Naked Labs raises $14 million for its body scanner mirror

Originally posted on # AFC SCALES & MIRRORS:
These entrepreneurs invented a futuristic ‘magic mirror’ to take on the bathroom scale — and investors say its groundbreaking tech could transform the future of fitness Zoë Bernard Aug. 4, 2018, 3:19 PM Naked LabsCalifornia-based startup Naked Labs just unveiled its flagship product: a high-tech mirror and scale…

The bread crust is better-for-you than the rest of the bread, say scientists

Crust of the matter: The bread crust is better-for-you than the rest of the bread, say scientists 03-Dec-2018 By Gill Hyslop The bread crust is usually relegated to the bin along with the wrapper; however, what many fussy eaters may not realize is it is more nutritious than the bread itself… FINISH READING: HTTPS://WWW.BAKERYANDSNACKS.COM/ARTICLE/2018/12/03/CRUST-OF-THE-MATTER-THE-BREAD-CRUST-IS-BETTER-FOR-YOU-THAN-THE-REST-OF-THE-BREAD-SAY-SCIENTISTS 

Tofurky Wants to Save the World, One Thanksgiving Roast at a Time. It’s Now Sold 5 Million

Tofurky Wants to Save the World, One Thanksgiving Roast at a Time. It’s Now Sold 5 Million John Patrick Pullen Fri, Nov 16 6:30 AM EST Ah, Thanksgiving: the annual holiday when Americans gather around the table with the people they’re closest to (genetically, at least) for a feast of traditional food, prayers, stories of […]

California bill banning sale of animal-tested cosmetics goes to governor 

A proposal that passed the California Legislature on Friday would impose the nation’s strictest laws on animal testing for cosmetics.  Senate Bill 1249 would make California the first state to outlaw the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. The ban applies to animal testing of a cosmetic or its ingredients conducted after 2019, but would […]

Bayer’s Monsanto faces 8,000 lawsuits on glyphosate 

Bayer’s Monsanto faces 8,000 lawsuits on glyphosate FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The number of U.S. lawsuits brought against Bayer’s (BAYGn.DE) newly acquired Monsanto has jumped to about 8,000, as the German drugmaker braces for years of legal wrangling over alleged cancer risks of glyphosate-based weedkillers. Bayer had previously disclosed 5,200 such lawsuits against Monsanto, which it […]

After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook? 

  After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook? Social media giant posts big profit, but other numbers show potential long-term problems Pete Evans · CBC News · Posted: Jul 28, 2018 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: July 28 Facebook still earns massive profits, but the company learned a harsh […]

Meat and Dairy Surpass Oil Companies as Largest Pollutants

Meat and Dairy Surpass Oil Companies as Largest Pollutants The world’s five biggest meat and dairy producers emit more combined greenhouse gases than ExxonMobil, Shell, or BP, the top three oil production companies, according to a new report by GRAIN and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). Researchers tracked greenhouse gas emissions for […]

83 Bottles Of Wine On The Shelf: RE: Arsenic In Wine Lawsuit

Remember the lawsuit alleging that 83 wine brands were in violation of California labeling laws, with the plaintiffs claiming that the wineries had a responsibility to warn consumers of the risk of high levels of arsenic found in the wine? I often thought about it, and just today decided to see where that stood, not […]

Cannabis-Infused Beverages Emerge as Potential Beer Industry Disruptor 

  U.S. consumers looking to catch a buzz without the booze will soon be able to purchase an assortment of beer-centric products thanks to a pair of ventures aiming to disrupt the current alcohol market with cannabis-infused beverages. Petaluma, California-headquartered Lagunitas Brewing Company, which has a well-documented history with marijuana and is now wholly owned […]

AT&T Chief Attacks Lawsuit to Block Time Warner Merger 

By Cecilia KangApril 19, 2018 WASHINGTON — AT&T’s chief executive, Randall Stephenson, on Thursday attacked the Justice Department’s lawsuit to block its merger with Time Warner, saying that a combined company would be no different from the Silicon Valley giants that make and distribute video content. As the last witness for the defense in the […]

Häagen-Dazs Releases 4 New Vegan Ice Cream Bars and Pints

HÄAGEN-DAZS RELEASES 4 NEW VEGAN ICE CREAM BARS AND PINTS Editorial Assistant, LIVEKINDLY | New York City | Contactable via: kat@livekindly.co Posted by Kat Smith | Apr 4, 2018 Popular ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs has just expanded its line of vegan ice cream products to include four new desserts: chocolate-covered vegan ice cream bars and […]

Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions

Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions Jonathan Shieber,TechCrunch Tue, Apr 3 5:38 PM EDT Any company that’s looking to replace the more than 5 billion pounds of ground beef making its way onto tables in the U.S. every year with a meatless substitute is going […]

The Beyond Burger Hits Bareburger Menus NATIONWIDE

  Attention all Bareburger lovers: as of today The Beyond Burger will be offered on-menu at all 38 of their locations NATIONWIDE, enabling more consumers to EatWhat You Love™!Replacing the elk and wild boar options on the menu, The Beyond Burger joins the Bareburger menu nationwide, offering consumers even more diverse protein options. We’re thrilled […]

Coca-Cola sales plunge as drink maker sheds bottling biz

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola swung to a fourth-quarter loss after being hit with a $3.6 billion tax charged tied to a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws. Revenues also plunged as the world’s largest drink maker sells off its bottling operations. Industry analysts have anticipated both as the company reshapes operations, and shares headed […]

Newly-vegan London pub says their food sales have tripled since going plant-based

‘No matter how smart you are with ordering, there is always waste where meat and dairy products are involved. This aspect isn’t really seen by the customer but most people in the trade would acknowledge that it is a big issue. Veganuary has been absolutely massive this year. We’ve seen the opening of London’s first […]

Amazon said to launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx 

  Amazon is gearing up to compete directly with UPS and FedEx, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. The so-called “Shipping with Amazon” program will be an end-to-end shipping solution, with pickups from businesses and shipments made to consumers, per the report. The timeframe for rollout is soon, too: Amazon is said to […]

U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices

U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) – Top U.S. food distributors Sysco Corp and US Foods Holding Corp have joined retailer Winn-Dixie Stores [BILODW.UL] and other poultry buyers suing the country’s biggest chicken processors for allegedly conspiring to inflate prices. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The distributors sued companies including […]