The ethics of outsourcing our risks to Instacart 

TA-FC ClipBoard: I’m all for better work conditions for all people, no matter their economic status. I live in a senior residence that recently was converted to public housing to justify, in part, all the non-seniors living here. That being said, I am a senior in the lower economic group, told to shelter in place,Continue reading “The ethics of outsourcing our risks to Instacart “


Noocy Licious aka vegan yeast aka nutritional yeast doesn’t on it’s own, as a single ingredient, make all these cheese dishes shown on the advertisements. In many cases it’s one of many additions to the animal-free cheese recipe and sometimes a small addition. That however doesn’t take away from the value of adding vegan yeastContinue reading “NOOCY LICIOUS”

SEC Charges Marijuana Stock Investors With Fraud

TA-FC ClipBoard: When the stock market can make or break a country’s economy, there needs to be an accelerated and massive effort to find and investigate companies and individuals and groups involved in the illegal and unethical manipulation of stocks. More Federal funds and more investigators allocated to securing people’s investments from fraud are necessaryContinue reading “SEC Charges Marijuana Stock Investors With Fraud”

Medical experts suspect COVID-19 coronavirus capable of harming the brain

Medical experts suspect COVID-19 coronavirus capable of harming the brain Posted Apr 07, 2020 12:53 PM Medical experts now suspect that COVID-19 coronavirus may do harm to the brain, in some cases, as well as the lungs. This electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows theContinue reading “Medical experts suspect COVID-19 coronavirus capable of harming the brain”

The Paper Bag Dilemma

Cuyahoga County, Ohio which includes Cleveland, banned single use plastic bags on 1 January 2020. Businesses that give customers plastic bags have until July 2020 to comply without consequences. Grocery stores where I shop are now using paper bags. Walgreen’s uses paper bags. Everybody has until July to use up their plastic bag inventory. IContinue reading “The Paper Bag Dilemma”


I did some rearranging of our living space and made a SANITIZING STATION near the front door. SANI PROFESSIONAL wipes for all surfaces, including countertops, furniture, doors and handles, computers, phones and remotes. Isopropyl alcohol in a spray bottle. Hand sanitizer in a pump bottle. hydrogen Peroxide in a spray bottle. WITCH HAZEL in aContinue reading “SANITIZING STATION”

By The Case

Lucky’s Market where we shop is limiting tofu to two per customer. All that really does is increase the number of store visits for people who use tofu as a staple protein in their diets. If all the warehouses are full according to the government, then why not allow grocery stores to stock their coolersContinue reading “By The Case”

China Will No Longer Classify Dogs as Livestock, Marking Push Toward Dog Meat Ban

Benjamin VanHoose   People   April 10, 2020, 3:22 PM EDT   China is inching closer to the end of the legal human consumption of dog meat, multiple outlets report. On Wednesday, the country’s Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Affairs announced that it would no longer classify dogs as livestock, meaning the animal can’t beContinue reading “China Will No Longer Classify Dogs as Livestock, Marking Push Toward Dog Meat Ban”

The consolidated US meat industry has major Covid-19 weak spots

Covid-19 has shut down parts of the hyper-consolidated US meat industry April 8, 2020   By Chase Purdy Food Reporter Future of Food How to feed everyone, without hurting the planet. A Tyson-owned meat processing plant that churns out 2% of the US pork supply ground to a halt this week as workers became infected with Covid-19.Continue reading “The consolidated US meat industry has major Covid-19 weak spots”

Coronavirus: UK thinks COVID-19 may have started in Chinese laboratory 

TA-FC ClipBoard: Alright, so there are two experimental labs in Wuhan, China, a few miles from the diseased markets, that experiment with viruses, evidently the COVID-19 virus being one of them. It is assumed that because the virus wasn’t altered in these labs that it leaked by accident aka poor safety procedures into a labContinue reading “Coronavirus: UK thinks COVID-19 may have started in Chinese laboratory “


Steve brought these home. I’m not a big fan of green olives, only because I haven’t found many I like. But these, wow! I never tasted a green olive this good! And stuffed with garlic that was so tender and sweet! I could have eaten the whole jar! I made a macaroni salad using theseContinue reading “DELALLO GARLIC STUFFED OLIVES”

Antipasto Marsala Tomato Sauce

ANTIPASTO MARSALA TOMATO SAUCE Caponata (eggplant appetizer), capers and sun-dried tomatoes with lots of garlic simmered in a rich Marsala tomato sauce with green chilies and fresh basil! Wow. Perfect! Just how Steve and I wanted it. Serve over your favorite pasta or top with sauteed sweet red peppers and onion! Makes 10-3/4 cups

How the Coronavirus is Affecting Food Processing

In our April cover story, we look at how processors are cranking up and shifting channels to feed a country staying at home – while wondering what comes next. By Pan Demetrakakes, Senior Editor Mar 31, 2020 How do you feed a sick nation? That’s the question facing the American food processing industry, and itsContinue reading “How the Coronavirus is Affecting Food Processing”


SWEET LEMON MAYO DRESSING A sweet, lemony delightful dressing for salads. The addition of lemon pie filling decreases the total fat content coating lusciously all the ingredients. Veg mayo is expensive, so it also reduces dressing costs by extending the mayo. Give it a try, you’ll like the result! Makes enough for one pound macaroniContinue reading “SWEET LEMON MAYO DRESSING”

These 25 Black-Owned Restaurants Are Redefining Vegan Food

Let’s look at the title: “These 25 Black-Owned Restaurants Are Redefining Vegan Food” Let’s change it to: “These 25 White-Owned Restaurants Are Redefining Vegan Food” “These 25 Yellow-Owned Restaurants Are Redefining Vegan Food” “These 25 Red-Owned Restaurants Are Redefining Vegan Food” “These 25 Half-Breed-Owned Restaurants Are Redefining Vegan Food” “These 25 Brown-Owned Restaurants Are RedefiningContinue reading “These 25 Black-Owned Restaurants Are Redefining Vegan Food”

The latest Impossible ‘meat’ has pork farmers questioning the name

TA-FC ClipBoard: Nobody is making the claim that it’s made from a pig. Maybe we should take issue with the pig farmers calling their product pork, so the children who were born and bred on family farms wouldn’t think they were eating their friends. The farmers should have called their animal meat what it was,Continue reading “The latest Impossible ‘meat’ has pork farmers questioning the name”


EVERYTHING BAGEL SEASONING BLEND by Our Family Since I’m boycotting bagels worldwide, I of course won’t let a bagel in the house. Well, Steve loves bagels, but he knew I meant business. So low and behold, he finds a loophole. His favorite bagel is the Mish Mash – a bagel with ‘everything’ sprinkled on it:Continue reading “EVERYTHING BAGEL SEASONING BLEND”


BOLOGNAISE SAUCE WITH LIGHTLIFE PLANT-BASED GROUND Pan-fried LIGHTLIFE GROUND in extra virgin olive oil  with a sauce made from V-8 VEGETABLE JUICE and tomato paste. Combined with sauteed celery, grilled artichokes and sliced green olives! Served over thin spaghetti!  Makes 5 cups


HIGH PEAKS PLANT-BASED SAUSAGE SUBS Wow. A sausage made from porcini mushrooms that actually tastes like mushrooms! Put it on a fluffy bun smeared with an Italian Ketchup Mustard Cream, top it with sauteed mushrooms and onion with garlic and you have a parade in your honor! Wave to your admirers! Makes 5

Stop Making Ritualistic Slaughter Part Of Your Religions

MY GOD SAYS: STOP MAKING SLAUGHTER, RITUALISTIC OR OTHERWISE, PART OF YOUR RELIGIONS TA-FC Clipboard: The reason Jews give for not stunning an animal before slaughter is that the stun gun produces fear, and that fear releases ‘poisons’ into the animal’s bloodstream (chemicals and hormones not wanted by orthodox Muslims and Jews in the animalsContinue reading “Stop Making Ritualistic Slaughter Part Of Your Religions”

Colgate toothpaste goes vegan, organic and all-natural

TA-FC ClipBoard: Only one line of toothpaste went vegan. The ambiguous title to this article suggests all of Colgate went vegan. I’ve been using Tom’s of Maine. However Walgreens where I shop, right across the street from where I live, is often out of it. So then I have to shop at places not asContinue reading “Colgate toothpaste goes vegan, organic and all-natural”

China Bans Trade, Consumption of Wild Animals to Counter Virus

China Bans Trade, Consumption of Wild Animals to Counter Virus Bloomberg News February 24, 2020, 4:52 AM EST China’s top legislature imposed a total ban on trade and consumption of wild animals, according to state-run China Central Television, a move that aims to curb activities that scientists say may have caused the deadly coronavirus toContinue reading “China Bans Trade, Consumption of Wild Animals to Counter Virus”

Beyond Meat Loses in North, Wins in South

Business Strategies / Proteins Beyond Meat Loses in North, Wins in South By Pan Demetrakakes, Senior Editor Jan 31, 2020 Beyond Meat got hit with bad news in the Great White North, but took a big step forward in the South. The meat-analogue company had been providing plant-based breakfast sausage patties and hamburgers to Tim Horton’s, theContinue reading “Beyond Meat Loses in North, Wins in South”

House Bill Would Legalize CBD Nationally

Cannabis House Bill Would Legalize CBD Nationally By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief Feb 01, 2020 Some members of Congress appear to be losing patience with the FDA’s reluctance to legalize cannabidiol (CBD). On Jan. 13, a bill was introduced to amend the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) to include hemp-derived CBD as aContinue reading “House Bill Would Legalize CBD Nationally”


TAFC ClipBoard: One might think that a company that advertises RAW WHOLE FOOD IODINE from organic kelp in veggie capsules, NON-GMO, manufactured with GMP (good manufacturing practices) in the USA wouldn’t be in violation of Good Manufacturing Practices that go back to January 2013 up to November 2019. What else can a consumer rely onContinue reading “ABH NATURE’S PRODUCTS, INC, ABH PHARMA, INC., and STOCKNUTRA.COM, INC. Issues Nationwide Recall”

Supermarkets stumble in notifying us of food recalls 

February 18, 2020 I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, with a look today at food recalls — and whether consumers are receiving sufficient notice when contaminated goods make it onto supermarket shelves. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group issued a report last week saying most large U.S. grocery stores come up short in notifying customers ofContinue reading “Supermarkets stumble in notifying us of food recalls “


PAN-FRIED MAY WAH TUNA SALAD MAY WAH TUNA sauteed in sesame oil with black and white sesame seeds, garlic and lemon. Combined with chopped steamed cauliflower, celery and apple. Tossed with a Smoked Paprika Dill Relish Mayo! Makes a little more than 4 cups

Burger King Launches Moldy Whopper Campaign

TA-FC ClipBoard: “The beauty of real food is that it gets ugly”? “Mold can be a beautiful thing”? That’s a real stretch, calling mold on beef, lettuce, tomato, onion, and a bun beautiful. The spoiled mayo also beautiful? Associating harmful, nasty, disgusting photos of a mold-laden sandwich with the Whopper is for sure a novelContinue reading “Burger King Launches Moldy Whopper Campaign”

Family Traditions Meat Company Recalls Ready-to-Eat Meat Stick Products

TAFC Clipboard:  Recalling products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens happens too frequently. I wonder what percentage of products get tested by the FSIS, or whatever department is responsible for the testing? It seems as though food companies are using the government as they’re double-check agency, rather than do it themselves. If it’s a smallContinue reading “Family Traditions Meat Company Recalls Ready-to-Eat Meat Stick Products”

Heinz Sweet & Spicy BBQ Baked Beans With Field Roast Sausage

Heinz Sweet & Spicy BBQ Baked Beans With Field Roast Sausage Every Saturday for supper, when growing up, we had stove-top pressure cooked baked beans with salt pork and whole yellow onions. I never cared for them, since I didn’t like salt pork, the beans either actually. Not that they were cooked badly, I justContinue reading “Heinz Sweet & Spicy BBQ Baked Beans With Field Roast Sausage”

UN Blacklist 112 Companies – Questions Need Answers

Questions Need Answers So The World Can Understand The Enormity Of The Oppression AirBNB, TripAdvisor, Expedia? Are Jewish run businesses operating in the occupied territories of Palestine? American companies setting up business in the disputed territories? To whom do they pay rent? In Palestine it would be the Palestinian landholder. Do the Palestinians travel outsideContinue reading “UN Blacklist 112 Companies – Questions Need Answers”

Coronavirus and the future of ‘warm meat’

Walk into a North American supermarket, and there are rows upon rows of frozen meat to choose from. In China, however, there’s a preference for freshly slaughtered pig, chicken and beef. And that desire for ‘warm meat’ is at the heart of a growing concern. The recent Wuhan virus outbreak in China has been linkedContinue reading “Coronavirus and the future of ‘warm meat’”