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Peanut Butter Recall, Salmonella Alert

Last month, the New Mexico-based company Sunland Inc. recalled multiple brands of peanut and almond butter products, after a string of salmonella illnesses were linked to one of the brands it manufact…


How to Find Smart Snacks in Vending Machines

Most vending machines these days are stocked with a number of unhealthy snacks, but there are a few choices that are slightly healthier than the others. Watch this for a quick tip on picking the best …


Quick Tip: How Peanut Butter Can Fix a Scratched DVD

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From their reusable, minimalist DVD packaging to preventing unnecessary driving to the video store, there's much to be said for the disruptive power of online disc r…


Peanuts & Coke, Plus Other Odd Food Combinations

Without argument, kids like to exploit weird food combinations, and most of these have to do with junk food. Growing up I had a friend who enjoyed semi-stale Oreos, crunched into bits, along with pret…


Planters Donates Peanut-Shaped Park To New Orleans

Planters, the company famous for marketing its wares with a talking peanut, recently opened the first Planters Grove, a peanut-shaped urban park in New Orleans' historic Central City. Still struggl…


Are Chimps Smarter than Humans? (3 videos)

Chimps and humans are nearly 99 percent alike in their genetic makeup. Scientists and researchers have conducted myriad studies of their intelligence. These 3 fascinating videos show some of the r…


The Future of the Embattled Peanut

Goober peas, pig nuts, monkey nuts, ground nuts, or just plain peanuts, whatever you want to call them; the lowly peanut is both the most egalitarian nut, as well as the most feared. While peanuts are…


Why Have Peanut Allergies Tripled in a Decade?

Remember when we were allowed to bring peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to school? What happened? How did we get to the point where peanut allergies are such a threat that children in many schoo…


Almond Butter Clusters

It's hard to go wrong with a sweet recipe like this--crunchy, chewy, nutty, fruity, yummy. It may not hover at the bottom of the calorie-count list, but if you're going to splurge on a sweet treat, it…


Nutty for Nut Butter

Whether you are working around the salmonella outbreak, a food allergy or you simply want some variety, a wide range of nut butters offers healthy, delicious surprises. Nut butters have seen a spike i…


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