• Food Poisioning Goes Viral

    I’ve often wondered what makes a YouTube or a post on Facebook go viral. Knowing my interest in food safety, a friend recently shared a Fox News story that I’m sure helped make this story on a food poisoning death go viral https://www.foxnews.com/health/student-died-after-eating-leftover-pasta-in-rare-food-poisoning-case The story became popular was picked up by several other social media […] Tags:
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  • MyPlate Turns 8 – Happy Birthday MyPlate!

    MyPlate turns 8 years old on June 2nd. It is hard to believe that 8 years have gone by already but we love making a healthy plate for every meal. It is just so easy! Check out our MyPlate education resources! Use the code MyPlate for 10% off!   Tags:

  • Fall in Love with Salad

    I was recently stuck at the airport on the way home from a trip to New Orleans. It was lunch time and after a weekend of jambalaya, etouffee, gumbo, bananas Foster, and beignets, what I really wanted was a big healthy salad. Lucky for me, I found a pretty nice pre-made salad at an airport […] Tags:
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  • Teach Food Safety with Recipes

    I’m a strong believer in teaching with recipes. Not only do they instruct how to cook, but they can provide information on nutrition and food safety. When people are preparing meals can be that important teachable moment https://news.nutritioneducationstore.com/teachable-moments/ This approach to teaching is supported by a study published in the Journal of Food Protection .* […] Tags:
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  • DIY Photo Booth

    Registered dietitians talk a lot about fruits and vegetables. Give yourself a break from all that talking with our Colors of Health theme. Beautiful photographs of 16 fruits and veggies communicate the healthy eating message without words. Our Color Your World With Food banner makes the perfect background for a photo booth. The simplest way […] Tags:
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