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Dead fish to power cruise ships

“Waste fish parts will be used to power ships in a new initiative to use green energy for polluting cruise liners” writes Fiona Harvey for theguardian.com. Hurtigruten is currently building three new hybrid-powered cruise ships in Norway, to be delivered in the next three years.The steady access to high volumes of organic waste gives the Nordic countries a unique position on the biogas market. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Organic turkey farmers sent death threats by vegan protesters as they accuse activists of scaring their birds

“They’re scaring our turkeys and shouting at them through loudspeakers” writes Michael Fabricant for telegraph.co.uk. “I think there’s a bigger trend towards vegetarianism and veganism, they’ve probably all got together, Christmas turkeys is a high profile thing, they know the farmers have Christmas turkeys on the farm, it’s low hanging fruit for them. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Vodafone’s new CEO to cut costs, review tower assets

“LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone’s new chief executive said he would reduce operating costs by 1.2 billion euros by 2021 and review its tower assets to drive returns after its organic revenue grew by 0.8 percent in the first half” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Read said he had taken decisive commercial and operational actions to respond to challenging competitive conditions in Italy and Spain, and would reduce Vodafone’s costs for the third year running. Vodafone reported group service revenue of 19.7 billion euros and adjusted earnings of 7.08 billion…

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Sodexo profit falls 9.9%, issues new 2019 guidance

“Sodexo SA (SW.FR) said Thursday that its net profit in fiscal 2018 fell 9.9%, as it issued new guidance for fiscal 2019” writes Alberto Delclaux for marketwatch.com. Net profit at the French services company was 651 million euros ($745.8 million) compared with EUR723 million a year earlier, on revenue that fell 1.4% to EUR20.41 billion. In fiscal 2019, the company said it expects organic revenue growth of between 2% and 3%, while the underling operating margin should stand in a 5.5%-5.7% range, excluding the currency impact. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Suez earnings rise, backs 2018 guidance

“French utility Suez SA (SEV.FR) said Tuesday that its nine-month earnings rose and confirmed its 2018 targets” writes Alberto Delclaux for marketwatch.com. The company recorded organic growth of 3.8% and attributed it mainly to good performance in water-technologies solutions.Suez said organic Ebit growth was 7.5%, driven by its international and water-technologies solutions units. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Don’t believe the hype, organic food doesn’t prevent cancer

“Media everywhere is reporting that eating organic is not just good for the planet, it can prevent cancer as well” writes Gideon Meyerowitz-katz for theguardian.com. The measure of organic food intake wasn’t great, as it was based on a very simplistic questionnaire.Pesticide-free, with no genetic modifications, organic food must be better for our health.They found that people who scored highest on their organic food eating scale, after controlling for potential confounding variables, were also less likely to get cancer.One final thing that is really important: if you looked just at…

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Does eating organic food prevent cancer? Yes, a new study suggests

“A team of researchers studied 68,946 adult volunteers from France who provided information on how often they ate organic food, drinks and even dietary supplements” writes Usa Today for suntimes.com. People who regularly eat organic food are less likely to develop cancer than those who don’t, according to a new study out of France.People who reported higher organic food scores were less likely to be diagnosed with cancer than the rest of the group.For example, those who consumed the most organic food were 25 percent less likely to have cancer,…

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Scientists are learning that eating organic might be tied to lower cancer risk, but there are some big caveats

“But a new long-term study aims to shed fresh light on whether eating organic food could lower your risk of developing some deadly cancers” writes Hilary Brueck for businessinsider.com. They compared that data against new cancer cases in the group, and found that study participants who ate the most organic food had 0.6% less cancer overall.A 2014 study of more than 600,000 women in the UK also looked at the link between organic food and cancer risk, and found that the eating organic did not reduce cancer risk except possibly…

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4-time World’s Strongest Man winner Brian Shaw has a daily diet that includes 8 eggs, 2 or 3 slices of cheesecake, and 12,000 calories

“Overall, Shaw’s immense total food intake of 12,019 calories leaves him feeling “perfect” – after feeling “fairly hungry” throughout the day” writes The Independent for businessinsider.com. Shaw’s sixth food intake of the day is pasta from a pizzeria.Brian Shaw, a professional strongman competitor and four-time winner of the World’s Strongest Man competition, shared his daily food intake in a YouTube video – where he revealed just how much food he needs to consume to fuel his body. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Organic foods tied to slightly lower cancer risk

“Someone who did not to eat organic because of price barriers was considered the same as someone who chose not to eat organic because they didn’t care about it,” Chavarro said by email” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “Asking about consumption of organic foods . . . assesses a behavior but not the causes of the behavior,” said Dr.(Reuters Health) – People who eat more organic foods may be slightly less likely to develop certain cancers, a French study suggests.They gave participants scores ranging from a low of 0,…

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