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MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING
Puerto Rico

 

Miami chef Michelle Bernstein steps into the host role as Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking travels to Puerto Rico—an episode that was filmed in the summer prior to Hurricane Maria, and is dedicated to all of the people and organizations working towards the island’s recovery. Joined by chefs Kevin Roth and Ventura Vivoni, Michelle travels to the Tommy Forte Seafood Market, which offers everything from swordfish to shark, and to Frutos del Guacabo, which provides the highest quality fruits and vegetables to chefs all across the region. They then prepare a feast brimming with tropical fruits and fresh seafood.

 

 

INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I
Rat Lungworm: What You Need to Know. What You Need to Do.

 

Rat lungworm, a parasite that causes a type of meningitis, has been behind at least 15 reported cases of the rare disease so far this year in Hawai‘i. By comparison, 11 cases were reported last year. Scientists and medical doctors say there have probably been more infections, but milder symptoms are difficult to differentiate from the flu or intestinal virus.

 

Experts say there are indicators that suggest that not only will more people become infected, but the illness will be more severe, as well, potentially leaving permanent nerve damage. What do they know – and what do they not know? How can you lower your risk? Several of the state’s leading experts on rat lungworm will be taking your questions.

 

Your questions and comments are welcome via phone, email and via Twitter during the Live Broadcast.

 

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