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Food Recalls on the Rise, Cost $227 Million, Report Says

Food recalls are on the rise and our food safety systems are broken, despite government concerns to address the problem.  That's according to a new report by New Jersey PIRG which finds contaminated food makes 48 million Americans sick every year and costs over $77 billion in aggregated economic costs. 

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How Healthy Are School Lunches In New Jersey? [AUDIO]

Healthier food choices are at the forefront across New Jersey as school districts statewide commemorate National School Lunch Week.

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School Breakfast
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New Jersey’s School Breakfast Participation Could Be Better [AUDIO]

There is a lot of good news in the Advocates for Children Of New Jersey's (ACNJ) 2nd annual School Breakfast report.

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Flickr User Woodleywonderworks
Flickr User Woodleywonderworks
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CDC Study Says Kids Are Getting Too Much Salt

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control finds children are getting way too much salt in their diet.

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Federal Subsidies For Junk Food Being Targeted [AUDIO]

The New Jersey Public Interest Research Group (NJPIRG) is calling the Federal Government to stop subsidizing the producers of large commodity crops like soybeans and corn, who then turn them into junk food ingredients.

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Flickr user Hamad AL-Mohannna
Flickr user Hamad AL-Mohannna
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Top 5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Energy

There are a lot of quick fixes out there that claim to increase energy, but if you're looking for natural, fail-proof solutions to feeling sluggish, check out this list...

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Cafeteria Lunch kids
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The New School Lunch, Is It Really Better?

The first major revamping of school lunch guidelines is coming soon to a smelly cafeteria near you. Yes I said smelly. Maybe it was just the schools I went to, but didn't you always have the feeling you were walking into some dark institutionalized place? Like the mess hall of a maximum security prison? The odd odor combination of inferior food, latex gloves, and the kid who didn't bathe enough bouncing off the cinder block walls was more than I could take. I think I'd rather eat in the bathroom. But I digress.

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