The European Commission has just approved growing genetically modified crops for the first time in 12 years, putting the GM lobby’s profits over public concerns — 60% of Europeans feel we need more information before growing foods that could threaten our health and environment. A new initiative allows 1 million EU citizens a unique chance… Read More
A German-engineered potato on Tuesday became the first genetically modified organism in 12 years to win approval for cultivation in the European Union, sparking celebration among GMO manufacturers and outrage among opponents. http://bit.ly/aZL8FV
Interesting article from the Daily Telegraph. Food intolerance: the new epidemic? Finger on the pulse? One in five Britons is now labouring under the misapprehension that they are suffering from a food allergy. “The nation is in the grip of an epidemic, but one very different from those usually written about, such as obesity, diabetes and binge-drinking.… Read More
A great opinion piece in the London Times discussing the forthcoming, award winning documentary, Food Inc. Unfortunately it will not be getting a full release in Ireland, but will be showing for one day only at the Vue Cinema, Liffey Valley S.C, on Monday 15th February. (see the trailer in an earlier blog entry below)… Read More
Coming very soon is the new recipes page and health and beauty resource. We will be spotlighting ingredients, their benefits and how to use them watch this space!!
A very attractive offer of fine organic wines to all customers. 6 Iberum Crianza 2005, a Navarra region, medium bodied, fruity wine, for €56 instead of €76. And 6 Iberum Reserva 2002 Navarra region, full bodied, soft and silky, a great wine for your Christmas dinner! For €62 instead of €94. Absolutely cracking prices for very fine fully… Read More
Codex Alimentarius committees (of which there are more than 20), “regional committees” and “task forces”, prepare and develop standards and guidelines on every aspect of food, “from farm to fork”. After these committees and task forces formulate standards which become ready for ratification (once they reach step 8 of the forumlation process), they are then… Read More
Amazing youth orchestra from Venezuela. Most members are from the poorest areas in the country. Enjoy.