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Half a Million Owners Put Pets at Risk of Vomiting and Kidney Failure By Feeding Them Treats Including Stuffing, Raisins and Cho
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs, christmas, dangers, onions, raisins, chocolate, food, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Five-and-half-million dogs owners will put their pets at risk this Christmas by feeding them harmful food, a worrying new study reveals.
Golden Retriever Fails Obedience Competition, Wins at Life
Offbeat  (tags: animals, culture, funny, food, humans, pets, performance )

- 2 days ago -
At an obedience competition in Finland, the task was simple: Dogs were to run down a track, ignoring the treats and toys along its perimeter, reaching their young owners at the other end as fast as possible.
Chocolate Giant: Earth Is Running Out of Chocolate
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, environment, ethics, food, health, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, technology, world )

- 7 days ago -
There's no easy way to say this: You're eating too much chocolate, all of you. And it's getting so out of hand that the world could be headed towards a potentially disastrous (if you love chocolate) scenario if it doesn't stop. Chocolate deficits, whereby
VIDEO: Yes, This Is A Friskies Commercial. But Trust Me, It's Hilarious.
Offbeat  (tags: commercial, animals, culture, food, funny, humor, off-beat, pets, society )

- 8 days ago -
Cat and Kitten are back, and this time there's a new member of the household! Hear Cat's sage advice to his young counterpart about their new furry friend. Hilarious
Meet the 'Turducken of Desserts'
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, culture, food, humans, interesting, off-beat, performance, society, unusual, women, world )

- 10 days ago -
Meet the "Pumpecapple Piecake," a unique dessert in Texas composed of three pies baked into three cake layers.
GMO Salmon's Future in Question After Producer Fined Over Violations
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Central America, Food, GMO, Health, Law, USA )

- 15 days ago -
Panama fined a US biotechnology company's local facility that "repeatedly violated" the nation's permitting and regulatory laws as it worked to develop the world's first genetically-modified salmon. The 2012 infractions were first made public on Tuesday.
Fort Lauderdale Charges 90-Year-Old, Two Pastors for Feeding Homeless - NBC News.Com
Offbeat  (tags: Hungry, Homeless, Goodwill, Religion, Crime, Policeethics, food, humans, interesting )

- 19 days ago -
Two church pastors and a 90-year-old man were charged for feeding homeless people in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, under a strict new city ordinance that virtually bans private groups from handing out food.
South Sudan Food Crisis - in 60 Seconds
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Crisis, South Sudan, Data )

- 23 days ago -
Ongoing conflict in South Sudan is taking a heavy toll and the world's newest country is facing another food crisis. Some 1.5 million people are already severely hungry, but there are concerns that number could swell by another million within six months.
Take The Quiz: How Much Do You Know About GMOs?
Offbeat  (tags: Quiz, GMOs, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Genes, Food, Nutrition )

- 24 days ago -
"Oregon and Colorado are getting ready to vote on labeling initiatives for GMOs. Before you start filling out ballot bubbles, find out how much you really know about GMOs. Did you get your GMO education from the Food Babe or are you a shill for Big Ag?"
Chimps Filmed Raiding Farms to Find Food
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, chimpanzees, food, raid )

- 32 days ago -
Camera traps have caught wild chimpanzees in the act as they carried out night-time raids on farmland. The footage, captured by researchers from the Museum of Natural History in Paris and the Uganda Wildlife Authority, shows the chimps adapting to human
Do People Know Where Their Chicken Comes From?
Offbeat  (tags: labelling, food )

- 32 days ago -
Campaigners say chicken meat needs better labelling. How much do people really know about the life of a chicken before it reaches their plate?
'Scandalous': 1.6m UK Pensioners Living in Poverty - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Health, Human rights, Politics, Scandal, UK )

- 36 days ago -
More than one and a half million British pensioners are "floundering" on low incomes and consigned to poverty, a report by elderly care charity Age UK suggests.
How to Make Homemade Oreos
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, food )

- 40 days ago -
Your childhood favorite -- only with booze in the filling
Ten Kitchen Tips Every Cook Should Know | Life and Style | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Cooking, Cooking Tips, cooking techniques, Felicity Cloake )

- 43 days ago -
With holiday cooking season upon us, these could be useful. Browning meat is important, white sugar is boring - and don't get hung up on cooking temperatures. The Guardian's food writer Felicity Cloake shares the lessons she has learned the hard way
How to Cook the Perfect Digestive Biscuit | Life and Style | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Cooking, Recipes, Baking, Felicity Cloake )

- 43 days ago -
Got to try these. It's the good, old British staple - and it's always there for you, come rain or shine. Just don't expect it to actually do anything for your digestion ...

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