Diet :: Guidance for the Safe Production of Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

To minimize microbial food safety hazards common to the processing of most fresh-cut fruits and vegetables sold to consumers in a ready-to-eat form, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a draft guidance document for producers of fresh-cut produce entitled “Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards of Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables.”

Baby Care :: Meeting the Nutritional Needs of Young Children – Basic Nutrients

Children can get the nutrients they need if they eat a variety of foods every day from the five food groups, which include grains, vegetables, fruits, milk, and meat and beans. Fats, oils, and sweets supply mainly calories but little or no vitamins and minerals and should be used sparingly. No one food contains every nutrient. Children need to eat a variety of foods within each group. A child who favors bananas, for example, should be encouraged to eat apples, oranges, and other fruits as well.