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  • Bacon Lovers Beware! Cured Meats May Triple Likelihood Of Manic Behavior

    09/11/2018 7:40:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 87 replies
    studyfinds.org ^ | 9/10/2018 | Terra Marquette
    Hold the bacon! If you are a fan of beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other cured meats, you may be putting yourself at risk for manic episodes, according to a new study. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered an apparent link between consumption of nitrate-cured meats and hospitalization for mania, an elevated mood characterized by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia. Manic episodes, which are associated with bipolar disorder and schizoaffective disorder, may last for weeks or months and can lead to delusional thinking and risk-taking behavior. Researchers seeking to find what factors, other than genetics,...
  • McDonald’s Boldly Brings Bacon and Sausage Together on a French Toast McGriddle

    08/18/2018 5:38:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Eater ^ | August 14, 2018 | Chris Fuhrmeister
    • McDonald’s has been serving McGriddles — breakfast sandwiches with two little pancakes for buns — for years, and now the chain is taking its sweet-and-savory morning item to a higher level. Mickey D’s has introduced the French toast McGriddle for a test run at some 200 locations in Minnesota. Not only does this dish innovate by tucking the fillings inside two slices of French toast, it brings bacon and sausage together on the same sandwich. • Speaking of McDonald’s, it seems the Golden Arches has decided its table service and self-ordering kiosks are the way of the future. McDonald’s...
  • 96 Bacon Recipes That Are Seriously Addictive

    08/03/2018 9:31:18 AM PDT · by budj · 53 replies
    delish ^ | 8/1/2018 | Hannah Doolin
    Literally everybody loves bacon.
  • Robust new technology driving a new future for pork production

    07/18/2018 10:25:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    National Hog Farmer ^ | January 13, 2018
    Expect to see a dramatic increase in new technology coming into the pork industry as a host of manufacturers from diverse industries look at animal agriculture and attempt to measure or monitor welfare, environmental pressures and food safety with their technologies. That was the first message Lee Whittington, president and CEO of the Prairie Swine Centre had for delegates to the 2018 Banff Pork Seminar in Banff, Alta. The second is that what will be needed is a method to evaluate systematically how well the products work, the data integrity and security, and the link to decision support software and...
  • Bacon Is Bad For Your Mental Health, Say Researchers

    07/18/2018 4:27:10 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 134 replies
    philadelphia.cbslocal.com ^ | July 18, 2018 | STAFF
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Processed meats like bacon and hot dogs are bad for your mental health, say researchers. According to researchers at Johns Hopkins, people who eat meats cured with nitrates are three times more likely to experience a manic episode. Apparently, added nitrates are associated with hyperactivity and insomnia. Researchers said experiments in rats showed mania-like hyperactivity after just a few weeks on diets with added nitrates.
  • Pat Leahy grills Trump judicial nominee: Do you think gay marriage is like marrying bacon?

    11/15/2017 3:33:26 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies
    Pat Leahy grills Trump judicial nominee: Do you think gay marriage is like marrying bacon? AllahpunditPosted at 5:31 pm on November 15, 2017 This is so pitifully stupid. Either Democrats are desperate for attack lines against Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, Trump’s nominee for the Fifth Circuit, or Leahy is so out of touch after 42 years in the Senate that he can’t recognize goofball humor when he sees it. Here’s the genesis of Willett’s “controversial” bacon analogy: I could support recognizing a constitutional right to marry bacon. pic.twitter.com/HKPW6tE4H6 — Justice Don Willett (@JusticeWillett) April 30, 2015 If you’re...
  • No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to cancer experts

    05/24/2018 12:16:38 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 201 replies
    Mirror ^ | 24 MAY 18 | Martin Bagot
    No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to a new global blueprint on how to beat cancer. Even small amounts of processed meats and booze increase the risk of a host of cancers outlined in World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) guidelines updated every decade. The respected global authority has unveiled a 10-point plan to cut your risk of getting cancer by up to 40%. Brits have been told to banish favourites such as ham, burgers and hot dogs from their diets by experts who say they are a direct cause of bowel cancer. Processed meats also cause...
  • My debate topic of the day

    05/20/2018 5:06:56 PM PDT · by gasport · 29 replies
    Every comestible (100%) is improved by the addition of an aliquot of a form of bacon. Aff or Neg?
  • Jury awards hog farm neighbors $50 million (environmental racism?)

    05/05/2018 5:50:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 60 replies
    News & Observer ^ | 4/27/18 | ANNE BLYTHE
    A North Carolina jury awarded $50 million to neighbors of a 15,000-hog farm in Eastern North Carolina in a case being closely watched across the country by environmentalists and the hog farm industry. The verdict, revealed late Thursday after a jury deliberated less than two days, is the first to come in a series of federal lawsuits filed against Murphy-Brown/Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer. In this case decided in a federal courtroom in Raleigh, 10 neighbors contended that industrial-scale hog operations have known for decades that the open-air sewage pits on their properties were the source of noxious,...
  • Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival Hogs the Spotlight

    03/08/2018 12:20:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Wed Mar 7th, 2018 | Joe Kukura
    Bacon’s back on the slab, as the fifth annual Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival is set to sizzle Saturday. e There will be more than six degrees of beer and bacon at this Saturday’s pig-out known as the Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival. A fat lot of caterers, chefs, and microbrew maestros will take over Jack London Square and bring home the bacon for an afternoon of all-you-can-eat, all-you-can drink pig partying. A Who’s-Who of Bay Area baconators like The Gastropig, The GrilledCheezGuy, Crave BBQ, Saucy Oakland and a whole bunch more will be hamming it up with an array...
  • Study: Bacon Linked To Causing Cancer

    03/02/2018 8:51:19 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 96 replies
    CBS PHILLY ^ | 02 MARCH 2018 | CBS PHILLY
    Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer say that bacon acts as a bit of a double whammy in that it is both a red meat and a processed meat. In a question-and-answer session, a committee of scientists from The World Health Organization explained how exactly red and processed meats are carcinogens. “According to the most recent estimates by the Global Burden of Disease Project, an independent academic research organization, about 34,000 cancer deaths per year worldwide are attributable to diets high in processed meat,” scientists said, adding that “diets high in red meat could be responsible for...
  • Pork Fat Ranked Among Top 10 Most Nutritious Foods: Report

    03/01/2018 11:37:46 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 74 replies
    Asia One ^ | Candice Cai
    The words 'pork fat' and 'nutritious' don't quite go together, but that may soon change, given a surprising finding by scientists which was first published in 2015 but went viral only recently. According to a BBC report in January, researchers who analysed more than 1,000 raw foods found that lard is among the top 10 foods which provide the best balance of a person's daily nutritional requirements. Pork fat was ranked 8th in a list of 100 foods, with a nutritional score of 74 - the higher the number, the more likely it will meet your daily nutritional needs. It...
  • Bacon Makes Every Day Better

    12/30/2017 5:27:25 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 28 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-30-17 | MOTUS
    It’s the day we’ve been waiting for all year: NATIONAL BACON DAY! That’s right: bacon, bacon, bacon!!Okay!Of course there’s your standard bacon and eggs way to start the day. WARNING: In the time it takes you to watch this bacon equivalent of your cable company’s yule log video you could actually cook your own bacon and eggs for breakfast. But why settle for the ordinary when you can Make America’s Eggs Great Again: breakfast potato bacon bombs!Okay, maybe because it will be time for lunch by the time they’re done. Best to settle for simplicity.Of course after all that bacon...
  • Happy Bacon Day! Here Are the Most Insane Bacon-Themed Items You Need to Celebrate

    12/30/2017 4:45:33 AM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    E Online ^ | 12/30/17 | DOMINIQUE HAIKEL
    Happy freaking Bacon Day, ya filthy animals. Now, you could be like everyone else and just go out and eat a bunch of bacon, or you could live your own truth and celebrate with one of these items below instead. Simply eating bacon is no longer enough today. Thankfully you can also drink, smell like, and floss with the flavors of your favorite breakfast meat. Is this a good thing? We don't even know, but the point is, the following products are very real and more likely than not, you need them to celebrate this glorious day. 1. Bacon Body...
  • A new breakfast craze called 'millionaire's bacon' is sweeping San Francisco for $7 a slice

    12/29/2017 10:28:11 PM PST · by Daffynition · 118 replies
    businessinsider ^ | Oct. 9, 2017 [crikey!] | Melia Robinson
    [snip] Now there's a new expensive breakfast indulgence that San Franciscans are obsessed with. "Millionaire's bacon" is a thick-cut, succulent-and-sweet version of the breakfast staple and it's increasingly popping up on menus across the Bay Area. Its decadence might make you feel rich, but you certainly don't need to be a millionaire to try it. The bacon ranges from $2 to $7 a slice.
  • CNN contributor jumps to conclusions and is left eating crow

    12/17/2017 9:03:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 17, 2017 | Max Jaeger
    She had to eat her words. CNN guest commentator Hilary Rosen is on the hot seat after she publicly and baselessly panned a Georgetown University sports fan as anti-Semitic — because he was wearing a bacon suit during his school’s recent basketball game against Syracuse University. It turns out the fan’s name is Michael Bakan, and he regularly wears the get-up just because his last name is pronounced like the non-Kosher breakfast staple.
  • In 1961, the Bel Air-Brentwood Fire burned more than 500 structures

    12/10/2017 12:59:16 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 23 replies
    LA Curbed ^ | December 6, 2017 | Elijah Chiland
    Multiple fires sweeping through Los Angeles are creating nightmarish scenes that, for many longtime residents, may bring back memories of the Bel Air-Brentwood Fire of 1961—arguably the most destructive in the city’s long history. The blaze started the morning of November 6, and at at 8:15 a.m., a construction crew reported that brush was burning above Stone Canyon, just off Mulholland Drive. As former Los Angeles firefighter Frank Borden recalled in 2015, a “dark billowing cloud of smoke” soon began to appear above the canyon, making it clear before many fire crews were even dispatched to the scene that this...
  • Florida man gets 15 years prison for breaking windows and leaving bacon at a mosque

    12/08/2017 9:55:52 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 45 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 12/08/2017 | Robert Spencer
    Fifteen years? For vandalism? He smashed lights, cameras, and windows at a mosque, and left some bacon by the front door. The vandalism is inexcusable and the bacon obnoxious, but fifteen years? The sentence, says AP, “had a hate crime enhancement.” In other words, he is being made an example of. Because he did this at a mosque, he is getting this draconian sentence. If he had broken windows and smashed lights and cameras at a church, his sentence wouldn’t have been nearly as severe. But all too many American authorities today hold to the false notion that Muslims are...
  • Vandal who left bacon inside mosque gets 15 years in prison

    12/08/2017 4:44:54 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 50 replies
    The Sun-Sentinel ^ | December 7, 2017 | The Associated Press
    A man who vandalized a Central Florida mosque by smashing windows and lights with a machete and leaving bacon at the scene pleaded guilty to criminal mischief to a place of worship. The state attorney's office serving Brevard and Seminole counties said Michael Wolfe was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by 15 years of probation after he pleaded guilty Tuesday. The sentence had a hate crime enhancement.
  • Bacon used in hate crime: Man gets 15 years in mosque vandalism

    12/07/2017 9:42:57 AM PST · by Cubs Fan · 92 replies
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A man who vandalized a Florida mosque in January 2016 and left a raw slab of bacon on its doorstep was sentenced to 15 years in prison on a hate crime conviction, a state attorney’s spokesman said on Wednesday. Wolfe was also sentenced to 15 years of probation, to be served after his prison sentence, Brown said.