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  • Optimizing nutrition after breast cancer treatment

    Optimizing nutrition after breast cancer treatment
    Many cancer patients end treatment underweight. Post-treatment breast cancer patients, however, often end up overweight. This can sometimes be attributed to medications such as steroids or chemotherapy. Or the patient is overweight to begin with. Losing...
  • Maryland companies show off wares at Natural Products Expo

    Maryland companies show off wares at Natural Products Expo
    Organic products and those without preservatives and harsh processing remain big business in the United States — with $81 billion in sales last year — despite a tough economy. Sales in stores, online and in practitioners' offices were up 7...
  • Sykesville entrepreneur Pete Truby takes a savory approach to chocolate

    Sykesville entrepreneur Pete Truby takes a savory approach to chocolate
    It is a wet day in Carroll County — not too welcoming. But in the kitchen of Pete Truby's Sykesville house, the scenario is considerably cozier. For starters, there are his dogs — a beagle named Molly and a vizsla known as Murphy — who...
  • Some reading for the snowbound

     
    Sorry for the slow day, gang.I have been battling insomnia lately. This is new. I'm blaming my cats. They've gone mad. I was also on deadline today.Now, as the sun is setting, I present you with some of the juicier items......
  • Private dining clubs and more late morning reading

     
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  • The food movement and elitism

     
    A vigorous defense on the Civil Eats blog against the ELITIST brand that the food industry is trying to stamp on the good-food movement. See Eric Schlosser's Washington Post essay.Also on Civil Eats, an update from the author of the......
  • Food Truck rules 1: Fact Sheet for Food Vending in Baltimore City

     
    FACT SHEET FORFOOD TRUCK VENDING IN BALTIMORE CITYThe City of Baltimore recognizes that Food Truck Vending is a growing viable industry that has the potential of adding to the vibrancy, culinary creativity, and life to the streets of our city, while......
  • Invasive beetle found in cumin shipment bound for McCormick

    A shipment of Indian cumin seed contaminated with the larvae of a dead Khapra beetle, an invasive insect, never made it to McCormick & Co.'s Hunt Valley facility and was to be sent back to India, the spice maker said Tuesday. U.S. Customs and Border...
  • As Medifast expands, will it outgrow Maryland?

    As Medifast expands, will it outgrow Maryland?
    It's not a matter of "if" but "when." Medifast Inc., the No. 3 manufacturer of weight-loss food products, is growing so quickly in that industry that there will soon come a time when it outgrows its sole production facility in Owings Mills and builds...
  • Good riddance food pyramid; hello MyPlate

    Good riddance food pyramid; hello MyPlate
    If you are sending a message to Americans about what we should be eating, it makes more sense to entice us with a plate rather than a pyramid. Today, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack followed that logic when they unveiled...
  • Deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany: Reminder of importance of funding food safety

    Deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany: Reminder of importance of funding food safety
    The deadly outbreak of E. coli in Germany that has taken 22 lives and sickened some 2,200 is a reminder both of how vulnerable we can be to food-borne illness and how important it is to have a strong food safety system. American health officials...
  • Milk makeover: Howard County dairy farm's cheese a quick hit

    Keeping up with the Joneses just got harder, that is, if you’re looking for a tasty bite of tomato basil cheddar or a creamy Swiss. Tim and Mitzi Jones of Bowling Green Farm, and Tim’s dad Phil, have been running the Howard County dairy...