Kiwifruit add not only a gorgeous hue, but a delightful sweet-tart flavor to dishes and drinks. It is a colorful ingredient in fruit salads, and chefs are finding new ways to make kiwifruit shine on menus.
Consumer Reports raised alarm in September 2012 (published in the November 2012 issue) when it released a study revealing potentially dangerous levels of arsenic in domestic rice and called for the adoption of regulatory standards similar to those for drinking water.
With approximately 300 food co-ops in the U.S. today, cooperative grocers represent fewer than 1 percent of American grocery stores. But food co-ops — which are owned and directed by customers rather than corporations — are holding their own.