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District craves new meal deal

...food will be fresher, cutting down on holding time and making the meals more appealing, Abraham said."The longer that food sits, the more it blends together and becomes bland," he said.The company would also be "updating facilities...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-28/district-craves-new-meal-deal
Local
Empire Editorial: The case for conserving the 'Field of Fireweed'

...humpback whales which provide viewing opportunities for tourists and locals alike. It's in those estuary nurseries that food for the whales is reared and protected. Furthermore, the large numbers of birds counted on the wetlands, even in the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-29/empire-editorial-case-conserving-fiel
Opinion
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...Leon Bruner, chief scientist at the Grocery Manufacturers Association, said in a statement that his group estimates that food manufacturers have voluntarily lowered the amount of trans fats in food products by 73 percent.The group, which represents...

http://juneauempire.com/mary-clare-jalonick/2013-11-08/no-more-trans-fat-fda-ban
Federal judge rules in favor of threatened seabird

...the ruling. He said the critical habitat portion of ruling was concerning, and that the council continues to believe that food shortages in the ocean are a bigger problem for the birds than limited nesting habitat."From our perspective, there...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-06/federal-judge-rules-favor-threatened
Outdoors
A good influence: Take a page from the Torah and start anew again

...with a great appreciation of the natural world, being outdoors, wildlife, food sustainability and a recognition that food is not to be taken for granted. Zimmerman Graf said she saw similarities between Alaskans and Jews, that there is a...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-15/good-influence-take-page-torah-and-
Neighbors
Don't raise utility rates, just be careful where you spend city money

...years ago Mark Choate, then on the Assembly, suggested removing sales tax from groceries for those in need, assuming that food is a universal necessity. That went nowhere.So, please, Assembly, reconsider the utility rate hike. There surely...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-05-02/dont-raise-utility-rates-just-be-care
Letters
Mail carrier food drive to take place this Saturday, May 11

...consistently since 2007.Piotrowski reminded residents to be sure to raise the mailbox flag to alert mail carriers to the fact that food items are inside ready to be collected. Residents can also place items in a bag and hang it on the mailbox, though Piotrowski...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-09/mail-carrier-food-drive-take-place-satu
Local
Japan suspends imports - modified wheat found

...consumers also have shown increasing interest in avoiding genetically modified foods. There has been little evidence to show that foods grown from engineered seeds are less safe than their conventional counterparts, but several state legislatures are considering...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-31/japan-suspends-imports-modified-wheat
Not For Web
Hepatitis A linked to frozen berries sickens 87

...People often contract it when an infected food handler prepares food without appropriate hand hygiene. The CDC said that food already contaminated with the virus can also cause outbreaks, as is suspected in this case.Illnesses occur within 15...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-11/hepatitis-linked-frozen-berries-sickens
State | Local
Aboard thermal airship, Greenpeace takes to the sky

...roll or their fish sticks that it's not contributing to damaging or destroying the very habitat that's going to keep that food coming to our grocery store shelves and dinner plates."Dragon stresses that Greenpeace does not want to stop fishing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-11/aboard-thermal-airship-greenpeace-takes
Local

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