More Than 300 Runners Expected at Miles For Meals 5K Sunday in Norwalk

31/May/16 / 16:18 / Paul Shipman

Race Will Benefit Connecticut Food Bank Programs and Services   NORWALK, CONN., May 31, 2016 – The Connecticut Food Bank is hosting the Miles For Meals 5K this Sunday, June 5, at Calf Pasture Beach Park in Norwalk. More than 300 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the inaugural event. Miles For Meals […]

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Canstruction Raises Nearly 12,000 Cans of Food for Connecticut Food Banks

25/May/16 / 14:50 / Paul Shipman

Student and Architect Teams Compete in International Food-Raising Event   WALLINGFORD, CONN., May 25, 2016 – Teams from five Connecticut schools joined with architects from five firms to design and build structures from nonperishable food items for Canstruction, a competition that is aimed at raising awareness of the problem of hunger and raising food for […]

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FDA Nutrition Labels Get Major Overhaul

20/May/16 / 17:15 / Paul Shipman

Labels reflect new nutrition science, receive first major update in 20 years   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) introduced new nutrition label standards that will take effect for most major food producers in July of 2018. The revised labels have several important changes that will help consumers better understand the nutrition content of their […]

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