Category Archives: food

War on the Merchants of Philly by City Council – No Bulletproof Glass

via Outrage as Philly pushes through ban on bulletproof glass in crime-plagued neighborhood shops | Fox News ““No establishment required to obtain a Large Establishment license … shall erect or maintain a physical barrier that requires the persons serving the … Continue reading

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Butter Apocalyps In France

via Beurre-pocalypse: The Great French Butter Crisis of 2017 — Quartz “Gone was the giant block of gleaming fresh butter from which he cuts a tablet each day for discerning customers. He pointed to one small pile of butter and … Continue reading

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Dog Health Epidemic | 1st World Problem

“Dogs face an ­obesity epidemic like humans and are at risk of being killed with kindness. A worrying 90 per cent of owners don’t know how many calories their pets should have and give treats to pleading pooches . Some … Continue reading

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Seal and sea lions’ strong revival eats into salmon harvest, orca recovery

Study: Seal and sea lions’ strong revival eats into salmon harvest, orca recovery | OregonLive.com “A California sea lion snacks on a salmon on the Columbia River near Bonneville Dam. The pinnipeds are increasing eating salmon across the west and … Continue reading

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Because it’s Bacon

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Food:

via There’s More Farmland in the World Than Was Previously Thought – Bloomberg “Global cropland totals 1.87 billion hectares (4.62 billion acres), 15 percent to 20 percent higher than earlier estimates, according to a map released Tuesday by the U.S. … Continue reading

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Venice mayor labels tourists who complained about £463 lunch ‘cheapskates’ who ‘didn’t even leave a tip’

via Venice mayor labels tourists who complained about £463 lunch ‘cheapskates’ who ‘didn’t even leave a tip’ ““If you come to Italy you need to learn Italian, maybe even a few words of Venetian would be good too.”   The … Continue reading

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