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The Nutrition Facts Label Gets a New Look

It’s been more than 20 years since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required food companies to add the Nutrition…

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Hungry for Truth and Dakota Layers

Buying Local is Easier Than You Think

Buying local is a great way to support family farms and businesses, and it’s why so many South Dakotans look…

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Improve Food Safety With a Meat Thermometer

Whether you’re manning the grill at a family cookout or making dinner in your kitchen, the only thing worse than…

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Which foods are GMOs? Soybeans, canola and sugar beets are a few examples.

Which Foods Are GMOs?

Walking through the aisles at your local grocery store, you may have wondered how many of the foods you eat…

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Food Safety 101: What Does That Date on my Food Mean?

Product dates such as “use by,” “best by” or “sell by” listed on food packages can be confusing. When the…

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Is organic worth my money?

Is Organic Worth My Money?

It’s the moment of truth in the grocery store. You’re trying to decide between organic or non-organic. The organic strawberries…

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Food Safety 101: How Long Can You Store Foods and Leftovers?

Just how long is too long to store leftovers, raw meat or eggs in the fridge? Is it safe to…

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Where do GMOs come from?

We’ve heard many different ideas about GMOs over the years. Some people think they’re some new creation made in a…

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Food Safety 101: Internal Meat Temperatures

Holiday celebrations and family gatherings just aren’t complete without plenty of mouth-watering food. Whether its turkey and stuffing for Thanksgiving…

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New GMO Soybeans Bring Improved Nutrition to Vegetable Oil

When you enjoy a tasty treat like cookies, cakes or crackers, chances are good those foods were cooked with soybean…

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Uncovering the Health Benefits of Soy

South Dakota farmers are among the nation’s best at growing soybeans. The bulk of the soybeans grown here are feed…

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Holiday Hosting Tips

The holiday season is officially here. Feeling pressure about hosting the perfect Thanksgiving meal for your family or friends? Farmer…

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The “Healthy” Food Label is Changing

Food labels and wrappers are a carefully crafted blend of art and science. The colorful, attention-grabbing packages are designed to…

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Food Labels That Mean Nothing

We’ve talked at length about how to interpret the facts behind the many labels we find on our food. Many…

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Your Food Safety Guide to Packing a Lunch Bag

It’s officially back-to-school no matter how different  that may look like for everyone – in-person, online, home schooled, etc.  Safety…

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How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

Summer is in full swing. What better time to take advantage of this beautiful weather and go on a picnic?…

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Six Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Farmers Markets

Farmers market season is in full swing. That means at least once a week, fresh, in-season food and local farmers…

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What you need to know about GMOs

GMOs 101: What You Need To Know

With all the buzz about GMOs, it seems like they are everywhere, but did you know you’d actually only find…

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