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5-Minute Meals: Curry Shrimp & Rice

With many families celebrating Spring Break this week, you might be in a crunch to get dinner on the table. Try this healthy meal that you can prepare in just five minutes.

03/10/2014

Senator Dick Durbin Tours New Healthy Lunch In Schools Program

Carroll ISD Opting Out Of Federal Lunch Program

At least one North Texas school district has turned up its nose at the new federal lunch program.

KRLD–08/28/2013

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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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Foodborne Gastrointestinal Illness Moving Across North Texas

A food-borne illness is making its way across the state and health workers aren’t sure exactly where the contamination is originating.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2013

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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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Best DFW Nurseries For Starting Your Garden

For those who wish to break the chain of standard gardens, start from scratch by picking the brains of gardeners and staff at some signature local nurseries.

03/02/2013

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Study Links Kids & Fast Food To Asthma

A study published in the respiratory medicine journal Thorax suggests the more fast food your child eats, the more likely they are to have develop asthma.

CBSDFW.COM–01/15/2013

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Pediatricians Offer First Report On Organic Foods

Parents who want to reduce their kids’ exposure to pesticides may seek out organic fruits and vegetables, but they aren’t necessarily safer or more nutritious than conventional foods.

10/22/2012

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Tomatoes May Protect Against Stroke

A new study shows that people with the highest amounts of lycopene in their blood — an antioxidant found in tomatoes — were 55 percent less likely to have a stroke.

10/09/2012

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Dallas Garden Helping Feed Those In Need

There is a community garden located just two miles from downtown Dallas. Although it is more than 20 years old, it has never produced more food than this year.

10/08/2012

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Gardens Blooming At Texas Schools Teach Lessons

Gathered in the large garden behind a Richardson ISD elementary school, a group of kindergartners watched as their teacher snipped some basil, let them smell the leaves, and then did the same with oregano.

08/21/2012

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