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US states join global push to ban animal-tested cosmetics

US states join global push to ban animal-tested cosmetics LAS VEGAS (AP) — A growing number of U.S. states are considering a ban on the sale or import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals, as advocates argue testing products such as lotions, shampoos and makeup on rabbits, mice and rats is cruel and […]

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New York Becomes First State to Ban Sale of Giraffe Products

NEW YORK BECOMES FIRST STATE TO BAN SALE OF GIRAFFE PRODUCTSThe new legislation designates the giraffe as a vulnerable species and prohibits the sale of articles made from them. by NICOLE AXWORTHY DECEMBER 27, 2019 New York has become the first state to ban the sale of giraffe products. Assembly Bill A06606 and Senate Bill […]

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Plant-Based Food Tech Company Good Catch® Secures Over $32M In Series B Financing Round

  Plant-Based Food Tech Company Good Catch® Secures Over $32M In Series B Financing Round Rising global interest fuels robust investment in alternative protein products, highlighting significant shift in consumer behavior and mindset NEWS PROVIDED BY Good Catch  Jan 15, 2020, 09:55 ETNEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Gathered Foods, makers of Good Catch® plant-based seafood products, today announced […]

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BRAMI LUPINI BEANS NET NEWS

Are lupini beans set to conquer the plant-based protein market?

Are lupini beans set to conquer the plant-based protein market? The nutrition-packed beans are a hit in Europe, but not well known in the U.S. Leaders of Brami and Lupii tell Food Dive why the ingredient is important and where there is room for growth. AUTHOR Megan Poinski@meganpoinski PUBLISHED Jan. 16, 2020 When Isabelle Steichen […]

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Disease that killed millions of China’s pigs poses global threat

CNAP ClipBoard: Another compelling reason to stop raising pigs and eating them. Although reportedly humans cannot contract AFRICAN SWINE FEVER, it is my position that “they can’t until they can”. By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) – Bettie the beagle, a detector dog for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, picked up the scent of pork on […]

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BURGER KING IMPOSSIBLE FOODS NET NEWS TAFC ClipBoard

You Don’t Need to Fear the Estrogen Content In Impossible Burgers

CNAP ClipBoard: Tiffany Stevens the author of this article states, “So if you’re worried an occasionally meatless meal will turn you into a woman, don’t be. Instead, prove your masculinity by taming your fear of new foods.” If men are worried about being turned into a woman, what do the women have to fear, being […]

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FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Swedish Meatball Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

CNAP ClipBoard: RE: “A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer available for consumers to purchase.” A recall still should have been executed, so that those who still have the product stored in their pantries or stores can return it without incident. Many smaller markets purchase from other […]

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FDA criticized for waiting 6 weeks to announce latest romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

CNAP ClipBoard: The problem with not announcing it because the lettuce was already past its shelf date and not available for sale, is that most grocers sell produce beyond its shelf date. When it’s too rotted to do that, then they put it in a greatly reduced price section of the produce for poor people […]

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Largest Comprehensive Study Of Nutrition Links Dairy And Disease

Largest Comprehensive Study Of Nutrition Links Dairy And Disease ‘While this extensive study found detrimental effects from all sources of animal proteins, dairy was of particular concern’ NOV 12, 2019 Dairy has been linked with a number of adverse health effects More than 30 years ago, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell […]

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Applied Food Sciences, Inc. | Organic Broad-Spectrum Hemp – AFS.Hemp™

AFS.Hemp™ Broad-Spectrum Hemp Extract Finally, a hemp ingredient developed by a food company for a food company. AFS.Hemp™ Summary Applied Food Sciences is proud to announce the launch of their new hemp ingredient. Manufacturers can have confidence using AFS.Hemp™ thanks to the GRAS determination that allows for safe use in food and beverages. AFS.Hemp™ is […]

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BEYOND MEAT IMPOSSIBLE FOODS NET NEWS

Impossible Foods CEO slams ‘the most destructive technology on Earth by far’

Again the thing that you just have to remember to anticipate everything Impossible is going to do is that our intention is to completely replace animals as a food production technology, the most destructive technology on Earth by far,” Brown said. “And that means that any product that we’re currently producing using animals, Impossible Foods is already working on, and will commercialize a plant-based, a better, more delicious, more affordable, vastly more sustainable version of that product.

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“Chopped” Chefs Cook Pig Rectums After Hours

It appears that those chefs who work for the FOOD CHANNEL like to cook rectums of pigs AFTER HOURS. Otherwise why would they do it, if they didn’t like it? Why would they demean themselves and the animals they are supposed to respect as they kill, dismember and cook, either DEAD OR ALIVE? You see […]

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Lawsuit claims Burger King’s Impossible Whoppers are contaminated by meat

CNAP RESPONSE: Burger King’s claim that The Impossible Whopper is 100% Whopper and 0% beef is not true. It can’t be both. A 100% beef whopper is not 100% Impossible Whopper. A Whopper is defined as containing 100% animal product, namely beef. In addition, nobody calls a Whopper, a Whopper Sandwich. I’ve never heard it, except […]

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Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have a new foe in the plant-based burger wars: the Ultimate Burger

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have a new foe in the plant-based burger wars: the Ultimate Burger Brian Sozzi It’s ultimately not meat. But the Conagra Brands-owned Gardein brand hopes its new plant-based Ultimate Burger wins over Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods loyalists in 2020. Gardein, acquired in Conagra’s 2018 acquisition of Pinnacle Foods, will […]

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Here’s what the Uber Eats delivery drone looks like 

CNAP COMMENT: Well, I’m glad that was cleared up for me. All along I thought they’d be flying meals to homes and apartment buildings. Not so. They’ll fly them to a pick up and distribution location so the UBER drivers pick them up where it is communally safe to land. In the future they may […]

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EAT LOVE VEGAN FRIED CHICKEN NET NEWS

US Gets Its First-Ever Vegan Fried Chicken Shop | VegNews

US GETS ITS FIRST-EVER VEGAN FRIED CHICKEN SHOP Latina-owned vegan company Eat Love will be the first in the United States to serve KFC-style buckets of vegan chicken. by ANNA STAROSTINETSKAYA OCTOBER 25 On November 22, vegan food company Eat Love will open a brick-and-mortar location in the Fountain Valley area of Orange County, CA—becoming […]

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The Story Behind our Beyond Sausage® Sandwich | Dunkin’

CNAP ClipBoard: Sometimes Steve stops at Dunkin’ for early morning coffee. This time he bought two of the new Beyond Sausage Sandwiches for two co-workers to try. They weren’t the vegan ones, since all they have on them is a patty and ketchup. And these guys weren’t vegan. One of the guys is Egyptian and […]

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BEER NET NEWS SAMUEL ADAMS

Why 15 states are banning Samuel Adams’ new beer

Samuel Adams’ ‘extreme’ beer contains ‘ninja yeast’ — and is illegal in 15 states This Samuel Adams beer is illegal in North Carolina Bottoms up … or maybe not. Samuel Adams released a new—and limited—batch of its seasonal Utopias beer that some states are already banning from shelves. While an average beer’s alcohol by volume, […]

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Organic Whole Food Powders and Extracts | FutureCeuticals

Our mission is to make it easy for our partners to develop and deliver nutritious finished products to their consumers.       Who We Serve  As an extension of our customers’ R&D departments, we offer an in-depth consultative approach. We demonstrate how our ingredient functionality can best fit your product.       How We […]

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German court rules that a hangover is an illness

CHEF’S COMMENT: There’s not enough written on this article, which leaves too many questions unanswered. That there is an existing ban, in Germany or Frankfurt, on attributing to food products the ability to prevent, treat or heal illnesses to me is misguided. Of course food is medicine. Without it we’d become sick and die. With […]

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Recall: Weaver chicken patties may have foreign matter contamination

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patties that may be contaminated with foreign matter, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday. This is a Class I recall, the highest level, due to a high health risk. > Recall: Breaded chicken products may be undercooked […]

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Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Fraudster Farmer Randy Constant Commits Suicide

Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Fraudster Farmer Randy Constant Commits Suicide Posted By Doyle Murphy on Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 3:15 pm  Randy Constant ran a massive organic grain scheme before he was caught. A high-flying Missouri farmer committed suicide days after a federal judge sentenced him to more than a decade in […]

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Cancer-linked’ chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging

  Cancer-linked’ chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging? There’s more to know, experts say Morgan Hines Everything about your burrito bowl from Chipotle or your salad from Sweetgreen seems earthy and health-conscious, right down to the packaging. But harmful chemicals may be lurking in those eco-friendly containers. A story published last week by the New Food […]

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New UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided

New UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided CNAP QUESTTION: Just say humans can slow the process of planet-warming, can it reverse the warming, or once on a track of warming is it inevitable that in the not too distant future we’ll all be living in the desert? BY SETH BORENSTEIN A […]

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1.5 million people may suffer from a new common allergy

Sesame allergies more common than previously thought, says new study Rachel Grumman Bender,Yahoo Lifestyle Mon, Aug 5 5:29 PM EDT Sesame food allergies more common than previously thoughtSesame allergies are more common than previously thought, based on a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. In fact, it’s the […]

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FedEx severs ties with Amazon

FedEx severs ties with Amazon By JOSEPH PISAN Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee addresses reporters at a news conference announcing an investment by shipping giant FedEx Corp. of $450 billion to help modernize its Memphis hub on Friday. Aug.2, 2019 in Memphis, Tenn. NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx is severing ties with Amazon as the online […]

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Basil From Mexico Is Likely Cause of Cyclospora Food Poisoning Outbreak

  A food poisoning outbreak tied to 132 cyclospora illnesses in 11 states was likely caused by fresh basil imported from Mexico by Siga Logistics de RL de CV, the Food and Drug Administration announced late Thursday. Four people have been hospitalized. The investigation is ongoing, but the agency has requested a voluntary recall, and […]

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Arby’s Debuts “Meat-Based Vegetables” and Social Media is Not Having It

AFC NOTES: Arby’s thinks they’re being funny, but there’s nothing funny about animals forced to suffer unspeakable pain and terror. Unlike the plant-based burgers that actually taste like meat, Arby’s so-called carrots are nothing more than turkey hot dogs. There was no effort put into making them taste like a plant. Instead of shaping the […]

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ADVERTISING INVESTING NET NEWS

FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

At $5 billion, the fine the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it’s given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012. The long-expected punishment, which Facebook is well prepared for, is unlikely to make a dent in the […]

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Specialty food sales growth outpaces all food in retail 3 to 1

AUTHOR Lillianna Byington@lil_byington PUBLISHED June 4, 2019 Dive Brief: Specialty food sales outpaced the growth of all food at retail — up 10.3% vs. 3.1%, according to a new report from the Specialty Food Association. Total sales in specialty food reached $147.8 billion in 2018. The report found that growth has slowed as the market matures, with sales rising 4.3% […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Doesn’t Eat Meat – Let That Sink In

  Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn’t eat meat anymore. For the climate and health, he signed on as a producer of “The Game Changers” documentary to bust the vegan protein myths. Arnold Schwarzenegger is championing a meat-free diet for human health and the planet. July 5, 2019 Jill Ettinger Editor-in-Chief | LIVEKINDLY Los Angeles, CA | Contactable […]

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New York Senate Passes Groundbreaking Bill Requiring Vegan Options in All Hospitals

NEW YORK SENATE PASSES GROUNDBREAKING BILL REQUIRING VEGAN OPTIONS IN ALL HOSPITALS If signed into law, bill S1471 would require all New York hospitals to provide plant-based meal and snack options to patients. by NICOLE AXWORTHY JUNE 6, 2019 The New York State Senate recently passed a landmark bill that would guarantee hospital patients a […]