Monday, April 02, 2012
April 2, 2012 Thiamine mononitrate, disodium inosinate and pyridoxine hydrochloride are just a few of the hard-to-pronounce ingredients in a typical school lunch burger. But some schools are phasing processed food out and are bringing scratch cooking back to their kitchens.
On Morning EditionPlaylist
Friday, March 09, 2012
March 9, 2012 Thousands of people are adding their name to petitions urging the government stop buying beef trimmings. But food safety officials say the trimmings are still safe to eat.
On All Things ConsideredPlaylist
Monday, December 12, 2011
December 12, 2011 Pears sound like a healthful school lunch treat, but not if they're Comice pears. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says they don't qualify for kids who get free lunches, but a senator wants to change that.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
June 18, 2011 On this week's podcast, you'll hear about the recent ban of flavored milk from school lunches in Los Angeles and the changes coming to the labels of sunscreens next summer.