FWISD Hoping Apples Lead To Healthy Eating HabitsThousands of students in the FWISD will be handed a special treat at lunch on Wednesday to encourage healthy eating habits. They are putting away the leftover Halloween candy and picking up apples.
Dallas Arboretum Adding Farm-To-Table GardenA new farm-to-table area is now under construction at the Dallas Arboretum, set to open next year. A two-acre swath at the botanical garden is being transformed into an area called "A Tasteful Place."
MD Anderson Study Looks At Meat Consumption & Kidney Cancer RiskAnother study suggests easing up on the steaks and pushing back from barbecued, grilled meat.
Whole Foods To Roll Out Produce RankingsSupermarket chain Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as good, better or best based on the supplier's farming practices.
Nationwide Fruit Recall Includes Produce At Local StoresA Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
Texans With Character: We Over Me FarmEating 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.
A Healthy Way To Shake Up Your DietCan 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.
State Lab Cultivates Wasp To Combat Citrus PestA 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.
More North Texans Sick With Cyclospora InfectionThe number of North Texans sick with cyclospora, a rare infection spread through raw fruits and vegetables, is growing.
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.
More $ For Locally Grown Foods In School Lunch ProgramsTexas 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.
Grapefruit Juice May Boost Anti-Cancer DrugNew 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.