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Food Links, 26.02.2014

  • Do high food prices predict political upheaval?
  • There has been a 43% drop in the obesity rate among two- to five-year-old children in the US.
  • ‘In a survey of 522 GPs [in the UK], the magazine Pulse found that 16 per cent had been asked to refer a patient to food bank in the past 12 months.’
  • Food poverty shames Britain.
  • ‘doctors are having to prescribe food supplements to HIV patients ensure that their medication works’.
  • Spanish farmers battle invasive snails.
  • Residues of drugs found in meat.
  • Artificial sweeteners are used extensively.
  • Denmark bans kosher and halal slaughter.
  • China has given up its policy of being self-sufficient in grain.
  • The Freedom Bakery.
  • Brick Lane in under threat.
  • Cooking on a budget.
  • Chinese internet companies are investing in organic agriculture.
  • The best doughnut shops in the US.
  • The joy of Spam.
  • Julia Child ‘edits‘ video tape.
  • Standard household measures.
  • Vegan cheesecake.
  • How to cook meat.
  • Should we return to the diets eaten by our ancestors?
  • How to save money on your food shopping.
  • The Vegetable Orchestra.
  • A Walkman sold inside a bottle of water.
  • Music guaranteed to increase cows’ milk production.
  • A sheep table.
  • Zadie Smith on ordering food in New York.
  • Why Long Beach in California fought to save a giant doughnut.
  • A craft beer quiz.
  • Budget bistros in Paris.
  • What to do with a Buddha’s Hand.
  • Recreating recipes from the 1950s.
  • What does camel milk taste like?
  • Art remade as cake.
  • Predicting the future of Hershey’s chocolate.
  • Chef and cooks’ favourite recipe books.
  • A photo essay on the fridge.
  • How does caffeine work?
  • Neil Gaiman reads Green Eggs and Ham.
  • Homemade reese bars.
  • Milk in your coffee?
2 Comments Post a comment
  1. Hi, the first link seems to be broken. Great list!

    February 26, 2014
    • Thanks! I’ve fixed it – should work now.

      February 26, 2014

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