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  • Four Recipes to Help You Celebrate National Hamburger Day

    05/28/2016 4:04:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    NBC4 ^ | May 28, 2016 | Kandee Ferrell, Mike Jackson, Olivia Fecteau, Jerod Smalley and Marcus Thorpe
    Happy National Hamburger Day! What a perfect weekend to celebrate with a juicy burger? Grab some buns and ground chuck, we’ve got burger recipes from our NBC4 Grill Masters to make this holiday sizzle. Our very own Mike Jackson, Jerod Smalley, Olivia Fecteau and Marcus Thorpe are releasing, for the first time, their very own burger secrets. (Okay they’re not secrets per say, but they will make your hamburgers taste great). Mike’s ‘Buffalo Burger’I like bison because it’s lean and a little healthier than beef, plus I like eating things that are ‘exotic.’ Start with the right ingredients. Put one...
  • Analysis of Burger Market Finds Unwanted Ingredients: Rat and Human DNA

    05/11/2016 6:25:58 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies ^ | May 10, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT | by Beth Kowitt
    Watch out for veggie burgers. Warning: You may never look at a burger the same way again. The most unappetizing results of a recent test of 258 burgers at their molecular level found three instances in which the meat contained rat DNA and one in which human DNA was found. Bay Area-based startup Clear Labs, which conducted the analysis, notes that while unpleasant, human and rat DNA are not likely to be harmful to human health. The company’s tests cannot determine precise sources of the offending DNA, but Clear Labs thinks the most likely causes were feces in the case...
  • Dallas Hamburger Legend Jack Keller Dies at 88

    05/05/2016 9:25:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    KITV ^ | May 05, 2016 | Chris Skupien
    On Tuesday, Dallas lost a hamburger legend. Jack Keller, who spent over half a century selling burgers at Keller's Hamburgers, died at the age of 88. "My dad was the smartest, coolest man I ever met," Jack Keller, Jr. told NewsFix. "He was my hero. Dad always wanted to give a consistently very good product, at a very good price. He loved being a hamburger man." "He was good to me," said Vicky Cobb, who's worked at Keller's for the last 35 years. "I have nothing bad to say about him. It's a sad day for all of us." Keller's...
  • The Surprising Disappearance of Inflation

    10/22/2015 8:43:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 99 replies ^ | October 22, 2015 | Steve Chapman
    In a world in which the Cold War is a fading memory, North Korea and Cuba endure as museums of communism, so no one will forget how criminally insane it always was. In a world haunted by the specter of persistently falling prices, some countries are creating severe inflation, so we can be grateful for its virtual disappearance. One of the governments providing this public service is that of Venezuela, where the currency has lost so much value that even robbers reject it. A recent carjacking victim told The New York Times his armed captors had no interest in his...
  • McDonald’s launches Irish McMór burger, only in the Republic of Ireland

    09/06/2015 1:13:19 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Irish Central ^ | September 05, 2015 06:53 AM | (Irish Central Staff Writers)
    McDonald’s has launched a limited edition “Irish” burger, called the McMór. A Sinn Féin MLA has branded it “partitionist” because it will only be available in the Republic of Ireland. The fast food chain has called the burger, which will only be available for six weeks, a “tribute to the best produce and the finest flavors from across Ireland.” The McMór, which McDonald’s is marketing as Gaelic for Big Mac, is made with 100% Irish beef, a “potato-flaked” bun, bacon, shredded cabbage, kale, Ballymaloe Relish and Charleville Cheddar, the Belfast Telegraph reports. West Tyrone MLA Barry McElduff told the Irish...
  • Ground Beef Contains Dangerous Bacteria, Study Finds

    08/24/2015 9:47:29 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 102 replies ^ | 08-24-2015 12:05 PM ET | Alexandra Siffelin
    Store-bought ground beef often contains a variety of bacteria that can make humans sick and is resistant to the drugs used to treat it, according to new data from Consumer Reports. While most bacteria in meat can be killed when cooked correctly, many Americans prefer to eat their meat rare, putting them at a greater risk for illness—especially when the meat comes from conventionally raised cows, which are treated with antibiotics and hormones, according to a new Consumer Reports study. The study found that nearly 20% of ground beef in the U.S. tested from conventionally raised cows had bacteria resistant...
  • New Republic Guilt Trips Hot Dog and Hamburger Consumption

    07/03/2015 5:15:55 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 57 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 3, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Nowadays it seems as if the Left is politicizing everything with a plethora of new taboos. The latest item on their taboo list is your Fourth of July picnic, specifically hot dogs and hamburgers. As you gather with family and friends to munch on those treats fresh off the grill, little did you know that you are destroying the planet according to leftist political orthodoxy. Here is Rebecca Leber of The New Republic as she tries to guilt trip you over hot dog and hamburger carbon emissions:
  • Ok all I have 1 lb of browned hamburger meat(the 93% stuff) and...

    06/13/2015 9:26:02 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 105 replies
    13 June 2015 | US Navy Vet
    ...I need some ideas/recipes for tonight. My wife had put this on Thursday Night to thaw but we forget about it til this morning. I just browned it.
  • New Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s burger has hot dog and chips in it

    05/14/2015 9:53:07 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 29 replies
    Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are cramming a summer cookout into one burger. The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay's potato chips between hamburger buns. Ketchup, mustard, tomato, red onion, pickles and American cheese will be thrown in, too.
  • Price of Ground Beef Hits Record in February: $4.238 Per Pound

    03/24/2015 12:20:19 PM PDT · by iowamark · 39 replies
    CNS ^ | 3/24/15 | Ali Meyer
    The average price of a pound of ground beef climbed to another record high in February, hitting $4.238 per pound, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In August 2014, the average price for a pound of all types of ground beef topped $4 for the first time, hitting $4.013, according to the BLS. In September, the average price jumped to $4.096 per pound; in October, the average price climbed to $4.154 per pound; and in November, the average price climbed to $4.201 per pound. In December, the price declined slightly to $4.156 per pound....
  • Hardin’s Hodad’s: Celebrating a Burger Legend (Memorial)

    03/22/2015 8:20:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    The Vista ^ | February 22, 2015 | Dylan Brockmeyer
    Great surprise and saddened shock rocked San Diego’s Ocean Beach on the afternoon of Thursday Feb. 5. Beloved owner of Hodad’s and the man credited with “best burger in America,” Mike Hardin, died of a heart attack in a hotel in Chowchilla, Calif. He was making a trip to visit his daughter in Oregon. Hardin took over the family business in 1967 from his parents. After a while, he moved it to it’s current location on Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach. Hardin influenced many lives, he took the time and went out of his way to help community members solve...
  • ‘A sin and an abomination': White Castle starts serving veggie sliders

    12/30/2014 5:25:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 9 replies
    Various Twitter comments copied by Twitchy ^ | December 30, 2014 | Various Twitter accounts
    Carnivorous fast food eaters are stunned by White Castle’s decision to add a “veggie” slider to their menu.
  • $4.20 Per Pound: Price of Ground Beef Climbs to Another Record

    12/17/2014 10:49:54 AM PST · by C19fan · 91 replies
    CNS News ^ | December 17, 2014 | Ali Meyer
    The average price of a pound of ground beef climbed to another record high -- $4.201 per pound -- in the United States in November, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In August 2014, the average price for a pound of all types of ground beef topped $4 for the first time, hitting $4.013, according to the BLS. In September, the average price jumped to $4.096 per pound, and in October, the average price climbed to $4.154 per pound. In November, the average price hit the highest price ever recorded -- $4.201 per pound.
  • $4.10 Per Pound: Ground Beef Price Climbs to Another Record High

    10/22/2014 7:50:57 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 49 replies
    cns news ^ | 10-22-2014
    The average price for a pound of ground beef climbed to another record high--$4.096 per pound--in the United States in September, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In August, according to BLS, the average price for a pound of all types of ground beef topped $4 for the first time--hitting $4.013.  In September, the average price jumped .083 cents, an increase of 2.1 percent in one month. A year ago, in September 2013, the average price for a pound of ground beef was $3.502 per pound. Since then, it has climbed 59.4 cents--or about...
  • Man points gun at Checkers clerk, demands hamburger, police say

    09/17/2014 6:23:25 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | September 17, 2014 | Kate Jacobson
    A man was arrested Tuesday after he threatened to shoot a Checkers drive-thru clerk if he didn't give him a hamburger, according to a report. West Palm Beach police said Dechazo Harris, 27, pulled up just after 1:30 a.m. on March 29 to a Checkers drive-thru, 1209 N. Dixie Highway. He ordered a meal at the speaker, pulled around to the window and wanted to submit another order, according to an arrest report.
  • Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery [Nekkid!]

    07/24/2014 1:44:46 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies ^ | 07-24-2014 | Staff
    BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into a southwest Florida eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest." In fact, waitress Nancy Sansevieri is still laughing after police released surveillance video Wednesday showing the college-aged men — two naked and one clad in underwear — stealing 60 hamburgers from Doc's Beach House in Bonita Beach. Police say the men broke in early Sunday and left a trail of red peppers on the beach. Doc's general manager Lou Bangert told the News-Press of Fort Myers ( ) that he's never witnessed such...
  • The poor: Reagan vs. Obama

    09/16/2013 10:22:00 PM PDT · by Innovative · 6 replies
    Trib Live ^ | Sept 15, 2013 | Ralph R. Reiland
    I think the poor need another Reagan in the White House. The income of black heads-of-households dropped by 10.9 percent from June 2009 to June 2013. This decline in black income is more than double the overall 4.4 percent drop nationally in real, adjusted for inflation, median household income during the same four years of alleged “recovery.” In dollar terms, the median income per year ... in female-headed households and black households has dropped, respectively, by $2,300 and over $4,000 since Obama's stimulus-led “recovery” began in June 2009. The CBO report shows that after-tax household income, adjusted for inflation, increased...
  • McDonald's Cuts Angus Burgers From Menu

    05/10/2013 4:28:20 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 38 replies ^ | May 9, 2013 | CANDICE CHOI
    McDonald's is cutting the Angus burger from its menu. The Oak Brook, Ill.-based company had said earlier this year that it was evaluating whether to continue selling the Angus Third Pounders, which were introduced in 2009 and are among the chain's priciest items. The company also said at the time that it was it was cutting Chicken Selects and Fruit & Walnut Salad.
  • (US Forest Service Standard Procedure) Yes, There Is a Right Way to Blow Up an Animal Carcass

    04/18/2012 7:18:50 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    IO9 ^ | Apr 18, 2012 | Robert T. Gonzalez
    Yes, there is a right way to blow up an animal carcass This, according to the US Forest Service document entitled "Obliterating Animal Carcasses with Explosives," is the right way. See those rectangles? Those represent sticks of dynamite. Their placement demonstrates how they should be positioned in order to achieve what the document calls "total obliteration." Pro-tip: The diagram up top illustrates how to explode a carcass when it needs to be eliminated quickly and absolutely. Under less urgent circumstances, the explosive placement illustrated below (corresponding to "partial obliteration") should suffice. Pro-tip #2: In some cases, it is probably best...
  • 'Pink slime' sounds gross, but how does it taste?

    03/17/2012 6:37:26 AM PDT · by rawhide · 51 replies · 2+ views ^ | 3-16-12 | By J.M. HIRSCH
    What does this stuff do to the taste and texture of ground beef? For the taste test, I kept it simple and pure. I formed a half-pound of each ground beef into a thick burger patty, adding nothing to the meat. I added nothing to the pan. Meat this fatty generally bleeds out a robust amount of grease, so I wasn't concerned with sticking. That was my second surprise. The pink slime patty released very little fat during cooking. The other patty gave off two or three times as much. First, the unadulterated burger. The aroma was luscious. The meat...
  • Wisconsin protesters give Nazi Salute at Xmas tree lighting

    12/02/2011 4:30:23 PM PST · by madameguinot · 19 replies
    Youtube video of Scott Walker do official Xmas tree lighting at the capitol. Two in the audience prominently give a 'Nazi' salute as he is introduced.
  • Dutch Scientist Given €300,000 To Grow Hamburger In Lab

    10/25/2011 4:10:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Oct. 25, 2011 | Nick Jardine
    A Dutch professor at Maastricht University has been given a grant of €300,000 ($417,000) to "grow" a hamburger in a lab, reports the BBC. Mark Post is attempting to grow synthetic meat in a lab using muscle stem cells. Post has said that his goal is to turn meat production from a farming process to a factory process. According to Gizmodo, he can only currently grow meat a few millimeters thick due to having no way of getting nutrients to the muscle cells. However, he is hoping to introduce a new process to allow his portion sizes to increase. In...
  • The tornado stole his hamburger, fries AND drink.

    04/24/2011 4:50:33 AM PDT · by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage · 12 replies
    I own the world ^ | Big Fur Hat
    The tornado stole his hamburger and he doesn't know where it's at.
  • McDonald's Ad Promotes Teenage Homosexuality (France)

    06/03/2010 3:45:11 PM PDT · by TaraP · 58 replies · 1,344+ views
    Life Site News ^ | June 2nd, 2010
    France, June 2, 2010 ( - A new McDonald's ad in France, part of their large "come as you are" ad campaign, features a homosexual teen speaking sweetly to his male paramour before he is forced to closet his emotions before a presumably insensitive father. "We see McDonald's decision to backhand hundreds of millions of traditional family values people," Bill Johnson, President of the American Decency Association, told LifeSiteNews, "and align themselves with promoting the godless behavior of a few." In the ad, a boy sitting in McDonald's receives a call from his lover while his father orders a meal....
  • In N Out finally, really, yes really coming to North Texas.

    05/26/2010 6:24:52 AM PDT · by JNRoberts · 79 replies · 1,104+ views ^ | Monday, 24 May 2010 | Alice Wolke Kalthoff
    The Garland City Planning Commission has approved zoning for an In-N-Out drive-through restaurant in Firewheel Town Center.
  • A Guilt-Free Hamburger

    05/18/2010 7:34:06 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies · 629+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 18, 2010 | Ron Winslow
    ... A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that the heart risk long associated with red meat comes mostly from processed varieties such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs and cold cuts—and not from steak, hamburgers and other non-processed cuts. The finding is surprising because both types of red meat are high in saturated fat, a substance believed to be partly responsible for the increased risk of heart disease. But the new study raises the possibility that when it comes to meat, at least, the real bad actor may be salt. Processed meats generally have about four...
  • Can Anyone Improve Upon the Classic Burger?

    03/03/2010 10:25:10 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 126 replies · 2,758+ views
    time ^ | Mar. 02, 2010
    There is no greater spectacle in the hamburger universe than the annual Rachael Ray Burger Bash, held at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami. At this year's gastronomic gathering, which took place on Feb. 25, I tried all the burgers and talked to all the chefs, and one thing is clear: the hamburger is at a creative crossroads.What was most striking about this iteration of the event (as opposed to other ones I've gone to, either as a judge or an observer) was how similar so many of the burgers were. Yes, there were a few exotic...

    01/06/2010 11:59:01 AM PST · by Nodems2000 · 95 replies · 2,938+ views
    Natural News ^ | Mike Adams
    Window cleaning chemical injected into fast food hamburger meat Mike Adams Natural News Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 If you’re in the beef business, what do you do with all the extra cow parts and trimmings that have traditionally been sold off for use in pet food? You scrape them together into a pink mass, inject them with a chemical to kill the e.coli, and sell them to fast food restaurants to make into hamburgers. That’s what’s been happening all across the USA with beef sold to McDonald’s, Burger King, school lunches and other fast food restaurants, according to a New...
  • A Hamburger the South Korean Way

    07/15/2009 9:48:38 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies · 761+ views
    New York Times ^ | July 14, 2009 | FLORENCE FABRICANT
    The American hamburger continues its world tour, picking up new flavors along the route. A bulgogi burger, using ground beef marinated for a day in Asian seasonings — garlic, brown sugar, sesame oil — is now on the menu at New York Hot Dog & Coffee in Greenwich Village. The seven-ounce patties are then grilled and topped with Napa cabbage slaw, sesame seeds and, as options, cheese, kimchi or hot sauce. Crunchy cornmeal-dusted fries can go alongside. GLOBAL FOOD SWAP New York Hot Dog & Coffee is a chain of 200 or so cafes in South Korea, owned by Mi...
  • 10 Most Expensive Hamburgers

    06/13/2009 10:08:19 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 32 replies · 2,423+ views
    channelnewsasia. ^ | 10 June 2009 | Neal Ungerleider,
    Hamburgers are as All-American as it gets. On summer holidays, Americans celebrate by stoking up their backyard barbecues—hopefully with Grade-A meat from local butchers and supermarkets. But you have to go to a restaurant to get the trendy—and priciest—burgers that have sprung up in dining emporiums across the country. We don’t absolutely guarantee there aren’t other more expensive burgers out there—especially at the lower end of our expense account—but they’re the best and priciest we could locate.It’s not just a modern phenomenon. Luxury burgers have been around for years In 2001, famed French chef Daniel Bouloud introduced a hamburger stuffed...
  • For sale (soon): Ann’s Snack Bar, home of the “Ghetto Burger”

    05/19/2009 2:32:25 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 26 replies · 1,000+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | May 18, 2009 | jgumbrecht
    Ann’s Snack Bar, the Kirkwood home of the “World Famous Ghetto Burger,” might not be around much longer — at least not with Ann herself ...
  • Breaking News! President Obama Is Going To Eat Hamburger & Fries For Lunch Today!!!

    05/07/2009 5:02:37 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 43 replies · 1,551+ views
    Obamavision (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC) | 5/7/09 | LMSM
    Breaking News! Reports surface that His Messiahship, Lord Barack Obama The Most Merciful, will later on today enjoy a delicious lunch consisting of hamburger, fries and drink with the most elegant of all ladies - Michelle "My Belle" Obama. The First Lady, it is told, will be wearing a $1,000 pair of shoes this time in addition to other wardrobe necessities that will undoubtedly be paid for by tax-payer dollars... Why should she pay for this? Come on. This follows earlier reports of Obama being sighted taking a glorious stroll with his wife - hand in hand we might add....
  • Burger King Launches World's Most Expensive Hamburger

    06/19/2008 7:03:45 AM PDT · by Xenalyte · 50 replies · 781+ views
    Sky News via Fox News ^ | 6/19/08 | Sky News
    The world's most expensive burger is available at just one restaurant in West London, England, once a week — but it will eventually be available to order via a hotline. The fine ingredients of what is called simply 'The Burger' include Wagyu beef, white truffles, Pata Negra ham slices, Cristal onion straws, Modena balsamic vinegar, lambs lettuce, pink Himalayan rock salt, organic white wine and shallot-infused mayonnaise in an Iranian saffron and white-truffle-dusted bun.
  • Hamburger sells for $175

    05/20/2008 6:40:47 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies · 89+ views
    reuters/yahoo ^ | Tue May 20, 11:43 AM ET
    A $175 Hamburger, is prepared at The Wall Street Burger Shoppe in New York May 13, 2008. The Wall Street Burger Shoppe just raised its price from $150 to assure its designation as the most expensive burger in the city as determined by Pocket Change, an online newsletter about the most expensive things in New York. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)
  • The $175 burger is a haute handful for rarefied tastes

    05/20/2008 6:17:19 PM PDT · by AngieGal · 35 replies · 188+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | May 20th 2008 | RACHEL WHARTON
    Forget talk of a recession - a new $175 burger has set the city's gold standard for conspicuous consumption. Literally. The Richard Nouveau - from the Wall Street Burger Shoppe, natch - comes topped with a blizzard of real gold flakes, plus 25 grams of black truffles, a seared slab of foie gras and an aged Gruyere typically reserved for a high-class cheese tray.
  • Steel your stomach for 'world's biggest burger'

    02/25/2008 6:56:11 PM PST · by lowbridge · 14 replies · 1,353+ views
    Steel your stomach for 'world's biggest burger' There's super-sizing, and there's super-sizing - and then there's this gut-busting attempt at a record-breaking hamburger. This not-so-fast food weighs in at a hefty 134lb for the burger, slapped inside a 50lb bun, and needs to be ordered 24 hours in advance. And any diner giving in to temptation - or taking up the challenge of tucking in - will be hit by a bill for $350. The mighty meal - dubbed "The Absolutely Ridiculous Burger" - is being served up at Mallie's Sports Bar and Grill in Detroit, Michigan. Owner Steve Mallie...
  • E. Coli Cases Spark Hamburger Patty Recall

    09/29/2007 6:50:39 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies · 266+ views
    (AP) ^ | Sep 29, 2007 3:23 pm US/Pacific
    TRENTON, N.J. The Topps Meat Co. on Saturday expanded its recall of frozen hamburger patties that may be contaminated with the E. coli bacteria and sickened more than a dozen people in eight states. Topps said it was recalling 21.7 million pounds of ground beef products distributed to retail grocery stores and food service institutions throughout the United States, up from the 332,000 pounds it recalled on Tuesday. The recall represents all Topps products with either a "sell by date" or a "best if used by date" between Sept. 25 this year and Sept. 25, 2008. The Elizabeth-based company said...
  • Hasselhoff Videoed Drunk, Eating Burger

    05/09/2007 8:32:17 AM PDT · by B-Chan · 43 replies · 1,259+ views
    You Tube ^ | 2007.05.09 | YouTube
    Ladies and gentlemen: David Hasselhoff.
  • McDonald's tests a bigger burger, report says

    03/07/2007 10:09:36 AM PST · by Millee · 15 replies · 683+ views
    CNN Money ^ | 3/7/07 | Staff
    Fast-food chain McDonald's is testing a bigger high-end Angus burger that costs a little bit more for the extra weight, according to a published report Wednesday. The Chicago Tribune said the new Third Pounder is currently available only in about 600 restaurant locations in Southern California. At one-third of a pound, the burger is the biggest on the McDonald's (Charts) menu at outlets where it is being tested. It is also the most expensive sandwich, priced at $3.99, the paper said. America's most amired companies The paper quoted McDonald's franchise owner Scott Frisbie as saying that he approached the company...
  • Beefy Strategy Helps Hardee's, Carl's Jr.

    06/28/2006 9:35:51 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 65 replies · 1,272+ views
    CBS2CHICAGO ^ | 28 JUNE 2006 | AP
    (AP) ST. LOUIS -- In the past few months, McDonald's Corp. announced it would push healthy meals like salads while Wendy's International Inc. said it would fry foods in a healthier oil with less trans fats. And CKE Restaurants Inc.? The operator of Hardee's and Carl's Jr. unveiled a jumbo-sized cheeseburger smothered in sliced steak. "I think the health craze is happening mostly among journalists," said Andrew Puzder, CKE's president and chief executive. A lean man with an athletic build, Puzder laid out CKE's decidedly un-health-conscious business strategy during the company's annual shareholders meeting Tuesday in St. Louis. The key...
  • Mandatory Animal ID = Lost Premiums

    06/26/2006 3:05:24 PM PDT · by pubwvj · 4 replies · 356+ views ^ | 2006-05-23 | Walter Jeffries
    McDonald's is paying premiums, and Wal-Mart is making demands. And, with the impending reopening of the Japan market, we're likely to see premiums equaling those producers enjoyed last fall for source- and age-verified cattle. -Troy Marshall of Seed Stock Digest If NAIS goes through McDonald's and other big buyers will stop paying premiums to farmers that offer Animal ID and Trace-Back. Everyone will be required to provide that service of trace-back so there will be no incentive for buyers who want trace-back to pay for it as stands with the existing market driven system. NAIS is a great way for...
  • Martinsville High School Student Chokes to Death at School (Teacher prevented 911 call)

    03/10/2006 8:43:53 PM PST · by Samwise · 305 replies · 6,676+ views
    Several Martinsville High School students say teachers stopped their calls to 911 while a fellow student was choking, because cell phones aren't allowed on campus. Witnesses tell police the victim was rushing to finish his lunch before leaving the cafeteria, because you can't bring food outside. That's when they say he started choking, went into cardiac arrest, and died at the hospital. Multiple 911 calls went out from Martinsville High School. Witnesses say Jesse Tucker choked on a hamburger. Paramedics rushed the 15 year-old freshman to the hospital, where he later died. "It's really hard to grasp the fact that...
  • Cow Escapes Meat Plant, Dodges Cars, Train

    01/06/2006 3:38:26 PM PST · by Redcitizen · 108 replies · 2,246+ views
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | 1-6-2005 | author unknown
    GREAT FALLS, Mont. - A cow that escaped a slaughterhouse dodged vehicles, ran in front of a train, braved the icy Missouri River and took three tranquilizer darts before being recaptured six hours later. News of the heifer's adventures prompted a number of people to offer to buy the animal. The black, 1,200 pound heifer jumped a gate at the packing plant at around 5 a.m. Thursday and apparently wandered through residential areas. Police received reports at about 9:30 a.m. that it was in the middle of a busy intersection. Police tried to catch the cow, and had her wedged...
  • Bill Would Require Restaurants to Post Calorie Counts

    01/08/2005 9:52:31 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 84 replies · 3,410+ views
    cato institute ^ | 12 28 04 | cato
    Earlier this year the Food and Drug Administration's Obesity Working Group issued its "Calories Count" report urging the FDA to work with restaurants to disclose the number of calories in the products they sell," according to an editorial in today's Wall Street Journal. "But that's not good enough for some grinches in Congress. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin (D) and Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D) plan to re-introduce bills requiring chain restaurants with more than 20 outlets to list calorie counts either on menu boards or printed menus." In "Government Gets Fat Fighting Obesity," Cato policy analyst Radley Balko writes: "The...
  • Vegan elementary

    10/26/2003 4:36:02 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies · 209+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | 10-26-03 | Debra J. Saunders
    <p>IF YOU TOOK every failed, trendy educrat idea, packaged them in a school and put radical animal-rights activists in charge of it, you'd end up with something like the Humane Education Learning Community -- a K-6 charter school approved by Sacramento's San Juan Unified School District.</p>
  • Saddam sons' bodies had "Facial Reconstruction" no evidence of suicide (Reuters)

    07/25/2003 4:46:16 AM PDT · by 12B · 61 replies · 453+ views
    Reuters | 25-jul-03 | Reuters
    13:29 25Jul2003 RTRS-REUTERS SHOWN BODIES BY US OFFICIALS, CORRESPONDENT SAYS LOOK LIKE SADDAM SONS 13:32 25Jul2003 RTRS-BODIES HAVE UNDERGONE "FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION", U.S. MILITARY SAYS 13:33 25Jul2003 RTRS-U.S. OFFICIALS SAY NO EVIDENCE SADDAM SONS COMMITTED SUICIDE 13:37 25Jul2003 RTRS-Reuters sees Baghdad bodies, look like Saddam sons BAGHDAD, July 25 (Reuters) - Officials from the U.S.-led administration in Iraq showed independent journalists two corpses on Friday that Washington says it is sure are the bodies of Saddam Hussein's sons. "I've been shown the bodies and they do appear to be those of Uday and Qusay," Reuters correspondent Andrew Marshall said from a...
  • Internet gay cannibalism net widens

    07/17/2003 10:46:08 PM PDT · by knak · 181 replies · 3,406+ views
    expatica ^ | 7/17/03
    KASSEL - Prosecutors Thursday said they have filed a murder indictment against one of two gay men who met in an Internet chat room, where it allegedly was agreed that one of them would kill and devour the other. And in a stunning new development, prosecutors in Kassel said they are broadening the investigation to include some 430 other persons believed to have been involved in the Internet gay cannibalism chat room that led to the death of a 42-year-old man in March 2001. Prosecutors are convinced that the victim, a computer analyst from Berlin, agreed to be killed and...
  • Man Accused Of Spitting On Trooper's Hamburger

    07/17/2003 12:06:46 PM PDT · by joesnuffy · 27 replies · 788+ views
    Post-Gazette ^ | June 11, 2003 | Milan Simonich
    <p>Former Burger King cook Joshua Arbuckle has been charged with aggravated assault for supposedly spitting on the hamburger he prepared for a Pennsylvania state trooper.</p> <p>Arbuckle, 18, was tied to the crime after a four-month police investigation that included DNA analysis, Clarion County District Attorney Mark Aaron said yesterday.</p>
  • Glass from McDonald's Hamburger Injures Fla. Deputy

    07/11/2003 1:08:37 PM PDT · by yonif · 22 replies · 290+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Fri Jul 11, 9:58 AM ET | Reuters
    TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Two police officers were hospitalized on Thursday after one found broken glass in his hamburger at a McDonald's restaurant in Tampa, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. The two deputies had stopped at the McDonald's for dinner. One deputy began bleeding from his mouth and found shards of broken glass under the bun of his hamburger, a spokesman for the sheriff's office told reporters. He was in stable condition at a Tampa hospital. The other deputy, who also ate a hamburger, was taken to the same hospital for examination. It was not clear if he had...
  • Burger ban urged for children

    04/30/2003 8:59:01 PM PDT · by RayChuang88 · 7 replies · 149+ views
    New Zealand Herald ^ | April 24, 2003 | AINSLEY THOMSON
    Health officials have suggested that it be made illegal to sell junk food to children. They want a ban written into a new health law to meet concerns about child obesity. A minimum legal age for being able to eat such food is one of a number of ideas floated in a Ministry of Health discussion document that aims to restrict children's access to food considered unhealthy. Other possibilities include restrictions on the number, size and location of outlets selling certain types of food. One group wants soft drinks, pies, sweets and chocolate included in the controlled category.