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  1. Chow Line: Play it safe with hard-cooked eggs (for 4/8/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-play-it-safe-hard-cooked-eggs-4807-0

    later in the year the egg was packed. For more information on egg safety, see the USDA fact sheet, ... container, a hard-cooked egg is a perishable food, so it shouldn't be kept at room temperature for more ... last three to five weeks in the refrigerator. There's a good reason for that. When a hen lays an ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hawk Makes a Splash (for the Week of Aug. 9, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-hawk-makes-splash-week-aug-9-2009

    "Nothing has a more potent attraction for birds during hot weather than drinking and bathing places," ... Attract Birds" (1918). "Providing a water source for birds," a more recent Cornell Lab of ... Ornithology fact sheet says, "should provide you with a fantastic opportunity to observe bird ...

  3. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: When Raccoons Want Your Corn (for the Week of May 6, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-when-raccoons-want-your-corn-week-may-6-2007-0

    the easiest solution." Twig P.S. Read more in an Ohio State fact sheet at ... http://ohioline.osu.edu/w-fact/0007.html. Notes: The fact sheet mentioned, "Preventing and Managing Raccoon Problems," W-7-2001, ... call (614) 292-1607. Thanks to Mike K. for this week's question! About this column: "Smart ...

  4. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chucks with Gnarly Choppers! (for the Week of March 30, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-chucks-gnarly-choppers-week-march-30-2008-1

    stopped growing. In fact that's normal for a rodent's incisors. (The woodchuck's a rodent.) ... down. They made it hard for the chucks to eat. Alas, the guys in these reports were found either puny or ... dead.   Bad and sad for them, I know. But yet a chance for us to see just how their special teeth work, ...

  5. Family Fundamentals: Protect family from sun's rays (for April 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-protect-family-suns-rays-april-2008

    April 22, 2008 My teenage daughter is gearing up for summer and is already talking about wanting ... (UV) radiation is thought to be the major risk factor not only for basal and squamous cell skin ... cancers, but for the more serious melanoma, as well. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, with ...

  6. Chow Line: From land or sea, salt is salt (9/28/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-land-or-sea-salt-salt-92812

    September 28, 2012 Why do some recipes call for sea salt instead of regular salt? Is it healthier? ... a coarse-grain salt used to prepare kosher meats. It contains no iodine, so it’s often recommended for use in ... sodium, or about one day’s worth. But most sodium people consume isn’t from the salt shaker. In fact, many ...

  7. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Cool Cold Kiwis (for the Week of Feb. 22, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-cool-cold-kiwis-week-feb-22-2009

    about here: http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~news/story.php?id=5023. For further kiwifruit fun and facts ... live has mostly cold winters — like Ohio, where I live, or Minnesota, for example — you have to grow ... Read more on growing hardy kiwis at http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/1000/1426.html.-- Notes: The link ...

  8. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Purple Box, Detector Gadget (for the Week of Aug. 24, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-purple-box-detector-gadget-week-aug-24-2008

    They're traps for the emerald ash borer, a small, shiny-green beetle that kills ash trees. (Boo.) The ... a fact sheet about the program and the traps at ... http://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/plant_health/content/printable_version/faq_eab_08.pdf. Read more on the emerald ash borer at Ohio State's Ash Alert Web site, ...

  9. Chow Line: High sodium hidden in all sorts of foods (Feb. 24, 2012)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-high-sodium-hidden-all-sorts-foods-feb-24-2012

    such as chips, pretzels and popcorn. What can you do? First, look at the Nutrition Facts labels for ... range anywhere from 80 to 230 milligrams per slice), the category of “bread and rolls” did, in fact ... of 2,300 recommended by the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. The limit is even lower-- 1,500 milligrams-- for ...

  10. Chow Line: Pros and cons of sugar alcohols (for 3/27/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-pros-and-cons-sugar-alcohols-32711

    mannitol, maltitol, xylitol, isomalt and erythritol, for example. These sweeteners aren't sugar or ... calories of regular sugar-- 2 calories per gram, compared with 4 calories per gram for sugar and other ... this adds a complication for people with diabetes or anyone else who counts carbohydrates as part of ...

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