This year has brought about a number of social media “challenges” involving individuals recording themselves doing strange, and oftentimes gross, things and putting it on social media for the world to see. And so it spreads worldwide. The vacuum challenge came about a few months back and involved people using a vacuum to create an air-tight seal around their body, which could lead to dangerous health outcomes, and the ice cream-licking challenge involved people licking pints of ice cream in grocery store freezer cases and putting them back, spreading all sorts of germs in the process. They are just a few of the viral challenges impacting public health. Now, it seems that some people are taking the viral challenge realm to a new extreme: urinating on grocery store items. RELATED READ: Viral ice cream-licking challenge videos pose public health threatTwo news reports published Tuesday hold that two individuals were found to have urinated on food products in … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania woman caught urinating on produce in Walmart
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Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Over 11.4 trillion VND (491.3 million USD) was poured into 11 projects of agricultural product processing in the first half of 2019, according the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Since 2018, over 20 trillion VND was invested in processing agricultural products with 30 projects being operational nationwide. They are hoped to create a breakthrough in processing and exporting farm produce. In the first half of this year, as many as 1,634 agro-forestry-aquaculture enterprises were established, lifting the total of enterprises operating in the agricultural field to nearly 11,000. Large-scale firms such as Vinamilk, Nafoods, TH, Dabaco Vietnam, Masan, Lavifood, Ba Huan and Bien Dong have promoted investment into high-tech application in production and business. Head of the MARD’s Department of Planning Nguyen Van Viet said the ministry is directing the implementation of a project to improve the value of … [Read more...] about Over 491 million USD invested in processing farm produce in H1
(Reuters) - Indian captain Virat Kohli stepped up his World Cup preparations with a brilliant century for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League on Friday. Kohli smashed a 58-ball 100, his fifth in the IPL, to help Bangalore reach 213 for 4 from their 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens. Bangalore skipper Kohli showed patience at the start as he brought up his fifty in 40 deliveries but it took him only another 17 balls to reach his century. His previous four IPL hundreds all came in 2016. The 30-year-old smashed nine fours and four sixes before he fell to the final ball of the Bangalore innings. England all-rounder Moeen Ali also played a blistering knock of 66 off 28 balls, hitting six sixes and five fours to seize momentum for his team. Kolkata came close thanks to a 118-run partnership between Nitish Rana (85 not out)and Windies power-hitter Andre Russell (65) but finished on 203-5, 10 runs short of Bangalore's total. (Reporting by Hardik Vyas … [Read more...] about Kohli hits sparkling century in Bangalore win
PUBLISHED: 01:01 21 January 2019 Sarah Chambers The Cake Shop is a finalist for East of England Co-Operative's Producer of the Year Picture: RAE SHIRLEY PHOTOGRAPHY Archant Voting has now begun to find the best local food producers across Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk as part of an annual East of England Co-op competition. Producer of the Year competition hopefuls Vernon Blackmore and Jamie Symons of Choose Spice Picture: RAE SHIRLEY PHOTOGRAPHYIn Suffolk, a bakery and a spice producer are set to go head-to-head in a competition celebrating locally-sourced heroes. The team at Choose Spice, which operates from the Suffolk Food Hall at Wherstead, is up against The Cake Shop in Woodbridge, as they battle it out in the East of England Co-op’s Producer of the Year contest.In Essex, jam producer Thursday Cottage and sandwich-maker Raynors will vie for the county title. Meanwhile in Norfolk, two breweries, The Norfolk Brewhouse and Woodforde’s, go … [Read more...] about Which is your favourite local food producer in East Anglia?
PUBLISHED: 13:59 13 April 2017 | UPDATED: 13:59 13 April 2017 The production line at Kinnerton's Fakenham factory. Picture: Kinnerton. Kinnerton Easter is one of the most important dates in the calendar for a chocolatier – and this year millions of treats from Norfolk will be eaten across the country. Kinnerton is producing Bendy Bob chocolate eggs for M&S. Picture: M&S/KinnertonFakenham-based Kinnerton has produced around 16m Easter eggs for supermarkets across the UK.Among its latest creations are Marks and Spencer’s ranges Alfie Rabbit, of which it has produced 15,000 a day in the run-up to Easter, and Bendy Bob, the supermarket’s egg with legs (and arms). Kinnerton, an EDP/EADT Top 100 company, employs around 1,000 staff and exports chocolate across the world, with Australia a major market. Katy Patino, M&S chocolate developer, said: “Novelty eggs and hollows have always been favourites with our customers, and we want to ensure we continue to … [Read more...] about From zombie bunnies to hand-painted eggs – here are some of the millions of Easter treats produced in Norfolk