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Radioactive Pigs. Just Another Reason to Visit Germany.
Offbeat  (tags: environment, health, food, safety, boars are radioactive, Chernobyl, diet, Europe, German government, Germany, health, nuclear energy, public saftery, radioactive material, sausages, wild boar )

Joanne
- 11 days ago - wellthisiswhatithink.com
A new study from the German government, reported by The Telegraph, shows that more than one in three wild boar killed by hunters in the region are too radioactive to be safe for humans to eat.
Japan's 'Golden Bolt': 103-Year-Old Challenges World's Fastest Man
Offbeat  (tags: diet, health, interesting, 103-years-old, Japan, running, sports, exercises )

Naoko
- 16 days ago - japantoday.com
Miyazaki, who hails from tea-growing Shizuoka prefecture, about 200 kilometres southwest of Tokyo, was a late bloomer, only taking up running at the age of 92 after watching an old people's sports day broadcast on television.
Edible Insects a Boon to Thailand's Farmers
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, diet, ecosystems, water, Thailand, food, insects, food )

Naoko
- 18 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country's poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking existence. Then they discovered bugs.
Child Abuse? 17-Year-Old Drops After Eating Only Chicken Nuggets Since Age 2 | TakePart
Offbeat  (tags: children, diet, food, nutrition, corporate, parenting, odd, safety )

Jude
- 78 days ago - takepart.com
We can talk about McDonald's nutrition standards. We can talk about our economy's effects on our children. This offbeat story is worth a read.
It's So Hot In Rio De Janeiro Right Now That Zoo Animals Are Being Fed Popsicles
Offbeat  (tags: Rio De Janeiro, Zoo Animals, AnimalWelfare, animals, habitat, protection, tigers, wildanimals, wildlife, food, health, interesting, photos, off-beat, climate-change, healthconditions, world, diet, news, world )

Back
- 242 days ago - buzzfeed.com
With temperatures over 95 the animals at the Rio de Janeiro zoo are being kept cool with popsicles and frozen food.
Video:Jackie Evancho -To Believe
Offbeat  (tags: children, americans, arts, child, culture, family, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, humans, sadness, safety, society, religion, usa, diet, risks, nutrition, war, propaganda, ethics, abuse, unusual, arts, interesting, performance )

JL
- 279 days ago - staged.com
A talented young lady with a song that expresses what faith should mean.
Video: Fancy Chef Cooks Up Yummy Meals For Less Than A Dollar, And His Life Lessons Are Delish
Offbeat  (tags: americans, children, celebrity, culture, ethics, health, GoodNews, interesting, religion, sadness, safety, society, usa, diet, safety, protection, nutrition, health, food, family, off-beat, unusual )

JL
- 287 days ago - upworthy.com
Ray Flores I'm not a deeply religious man, but I can respect someone willing to shun a six-figure career to just serve.
A Round of Applause for These 4 Pioneers in Sustainable Food
Offbeat  (tags: Growing Green Awards, celebrate the farmers, business owners, healthcare, health, family, Body-Mind-Spirit, interesting, prevention, illness, safety, protection, nutrition, treatment, diet, food, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, c )

Kelly
- 520 days ago - care2.com
Last week, NRDC announced the winners of the 2013 Growing Green Awards. These awards celebrate the farmers, business owners, and bold thinkers who are transforming America's food system. Each one of them has pioneered ways to provide food that nourishes
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Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, culture, health, diet, society, humans, death, crime, world, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 541 days ago - vimeo.com
A video from Steve Cutts. Thanx to Franco D for the link...
Video:A Place at the Table Opens in Theaters March 1
Offbeat  (tags: food, risks, safety, children, diet, prevention, protection, nutrition, warning, performance, culture )

JL
- 560 days ago - nokidhungry.org
This week hunger and poverty take the national spotlight with the release of A Place at the Table, a new documentary film from Participant Media, producers of other award-winning films like Food, Inc. and Waiting for "Superman."
Video:There Might Be Starving People In Africa, But What About The Cold People In Europe?
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, politics, world, usa, society, Refugees&Relief, food, death, diet, nutrition, safety, science, risks, study, prevention, protection, unusual, arts, performance, interesting, off-beat, children, cultur )

JL
- 647 days ago - upworthy.com
You've probably seen those commercials on TV around the holidays that ask for donations to developing nations-- they inundate you with sad, starving children in hopeless conditions. This video turns that angle of charity guilt-sploitation on its head & m
RSPCA Lends a Hand to United Kingdom's Fattest Dog - National Dogs | Examiner.Com
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, animals, safety, news, diet, humans, society, animals, dogs, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, society, unusual, bizarre )

Dianne Ly
- 738 days ago - examiner.com
A portly Labrador retriever, thought to perhaps be the fattest dog in the United Kingdom, is being slimmed down thanks to a restrictive diet and the help of the RSPCA.
Why Do American Junk Food Giants Feel Urge To Force-Feed Us Titbit Sermons On Social Issues?
Offbeat  (tags: junk food, American fast food, politics, fatty, absurd, health care, Bible, Chick-fil-A, Papa John's, In-N-Out, congress, economy, diet, disease, consumers )

Naoko
- 755 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
We've got the Papa John's pizza guys weighing in on the health care debate, while the burger slingers out west at In-N-Out can't serve up a cheeseburger without a Bible verse.
PLEASE SIGN Campaign to Save Earth's Honeybees! ACTION NEEDED
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bees, dying, price of food, increases, pesticides, destruction, nature, food, children, death, diet, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, killing, suffering, society, shopping, health, business, organic )

Kelly
- 798 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In fact, honeybee deaths are reaching a critical point, whereby it may not be possible to reverse the damage. The good news is that much of the population decline can be attributed to human actions, including the use of nicotine-based insecticides
Forage Your Way Into Mushroom Season
Offbeat  (tags: mushrooms, autumn, fall, season, diet, nutrition, fungi, kinoko, Japan )

Naoko
- 1085 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Edible mushrooms are a feature of the fall season in temperate climates worldwide, and Japan is no exception.
 

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