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Why 15 states are banning Samuel Adams’ new beer

Samuel Adams' 'extreme' beer contains 'ninja yeast' — and is illegal in 15 states This Samuel Adams beer is illegal in North Carolina Bottoms up ... or maybe not. Samuel Adams released a new—and limited—batch of its seasonal Utopias beer that some states are already banning from shelves. While an average beer’s alcohol by volume, … Continue reading Why 15 states are banning Samuel Adams’ new beer

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Organic Whole Food Powders and Extracts | FutureCeuticals

Our mission is to make it easy for our partners to develop and deliver nutritious finished products to their consumers.       Who We Serve  As an extension of our customers’ R&D departments, we offer an in-depth consultative approach. We demonstrate how our ingredient functionality can best fit your product.       How We … Continue reading Organic Whole Food Powders and Extracts | FutureCeuticals

Pepperoni Kalamata Olive Spread

PEPPERONI KALAMATA OLIVE SPREAD I always liked sandwich spreads: ham salad, chicken salad, even the SPAM Salad sandwich my mother used to make. Who would have thought that I'd spend the greater part of my life developing animal-free recipes and that one of those recipes included many animal-free renditions of her SPAM SALAD. This is … Continue reading Pepperoni Kalamata Olive Spread

German court rules that a hangover is an illness

CHEF'S COMMENT: There's not enough written on this article, which leaves too many questions unanswered. That there is an existing ban, in Germany or Frankfurt, on attributing to food products the ability to prevent, treat or heal illnesses to me is misguided. Of course food is medicine. Without it we'd become sick and die. With … Continue reading German court rules that a hangover is an illness

The Impossible Whopper Isn’t A Whopper

About the ingredients: Shortly after Burger King released the Impossible Burger in all it's stores in the USA I contacted them on their main website to ask if the bun contained any animal products. They did not respond. I'm sure many people who don't want animals in their buns or their mayonnaise, or any other … Continue reading The Impossible Whopper Isn’t A Whopper

EASY COCOA SYRUP Plus An EASY BANANA DESSERT

EASY COCOA SYRUP Plus An EASY BANANA DESSERT Serve this easy to make syrup over pie, cake, pudding, ice-cream or how about fresh strawberries, bananas or canteloupe? Use as a dunkin' sauce for donuts. If pairing foods to boost metabolism some say cocoa with coffee, so why not stir a tablespoonful in your morning coffee? … Continue reading EASY COCOA SYRUP Plus An EASY BANANA DESSERT

24,000 Pounds Of Raw Beef Have Been Recalled After Being Deemed “Unfit For Human Consumption”

24,000 Pounds Of Raw Beef Have Been Recalled After Being Deemed “Unfit For Human Consumption” Samantha Holender From Delish Summer is over and more than 24,000 pounds of raw beef products have been recalled. Happy day? I think not. The American Beef Packers, a California based company, recently notified the USDA Food Safety and Inspection … Continue reading 24,000 Pounds Of Raw Beef Have Been Recalled After Being Deemed “Unfit For Human Consumption”

Hilary’s SUPER CAULIFLOWER VEGGIE BURGERS

Hilary's SUPER CAULIFLOWER VEGGIE BURGERS. They advertise as the world's greatest veggie burger. The burger textures more like a mashed potato patty. The cauliflower was difficult to find. It needs more of a binding component. It mashed with a fork really easily. I didn't put it on a bun. It would have been a waste. … Continue reading Hilary’s SUPER CAULIFLOWER VEGGIE BURGERS

IMPOSSIBLE WHOPPER

This is the burger everybody's been talking about and quite frankly, compared to the other Impossible Burgers I've had this hardly resembled it. There are two ways you can order this burger at Burger King cooked: either flame broiled, or microwaved for those who don't want their burger cooked on the same surface an animal … Continue reading IMPOSSIBLE WHOPPER

SESAME ORANGE TOFU

SESAME ORANGE TOFU from WHOLE FOODS in the deli case. Now here's a piece of tofu I couldn't stop eating! Like most vegan items in deli cases these days, it's not always there. This was the first time I saw it. Next time, before I go all the way out there, I'll call first to … Continue reading SESAME ORANGE TOFU

Profit Trends – KushCo.

Marijuana legalization is spreading – not just across the U.S., but across the globe. That creates a lot of opportunities up and down the supply chain, as well as on the creative side. And there’s one company involved in legal cannabis more than any other: KushCo Holdings (OTC: KSHB). KushCo has a diverse footprint across … Continue reading Profit Trends – KushCo.

Recall: Weaver chicken patties may have foreign matter contamination

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patties that may be contaminated with foreign matter, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday. This is a Class I recall, the highest level, due to a high health risk. > Recall: Breaded chicken products may be undercooked … Continue reading Recall: Weaver chicken patties may have foreign matter contamination

Improve Your Investment Strategy With Ancient Philosophy – Stoicism

CHEF SHARON: Sounds familiar. Looks like I'm right up there with the famous philosophers. A pleasant surprise. How This Ancient Philosophy Can Help Your Investing written by Nicholas Vardy August 29, 2019 Although Stoicism dates back to 300 B.C., it still resonates with many world leaders and prominent entrepreneurs. Today, Nicholas Vardy explains how it … Continue reading Improve Your Investment Strategy With Ancient Philosophy – Stoicism

Ohio Dispensary Prices | Medical Marijuana Prices |

Products Medical Marijuana Flower - Best Prices Ohio Tenth (2.83 grams): Pure Ohio Wellness for $22 @ Pure Ohio Wellness 5.66 grams: Ohio Clean Leaf for $58 @ Ohio Cannabis Company 8.49 grams: Firelands Scientific for $85 @ RiSE (Lorain & Toledo) Half ounce of shake: Cresco Labs for $81/$90 @ Bloom Medicinals - Painesville & Bloom Medicinals - Columbus Half ounce of "popcorn buds": Ohio Clean Leaf for $120 @ Ohio Cannabis Company ​Medical Marijuana Tinctures - Best … Continue reading Ohio Dispensary Prices | Medical Marijuana Prices |

Beyond Fried Chicken – A Kentucky Fried Miracle

BEYOND FRIED CHICKEN - A KENTUCKY FRIED MIRACLE AUGUST 26, 2019 Kentucky Fried Chicken®, the world’s most popular chicken restaurant, has done what no other quick-service restaurant (QSR) has done before. On Tuesday, August 27th, Beyond Fried Chicken™ made its debut in a limited test, crowning KFC as the first U.S. national QSR to introduce … Continue reading Beyond Fried Chicken – A Kentucky Fried Miracle

Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Fraudster Farmer Randy Constant Commits Suicide

Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Fraudster Farmer Randy Constant Commits Suicide Posted By Doyle Murphy on Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 3:15 pm  Randy Constant ran a massive organic grain scheme before he was caught. A high-flying Missouri farmer committed suicide days after a federal judge sentenced him to more than a decade in … Continue reading Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Fraudster Farmer Randy Constant Commits Suicide

Cancer-linked’ chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging

  Cancer-linked' chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging? There's more to know, experts say Morgan Hines Everything about your burrito bowl from Chipotle or your salad from Sweetgreen seems earthy and health-conscious, right down to the packaging. But harmful chemicals may be lurking in those eco-friendly containers. A story published last week by the New Food … Continue reading Cancer-linked’ chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging

Bagel Is OUT. English Muffin is IN.

I tried and tried to like that bagel. It just wouldn't let me. It's too tough, break your teeth, bite the inside of your lip trying to chew the dang thing. I developed recipes, nice ones, knowing other people worshipped the ugly thing trying to be a bun and a donut in one. No originality. … Continue reading Bagel Is OUT. English Muffin is IN.

New UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided

New UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided CNAP QUESTTION: Just say humans can slow the process of planet-warming, can it reverse the warming, or once on a track of warming is it inevitable that in the not too distant future we'll all be living in the desert? BY SETH BORENSTEIN A … Continue reading New UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided

1.5 million people may suffer from a new common allergy

Sesame allergies more common than previously thought, says new study Rachel Grumman Bender,Yahoo Lifestyle Mon, Aug 5 5:29 PM EDT Sesame food allergies more common than previously thoughtSesame allergies are more common than previously thought, based on a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. In fact, it’s the … Continue reading 1.5 million people may suffer from a new common allergy

FedEx severs ties with Amazon

FedEx severs ties with Amazon By JOSEPH PISAN Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee addresses reporters at a news conference announcing an investment by shipping giant FedEx Corp. of $450 billion to help modernize its Memphis hub on Friday. Aug.2, 2019 in Memphis, Tenn. NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx is severing ties with Amazon as the online … Continue reading FedEx severs ties with Amazon

Mylk Guys wants to be the online vegan grocery store that non-vegans can love USA

MYLK GUYS Website: https://www.mylkguys.com Gaurav Maken, the chief executive officer of the online vegan grocery store Mylk Guys, doesn’t think of his company as a place to just buy food. For him, it’s a testing ground and platform for all of the new food products he expects to be developed as startup entrepreneurs and established … Continue reading Mylk Guys wants to be the online vegan grocery store that non-vegans can love USA

Basil From Mexico Is Likely Cause of Cyclospora Food Poisoning Outbreak

  A food poisoning outbreak tied to 132 cyclospora illnesses in 11 states was likely caused by fresh basil imported from Mexico by Siga Logistics de RL de CV, the Food and Drug Administration announced late Thursday. Four people have been hospitalized. The investigation is ongoing, but the agency has requested a voluntary recall, and … Continue reading Basil From Mexico Is Likely Cause of Cyclospora Food Poisoning Outbreak

Over 700 pounds of raw beef and pork products recalled due to possible blood contamination

HWH COMMENT: US FOODS. Yeah, they deliver to many local restaurants within a mile radius of me. I see them a lot while walking to do my errands. Guess I better not eat out for a while. Even though I don’t eat this stuff, it gets cooked and served in the restaurants I do eat at. Nobody … Continue reading Over 700 pounds of raw beef and pork products recalled due to possible blood contamination

BEYOND BURGER MARSALA Pasta Sauce

BEYOND BURGER MARSALA Pasta Sauce Sauteed peppers and onion with Beyond Burger crumbles cooked in a RACCONTO marinara with Marsala wine, added tomato product and fresh zucchini wafers. We served ours over RACCONTO curly elbow macaroni! Makes 8 cups sauce Sauce: 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 green peppers, cored and cut into bite … Continue reading BEYOND BURGER MARSALA Pasta Sauce

Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture Orders Removal of Miyoko’s Vegan Butter From Store Shelves 

AFC NOTES: I would advise Wisconsin to get into the dairy-free business, before they change the laws to such a degree that when they do go belly up, and it's just a matter of time, no one on the plant-based block will let them in. SUFFERING is not on our menu as it is in … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture Orders Removal of Miyoko’s Vegan Butter From Store Shelves 

Arby’s Debuts “Meat-Based Vegetables” and Social Media is Not Having It

AFC NOTES: Arby's thinks they're being funny, but there's nothing funny about animals forced to suffer unspeakable pain and terror. Unlike the plant-based burgers that actually taste like meat, Arby's so-called carrots are nothing more than turkey hot dogs. There was no effort put into making them taste like a plant. Instead of shaping the … Continue reading Arby’s Debuts “Meat-Based Vegetables” and Social Media is Not Having It

FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

At $5 billion, the fine the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it’s given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012. The long-expected punishment, which Facebook is well prepared for, is unlikely to make a dent in the … Continue reading FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

Specialty food sales growth outpaces all food in retail 3 to 1

AUTHOR Lillianna Byington@lil_byington PUBLISHED June 4, 2019 Dive Brief: Specialty food sales outpaced the growth of all food at retail — up 10.3% vs. 3.1%, according to a new report from the Specialty Food Association. Total sales in specialty food reached $147.8 billion in 2018. The report found that growth has slowed as the market matures, with sales rising 4.3% … Continue reading Specialty food sales growth outpaces all food in retail 3 to 1

Arnold Schwarzenegger Doesn’t Eat Meat – Let That Sink In

  Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn't eat meat anymore. For the climate and health, he signed on as a producer of "The Game Changers" documentary to bust the vegan protein myths. Arnold Schwarzenegger is championing a meat-free diet for human health and the planet. July 5, 2019 Jill Ettinger Editor-in-Chief | LIVEKINDLY Los Angeles, CA | Contactable … Continue reading Arnold Schwarzenegger Doesn’t Eat Meat – Let That Sink In

New York Senate Passes Groundbreaking Bill Requiring Vegan Options in All Hospitals

NEW YORK SENATE PASSES GROUNDBREAKING BILL REQUIRING VEGAN OPTIONS IN ALL HOSPITALS If signed into law, bill S1471 would require all New York hospitals to provide plant-based meal and snack options to patients. by NICOLE AXWORTHY JUNE 6, 2019 The New York State Senate recently passed a landmark bill that would guarantee hospital patients a … Continue reading New York Senate Passes Groundbreaking Bill Requiring Vegan Options in All Hospitals

Vegan KFC Burger Officially Sold Out in Four Days 

The new vegan Imposter Burger—which will return on July 2—brought in 500 percent more in sales than any other new menu launch at KFC. by ANNA STAROSTINETSKAYA JUNE 21, 2019 The new vegan Imposter Burger officially sold out in four days since launching at Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurants in the United Kingdom. On June … Continue reading Vegan KFC Burger Officially Sold Out in Four Days