Category: FOOD & DRINK

INFOGRAPHIC: We Have A Right To Know About Genetically Engineered Foods

gmo infographic

Check out this infographic from justlabelit.org. Just so you know, in the Unites States genetically engineered foods are NOT required to be labeled even though they are overseas and in Europe. So these foods are in the food supply along with other foods unlabeled so you won’t know the difference. Infographic below. Continue reading

VIDEO: PBS “Food Forward Series” Celebrates Unsung Food Heroes

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Description: “Food Forward goes beyond celebrity chefs, cooking competitions, and recipes to reveal the compelling stories and inspired solutions envisioned by food heroes across America who are striving to create a more just, sustainable and delicious alternative to what we eat and how we produce it.”

Learn more about “Food Forward” at PBS

VIDEO: An ATM That Gives You Cupcakes Instead Of Cash

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LA-based cupcake company Sprinkles has come up with an innovative idea for those of you out there who get sugar and baked goods cravings in the middle of the night. They developed an outdoor cupcake ATM machine. No news yet on whether or not there has been a surge on cupcake muggings but we’ll let you know if we hear anything. Check out the video via Huffington Post on how this cupcake ATM works.

While this may be convenient and even a god idea for someone like Oprah favorite Cake man Raven how far away from fresh and homemade do you want the food you eat to be? And how convenient do you want it to be to get sometimes foods? At least it looks like you have to walk to this ATM you can’t drive up to it or have it delivered to your home at night. I’m pretty sure this wouldn’t work in Bolivia!

McDonald’s Shamrock Shake Goes Nationwide, But Do You Really Want One?

mcdonalds shamrock shake

For the first time in its 42 year existence, the coveted Shamrock Shake is available at all 14,000 McDonald’s restaurants nationwide. Prior to this year, the shake was only available at select locations on or around St. Patrick’s Day.

But if you’ve ever wondered what gives the shake its famous green color, the secret is in the syrup. The Shamrock Shake syrup contains Continue reading

VIDEO: HUNGER- What You Need To Know

SXETXF5BSDC7 Description: “So far, there is enough food for everyone in the world. Food production is not the main problem. War and natural disasters can disrupt food supplies but are not the main problems either. The problem is that millions of people are poor and can’t get their hands on enough good, nutritious food every day.
What can be done?

The fact is we already know what works against hunger but most countries have never made it a priority.
Hunger. Now you know.”

Learn more at endinghunger.org

Your Next Burger Could Come From A Test Tube

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Dr. Mark Post, the head of physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, is planning to unveil a whole burger made from lab-grown meat this October. Dr. Post says that lab-grown meat will provide a necessary alternative to meat from livestock, as demand for meat is expected to double in the next 40 years. If this happens, any meat product will become an expensive luxury. Continue reading

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