Tagged: meat

VIDEO: How Bolivia Became The First Latin American Country With No McDonalds

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“Fast-food represents the complete opposite of what Bolivians consider a meal should be. To be a good meal, food has to have be prepared with love, dedication, certain hygiene standards and proper cook time.” –El Polvorin blog

After 14 years in Bolivia and many campaigns and promos to generate sales fast food juggernaut McDonalds was forced to pack up and leave the Latin American nation. They served Bolivians their last burgers Continue reading

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make To Change Your Life

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In 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food and 5 More New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food I outlined some resolutions you could make (or goals you could set) to usher in 2012. Now, I’m making suggestions for areas in your life you that will help you change your life…and maybe the world. This time, there’s a little help from Family Guy. Continue reading

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food

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This is the time of year when people decide on or announce what their New Year’s Resolutions will be. You may already have a few in mind but right now I’d like to suggest a few that center on your food- and no, none of these resolutions are “lose weight”.

As you decide what will do next year (even if you fall short) remember you can resolve to take action anytime of the year and setting specific goals with deadlines will help you get where you want to go. 2012 won’t be better for you than 2011 was just cause you want it to be. You have to plan and act on that plan if you want to make a difference. That said, here are my suggestions for what you can set as goals or resolve to do in 2012 with a little help from the Simpsons. Continue reading

Burger King Fires “The King”, Switches To “Healthier” Fast Food Image

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When I was a kid in the 90s, Burger King had some seriously recognizable ad appeal. The BK Kid’s Club with the golden cardboard crowns and array of crazy characters was alluring to any and all 5 to 10 year olds. Fast forward to the mid 2000’s when Burger King was losing grip on the fast food market and introduced “The King”. It undoubtedly had a magnetism for teens who found the characters’ bizarre antics entertaining, but apparently, ‘The King’ just wasn’t entertaining enough. Burger King revealed the character received his pink slip and would now be replaced with a pseudo-Subway approach to advertisement; fresh ingredients. Continue reading

USDA Knew About Dangerous Bacteria Before Cargill Turkey Recall

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has acknowledged knowing about the dangerous bacteria found food giant Cargill’s turkey well before August’s giant recall. This is one of the U.S.’s largest meat recalls ever with 36 million pounds of ground turkey being recalled after at least one person died from Salmonella and another 76 people fell ill from turkey traced to Cargill’s processing plant in Springdale, Arkansas. Continue reading

PETA Wants Flavor Flav To Make New Chicken Restaurant Vegetarian

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“After reading about the debacle involving employees of your fried-chicken restaurant in Clinton, Iowa, whose paychecks bounced, we’re writing to encourage you to bounce one more thing — cruelty — and make your restaurant vegetarian.”

Flavor Flav is coming under fire from PETA for having a chicken restaurant. Media coordinator for PETA, Shakira Croce, says the organization is Continue reading

Chef David Chang Takes The Pork Off His Fork

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“Maybe we’ll stop selling belly soon,” he said. “It would be nice to find other cuts of pork that aren’t so played out. You want to be sustainable; you want to use the whole pig, man.”

Korean American Chef David Chang has been reportedly “obsessed” with vegetables lately after spending years putting pork on his and everyone else’s forks. Continue reading

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