Posts Tagged ‘food’

FDA Approved: Paint Thinner in Kid’s Cereals

A video posted to YouTube shows Las Vegas residents reacting to the news that their favorite cereals contain trisodium phosphate, more commonly referred to as paint thinner. The challenge to be informed about what we are eating grows ever more complex. Many people trust Trader Joe’s as one of the smaller grocery store chains offering…

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Study Finds 175 Dangerous Chemicals in Food Packaging Materials

The new study from the Food Packaging Forum indicates that more than 170 potentially dangerous materials are used in the packaging of food—things that have been linked to cancer, infertility, hormone disruption, and even genital defects. “From a consumer perspective, it is certainly undesirable and also unexpected to find chemicals of concern being intentionally used…

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Perennial Garlic – Plant It once and Harvest For 20 years!

There’s a way to grow garlic without replanting each year. A Washington gardener explains how. Joe Capriotti doesn’t plant garlic, but every year he harvests hundreds of pounds from his backyard in Montesano, Wash. His technique goes against the common practice of planting and harvesting garlic each year as if it were an annual plant.…

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8 Vegetables That You Can Regrow Again And Again

Have you ever wondered which vegetables you can regrow or how to regrow them?  Below are eight vegetables that you can regrow again and again. Scallions You can regrow scallions by leaving an inch attached to the roots and place them in a small glass with a little water in a well-lit room. Garlic When…

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Edible Bus Stop turns London Transit Routes into Community Gardens

Originating as a guerilla garden project near a bus stop in London, England, The Edible Bus Stop beautifies neglected landscapes around bus stops by converting them into community gardens. In an interview with The Guardian, the group’s founder Mark Gilchrist revealed that when a small strip of land was offered for sale, a group of…

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