Recall Alert: Tyson Chicken

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Tyson chicken lovers might have to start looking elsewhere for their daily dose of protein. Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Tyson Foods Inc. has recalled approximately 52,486 pounds of chicken wing product that had an “off-odor” scent -- which could have resulted from possible contamination.... Read more

How Baked By Melissa Founder Handled Her Gluten Allergy During Pregnancy

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Melissa Ben-Ishay is the President and Chief Product Officer of the New York City-based dessert company Baked by Melissa. When Ben-Ishay was fired from her job in advertising in 2008, she decided to do what she loved—to offer consumers the ultimate dessert experience. With the idea that people should be able to taste more... Read more

Summer Food Safety Tips for Pregnant Women

Between BBQs, road trips and beach days, it’s summer time and the livin’s easy, right? Well, not so fast. Having a carefree summer is a bit trickier when you’re pregnant, thanks to elevated hormones and a weakened immune system. Plus, you’re at greater risk for developing certain foodborne illnesses caused by bacteria such as Listeria... Read more

Recall Alert! Easter Egg Cookies Top List of Recalls This Week

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The FDA announced a number of food recalls this week, so before you start assembling those Easter baskets or whipping up weekend breakfasts, keep the following in mind. Silver Lake Cookie Company Inc. recalled its 8-ounce packages of Easter egg cookies because they contain actual egg -- an ingredient unlisted on the packaging. Not... Read more

Watch Kids Try Breakfast Foods From Around the World

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Have a picky eater on your hands? It's not you -- it's America. Cut Video and Kitchen Bowl invited American kids to try some international breakfasts. It didn't go too well... Predictably, most kids were turned off by anything fishy. Except for one little boy, who was totally digging the bread that lox is served... Read more

6 Healthy Eating Rules for Your Holiday Bump

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Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays. From the food (seconds of everything, please) to spending time with family, nothing gets us more into the holiday spirit than a turkey -- or tofurkey -- feast. But the meal you look forward to all year long can also be tricky if you're a mom-to-be. Here's how to... Read more

‘Lunchbox Dad’ Takes Packed Lunch to a Whole New Level

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Heard of Lunchbox Dad? If not, then allow me the pleasure. Beau is a proud daddy of two who takes lunch time very seriously (which is why he's a man after my own heart!). Each week he comes up with the most colorful, creative and downright hilarious meal ideas to get his young... Read more

Recall Alert! Plum Organics World Baby Pouch Products

Make way for another recall! The FDA announced that Plum Organics voluntarily recalled two varieties of its World Baby line of pouch products. The products were recalled because of periodic damage made to the plastic spouts on the pouches during manufacturing. Here’s what you need to know:

There is a possibility that spouts could loosen, detach...

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Try These 5 Toddler-Friendly Pancake Recipes for National Pancake Day

If you love fluffy, fruity, chocolate-y pancakes, chances are your tot will, too. What's not to obsess over? So today, on National Pancake Day, we're giving you five easy recipes -- from mini-pancakes to dairy-free flapjacks -- to share with your toddler. But don't blame us if they reach for seconds. Has your toddler tried pancakes... Read more

6 Sweet Alternatives for Your Toddler to Snack on This Valentine’s Day

Not into serving up tons of chocolate-y, sugary treats to your toddler on Valentine's Day? We get it, mama. Even though it's temping to settle for chocolate-y kisses and candy bars, these six tasty alternatives are festive (and come without all that processed sugar). Try 'em out: What's your favorite treat to serve on Valentine's... Read more