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Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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"News in Brief" for October 30, 2014

Veggie crisps can pack a sodium punch
CBC News

If you're reaching for a snack, those of the simulated veggie crisp variety might look like an option as healthy as vegetables themselves. But a Sudbury dietitian says those snacks might contain more sodium that you expect.

Trick or Eat volunteers collect non-perishable items on Halloween for food banks
CTV News

This year, participants with Trick Or Eat, a national drive organized for 15 years by the registered charity Meal Exchange, will also urge Canadians to become more aware that long-term solutions are needed to alleviate hunger.

How do Halloween treats stack up to whole foods? Here are 5 comparisons
Global News

The little fun-sized snacks seem harmless, but they add up. Global News asked Kate Comeau, dietitian and spokesperson for the Dietitians of Canada, to compare the treats to their healthier counterparts.

Can drinking too much milk be bad for you?
Metro News

The findings may warrant questions about recommendations for milk consumption, although further research is needed, its authors said. Other experts noted shortcomings in the study, including that milk consumption was self-reported and the type of physical activity the men and women did was not well-defined.