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Nov 22, 2021

The holiday season has arrived. Food – usually a lot of it – is part of the holiday celebration. Whether it’s the traditional large meal with family and friends, potlucks at work or the company party, food is everywhere. While we often worry about gaining a few extra pounds during the holidays, Kansas State...


Nov 15, 2021

The cost of a typical Thanksgiving feast will be more expensive this year. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, prices will be higher on just about everything because of inflation. The average cost of preparing Thanksgiving dinner last year was about $47. This year the cost is expected to be at least 5%...


Oct 25, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration made a recent request for food manufacturers to voluntarily reduce salt in their products by 12% over the next two-and-a-half years. More than 70% of the sodium Americans eat comes from what has been added by the food industry to products later purchased in stores or restaurants....


Sep 20, 2021

As students, parents and caretakers adjust to a physical return to classrooms this fall, the USDA has issued a reminder about handling frozen foods safely. When it comes to packing lunches, preparing after-school snacks, or quick, convenient dinners between after-school activities, frozen foods – especially...


Aug 23, 2021

According to a USDA study published earlier this summer, nearly nine in 10 participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, reported facing barriers to achieving a healthy diet, with the most common barrier being the cost of healthy foods. A USDA evaluation of the 2021 Thrifty Food Plan, which...