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Survey finds people unsure of safe meat cooking temperatures

More than half of Northern Ireland’s home cooks are unclear about how to barbeque meat to the correct safe temperatures, according to recently released survey results.

Results revealed that 55 percent of participants didn’t know what temperature meat should be cooked to. Responses ranged from 30 degrees C to 260 degrees C (86 degrees F to 500 degrees F). About half of people surveyed at least occasionally overcooked meat to ensure it was safe to eat.

Research by safefood found fewer than 2 percent of 1,052 adults on the island of Ireland are following all necessary the food safety checks

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Banning junk food adverts will help people make healthier choices about what they eat


Mary Glindon MP


3 min read

Banning junk food ads must be the start, rather than the end, of a multipronged national effort equal to the growing size of the obesity and health challenge.

The news that the government is advancing its plans to restrict TV and online junk food advertising is the culmination of years of work by clinicians, campaigners, and people living with obesity. As the Chair of the APPG on Obesity, I’m delighted the government is taking this step in the right direction on the largest post-pandemic public health challenge.

I have seen

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Nine out of 10 people getting SNAP benefits struggle to access a healthy diet, new study shows

Almost 90 percent of people receiving SNAP — the federal food assistance program formerly known as food stamps — are struggling to access healthy food, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study released Wednesday.

The nearly 42 million Americans receiving SNAP benefits are one of the most food insecure populations in the country, and more than half responding to a survey said they simply can’t afford the kind of nutritious food that makes up a healthy diet, the study revealed. For others surveyed, the top barriers to access included a lack of transportation to a grocery store

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‘So satisfying’: Video of ‘old fashioned’ cake cutter leaves people impressed | Trending

The clip of ‘old fashioned’ cake cutter, since being shared on Instagram, has received tons of responses from people.

By Trisha Sengupta

PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 09:35 AM IST

Have you seen those videos where people old-school tools and gadgets to do modern day kitchen work? This video shared on Instagram is a perfect example of that category of clips. It shows an individual using an ‘old fashioned’ cake cutter. There is a possibility that the video will leave you saying “Wow.” It may also make you want to get one for yourself.

The caption shared with the video

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Ronaldo reveals how much he dislikes Coca-Cola tells people drink water

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals how much he dislikes Coca-Cola, tells people to drink water

Cristiano Ronaldo: Drink water, not Coca-Cola

Portugal talisman and global footballing icon Cristiano Ronaldo caused a commercial stir in his press conference ahead of his country’s meeting with Hungary.

Ronaldo was due to answer questions alongside Portugal head coach Fernando Santos, and as he sat down noticed some strategically placed bottles of Coca-Cola on the table.

After doing so, the veteran attacker picked both up, and moved them out of shot.

Lifting up his bottle of water, he simply added: “Water”.

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For people, planet, and prosperity

An Independent Dialogue as a contribution to the UN Food Systems Summit


On Friday, 4 June, the World Health Organization, EAT, and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food will host Healthy Food Systems: For people, planet, and prosperity, an Independent Food Systems Summit Dialogue.

More info: https://summitdialogues.org/dialogue/12007/

Event details:

  • Time/date: Friday, 4 June 2021 | 13.00 – 15.00 CEST
  • Format: Zoom webinar with keynotes, panel debate and audience polling
  • Simultaneous translation: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese
  • Registration: via Google Form with Zoom link to follow
  • Agenda

Background:
In the year of the UN Food Systems Summit

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Utopian grocery store giving people access to healthy food on the southeast side

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Utopian Community Grocery store is opening this month and supporters say it’s aimed at ending the food desert on the southeast side of Fort Wayne. 

Utopian Community Grocery is set to open May 15th at 7a.m. according to a Facebook post. The store will have fresh produce from local farmers or community gardens.  

The USDA reported in 2017 that 10 percent of people in Allen County are living in a food desert.  

That means those people have low access to a grocery store with healthy and affordable options close to their home 

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White Castle Is the Latest to Offer Vaccinated People Free Dessert



a close up of food


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  • National retailers and brands are following in Krispy Kreme’s footsteps by offering fully vaccinated individuals free items, deals and discounts.
  • Recently, Budweiser and White Castle joined the growing list of retailers and brands offering freebies and serious deals to those who receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Customers simply need to display their completed COVID-19 vaccine card to enjoy these benefits and free items in their own neighborhood.

Those who complete their COVID-19 vaccination series will have a shiny new vaccine card to show off to friends and family, and more than that, they’ll be able to

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