Food and Culinary

Chef Andrew Little

Sheppard Mansion
Hanover, PA

As American as apple dumplings, the cooking of Chef Andrew Little, at Sheppard Mansion in Hanover, Pennsylvania, reflects deep pride in the heritage of South Central Pennsylvania. Land of the Pennsylvania Dutch, barely 50 miles from Baltimore, Philadelphia and Harrisburg, and another stone’s throw from Washington, DC and New York, the undulating hills of this stretch of mid-Atlantic is rich in agricultural and culinary resources. Chef Little is at home, and it shows.Read more

Janice Cooper at Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie

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First day of world baking competition. Four teams competing: Taiwan, Peru, Italy and France. Team USA's turn on Tuesday.

The Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie is an international, invitational artisan baking competition held in Paris, France, every three to four years.Read more

USDA Partner Wheat Foods Council Announces "What's On MyPlate" Day

03/01/2012

The Wheat Foods Council (WFC) is teaming up with the nearly 6,000 USDA partners to make March 8, 2012 “What’s on MyPlate?” Day, to heighten public awareness of the importance of choosing foods for a healthy meal. The WFC is committed to promoting a diet that reflects the latest recommendations in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and highlights the message behind the new MyPlate food icon.Read more

Ten Flavor Upgrades:Bread

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Flavor & The Menu (Vol 12, Issue 5)
02/29/2012

Bread specialties have moved out of the basket and onto the plate. Small wonder: They’re versatile, popular and economical and offer utilization opportunities across the menu.  To view article, click here.

Ten Flavor Upgrades: Bread

02/29/2012
Flavor & The Menu (Vol 12, Issue 5)

Bread specialties have moved out of the basket and onto the plate. Small wonder: They’re versatile, popular and economical and offer utilization opportunities across the menu.

Introducing Kernels, our new quarterly e-magazine.

Author: 
Judi Adams, MS RD, President, Wheat Foods Council
02/28/2012

Our first issue of our new e-magazine, Kernels brings you stories, articles, recipes and more. 
For the first issue of our quarterly e-magazine we feature an interview with USDA's Robert Post talking about their SuperTracker program. Also, we focus on folic acid fortification of enriched grain products and their role in the prevention of birth defects.  We have a couple delicious recipes, an article about Spring Wheat and another surprise or two.
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FDA: Proposed Rule On Changes To Nutrition Facts Panel Due By End Of 2012

02/24/2012
Food Navigator - USA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is aiming to publish a proposed rule to reform the Nutrition Facts panel and related rules by the end of this year, somewhat later than originally expected.  A spokesman said: “FDA hopes to publish, by the end of the calendar year, a proposed rule, which if finalized, would revise the Nutrition Facts panel.”

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