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For some healthy food is out of reach For Some Healthy Food Is Out Of Reach

Many of us are able to get to a nearby grocery store and shop pretty easily, but not everybody in Texoma has easy access to healthy food. There are neighborhoods in Wichita Falls and the surrounding areas called 'food deserts' where good nutrition is hard to find.

Why grocery stores are pushing packaged foods to the perimeter Why Grocery Stores Are Pushing Packaged Foods To The Perimeter

Time-crunched consumers who mostly shop the grocery store's perimeter may be finding retailers are displaying more packaged foods in the areas traditionally reserved for fresh produce. It's being done to ensure the packaged and processed category won't be missed, explained Christy McMullen , co-owner of Summerhill Market in Toronto, while attending this week's Grocery Innovations Canada trade show.

Your groceries may be cheaper, but farmers and supermarkets feel the pain Your Groceries May Be Cheaper, But Farmers And Supermarkets Feel The Pain

Your groceries may be cheaper, but farmers and supermarkets feel the pain That breakfast of eggs, bacon and toast costs less, but producers and stores are hurting. Check out this story on If you're just a little irked that gasoline prices have edged up recently, maybe this will cheer you up: Groceries are a bargain.

Most parents eat kids' Halloween candy, survey says Most Parents Eat Kids' Halloween Candy, Survey Says

As the biggest Halloween trick of them all, 90 percent of Americans surveyed plan to use Halloween to talk to their kids about healthy eating, but they could be doing so for selfish reasons. Halloween is a time when Americans are cuckoo for cocoa, according to a survey by the National Confectioners Association.

Massive sundae gobbled up in Michigan ends up as record Massive Sundae Gobbled Up In Michigan Ends Up As Record

An archery range in Detroit is being dedicated to a Michigan Department of Natural Resources official who died in a plane cra LUDINGTON, Mich. - A roughly half-mile-long ice cream sundae that was gobbled up in Michigan this year ended up being a record-setting one.

Mexicans watch final US presidential debate closely Mexicans Watch Final US Presidential Debate Closely

Customers watch the third and last U.S. presidential debate at the Pinche Gringo BBQ restaurant in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. The debate is being held in Las Vegas.

Final debate brings little clarity to undecided voters Final Debate Brings Little Clarity To Undecided Voters

As a tumultuous campaign nears an end, undecided voters across the country watched the final debate of the U.S. presidential race with a mix of skepticism and rapt attention Wednesday night. They were searching for clarity, and some found it.

Hotel Chocolat profits sweetened by demand for 'hedonistic chocolate' Hotel Chocolat Profits Sweetened By Demand For 'hedonistic Chocolate'

CONSUMER demand for "hedonistic chocolate" has helped drive up sales and profits at Hotel Chocolat, with the firm gearing up for its best ever Christmas. The luxury chocolate chain said sales rose 12 per cent to A 91.1 million in the year to June 26, with pre-tax profits rising from A 2.9 million to A 8.2m.

'Pure filth!' Was this Mary Berry's best ever innuendo on Bake Off? 'Pure Filth!' Was This Mary Berry's Best Ever Innuendo On Bake Off?

Never let it be said that, at 81 years old, Mary Berry doesn't have it in her to get a little raunchy. And during the semi-final episode of The Great British Bake Off, the octogenarian cake making genius let slip perhaps her best naughty comment ever.

A wild rice side dish that complements any meat or fish A Wild Rice Side Dish That Complements Any Meat Or Fish

We all have our favorite winter dishes and mine is stuffing - or dressing, technically, since I don't stuff it in a turkey. The classic flavors lull me into feeling like I'm in white-capped mountains, even when I live in sunny San Diego and could pull off a Thanksgiving beach barbecue if I were so inclined.

The Life-Changing Book That Helps This Entrepreneur Think Big The Life-Changing Book That Helps This Entrepreneur Think Big

The co-founder of Food52 shares with us the book that helps her think big, along with other things that make her tick and keep her motivated. Cooking can be intimidating, especially if you're busy and on a budget.

Food for thought at the Region VII Food Show. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV. Food For Thought At The Region VII Food Show. Photo By Jamey Boyum KLTV.

School nutrition directors and students united to become food critics at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex in Longview. The 2016 Region VII food show brought in 80 vendors and East Texas students scored samples from all of them to help decide what may be fueling the minds of the children.

Green Genie spread enhances many foods Green Genie Spread Enhances Many Foods

My sister sent me a text about a green spread that said, "you have to make this ... love it on sandwiches, crackers, eggs, etc." And she was right - this green spread is a sandwich genie.

The Latest: Obama notes Italian contributions to US The Latest: Obama Notes Italian Contributions To US

American chef Mario Batali holds a tray of pasta during a preview in advance of the State Dinner in honor of the Official Visit of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese Landini in the State Dining Room of th... WASHINGTON - The Latest on Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's official visit to the White House and the final state dinner of the Obama administration : At the final state dinner of his administration, Obama is also praising Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi as someone who represents the energy, optimism, vision and values that can carry Europe forward. And although it's his final state dinner, Obama quoted another famous Italian - the late Yogi Berra - in saying, "It ain't over till it's over."

M&M's gets a trendy new filling: Caramel M&M's Gets A Trendy New Filling: Caramel

Milk chocolate, peanut and peanut butter are the stalwart M&M's flavors, but soon there will be a new option vying for your taste buds' attention. For the first time in the 75-year history of the brand, the candy company is embracing a caramel filling that will become a permanent member of the M&M family.

Report: How Connecticut legislators voted on food policy bills Report: How Connecticut Legislators Voted On Food Policy Bills

Registration will allow you to post comments on and create a Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Aerial Pesticide Spraying Legislation "This vote would exempt chemicals regulated under the Federal Instecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act from permits under the Clean Water Act, even if they are sprayed on or near a body of water regulated by the Clean Water Act."

Noteworthy Chocolates opens first location in Bethel Noteworthy Chocolates Opens First Location In Bethel

Jennifer Sauvageau, of Noteworthy Chocolates, in Bethel, Conn, uses a computer to create an inscription that will be carved into chocolate by a laser. Tuesday, October 18, 2016.

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