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How Do Canned Foods Stack Up?

Little Global Chefs | Posted 03.29.2017 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

At Little Global Chefs, we do our best to try and balance delicious and healthy with ideal and practical. We want kids to eat the very best and want ...

If I Can, You Can

Andrew M. Tolentino | Posted 03.31.2017 | Taste
Andrew M. Tolentino

After having read The Sun Also Rises multiple times during my undergraduate years, I finally made it to Spain in my early 20's. I embraced Spain as much as I did Hemingway's classic novel. Since then, I have returned multiple times; and not a day goes by that I don't long for my next return.

Can Canned Tomatoes Sometimes Be Better Than Fresh!?

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.16.2016 | Taste
Ali Rosen

With today's emphasis on freshness, it would seem basic to assume that a fresh tomato is always better than a canned one. But what about when tomatoes are out of season? Or what about when making a pasta sauce or a marinara?

The Food That Can Be Healthier Canned Than Fresh

OWN | Posted 01.23.2015 | OWN

We've all heard that the best meals are made from the freshest ingredients. But as it turns out, there may be one big exception. Board certified he...

Are You Prepared for Alabama's School Safety Plan?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 03.17.2015 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

It wasn't that long ago that we brought you the shocker story from Alabama that school officials there put a 5-year-old girl on suicide and homicide watch after she pointed her crayon at another student and made a small gun noise. Alabama schools want you to be sure that your kids are safe!

5 Back-Of-The-Can Recipes You Need to Try

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Sometimes I need to make dinner in little time and with little fuss.

The Most Bizarre Canned Foods From Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.18.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There are plenty of foods that have no business being in a can.

"No-Can-Ber" ~ Take The Challenge To Avoid Canned Foods This November

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Helsabeck

Often overlooked are the potential toxins that could be lurking in those cans, contaminating the food, and negatively affecting people's health. For the second year in a row, I'm hosting a "No-Can-Ber" challenge to help shed light on a healthier way to spend the month, hoping to inspire some to make a positive lifestyle change

Taste Test: The Best Canned Tomatoes

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Before you turn up your nose, bear in mind that a good canned tomato product should taste much better than a "fresh" tomato in winter.

6 Delicious Canned Vegetable Recipes

Posted 02.11.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Don't let these never-go-bad staples languish in your cupboard. Instead, try these canned vegetable recipes that make delicious ma...

Easy Winter Ratatouille

Laura Kumin | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

I love ratatouille, a French vegetable stew typically made with garlic, yellow summer squash and/or zucchini, onions, peppers, eggplant and tomatoes.

WATCH: Canning Pickles

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Paul Fuller and his wife Judy have been building their food processing business Sweet Creek Foods -- they refer to it as a "glassery" rather than a cannery -- for 12 years.

Pink-Ribboned Soup Cans? We Can Taste the Hypocrisy!

Margie Kelly | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Margie Kelly

Is it some kind of sick joke that cans lined with a chemical linked to cancer are sporting pink ribbons?

Canned Foods: Where Do You Draw The Line?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

We're thankful for canned foods. They've played a major part in the innovations of our food systems and have certainly kept many bellies fed. But let'...

What Should You Stock Up On For A Disaster?

Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living

When you think about disaster preparedness and food, nutrition is probably not the first thing to come to mind. But many of the foods that are best fo...

Hormone Disruptors in Canned Food: New Worries

McKay Jenkins | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
McKay Jenkins

Should tomatoes that were grown without pesticides still be considered "organic" if they'd been steeping in BPA? And come to think of it, when was the last time you saw mention of any ingredient for any package of the food you eat?

Trick or Toxic? The Chemical Industry's Newest Tricks on Your Kids' Health

Dara O'Rourke | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Dara O'Rourke

Until the FDA does its job, people need to ask their favorite food companies to phase out BPA in their cans and to ask their regulators to not be spooked by the chemical industry's latest tricks.

BPA Exposure Worse From Canned Food Than Plastic Bottles

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The exposure to BPA from canned food "is far more extensive" than from plastic bottles, said Shanna Swan, a professor and researcher at the University...

Shay Kelley, Homeless Woman, Visits All 50 States, Helping Homeless In Each State

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After losing her marketing job at AT&T and getting her car stolen within a matter of days, 24-year-old Shay Kelley soon found herself out on the stree...

Eco Etiquette: How Do I Avoid The Sneakiest Sources Of BPA? (Part 2)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I received an outpouring ...

Eco Etiquette: How Do I Avoid The Sneakiest Sources Of BPA?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. My daughter opened up my ...

Tests Find Wide Range of Bisphenol A in Canned Soups, Juice, and More

Naomi Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Naomi Starkman

Consumer Reports' latest tests of canned foods, including soups, juice, tuna, and green beans, have found that almost all of the 19 name-brand foods tested contain measurable levels of Bisphenol A (BPA).

Why It's So Hard Not To Be Fat

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Fat, sugar and salt; the triple threat to our waistlines... and health. Mere decades ago, the food industry made a conscious choice to seduce the Amer...

How Eden Foods Pioneered BPA-free Cans

Nena Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nena Baker

With a growing awareness about BPA -- a commonly used compound in cans and bottles -- and its links to a range of human diseases, Eden Foods recently began labeling its cans "BPA-free."

If a Pregnant Woman Told You BPA Was Safe, Would You Believe Her?

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

The end is near, BPA industry, best put your money into R&D for a safer alternative instead of poorly thought out marketing plans