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Saturday, October 21, 2017

FDA Rules Your Favorite Food Was Not Made With Love After All

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

They say you can taste the love that goes into each homecooked meal. Not so, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which just sent a letter to a granola manufacturer demanding the company remove the word “love” from its ingredients list.

The Nashoba Brook Bakery has been in the baking business for nearly 20 years. Last week, CEO John D. Gates received a letter from the FDA following an inspection of the company’s manufacturing facility in Concord, Massachusetts. Along with a lengthy list of observations and recommendations, the agency offered its take on Nashoba’s inclusion of “love” as an ingredient in its granola.…

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A Love With Food Subscription Will Change Your Snacking Game — For As Low As $7.99

Between Doritos and Funyuns and Pop Tarts and the like, it’s easy for snacking to get out of hand pretty darn quick. I mean, there’s no argument — those super salty and shockingly sweet treats often taste great. But if you’re not careful, it won’t be long before there’s a whole lot more of you there to feed.

So, if you love to snack (and who doesn’t?), you can nosh responsibly and still enjoy your treats with a subscription to Love With Food ($7.99 for a one-month subscription from The National Memo Store).

Every month, you’ll get a knock at the door to find a box filled with 15 or more new and surprise snacks.…

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Four Reasons To Sign Up For Blue Apron Today — Especially At Over 50% Off

You keep telling yourself the same thing every evening after sluggishly rolling home following another eight-hour day on the grind. As you hoist another slice of warmed over pizza or a forkful of lukewarm brown… something to your lips, you think, “I can’t keep eating frozen dinners every night.”

Beyond being deeply soul-crushing, frozen “bang-em-out” dinners can’t escape one unavoidable truth — they just aren’t very good. With a minimal amount of extra effort, you can do a heck of a lot better. Your mom thinks so, your girlfriend thinks so, and soon, you’ll probably even start to believe it once you’ve sampled what’s possible with an introductory meal plan from Blue Apron.…

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