FDA says ‘frankenfish’ salmon would not harm environment

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators say a genetically modified salmon that grows twice as fast as normal is unlikely to harm the environment, clearing the way ...

Frankenfish – Genetically engineered,invasive species ...
Trending Now: Genetically Engineered Salmon – Does Mother Nature Approve? For the first time in history, genetically engineered fish are likely to be approved by ...

Milk Prices Could Double as Farm Bill Stalls

- NYTimes.com
WASHINGTON — Forget the fiscal crisis and the automatic budget cuts. Come Jan. 1, there is a threat that milk prices could rise to $6 to $8 a gallon if ...

Milk prices may double in the New Year
If Congress doesn't act on an expiring protection for dairy farmers before Jan 1, milk prices could double.

FTC Reports Food Marketing to Children Down 19.5%

Nutrition watchdogs should be pleased. Food companies are spending less money marketing to children and youth, a new Federal Trade ...

FTC Tallies Kid-Targeted Food Marketing at $1.79 Billion
Food Companies Cut TV Spending to Kids in Obesity Crisis

Chew on this: Mealworms could be next best food

Times of India
LONDON: Edible insect protein from mealworms may prove to be a more sustainable alternative to foods like milk and chicken, according to researchers.

Secrets to making a memorable cake

The Cake Girls created this colorful confection when Jim Carrey was granted U.S. citizenship.

Boeing uses potatoes for in-flight wireless test

How 20000 Pounds Of Potatoes Brought Wi-Fi To Airplanes
San Francisco Chronicle
If you're flying somewhere this holiday season, you could be on a plane that offers Wi-Fi. And a good Wi-Fi connection on a plane flying 500 miles per hour at 35,000 feet was a particularly hard tech problem to solve, say the Boeing engineers who solved it.

Boeing uses potatoes for in-flight wireless test
CNN International
Washington (CNN) -- Airplane manufacturer Boeing builds some of the most complicated machines on Earth, but in its efforts to make wireless signals on airplanes better it turned to the produce aisle for help. Wednesday the company announced a ...

Coffee Drinking Linked With Lower Oral Cancer Death Risk: Study

Huffington Post
As if there weren't already a host of other reasons to love coffee, a new study links drinking several cups a day with a decreased risk of dying from oral cancer.

11 things you didn't know about the McRib

The cult favorite is back, but fans might not suspect what weird ingredients go into it.

Diet Pepsi to taste sweeter

Diet Pepsi: Drink quietly changes sweetener - chicagotribune.com
Diet Pepsi is quietly changing its sweetener, with the goal of helping the soda maintain its taste longer. Cans of Diet Pepsi around the country now list a ...

Diet Pepsi to taste sweeter - 27 NBC - Topeka, Kansas
NEW YORK (AP) — If that can of Diet Pepsi tastes sweeter than normal, there's a reason. PepsiCo Inc. is quietly changing the sweeteners in the drink, with the goal ...

Dreaming of a White Christmas...

White Christmas in Western Massachusetts is a distinct (non) possibility
Will Western Massachusetts have a white Christmas this year? Ten years ago, there was plenty of snow at this time of year, as is seen at the Gilbert House at Storrowton Village on the Eastern States Exposition grounds in West ...

Christmas cookies and candy, easy to make

Christmas cookies and candy, easy to make
Washington Times
FORT WORTH, Texas, December 16, 2012 - It is time to get cracking with your Christmas and holiday baking! Whether your tradition calls for cookies or candy for Christmas, it is time to pull out the old familial recipes that help us to celebrate this


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