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Backyard Fruit Confiscated Near LA Coliseum To Thwart Fruit Fly Infestation

Agricultural officials knocked on doors at homes Friday asking residents for permission to confiscate backyard fruit from trees to help stop a fruit fly infestation.

03/28/2014

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Stacy Stowers’ Healthy Way to Shake Up Your Diet

Can healthy food really taste good? I’m a firm believer that it can!

03/20/2014

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South LA Residents Celebrate Arrival Of ‘Fresh Fridays’

A produce stand in the parking lot of a South Los Angeles market is a fresh addition to the King Estates neighborhood.

07/19/2013

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Farmer’s Tips For Buying Summer Produce

See what the experts have to say about summer produce in Los Angeles this year.

CBS Los Angeles–04/03/2013

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Best Cherry Dishes In Los Angeles

Whether you’re looking to take your sweetie on romantic date this month or want to plan a quiet night in, these options of cherry dishes will be sure to set the mood for a great evening in our out.

CBS Los Angeles–02/20/2013

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Kids Can Now Eat Fruit In A Fun Way With ‘My Fruity Faces’ Edible Stickers!

Nickelodeon star and My Fruity Faces spokesperson, Daniella Monet, stopped by KCAL9 Friday to discuss the company’s new edible stickers that make eating fruit fun!

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2012

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Garden Teaches Special Needs Students About Health, Teamwork

Special needs kids in Northridge planted seeds and built garden boxes on Friday to raise awareness for childhood obesity.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2012

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At Least 2 Cities Under Quarantine After Med Flies Found In Traps

CLAREMONT (CBSLA.com) — An 88-square mile stretch of land in the Rancho Cucamonga area is under quarantine after Mediterranean fruit flies were found in tree traps. The California Department of Food and Agriculture set up a […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2012

Jackson (l) and Zach Selby run "Fruit For All", a nonprofit organization that seeks to deliver fresh produce to needy families in the San Gabriel Valley. (courtesy FruitForAll.com)

Arcadia Brothers Harvest Fruit For San Gabriel Valley Families

When most kids their age are hanging out with their friends, Zach and Jackson Selby spend many of their weekends picking fruit.

05/23/2012

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State Quarantines Homegrown Fruit In Fight Against SoCal Citrus Pest

Residents living within 10 miles of an affected tree in Hacienda Heights will not be allowed to take their fruit with them for the next two years.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/04/2012

Grilling Guide

Veggies Take Over The Grill Labor Day Weekend

Chef Julio Hawkins and Morton’s Burbank General Manager Kevin Flannery visited the KCAL 9 studios Thursday to talk about healthy side dishes for the holiday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2011

Germany Debates Effects Of Value Added Tax

Have An Endless Summer

Delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce now and all year long

08/22/2011

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Happy, Kids? McDonald’s To Substitute Fruit, Raisins For Fries

The world’s most famous fast-food restaurant is revamping its “Happy Meals” in an effort to cut down on America’s child obesity epidemic.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/26/2011

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Riverside Quarantines Home-Picked Fruit After Pest Spreads

The move is aimed at slowing a moth-sized parasite that spreads huanglingbing, a disease which causes a tree to put out bitter, shriveled fruit, and then die.

01/01/2011