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‘Eating Local’ Taken To The Limit

The trend towards a preference for locally-sourced foods has a gotten some folks thinking about ways to make that dream a reality in Northern climes where supplies of locally-grown Produce fall off dramatically over the winter. And their solution actually makes food sourcing even more local…

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Small Beer: Barley Shortage Coming?

Barley is a Grain that’s been cultivated pretty much since Grain was first cultivated. It’s a key ingredient in beer, which is enjoyed in some form or other in most parts of the world. But scientists are predicting that Barley yields will be reduced substantially by Global Warming…

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Fast Food Week!

Here we are again, looking back on the week just past and what’s ahead on the Fast Food scene. The big players are all débuting their Hallowe’en specials, Arby’s is celebrating Hunting Season, Pizza Hut is bringing back its $5 Value Menu and Taco Bell is revisiting it’s Double Chalupa…

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Produce Placement In Supermarkets

I think we’ve all noticed that most if not all mainstream supermarkets locate their Produce departments immediately adjacent to the store entrance – the first thing you see when you arrive. Now a group of UK researchers has made a formal study of how that effects shoppers’ choices…

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Humane Chicken Nuggets?

We’ve been hearing a lot about Beef substitutes that have been cultivated in the lab from a few sample cells of the original animal. Now there’s a company that’s working on doing the same thing with Chicken, and it appears their product will be even easier to make and bring to market…

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More Online Time = Fatter Kids?

Doctors and other health professionals have long warned that any activity which leads children to spend time sitting rather than doing something active will increase the chance that they’ll become overweight. Now, a new survey has confirmed and quantified that connection in school-age kids…

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