be at your fingertips as we serve up the many styles, cooking techniques and flavors of BBQ in a 2-day celebration of America's biggest backyard pastime.

 

Held in Atlantic Station

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11 Food-Based Campaign Promises That We Wish The Candidates Would Make

11 Food-Based Campaign Promises That We Wish The Candidates Would Make | food news | Scoop.it

Finally, a bipartisan platform...

 

Do you hear that? It's the sound of millions upon millions of dollars being spent on campaign ads instead of, y'know, something useful. 

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Food trucks avoid Atlanta's regulatory policies by serving food OTP

Food trucks avoid Atlanta's regulatory policies by serving food OTP | food news | Scoop.it

Food trucks gain support in Smyrna


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