Australian pyramid: 'Eat quinoa and drink soy milk'
Australian nonprofit Nutrition Australia is advising citizens about the harms of unhealthy eating, which has left the island country with one of the highest obesity rates in the world. The campaign centers on a modern day food pyramid, which is based on the country's most recent nutritional guidelines. And guess what? It's a whole lot more innovative than the American equivalent currently being used by the U.S. government.
FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant during listeria investigation
WASHINGTON — A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant before listeria was discovered in some ice cream pints.
Colorful kale offers many health benefits
This week's vegetable, kale, is also called borecole, which means "farmers cabbage" in Dutch. Kale is a leafy vegetable belonging to the same family as cabbage, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts.
A food poisoning report with good news: Fewer E. coli cases
NEW YORK — Health officials say fewer Americans are getting sick from a nasty germ sometimes found in undercooked hamburgers.