Nationally, a food safety bill that would have given the FDA authority to issue a recall seems to have stalled in the Senate over details. Some are concerned that it will harm small producers and farmers, others are annoyed that a provision to eliminate BPA from children's cups and bottles was struck from the bill.
It's the final week to get to fightin' weight before the holidays. Take a page from the advice of Chef Charles Philips of 1808 Grille. His 15 holiday health tips developed for the National Foundation for Cancer Research work for you if you work them.
And tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. is the second Night Market at Nashville Farmers Market. Your favorite merchants will be there, plus refreshments, all under the stars!
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