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Renowned food and cosmetics firms could have used palm oil produced by workers suffering from various abuses from threats to rape while global lenders finance the exploiting companies, AP reported, citing its investigation. Read Full Article ... read more
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The social and economic consequences of policies purportedly adopted to stop the spread of coronavirus could actually be far more deadly than the actual disease, the head of the UNs hunger-fighting body has cautioned. Read Full Article at RT.com
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( education / news / rss ) Researchers from Spain and the US have found evidence that Tanzania's the Olduvai Gorge contained a number of hot springs near sites where our early hominid ancestors ... read more
( education / news / rss ) September 15th, 2020 ByDr. Edward F. Group Camu camu (Myrciaria dubia) is a beautiful, fruit-bearing plant native to the flooded areas of the Amazon rainforests. This is a superfruit you should know about! The round, plum-sized ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Engineers at MIT have developed a Velcro-like sensor made from silk microneedles that detects if food is contaminated with bacteria or spoiled using color-changing ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The same Gates Foundation which is behind every aspect of the COVID-19 "pandemic" from financing much of the WHO budget, to investing in favored vaccine-makers like Moderna, is engaged in a major project in Africa which is destroying traditional small farmer ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Contractors working for Amazon's deliver app, Amazon Flex, devised a plan to increases their chances of grabbing new delivery orders at a Whole Foods Store - hanging smartphones in... read more
( education / news / rss ) September 1st, 2020 Most of us know that mushrooms taste great in a stir-fry or a warming bowl of soup, but did you know that some varieties of fungi are also known as healing mushrooms and functional foods? ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Amazon wants to bring cashierless technology to Whole Foods, one of the firm's executives revealed. The facilities would adopt Amazon Go store system that lets consumers skip the ... read more
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At least 11 people have been killed and 40 injured in a bombing attack in the city of Jolo in the Philippines while soldiers were helping with Covid-19 relief efforts. One of the attacks involved a female suicide bomber. Read Full Article at RT.com
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The Covid-19 "pandemic" may lead to a calamity of epic scale, with millions facing starvation worldwide, the head of the UNs hunger-fighting body has warned. Read Full Article at RT.com
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( life / health / food ) via wakingtimes.com/2020/08/13/groundbreaking-study-shows-organic-diets-drastically-lower-glyphosate-levels-in-the-body/Krissy Waite -We all have the right to food that is free... read more
( life / health / food ) via the-spice-that-prevents-fluoride-from-destroying-your-brain
Fluoride is found everywhere today, from antibiotics to drinking water, no stick pans to toothpaste, making exposure inevitable. All the more... read more
( life / health / food ) via positive.news/economics/the-open-database-that-lets-people-buy-food-direct-from-source/Set up by food activists during lockdown, Farms to Feed Us connects people with farmers and growers across the cou... read more
( life / health / food ) via collective-evolution.com/2020/06/11/ex-monsanto-genetic-engineer-warns-about-health-concerns-of-gmo-potatoes/According to many, there are multiple health concerns that arise from ... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) via news.yahoo.com/column-ppp-letting-small-restaurants-120014102.htmlThe PPP was supposed to save our small restaurants and businesses. But where's the money? ... read more
( life / health / food ) I just got back from Kroger where I found a new flavor of smoothie drink from Bolthouse Farms. It's called Carrot Ginger Turmeric, and I gotta tell ya, after cracking one open -- not in the store, I'... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Markowitz recipe. (pronounced pah-lah-CHIN-tuhz). Makes 4 or 5.
beat well 2 eggs
Add a pinch of salt
½ teaspoon sugar
beat/mix in blender until has a loose consistency.
Add ½ cup water and some flour while mixing, until thick enough
As a test, dip spoon into mix and let the mixture drip
Make sure it does... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) 1 potato (about 4 inches long)
¼ head lettuce
3 cloves garlic
6 green onions
1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup water
½ small can green chilies
Salt and pepper
12 - 14 white corn tortillas
Vegetable oil... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Bill's Salsa Chicken & RiceI've been making this for years, and thought I'd share it, finally. Here's my recipe and the quantity I usually make:
Six chicken breasts with skin, baked in plastic cooking bags at 400°F for about an hour (depending on your oven).
Six servings of rice. I prefer brown, but white ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Place ½ cup orange juice concentrate in blender
Fill 2 cup container ½ full with ice cubes
Add water to make 2 cups and pour into blender
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Add 8 teaspoons sugar
Blend on LOW speed until ice thoroughly crushed... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag.
Seal, mash till they are all broken up.
Add remainder of ingredients, reseal
keep mashing it up mixing thoroughly
cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg.... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Ronica's Oregano ChickenThis is fast and easy. It is good over rice or noodles.
¼ cup butter
¼ cup lemon juice
2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoon soy sauce
1 ½ teaspoon dried oregano
1 large clove garlic, crushedCombine all ingredients and pour over chicken in 13 x ... read more
( culture / food / recipes ) Ronica's Maple Roasted Chicken4 large skinless chicken thighs or breasts
3 potatoes cut into chunks
1 medium onion cut into small pieces
1 bag baby carrots
¼ cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
Combine all ingredients in roasting pan and toss to coat. Cook 40-4 ... read more
( life / health / food ) Amazing.
Nebraska retiree uses Earth's heat to grow oranges in snow... See youtube.com/watch?vZD-3-gsgsnk
Winter temperatures in Alliance, Nebraska can drop to -20°F (the record low is -40°F/C), but retired mailman Russ Finch grow ... read more
( life / health / food ) Such a great idea!
Atlanta's City Council just voted in favor of transforming over 7 acres of vacant property into the state of Georgia's first food forest. The measure... read more
( life / health / food ) from My Persian Kitchen
Prep time: 1 min
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 31 mins
Serves: 1 cup
1 tsp grated fresh turmeric
1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 tick cinnamon
1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/2 slice of lemon
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( life / health / food / plants ) For those asking for a friend, see marijuana-hemp-cbd-whats-legal-and-where:
As the legalized cannabis industry in the United States grows with nearly every election, consumers interested in these... read more
( life / health / food ) Feedback I sent to Luvo:
I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging.
Your microwave cooking instructions basically say look elsewhere on package.Why not put the instructions right there where it says instructions?
Opening the package afterwar... read more
( life / health / food / garden ) We've found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus fruits to tomatoes, cucumbers, and just about anything else that you would normally plant in a larger garden.
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( life / health / food ) via Diet drinks TRIPLE risk stroke dementia
Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and dementia, and are FAR more dangerous than drinks sweetened with sugar.
Boston University researchers found asparta... read more
( life / help / health / food ) This looks very familiar in my yard. Go here for more info: lettuce
I'm surprised I haven't come across wild lettuce as an alternative to toxic pain, migraine and anxiety pills, bu... read more
( life / health / food / drugs ) I'm sure it's just a coincidence! :)
Five months after Congress voted to remove country-of-origin labeling from pork and beef, the NFL is warning that meat produced in Mexico and China may contain a substance banned as a perfor... read more
( life / health / food ) That's it! We're moving to Russia! Just kidding (because it kinda sucks over there unless you're rich ... like almost everywhere else, actually). Still, this is good news for humans:
This is a bold move by the Russian government, and it sits in unison with the newly-ignited global debate on GMOs and the presence of ... read more
( life / health / food ) Standard wheat harvest protocol in the US is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields because withered, dead wheat plants are less taxing on the farm equipment and allows for an earlier, easier and bigger harvest
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( life / health / food ) Broccoli sprouts, anyone?
The drink used in the China study was made with broccoli sprouts developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. They are sold under the brand name BroccoSprouts. They are widely available in superm... read more
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So far, CropMobster has managed to distribute nearly half a million kilograms of food, which has brought in close to a million dollars in revenue for small producers.... read more
( life / health / food ) Good to know.
from 10 Ways to Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices
Food prices are getting out of control. As meats, dairy, and eggs climb to record high prices and over 50 million Americans are now ... read more
( life / health / food / garden ) Just finished putting up chicken wire around my strawberries. Elizabeth picked one last night, turned it around to look at it, and discovered that it had been bitten into. We can only assume it was rabbits.How many were ruined? I asked.Four, she said.In my garden, that's a LOT. :) Anyway, hopefully the wire (not to mention the old ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) You should NEVER eat unripe elderberries.
An important comment, above. That caution aside, this is good to know if you're ever starving or just have the munchies while wandering through your back yard! :) via ... read more
( life / health / food ) I think I'll try this.
If you are battling an aliment or just want to feel good - this smoothie rocks. The addition of cranberries helps reduce water weight too - a little aesthetically pleasing benefi ... read more
( life / health / food ) via Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride level of tap water, says expert.
... the average person's cumulative exposure to fluoride from food, beverages, personal care products, and water i... read more
( life / health / food / garden ) No, not just me and my pathetic crop management. While that's definitely been a struggle, there have apparently been physical altercations going on in the garden, specifically on top of the onions. The tops of those plants -- once so proud and erect -- are all now bent over. I hope they're not broken, not that I guess it will af ... read more
( life / health / food / movies-tv ) I finally watched this Food Matters movie last night. It was great. MD's and pharmaceutical execs will hate it, of course. Anyway, I highly recommend it.... read more
( life / health / food / garden ) I finished up my little rain barrel project yesterday. My three rain barrels used to be underneath the downspout coming off the roof. And that's great for catching the most rain, but the problem was that it is downhill from and not close enough to the garden where it's needed. I've looked into pumps, but they're expensive, which mig... read more
( life / health / food / garden ) We had a freeze TUESDAY night, so I lost my tomato plants and probably my cucumbers. :(
I replaced those original tomato plants, adding cherry tomatoes, and might have lost those too because even though I hadn't planted them yet I screwed up and left them outside one night when it got below freezing. So, those along with a NEW batch of to ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) My checklist for this year's vegetable garden:
Soil tilled? Check!
Top soil added? Check!
Plants bought? Check!
Seeds for plants not available for purchase? Check!
Plants planted? Check!
Now the watering ... and waiting begins! Oh, you're wondering what I planted?
Lettuce... read more
( life / health / food / politics ) Maybe there is hope for mankind, after all? Thanks to the boycotts, and more people refusing to remain ignorant? Whatever the reason, this looks promising. via Activist Post.
... there is talk of ... read more
( life / health / food / politics ) Activist Post: Monsanto Funded Anti-GMO Labeling Campaign Gets Away with Impersonating Govt. Agencies.
Corporate scum at their worst, or is this merely typical?Misuse of a United States government seal can lead to a $2 ... read more
( life / health / food / recipes ) Five Tasty Ways to Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year
Hello tomato harvest time. If your garden (or farmer's market, or neighbor's garden) is suddenly overwhelming you with fresh tomatoes, don't be in... read more
( life / health / food ) For those with allergies, this might help.Research Shows Local Honey may Halt Allergies.
Honey has been considered an alternative allergy treatment for many years, with many allergy sufferers swearing by its anti-allergenic properties. Unti... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) With Elizabeth taken for the night by her wonderful Auntie, Tara and I took the opportunity last night to use a Groupon and go to an Ethiopian restaurant, Mesob. It was our first time trying Ethiopian food.The appetizer, sambusa, was very good. When th... read more
( life / health / food ) If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it. -- Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 199... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) British town grows all of its own vegetables, witnesses improved civic life and reduced crime as a result.
When the small British mill town of Todmorden, tucked in between Yorkshire and Lancashire, first began installing fruit... read more
( life / health / food ) Yet again, the solutions for most of the ailments that plague modern society are to be found in the natural world, not the synthetic world of establishment medicine and Big Pharma.via Activist Post: 3 Ways to Naturally Reduce Your Risk... read more
( life / health / food ) Clean 15: The 15 Lowest Pesticide-Prone Forms of Produce.
If you don't buy organic, health experts like David Suzuki suggest avoiding toxic pesticides linked to health issues includin ... read more
( life / health / food ) Emergency Essentials - Be Prepared Emergency Preparedness Food Storage.That's the Boy Scout motto, isn't it? Never hurts.
BePrepared.com is the world's largest dedicated online marketplace for survival food, water, and gear. They're a complete one-stop shop for everything ... read more
( life / health / food / shopping ) Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than 1 in 4. Maybe we should actually read the article? :)
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( life / health / food ) via Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly.
... food additives used in hundreds of children's foods and drinks can cause temper tantrums and disruptive behavior ...&q... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) This could prove useful as food (and gas) prices soar this coming year: Where to Find Pick-Your-Own Fruit and Vegetable Farms / Orchards for Local, Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Pumpkins, Along With Canning, Freezing & Preserving Instructions!See also: ... read more
( life / health / food / politics ) via newswithviews.com/NWV-News/news233.htm
It didn't take long for Democrats in the House to figure a way around the constitutional roadblock that halted the advance of S. 510: The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, following its approval by the S... read more
( life / health / food ) A very technical article.
It is important to note that the bulk of the data provided during the evaluation stages of GBH/GMO safety were provided by the i... read more
( culture / food ) Yes, we do it all here at FriendsNews! If I said to you Bohemian Highway, California Merlot 2007, what would you think? Crap? Just this side of Thunderbird? Well, you'd be wrong. At the amazingly low price of $6 for the small bottle, it's just as good as the Woodbridge California Merlot at twice the price.
I've never had French wi... read more
( life / health / food / shopping ) via Using Local Organic Cooperatives To Defeat Globalists
Okay, you're awake, back among the human tribe. Now what? You are not alone in wondering what is the best way to fight the globalists.There is a vastly growing ... read more
( life / health / food / politics ) Ask Your Congresspersons to Cosponsor HR 5577, Representative Kucinich's Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act
10. Almost all non-organic processed food or animal products in the U.S. today contain ingredients that come from genetically engineered crops or from animals given genetically engineered feed, vaccines or gr ... read more
( life / health / food / plants ) A couple of them, actually. I was going to post this to blackberryrescue.com, but there is no such site. Wait, maybe I should check. You never know. Guess what? There IS such a site, but it has to do with the ubiquitous electronic device.
Anyway, on a couple of recent dog walks through t... read more
( life / health / food / garden ) Hopefully, this third time is the charm!It has begun.See pictures, below.Click to zoom in (twice to zoom in 100%):
The white fence in bed #1 is for the peas to cling to once they start growing.The real fence in the background of the first picture is what I eventually finished last year bu... read more
( life / health / food / restaurants ) Calling all breakfast eaters: Does anyone know of a decent place for breakfast near Nashville's (BNA) airport? My sister is passing through town next weekend and wants to have breakfast with Elizabeth (everyone else is secondary). We have a short time frame ( or 3 hours) for breakfast be... read more
( life / health / food ) cherries and walnuts are not drugs
In the latest volley of the US Food and Drug Administration's bizarre war on scientific freedom of speech, the FDA has sent a Warning Letter to the president and CEO of Diamond ... read more
( life / health / food ) ... for a fraction of the cost. This is the one thing that kills our food budget, but we keep buying it because my back muscles seem to need the electrolytes to keep from spasming.At least, that's what I've convinced myself of. I've been battling back problems since 1996, and this is just part of the routine I've settled into.Anyway, ... read more
( life / health / food / safety ) PLEASE remember to check your cupboards when you get home tonight!!!
Throw away ALL OUTDATED pancake mix, brownie mixes, Bisquick, cake and cookie mixes, etc., you have in your home.
A high school student had pancakes and it almost became fatal. His mom, a registered nurse, made him pancakes, dropped him off at school and headed to play ten... read more
( life / health / food ) Genetically-modified cotton is poisoning people in India. In this country, non-organic soybeans, corn and canola (most non-organic of these are GMO) are poisoning people. It's in corn chips and other products. They are making soybeans and corn that are Round-up ready, which means, they have pesticide IN THE FOOD, which infects and GROWS in your i... read more
( life / health / food ) Benefits of turmericTurmeric, a spice which they eat loads of in India, essentially shuts down cancer switches in the body. Especially effective for breast and prostate cancer, but really all cancers. I add turmeric to at least one meal a day, as well as cayenne which is great for the cardiovascular system and inflammation ... read more
( life / health / food / garden ) Just FYI if you were wondering, 'cuz I was.
Broccoli.If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety, you can harvest well into November.Source: What to Plant Now... read more