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Nationwide Fruit Recall Includes Produce At Local Stores

A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

08/04/2014

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Texans With Character: We Over Me Farm

Eating healthy is not always easy or cheap. That is why one North Texas college took it upon itself to grow fresh fruits and vegetables for its neighbors.

07/18/2014

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A Healthy Way To Shake Up Your Diet

Can healthy food really taste good? Stacy Stowers says yes, and she tours the country to meet with new families, showing them how to incorporate healthy meals into their diets.

03/20/2014

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State Lab Cultivates Wasp To Combat Citrus Pest

A wasp no bigger than a pinprick may be the Texas citrus industry’s best weapon against the Asian citrus psyllid, a jumping lice that can infect trees with a devastating disease known as citrus greening.

09/08/2013

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More North Texans Sick With Cyclospora Infection

The number of North Texans sick with cyclospora, a rare infection spread through raw fruits and vegetables, is growing.

CBS 11–07/19/2013

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State Agriculture Program Has Texans Feeding Texans

One focus of the Texas Department of Agriculture is feeding the hungry. The department’s Texans Feeding Texans program awards grants to organizations to help offset the cost of getting surplus food products to Texas food banks.

CBSDFW.COM–06/28/2013

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More $ For Locally Grown Foods In School Lunch Programs

Texas has received permission from the federal government to spend more money to put locally grown foods in school lunch programs. Texas will be able to spend $12 million of USDA Foods entitlement money to buy locally grown fresh produce.

CBSDFW.COM–04/13/2013

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Grapefruit Juice May Boost Anti-Cancer Drug

New research finds that a simple modification may make a cancer drug three times more powerful without the side effects of a higher dose. All it takes is grapefruit juice.

08/08/2012

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Growers Push Cantaloupe Safety After Listeria Deaths

Colorado cantaloupe growers are promoting new safeguards as Rocky Ford melons return to grocery stores a year after a deadly listeria outbreak killed 30 people, including two in North Texas.

07/13/2012

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Fort Worth Students Learning Healthy Habits

Hundreds of health-conscious kids will take part in a community expo at TCU on Saturday that highlights the benefits of an active lifestyle and healthy eating.

05/18/2012

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Certain Foods Can Help Prevent Sickness

Nobody wants to get sick. You can wash your hands. You can get a flu shot. But some foods will actually help prevent you from getting ill.

12/08/2011

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Have An Endless Summer

Delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce now and all year long

08/22/2011

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