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China May Test Digital Yuan On Country's Biggest Food Delivery App

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The Peoples Bank of China may test its sovereign digital currency on a popular food delivery service run by Meituan Dianping, a platform with 450 million users in hundreds of cities across the country. Read Full Article at RT.com ... read more

As Syria Struggles Under COVID-19 Lockdown, America's Scorched Earth Policy Ensures Food Insecurity

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Infuriated by a failed military campaign to remove Syrias leadership, the US is now turning the economic screws on a nation that has endured a brutal 10-year war of attrition waged by extremist mercenaries. As Syria Struggles Under COVID-19 Lockdown, ... read more

Brand Suicide Or Savvy PR Move? CEO Of Hispanic Food Giant Goya Praises Trump, Inciting Twitter Riots

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After the CEO of Hispanic food megabrand Goya spoke at the White House, demands to cancel the popular brand on social media have arisen met by equally furious pushback from the corporations defenders. Read Full Article at RT.com ... read more

Farm To Fork: The Open Database That Lets People Buy Food Direct From Source

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Set up by food activists during lockdown, Farms to Feed Us connects people with farmers and growers across the country Farm to fork: the open database that lets people buy food direct from source appeared first on Positive ... read more

Two Best Friends Are Making Homemade Dog Treats To Raise Money For A Food Pantry

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Couriers From Rival Moscow Food Delivery Companies Stage Mass Brawl Outside McDonald's (VIDEO)

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Couriers from two of Russias major food delivery companies, sporting their branded uniforms, were filmed fighting in public in Moscow apparently to the disappointment of hungry customers awaiting their orders. Read Full Article at RT.com ... read more

Ex Monsanto Genetic Engineer Warns About Potential Health Risks Of GMO Potatoes

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According to many, there are multiple health concerns that arise from the genetic engineering of our food. On top of this are multiple massive marketing campaigns to convince the human population that genetically modified food is not only completely safe, but also ... read more

IKEA Publishes Meatball Recipe For Devoted Fans In Quarantine

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The Swedish furniture chain published the ingredients and instructions for the saucy meatball dish to their social media pages this week.IKEA Publis ... read more

Chemical Brothers: Monsanto & BASF Knew For Years Their Products Destroy US Farmsdocum

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via https://www.rt.com/business/484581-monsanto-profit-farmer-losses/ US agro-chemical firm Monsanto and Germany's BASF were aware for a long time that their plan to introduce a new agricultural seed and chemical... read more

Carrot Ginger Turmeric Drink

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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

Ronica's Oregano Chicken

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This 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 9 baking dish. Bake covered at 375 for 30 minutes. ... read more

Palacsintas

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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

Ronica's Maple Roasted Chicken

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4 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 40-45 minutes covered at 450 degrees. Stir once about half w ... read more

California State Fair Tacos

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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

Bill's Salsa Chicken & Rice

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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

Winter Oranges In Nebraska

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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

Atlanta Food Forest

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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

Panera Favorites

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Insider favorites at Panera Bread. Via panera-bread-employee-favorites... read more

Good Food, Bad Packaging

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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 ... read more

Easiest Container-friendly Food Plants

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"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." via ... read more

Wild Lettuce To Help Pain

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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

Farm Of The Future?

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Cool! But I also like one of the commenters' idea about forest gardens. Via forest gardens ... read more

Russia Completely Bans GMOs In Food Production

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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

The Real Reason Wheat Is Toxic

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"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" via ... read more

10 Ways To Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices

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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

52 Plants In The Wild You Can Eat

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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

Why Your Brain Craves Junk Food And What You Can Do About It

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The good news is that the research shows the less junk food you eat, the less you crave it. In other words, self-control! What a concept!via ... read more

Anti-inflammatory Smoothie To Heal You From The Inside Out

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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 ... read more

Some Non-organic Foods Contain Upwards Of 180 Times Fluoride Level Of Tap Water

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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

Food Matters Film

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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

This Year's Vegetable Garden

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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

Do We Really Need Industrial Agriculture To Feed The World?

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via Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters, Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? In a word, no. ... read more

Major Food Companies Consider Lobbying For GMO Labeling

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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

Monsanto Funded Anti-GMO Labeling Campaign

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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 $250,000 fine, tw... read more

Research Shows Local Honey May Halt Allergies

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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

Our First Ever Ethiopian Restaurant

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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

Millions Against Monsanto, The Food Fight Of Our Lives

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"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

Part 1 | HUNGRY FOR CHANGEĀ®

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This inspiring film has the power to transform your health! - Anthony Robbins, World Renowned Peak Performance Expert. via Hungry For Change - Part 1 HUNGRY FOR CHANGE. ... read more

British Town Grows All Of Its Own Vegetables, Improved Civic Life

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British town grows all of its own vegetables, witnesses improved civic life and reduced crime as a result. "When the small ... read more

Thanks To The FDA, You Really Have No Idea What's In Your Food

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via Thanks to the FDA, You Really Have No Idea Whats In Your Food. "It's been stuck this way since the early 1990s, ... read more

Clean 15the 15 Lowest Pesticide-prone Forms Of Produce

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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

1 In 4 Supermarket Meat Samples Tainted With Drugs

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1 in 4 supermarket meat samples tainted with drug resistant bacteriastethoscope.jpgAnother 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? :) via ... read more

Another Reason To Avoid Monsanto Products

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A very technical article. from GMO-Free-Europe-2010 "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

Wine Review

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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

Buy Local Food

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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

Genetically-engineered Food Right To Know Act

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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

Saved A Blackberry Bush

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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

Cake Mixes & Toxins

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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

6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save The World

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Very cool talk given here. He talks fast, so you have to pay close attention. 6 ways mushrooms can save the world... read more

What To Plant Now

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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

Food

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Recipes This just in: turmeric and black pepper together Kind Earth Recipes by Anastasia ... read more

Steroid Level So High In Beef Its Causing Players To Fail Drug Tests

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Steroid level so high in beef it's causing players to fail drug testspharmaceutical.pngI'm sure it's just a coincidence! :) Five months after Congress voted to remove country-of-origin labelin ... read more

Nutty Grain And Oat Bars

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I need to try this. Too bad I hate cooking so much. I eat way too many snacks at work, but at least these are healthy. The snack ... read more

Don's "Orange Julius"

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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

Ordering A Sandwich

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Man behind the counter: What kind of meat? Me: Tuna. Man: Ham? Me: If by "ham" you mean "tuna," then yes.... read more

Easy Deviled Eggs

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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

Farmers Use Social Media To Stop Food Waste

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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

Food Stamp Corporate Welfare

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Millions of Americans are angry because food stamp recipients can use their benefits to buy junk food but don't realize that they are able to do so because corporate America wouldn't have it any other way. Coca Cola, Kroger, Walmart, Kelloggs and other corporations have all lobbied the United States Department of Agriculture and congress ... read more

Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly

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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

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