Georgia Woman Makes Viral TikToks of Food From Disney Movies | Georgia News

By MARK RICE, Ledger-Enquirer

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Videos of the food she makes in her Columbus kitchen are going viral on TikTok.

Gabrielle “Gabby” Williams is the woman behind the social media sensation. Her content has become so popular, copycats motivated her to update the title of her account to “The ORIGINAL Disney Movie Food Series Creator.”

In six months, Williams has collected 33.9 million likes and 1.3 million followers from more than 40 videos.

“I wanted to think of something new that I haven’t really seen on any socials yet,” she told the Ledger-Enquirer. “… Oh, man, it just took off from there, and I’m still shocked that we’ve come this far.”

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Williams, 32, and her 12-year-old daughter live with her parents in Midland. She is a 2007 graduate of Central High School in Macon and moved to

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Tyson Foods issues recall of frozen, fully cooked chicken due to possible Listeria exposure | News

Tyson Foods has voluntarily issued a recall of approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken. Tyson has been working closely with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on this recall, and while there is no conclusive evidence that the products were contaminated at the time of shipment, the voluntary recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution.

The affected products were produced at one plant located in Dexter, Missouri, between December 26 of 2020 and April 13 of 2021 and distributed to foodservice and retail customers nationwide and Puerto Rico. They are being recalled as a precaution due to possible exposure to Listeria monocytogenes, a harmful bacteria.

“We’re committed to providing safe, healthy food that people rely on every day,” said Scott Brooks, senior vice president, food safety and quality assurance, Tyson Foods. “We are taking this precautionary step out of an abundance of caution and in

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‘Atravesando Esto Juntos’: Food-distribution program is about ‘getting through this together’ | Local News

PITTSFIELD — Manos Unidas wants the meals it delivers to serve a lot more than just calories.

Rather, food distributed through its Atravesando Esto Juntos program, run in partnership with Berkshire Mutual Aid (Apoyo Mutuo Berkshireno), comes with a sense of connection to culture and community. In Spanish, “atravesando esto juntos” means “getting through this together.”

“The food goes right to the doorstep, to people who most need it, but it is also culturally relevant and created with nourishing ingredients by an amazing Latina cook,” said Anaelisa Jacobsen, a co-director of Manos Unidas, a multicultural nonprofit cooperative.

On May 19, Mariam Orengo was up by dawn in her Pittsfield home to prepare ingredients for that day’s distribution of 100 meals. By about noon, she had finished cooking the chicken. The rice and beans took another few hours, and after about a half-hour for packing, she was ready for pickup at

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Huntington’s Kitchen encourages healthy eating during pandemic | News

HUNTINGTON — For many, it’s a challenge to consistently eat healthy, remain active and address other health-related habits. The pandemic changed the way all of us live and work, but it also affected healthy lifestyles and where many of us eat our meals.

According to The Hartman Group’s Eating Occasions Compass annual report, 88% of Americans surveyed ate at home in spring 2020. That increased by 12% from 2019, with eating at restaurants decreasing to 4% during the early days of the pandemic. While individuals continue to eat more at home, some may not make the most healthy choices.

Huntington’s Kitchen provides opportunities for Tri-State residents to learn about well-prepared food and healthy living, cooking and other food-related experiences. Its mission is to equip everyone with the knowledge and tools they need to help prevent and reduce diet-related diseases.

It uses its own blend of community cooking classes, meal kits,

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