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  Food - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Food is traditionally obtained through farming, ranching, and fishing, with hunting, foraging and other methods of subsistence locally important.
Food for livestock is fodder and traditionally comprises hay or grain.
Food allergy is thought to develop easier in patients with the atopic syndrome, a very common combination of diseases: allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, eczema and asthma.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Food   (2181 words)

 HON Allergy Glossary Food Allergy
A food allergy is any adverse reaction to a food or food component involving the body's immune system.
The most common food allergens involved in food allergy are shellfish, milk, fish, soy, wheat, peanuts, egg and tree nuts such as walnuts.
Pharmacologically active substances found in food include histamine, tyramine, tryptamine and serotonin, which may be consumed in foods such as red wine, cheese, yeast extract, avocados and bananas.
www.hon.ch /Library/Theme/Allergy/Glossary/food_allergy.html   (373 words)

 Food Business Review - Industry News, Information, Research
UK group Premier Foods will no doubt be feeling smug over Heinz's recent decision to change the recipe of its iconic baked beans brand.
The CEO of Kraft Foods, Irene Rosenfeld, has announced a new executive team in a bid to sharpen the company's focus on innovation, marketing and growth.
Supermarkets in the UK have recognized the sales potential of stocking up on Polish food, as they seek to attract the thousands of Poles who have moved to the country over the last two years.
www.food-business-review.com   (571 words)

Food sales within Australia in 2004-05 were $91.8 billion, representing 46 per cent of total retail turnover in Australia.
Food processing is our largest manufacturing sector, accounting for 21 per cent of manufacturing turnover, and employs more than 194,000 people.
DAFF is working with other Australian Government agencies such as the Department of Health and Ageing and Food Standards Australia New Zealand, as well as state and territory governments on issues relating to food safety.
www.affa.gov.au /foodinfo   (401 words)

 Food News
Whole grains have received considerable attention in the last year, especially in the US where the FDA permits foods containing at least 51 percent whole grains by weight and are low in total fat, saturated...
New Zealand debunks European food miles claim An academic study has debunked European claims that buying food from the other side of the world is bad for the environment because of the energy consumed in...
McDonald's Corp., which has been criticized for marketing calorie- and fat-laden food to children, said on Wednesday it is partnering with leading biomedical scientists to fund research and programs aimed at...
www.topix.net /food   (1049 words)

 Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy | For Land, Liberty, Jobs and Justice
The Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First shapes how people think by analyzing the root causes of global hunger, poverty, and ecological degradation and developing solutions in partnership with movements working for social change.
Whether availing myself of their publications or participat-ing in one of the informational tours, I always felt not only a part of Food First, but part of a growing trend of social movements for justice and sustainability.
It is a privilege and a challenge to be asked to manage an organization with the ambitious and straightforward Mission—to eliminate the injustices that cause hunger, poverty, and environmental degradation throughout the world.
www.foodfirst.org   (573 words)

 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Lifestyle - Food
Food editor Amy McConnell Schaarsmith comes from a longtime Beaver County farm family.
During her years of cooking for her family and friends, she learned that eating well depends on cooking fresh, seasonal ingredients without fuss or pretension to make healthy, delicious food a regular part of our busy lives.
Amy shows readers how to hone essential skills, expand their knowledge of food, add to their recipes and update beloved traditions by experimenting with flavors from around the world.
www.post-gazette.com /food   (674 words)

 WFP Foodforce - The Game, The Reality, How to Help
In Niger, WFP and the government are working together to distribute food to people still recovering from last year's crisis.
Food Force nutritionist Joe Zaki writes regularly about global hunger.
Food Force serves as a classroom tool for teaching about hunger.
www.food-force.com   (158 words)

 Food & Dining - Los Angeles Times
Culver City is using eminent domain to claim a piece of the gourmet food store.
LIKE a Carnaval-costumed dancer with her sequins and feathers posing in a lineup of gray-suited accountants, the new Café Brasil has landed on a drab section of West Washington Boulevard.
Food is beside the point at Dan Tana's, where for years diners have wedged themselves in for a taste of the scene.
www.latimes.com /features/food   (1897 words)

 Cool Hunting: Food
Like other Vermont food products before them, Madhouse Munchies potato chips are naturally scrumptious, made with gourmet ingredients, and comparatively healthy.
Kyocera makes a razor sharp line of ceramic kitchen utensils and knives that, only second in hardness to diamonds, retain their sharpness up to ten times longer than stainless and high-carbon steel blades.
CH favorites include the Champagne, a subtle, less sweet choice with hints of lemon and fruit, and the Pinot Noir, which is dry with a distinctive wine taste that leaves the impression of flberries.
www.coolhunting.com /archives/food   (1086 words)

 The Food Guide Pyramid
The Food Guide Pyramid is one way for people to understand how to eat healthy.
That's designed to show you that not all foods are created equal, even within a healthy food group like fruit.
For instance, apple pie might be in that thin part of the fruit band because it has a lot of added sugar and fat.
kidshealth.org /kid/stay_healthy/food/pyramid.html   (781 words)

 Food and Environment index
Find out what animal factories are using as ingredients in the feed of animals being raised for our food.
Years of activism by UCS staff and supporters paid off when the Food and Drug Administration succeeded in withdrawing the approval for the poultry antibiotic Baytril.
UCS led the effort to introduce federal legislation restricting the use in livestock of medically important antibiotics.
www.ucsusa.org /food_and_environment/index.cfm   (352 words)

 Food - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Our food research and development scientists and technicians serve the Australian food industry through industry-supported research and RandD corporations.
We assist food companies to develop new and improved food products for retail and food service markets in Australia and overseas.
Safe Food Queensland ensures food production systems meet national food safety standards.
www.dpi.qld.gov.au /food   (209 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Food Works"
It is safe to say that one thing you'll do today is eat some food -- food is pretty important to all animals.
If you have ever wondered about food and how your body uses it, then read on.
In this article, we'll give you all of the information you need to understand what a hamburger or a banana does to keep your body running every day.
home.howstuffworks.com /food.htm   (173 words)

 Chicago Sun-Times - Food
But the separation from the food, beverages and restaurants of the region was another hardship.
Lieberman, host of the Food Network's "Good Deal" show, will host a free cooking demonstration for all ages at noon Sept. 7 at Macy's (formerly Marshall Field's) State Street location.
Take it from the man known as the modern mixologist that the hot trend in cool drinks is easily duplicated: just use fresh seasonal fruits and juices and fresh ice.
www.suntimes.com /index/food.html   (618 words)

 The Food Timeline: food history reference & research service
Food history is full of fascinating lore and contradictory facts.
It is possible to place both foods and recipes on a timeline based on print evidence and historic context.
Lynne Olver, reference librarian and IACP member, in response to students, parents and teachers who frequently asked for help locating food history and period recipes at the Morris County Library (Whippany, NJ).
www.foodtimeline.org   (856 words)

 Food and Nutrition Information Center: Food Composition
The Nutrient Data Laboratory (NDL) has been compiling and developing food composition databases for over a century.
Food Surveys Research Group (FSRG) monitors/assesses food consumption and related behaviors of the American population by conducting surveys, including the "What's In The Foods You Eat" survey.
Find resources and links to information about a variety of foods and commodities, including many fruits and vegetables.
fnic.nal.usda.gov /nal_display/index.php?info_center=4&tax_level=1&tax_subject=279   (223 words)

 Food Info Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
is the leading internet portal devoted exclusively to the food industry with 160, 000 visitors per month.
We offer various options for marketers looking to reach a targeted food business audience.
We also provide viewers with a comprehensive, single access point to a broad range of information of market research, food ingredients, equipment, services, trade shows, jobs, books, etc. Please enjoy the free information search.
www.foodinfonet.com   (104 words)

 Food: Learning Page
Food Channel--This cool site includes a weekly poll, articles on food-related topics, a dining guide, and more.
A Young Woman's Diet--Listen to a woman talk about what food she likes, then take a quiz.
Overview of American Foods and Food Terminology--From the Department of Translation Studies at University of Tampere, this page provides some general information on American eating habits and foods.
www.eslpartyland.com /students/nov/food.htm   (388 words)

 Food Reference: Trivia, Food Posters, History, Schools, Recipes, Events, Art, Quotes
Food, Kitchen and Housewares, Travel, Outdoor, Home and Garden, Wine, etc.
As a source of food, it strongly resembles the coconut in various ways.
The large fl fruit (nuts) growing in clusters at the base of the leaves, contain a refreshing juice similar to coconut water.
www.foodreference.com   (863 words)

 Food, Recipes, Cooking, Food Related Articles - Boston.com - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Globe food writers serve up a steaming pot of kitchen wisdom.
Free-form crostatas are low pressure and high impact.
Arugula and pear salad with mascarpone and toasted walnuts (Boston Globe, 9/13/06)
www.boston.com /ae/food   (325 words)

 Medieval and Renaissance Food Homepage: Sources, Recipes, and Articles
A Dinner at Pennsic (renaissance camping and food)
The SCA-cooks mailing list is one of many covering Renaissance and Medieval food.
If you know of any other information on the WWW related to food, please send me email at lindahl@pbm.com.
www.pbm.com /~lindahl/food.html   (334 words)

 Food | Worldwatch Institute
Worldwatch research on food and agriculture starts from the premise that farming is about more than producing food.
The Institute's research stresses the potential of agriculture to serve the public interest by protecting ecosystems, ensuring that no one goes hungry, and providing a stable economic base for rural communities.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
www.worldwatch.org /taxonomy/term/98   (1124 words)

 Asia Society's Asia Food - The source for Asian food information and recipes.
Explore this online resource of Asian food terms and recipes from Charmaine Solomon's Encyclopedia of Asian Food.
>Dim Sum and Then Some: Chinese food became the first Asian cuisine to become well known to mainstream America, first along the coasts and then in the heartland.
Najmieh Batmanglij's book New Food of Life is a treasury of 250 classical and regional Iranian recipes.
www.asiafood.org   (448 words)

 CBC News Indepth: The Food We Eat: The Nation's Diet
Food: Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply trying to stay healthy, it can be difficult keeping up on which foods are good for you and which ones just taste good.
We worry about the hazards of trans fatty acids, yet we continue to stuff our faces with processed foods that contain trans fats.
For almost a century we've known fat can be deadly, yet we're getting fatter and fatter with every generation.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/food   (334 words)

 Tokyo Food Page
The Tokyo Food Page is a complete guide to Japanese cuisine and eating in Japan.
Thanks to Nokia Japan and Riedel Japan for their generous support in the production of the Tokyo Food Page.
Tokyo Food Page is copyright (c) 1994-2006 Lobster Enterprises and contributors.
www.bento.com /tokyofood.html   (215 words)

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