CHIPOTLE SAYS NO TO GMO: CHIPOTLE THE FIRST U.S. RESTAURANT TO GET RID OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS FROM MENUS

Chipotle becomes first U.S. restaurant chain to try and rid menu of GMO foods

Chipotle has begun working to reduce the number of menu items that contain genetically engineered ingredients, including substituting non-GMO sunflower oil for the soybean oil it has used to fry its tortilla chips. Continue reading

CHINA: KFC’s ICE CUBES ARE 12 TIMES DIRTIER THAN TOILET WATER

KFC‘s ice cubes are 12 times dirtier than toilet water

Ice water at KFC is dirtier than toilet water.
Ice water at KFC is dirtier than toilet water. Credits:  CCTV

A China Central Television (CCTV) reporter also took samples of ice cubes at a Chinese fast food chain Kung Fu and McDonald’s and they both exceeded the national bacteria level standard, but were still cleaner than toilet water. Continue reading

FINE WINE STORAGE LAWSUITS: MANHATTAN’S WINECARE STORAGE SUED FOR BARRING CLIENTS ACCESS TO ITS 27,000 WINE CASES AFTER HURRICANE SANDY, OWNER DEREK LIMBOCKER CLAIMS WINES REMAIN UNDAMAGED

 More than 27,000 cases of fine wine worth tens of millions of dollars have been locked inside WineCare Storage, located in the Chelsea neighborhood, since Hurricane Sandy swept through the northeast

Manhattan‘s million-dollar mystery: How 27,000 cases of vintage wine ‘disappeared’ after Hurricane Sandy Continue reading

AMERICA’S BEST FOOD YOU CAN EAT IN EVERY STATE

The Best Food You Can Eat In Every State

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From sea to sea, America is jam-packed with amazing foods.

 We searched for the top foods you should chow down on wherever you find yourself across the country.  Continue reading

HISTORY OF BARBECUE IN AMERICA: THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN BBQs IN KANSAS, MEMPHIS, TEXAS AND NORTH CAROLINA

Mesquite BBQ: This is a mesquite BBQ famed across the world as originating in Texas

A Brief History of BBQ: How the classic American outdoor cook-off came about…with a little help from the British! Continue reading

THE $12,961 WINSTON IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE COCKTAIL IN THE WORLD

Most Expensive Cocktail in the World

 
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The Guinness World of Records has seen a new benchmark for the most expensive cocktail in the world which has been set by a bartender from Australia with a cocktail drink that cost $12,916!  Joel Heffernan is the 23 year-old bartender who has made a foray into the field of costly alcoholic beverages by making the Winston (name of the cocktail drink) at Club 23 in Melbourne (Australia) on the 7th of February this year (2013). Continue reading

HEALTH ALERT: 19 FOODS THAT ARE NOT FOODS

19 foods that aren’t food

By Mandy Oaklander Published July 19, 2013 Prevention Magazine

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“Everything in moderation” is usually pretty sound advice. But let’s face it: Some things you should just not put in your mouth. From artificial flavors and colors to words you’d need an advanced degree in chemistry to pronounce, there are thousands of ingredients making their way into your food that are simply not, strictly speaking, food. (For more on that, see Prevention contributor and bestselling author Mark Bittman’s piece for us about how to eat.) Continue reading

WORLD’S OLDEST MC DONALD WORKER IS 92-YEAR-OLD SARA DAPPEN OF STORY CITY, IOWA

Ms Dappen hard at work'Keeps me off the streets': Sara Dappen, from Story City, Iowa, could be the world's oldest McDonald's worker, employed at her local branch at the age of 92

Is this the world’s oldest McDonald’s employee? Sara is still working with Big Macs at the age of 92

CHUCK-E-CHEESE MOTHERS ALL-OUT-BRAWL: WOMAN HOLDING BABY PUNCHED ANOTHER WOMAN IN THE FACE DURING ARGUMENT OVER A PURSE STARTED A BRAWL AMONG CHUCK-E-CHEESE MOM

A Chuck E Cheese plunged into chaos after half a dozen women brawl, one while still holding her babyA Chuck E Cheese plunged into chaos after half a dozen women brawl, one while still holding her baby

Chaos at Chuck E Cheese: Parents brawl during Happy Birthday song after mother holding her baby punches another woman in the FACE

  • An argument over a purse quickly becomes a war of women in the Long Island, New York family party venue
  • Just another in a wealth of Chuck E. Cheese fighting videos uploaded to Youtube Continue reading

FAT IS BEAUTIFIL THAT’S WHY MEN FATTEN UP THEIR LADIES: MAURITIAN WOMEN FATTEN THEMSELVES UP AND TAKE GROWTH HORMONES AS MEN CONSIDER OBESE WIFE AS SIGN OF WEALTH AND PRESTIGE

Big is beautiful: In Mauritania an overweight wife is a sign of wealth and prestige

Force fed to find a husband: How Mauritanian women are fattened up ‘like foie gras geese’ and take dangerous animal growth hormones to satisfy men’s love for larger lady

STARBUCKS $5 MILLION LAWSUIT OVER SPOILED HAM SANDWICHES BLAMED ON MEAT SUPPLIER HAHN BROTHERS INC.

Unaware: Starbucks claims it did not know who was producing the offending ham until months after complaints began coming in from customers, according to a recently filed lawsuit

Starbucks pulls thousands of spoiled ham sandwiches from its shelves and blames its meat vendor in $5 million lawsuit

By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 15 July 2013

Starbucks claims it did not know who was producing the offending ham until months after complaints began coming in from customers, according to a recently filed lawsuit. Continue reading

THE SUGAR, PROCESSED FOOD AND COLON CANCER CONNECTION: HOW SUGARY SNACKS, FAST FOOD AND SODA ARE LINKED TO COLON CANCER ACCORDING TO STUDY

Sweets, fast food and fizzy drinks linked to bowel cancer for the first time

$272,000 MICHELIN FOOD GLOBAL ADVENTURE: 109 MICHELIN RESTAURANTS, 12 COUNTRIES, SIX MONTHS ADVENTURE… ULTIMATE GASTRONOMIC TRIP OF A LIFETIME

Contemporary: The dining at room at Michel Bras in Laguiole, France

Is this the ultimate holiday for food lovers? Six-month trip to visit all 109 Michelin 3 Star restaurants in the world could be yours… so long as you have £180,000 to spare! Continue reading

GROSS-OUT DARE: 22 ELEMENTARY KIDS STUDENTS FROM SAN DIEGO AUDUBON ELEMENTARY FALL SICK AFTER A DARE OF DRINKING GROSS MIX OF HOT SAUCE, CARROTS, SALT AND MILK

Twenty-two elementary school students fall sick in San Diego after drinking concoction of hot sauce, carrots, salt and milk for a dare Continue reading