Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

Nebraska Extension recognized in HealthyCommunity50 Challenge

The Choose Healthy Here - Healthy Food Retail Program in Dodge, Saunders, and Washington counties in Nebraska has been recognized in theHealthyCommunity50 Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge to receive a $10,000 community seed award.

Nebraska Food for Health Center to unite strengths in agriculture, medicine

The Nebraska Food for Health Center, a more than $40 million initiative to improve the lives of people around the world, was launched Sept. 16 at the University of Nebraska.

Anandappa named founding director of food-safety alliance at NIC

Angela Anandappa, has been named the founding director of the Alliance for Advanced Food Sanitation.

4-H Food Smart Families program implemented across Nebraska

Nebraska 4-H was one of seven states across the nation that recently participated in the 4-H Food Smart Families program sponsored by the National 4-H Council and the ConAgra Foods Foundation.

UNL's Food Processing Center to host workshop for craft brewers

A new workshop offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Processing Center will focus on the science of beer production.

New workshop focuses on preventing food safety issues

Food manufacturing owners, production supervisors, quality assurance managers and other food safety professionals are encouraged to attend the Preventative Controls for Human Food Course June 14-16. The course will be at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 141 N. Ninth St. in Lincoln.

Registration open for youth food competition in Grand Island

Raising Nebraska, the agricultural literacy exhibit open year-round at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds, is hosting a competitive food preparation event for youth ages 10-18.

Rockey stresses importance of ag research during Heuermann Lecture

Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, said advances in agricultural research have played a significant role in improving life expectancy and quality of life and will be critical to feeding the world's growing population.