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Extra Food Banks Aren't Needed Because Restaurants Are Busy, Says Tory Councillor
“People aren’t in poverty in terms of going without food. You try booking a restaurant in Crawley on a Friday or Saturday night. You can’t do it.”
WTF  fail  poverty  Conservatives  councillors  UK  politics  food 
march 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Chocolate and agar recipe can halve the fat
'Chemists have found a new way to halve the fat of chocolate using liquids which does not change the "mouthfeel".'
chocolate  posttofacebook  sweets  food  interesting  health  science 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
This Man Thinks He Never Has to Eat Again | VICE United Kingdom
'wouldn't you rather just ingest a tasteless form of sustenance for the rest of your life and never have to go through that tedious rigmarole of opening and eating a pre-made sandwich or enjoying a huge hungover fry-up ever again?'
SCIENCE!!!  posttofacebook  living-in-the-future  amusing  food  wtf  weird  science 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Burger King's Twitter Account Hacked (And Switched To McDonald's)
'“Just got sold to McDonalds because the whopper flopped =[“ Someone's having a bad day over at BK HQ. Still going after nearly an hour.'
twitter  fail  hacking  amusing  social-media  food  fast-food  internet 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Further Findus controversy as fish revealed not to have fingers
'The research took place yesterday when someone at home looked on the Internet at photos of a fish and photos of a fish finger.'
posttofacebook  parody  amusing  food 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Councillor in attack on food bank (From York Press)
'A SENIOR York politician has sparked a furious row by saying there is no real poverty in Britain and people should not donate to food banks.'
wtf  fail  poverty  food  culture  Conservative-party  UK  politics  posttofacebook 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
back of a spreadsheet; back of the net - On Lighting A Christmas Pudding
An informative guide! I don't like Christmas puddings, but I did like this guide to lighting 'em.
amusing  awesome  Christmas  food  alcohol  posttofacebook 
december 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
tongodeon: Vote NO on CA Prop 37: Mandatory GMO Food Labeling
I doubt if anyone reading this actually gets a vote on this, but it's still an interesting and well argued set of points on genetically modified food.
information  culture  fear  science  food  interesting 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Global Bacon Shortage 'Unavoidable' Next Year, Says U.K.'s National Pig Association
'With pork costs rising, Great Britain is facing a bacon and sausage shortage as pig farmers cut back on herd size. But the problem may soon become global.'
posttofacebook  economics  money  food  breakfast  Mmmm-delicious  bacon  pork  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
David Cameron reveals Tory donors dinners list - The Independent
So, a register of dinner guests is happening. How about decent register of lobbyists too? And while they're at it, a donations database that allows you to uniquely identify people.
Conservatives  food  money  corruption  posttofacebook  party-funding  lobbying  Westminster  UK  news  politics  interesting 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Disappearance of the elephant caused rise of modern humans: Dietary change led to modern humans in Middle East 400,000 years ago
'Elephants have long been known to be part of the Homo erectus diet. But the significance of this specific food source, in relation to both the survival of Homo erectus and the evolution of modern humans, has never been understood -- until now.'
interesting  evolution  food  nature  via-Andrew-Ducker 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Panorama - Revealed: The truth about supermarket 'bargains'
'Britain's biggest supermarkets spend a lot of advertising money telling us they offer great value. But an investigation by Panorama has revealed that not all "bargains" are quite what they seem.'
interesting  supermarkets  shopping  business  money  food  news  lies  image 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Should animals be stunned before slaughter?
'The slaughter of conscious animals was widely abandoned in the 20th Century and is now practised mainly in the Jewish and Muslim communities. Consumers increasingly expect animals to be stunned before death - but would banning other slaughter methods be an unacceptable violation of religious rights?'
interesting  religion  cruelty  death  food 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
First man-made lab burger will be grown in a year, says scientist - mirror.co.uk
'THE first lab-grown burger will be produced in a year – at a cost of £213,000. Scientists believe “cultured meat” grown in a dish could feed the world, once they get the recipe right.'
interesting  food  biology  The-Future  science 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ommatidia › Bolognese Machiavelli
"1. Arrange to have garlic and onions cast into hot oil…"
amusing  interesting  food  cooking  awesome 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
How Food Explains the World - By Joshua E. Keating | Foreign Policy
"From China's strategic pork reserve to a future where insects are the new white meat, 10 reasons we really are what we eat." Mostly included for the phrase 'strategic pork reserve'.
food  foreign-policy  farming  environment  life  interesting 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Printer produces personalised 3D chocolate
A 3D printer that uses chocolate has been developed by University of Exeter researchers - and it prints layers of chocolate instead of ink or plastic.
food  technology  omnomnom  amusing  dude! 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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