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Whips, chains and fancy food: S&M fetish restaurant opens to rave reviews…

“Outlaw Erotic Cuisine, which is located in Bangkok’s Red Light District, sees kink-loving customers eat their food while watching bondage erotica” writes Rachel O’donoghue for dailystar.co.uk. And as well as experimenting with the food, Guiot says they aim to meet everyone’s sexual desires, adding they would also like to have male and trans performers.Restaurant co-owner Romain Guiot has said there is still a huge focus on eating incredible food, saying guest chefs will constantly be coming in to mix-up the menu. Source: dailystar.co.uk

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Asia Pulp & Paper: Most Canadians Willing to Pay More for Sustainably Packaged Food

“A new survey from Asia Pulp & Paper found that 62% of Canadian adults are willing to pay more for food products packaged in sustainable materials” writes Alyssa Danigelis for environmentalleader.com. These percentages are higher than last year’s survey results, which showed that 56% of Canadian consumers would pay more for sustainable food packaging, with just 37% saying they’d pay as much as 10% more. Source: environmentalleader.com

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VeChain Unveils Food Tracing Solution Foodgates at China’s Import Expo

“Singapore-based blockchain application platform VeChain has unveiled a new blockchain tracking system for the food and beverage industry” writes William Suberg for cointelegraph.com. In a blog post on Nov. 7, the company confirmed it was working with food certification group DNV GL and supply chain specialist ASI Group on the project, known as Foodgates.The original announcement came at this year’s China International Import Expo (CIIE), being held from 5-10 Nov. in Shanghai. “The immutability of public blockchain coupled with verifiable information makes this solution really unique,” VeChain COO Kevin Feng…

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All the Health Advice on Kourtney’s Poosh, Ranked

“Bloating can be seriously uncomfy, so it makes sense that Team Poosh has lots of advice for tackling the issue” writes Suzanne Zuppello Is for cosmopolitan.com. That said, matcha is full of antioxidants, which are said to improve immune and heart health, and reduce cancer risk.As you might recall, chlorophyll is the green pigment in plants and algae that makes photosynthesis (how plants turn sunlight into food) possible. Source: cosmopolitan.com

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Oil spill threatens vast areas of mangroves and coral reefs

“Mangroves and coral reefs are particularly vulnerable to damage, scientists said, and removing oil from them is a delicate, specialised and lengthy process” writes Dom Phillips for theguardian.com. Detergents used to clean oil can damage coral reefs, and mangrove roots need to be cleaned manually.Hundreds of kilometres of mangroves and coral reefs, as well as humpback whale breeding grounds, are under threat from an oil spill that has polluted more than 2,400km of Brazil’s north-eastern coast in the last two months.On Wednesday it staged Brazil’s biggest-ever oil auction for ultra-deep-water…

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Divided Cities: stories of five cities split by major global divisions – series trailer

“Since then our world has fractured anew and our cities feel more divided than ever, from politics to climate to food” writes Jess Gormley for theguardian.com. Divided Cities reveals five surprising stories of how major global divisions are playing out in cities around the world: Havana’s strange system of two currencies, the private sector one worth 24 times the state one; populist demands for Melilla, a Spanish outpost in Africa, to refuse asylum seekers by building a huge Trumpian wall; the “food deserts” of Memphis, Tennessee that lack what seems…

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Former Seattleite quits job at Facebook to sell hot dogs in Spokane

“Quinn, 42, ended up selling hot dogs after giving up his job at Facebook in search of a simpler life, working for himself in his hometown” writes The Spokane for seattletimes.com. He knows what he’s doing.” That got Quinn’s “noggin joggin’” on what food he could be selling with a smile. “I thought, ‘Well I can probably do hot dogs. Source: seattletimes.com

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5 underrated ways to stop wasting money in 2020

“Becoming more conscious about where your money is going often starts with analyzing where you’re spending, and why” writes Anna Hecht for cnbc.com. But if you aren’t using them, that’s money wasted every month.There is some good news: Cutting back on food waste is possible.An estimated 30 to 40% of America’s total food supply goes to waste, according to the USDA’s Economic Research Service. Source: cnbc.com

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Free hepatitis A vaccinations offered after alert over infected ShopRite deli worker

“Days after Somerset County health officials announced a ShopRite deli employee infected with hepatitis A may have exposed customers to the disease over an 18-day span last month, free vaccinations will offered Wednesday and Thursday” writes Nj Advance Media for nj.com. The vaccine should be received within two weeks after eating food from the deli, officials said.The Somerset County Health Department says any food purchased the ShopRite on Davenport Street in Somerville between Oct. 13 and 30 should be thrown away.Anyone who ate food purchased in the deli or appetizer…

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