Burger King - real sign - © 2014 Burger King

Burger King has released some artists’ concept pictures of what its new store designs will look like – and it appears that the new designs focus on incorporating permanently some of the central ideas behind the hastily-concocted contact-free anti-COVID-19 features now in use to beat the pandemic…

Lab Mouse - © jax.org

It used to be that you could count the new items on the medical / nutrition / food news wires on the f1ngers of one hand. Now, for some reason, they’re coming thick and fast. Not all scream for their own solo post, but many smaller topics demand our attention nevertheless…

Masked Cook - © 2020 The Straits Times

I had to think more than once this morning when I came across a full-page colour ad in my daily paper posing the reader stark challenge: ‘Picture life without restaurants’. I couldn’t. So I went on to the small print and as I read I realized the ad was based on a false premise…

Celiac Disease - © lytnyc.com

We’ve followed the new recommendations for treating and preventing Peanut allergies in children. I’ve suggested that similar techniques be tried for other diseases. Now, there’s news such a regime is being explored to help prevent development of Celiac disease…