USDA Urges Safety in Turkey Deep Frying

November 12, 2017

Don’t Make Turkey Frying a Disastrous Situation By Archie Magoulas, USDA/FSIS Technical Information Specialist Thanksgiving Day is full of family get-togethers, giving thanks, lots of food and some turkey deep frying horror stories. From homes burning […]

Bunn NC Bakery Sweetens The Town

October 22, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Thursday afternoon a Facebook photo caught my eye. It was a photo of newly-made caramel apple cupcakes for sale at Auntie Cake’s Bakery in Bunn, North Carolina (Franklin County). Friday I took […]

Things We Did: Raleigh Greek Festival 2017

September 10, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor On September 8, 2017, my sister, daughter, and I returned to the Raleigh Greek Festival for the second year in a row.  The festival was in its 36th year of bringing […]

NC 2017 Food Safety Forum is Aug. 15

July 30, 2017

By Brian Long, NCDA&CS Helping small farms prepare for new federal food safety rules will be among topics covered at the 13th-annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum on August 15, 2017, at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. […]

The Strange-ness: Making a Meal of Road Kill

June 30, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor My afternoon started with a Tweet that sent me down a road of discovery and thought. The Tweet linked to an article by Jeremy Henderson, “Road to Table? Auburn University biology professor talks […]

Increasing Food Production without Damaging the Environment is Key

May 30, 2017

United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General Addresses European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development By Malene ArboeRasmussen, FAO-Brussels To achieve sustainable development we must transform current agriculture and food systems, […]

Herbal Coffee Recalled Due to Pharmaceuticals, One Death

May 26, 2017

Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee Due to Presence of Undeclared Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Undeclared Milk By Brian Richardson, Caverflo Coffee Co. Caverflo.com is voluntarily recalling all lots of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee, 25 […]

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