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    • A watershed moment: How invasive species changed the Great Lakes forever.
      June 1, 1988, the day everything changed for the Great Lakes, was sunny, hot and mostly calm — perfect weather for the young researchers from the University of Windsor who were hunting for critters crawling across the bottom of Lake St. Clair. (Part 1 of 4)
    • BP oil spill dispersants still in environment.
      A common ingredient in human laxatives and in the controversial dispersants that was used to break down oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill is still being found in tar balls four years later along Gulf Coast beaches including Perdido Key.
    • Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste.
      Most oil companies dump drilling waste into thousands of pits by their wells, but North Dakota, the second-largest oil-producing state behind Texas, does not test the pits' contents or monitor nearby groundwater for contamination.
    • Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest.
      Fukushima Prefecture’s Arakawa River has been deemed to be the cleanest river in Japan by the federal Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism. The ministry awarded the designation despite not announcing any tests for radioactivity in water, sediment, plants, or fish.
    • Bee battle seeks hearts and minds.
      Adversaries aren’t waiting for conclusive science on what’s killing the honeybee. They’re taking their fight straight to the public in an intensifying battle for the support of the nation’s consumers.
    • Insecticides in our food and water, new studies find.
      Nicotine-related insecticides widely used on crops are finding their way into the food we eat and the water we drink, two national studies published in the past two months have concluded.
    • Fish before fields to improve Egypt’s food production.
      Less than four percent of Egypt’s land mass is suitable for agriculture, and most of it confined to the densely populated Nile River Valley and Delta. With the nation’s population of 85 million expected to double by 2050, government officials are grappling with ways of ensuring food security and raising nutritional standards.
    • Pope Francis renews attack on mafia in Italian region scarred by toxic waste.
      Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse on Saturday during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta, near Naples, in a region long blighted by illegal toxic waste dumps and the pervasive grip of the Camorra mafia.
    • What do Chinese dumplings have to do with global warming?
      In 1992, Chen Zemin started China's first frozen food company. At the time, fewer than one in ten Chinese citizens owned refrigerators. Betweeen 1995 and 2007, China's domestic refrigerator ownership jumped to 95%. This growth is a formidable new factor in climate change.
    • African land disputes breed violence, poverty.
      Across Africa, mounting competition for land stressed by population growth and climate change is exacerbating poverty and pushing some people to militancy.
    • Unprecedented New England pipeline proposal.
      There’s much debate about how much more fossil fuel infrastructure is necessary, given concerns about global warming. There are fierce objections to the proposed expansion of a natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts that would cost consumers as much as $3 billion dollars.
    • In Chesapeake Bay waters warmed by summer sun, a deadly pathogen lies in wait.
      The last thing Rodney Donald was expecting during his family’s vacation on the Chesapeake Bay was to almost lose a leg to an aggressive bacteria growing in the brackish waters.
    • Long Island Sound's water is cleaner, but warming is new threat.
      Long Island Sound has been Connecticut's connection to the world for centuries. It has also become a sewer for our industrialized and urbanized society and the focus of intense political debates. And it is now a crucible of the profound changes brought by global warming.
    • The avengers.
      Murray Drechsler was one of the first outsiders to take a stand against the proliferation of coal mining in a NSW state forest. In 2010, he and a mate, Jonathan Moylan, pitched their protest teepee on the edge of an unsealed road near two other open-cut coal mines already operating in the scenic valley. They stayed there, living on handouts and choking on ro […]
    • Oil, gas boom taps rush of ordinances and bans across the U.S.
      Development of oil and gas shale formations has sparked drilling from Pennsylvania to California, and that is leading to a new wave of local oil and gas ordinances and bans. But in many places, local governments and the oil and gas industry are reaching accord.
    • USGS halts research on mountaintop removal’s public-health effects.
      Last year, the Obama administration quietly put the brakes on any new field work to gather data on the potential public-health threats posed by mountaintop removal.
    • 1,200 people evacuated as California's Sand fire grows past 4,000 acres.
      Gold Country residents got a firsthand look Saturday at the extreme fire danger California faces as the Sand fire blazed through forests and homes in El Dorado and Amador counties and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes with only minutes of warning.
    • California drought: As land sinks, farmers' brainstorm on water.
      Normally Case Vlot and Chase Hurley would rarely talk to each other. But that was before the drought, and before the land began to sink beneath their feet. Now they and every farmer for miles around are talking to each other all the time.
    • Brown hopes to sell Mexico on following California's green path forward.
      Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to highlight California's successful track record when he travels to Mexico on Sunday to begin a high-profile effort to bolster California's relationship with its southern neighbor and encourage the nation's nascent efforts to slash pollution.
    • There's more than meets the eye in California's water usage data.
      When state regulators tried to tally water use across California recently, they didn't exactly get a flood of cooperation. Of the 440 water agencies in the state, only 276 provided water consumption data. And officials in San Diego made a point of formally refusing the request.

Nutrition Labeling At Restaurants: Education For Restaurant Owners

This presentation will provide you with an overview of nutritional guidelines, talk about the benefits of healthy eating, discuss the associated risks of unhealthy eating and lastly to demonstrate the benefits of providing nutritional facts on menus.

I hope that the information is helpful.  If you have any questions or care to leave a comment, please do so. Thank you.

Nutrition Labeling At Restaurants: Education For Restaurant Owners

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