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Tennessee Signs On to Plan to Protect Dairy Industry

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Four of the most dreaded words in agriculture are Hoof and Mouth Disease, which can be devastating to livestock producers and wreak havoc on the farm economy. In conjunction with June Dairy Month, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed an agreement that partners Tennessee with eight other states to protect the dairy industry in the event of an HMD outbreak.

Known as the Secure Milk Supply Plan, the agreement sets standards by which milk producers, haulers and processors would interact with animal health authorities to reduce the risk of spreading HMD during an outbreak. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Health says State Analysis links cluster of illnesses to Raw Milk Consumption

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed today the strain of E.coli that caused nine children to become ill after drinking raw milk obtained from McBee Dairy Farm near Knoxville has been matched to animal waste collected at the dairy.

Five of the nine children required hospitalization and three developed a severe kidney problem known as hemolytic uremic syndrome. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Health says Outbreak from Raw Milk underscores importance of Pasteurization

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health experts say at least eight cases of illness among children in East Tennessee are likely related to drinking “raw” or unpasteurized milk. The investigation has identified a specific type of Escherichia coli O157 as the cause of at least three of the illnesses.

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Clarksville Downtown Market this Saturday, July 13th, 2013

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – Come out Saturday, July 12th to the Clarksville Downtown Market. It looks like it will be a beautiful day tomorrow in Clarksville and a great day to come out to the Downtown Market.

There will be over 70 different vendors on hand. They will be on offering local fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor, seasonal flowers and more.

The Hui Hawai`i O Tenesi Hawaiian Civic Club who will be there with an informational booth as well as performances throughout the morning.

Clarksville Downtown Market

Clarksville Downtown Market

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Clarksville Downtown Market to Open Saturday, May 18th

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – When the 2013 Clarksville Downtown Market opens on Saturday, May 18th, approximately 70 vendors will be on hand to offer local fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor, seasonal flowers and more. The Clarksville Downtown Market will be open from 8:00am to 1:00pm every Saturday through October 19th on Public Square.

Opening Day of the Market will also feature musical performances by Eric Compton & the APSU’s Community School of the Arts, cooking demonstration by Kristina Waters, Arts and Crafts for Kids by Cynthia Bellar and Chalk, Paper, Scissors, Market bags to the first 500 in attendance and prizes! «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for May 5th, 2013

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Summer Program Guide now available!
  • Movies in the Park to Show “Wreck It Ralph” this Saturday
  • 50 Plus Olympics
  • Sleep Under the Stars Campout
  • Clarksville Downtown Market to Open May 18th
Wreck-It Ralph at Movies in the Park Saturday, May 11th

Wreck-It Ralph at Movies in the Park Saturday, May 11th

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Clarksville Downtown Market to Open May 18th

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – When the 2013 Clarksville Downtown Market opens on Saturday, May 18th, approximately 70 vendors will be on hand to offer local fresh produce, baked goods, local honey, milk, home décor, seasonal flowers and more. The Clarksville Downtown Market will be open from 8:00am to 1:00pm every Saturday through October 19th on Public Square.

Opening Day of the Market will also feature musical performances by Eric Compton & the APSU’s Community School of the Arts, cooking demonstration by Kristina Waters, Arts and Crafts for Kids by Cynthia Bellar and Chalk, Paper, Scissors, Market bags to the first 500 in attendance and prizes!

Clarksville Downtown Market Opens May 18th

Clarksville Downtown Market Opens May 18th

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American Heart Association reports Healthy diet may help prevent recurrent Heart Attacks, Strokes

 

The benefits of eating right were in addition to those from taking preventive drugs, even in countries with varying economic levels.

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – If you have cardiovascular disease , a heart-healthy diet may help protect you from recurrent heart attacks and strokes, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

“At times, patients don’t think they need to follow a healthy diet since their medications have already lowered their blood pressure and cholesterol — that is wrong,” said Mahshid Dehghan, Ph.D., study author and a nutritionist at the Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. “Dietary modification has benefits in addition to those seen with aspirin, angiotensin modulators, lipid-lowering agents and beta blockers.”

A diet rich in vegetables and fruits with a higher ratio of fish External link to meats appeared to be more beneficial for preventing heart disease. (Photo by American Heart Association)

A diet rich in vegetables and fruits with a higher ratio of fish External link to meats appeared to be more beneficial for preventing heart disease. (Photo by American Heart Association)

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Making Pancakes on the Weekend can be a Family Affair

 

Martha White®Nashville, TN – Isn’t it amazing how wise our grandmothers were? Old adages like “the kitchen is the heart of the home” and “family is made around the dinner table” continue to be as valid for us today as they were to past generations.

Research has shown that children of all ages are happier and healthier if they regularly eat dinner as a family. And involving them in the cooking not only provides valuable family time, but also encourages better eating habits.

Pigs in an Apple-Cinnamon Blanket, Easy Buttermilk Pancakes and Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Mixed Berry Sauce.

Pigs in an Apple-Cinnamon Blanket, Easy Buttermilk Pancakes and Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Mixed Berry Sauce.

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Blackberry Cobbler – A Southern Summer Classic

 

Martha White®Nashville, TN – In the rural South, picking wild blackberries is a rite of summer but it isn’t always easy. Getting to the thorny blackberry bushes often involves making your way through briars, brambles and a hoard of chiggers.

Sometimes it hardly seems worth the trouble until you see the delectable blackberry cobbler coming out of the oven or a row of jars filled with blackberry preserves cooling on the counter. «Read the rest of this article»

 


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