Tag: food

Eating a still-alive octopus and being strangled to death by a tentacle

Eating a still-alive octopus and being strangled to death by a tentacle

An 82-year-old man in South Korea suffocated to death after swallowing the tentacles of an octopus he ate alive. It was actually san-nakji, a local delicacy, but it was ranked first among the most dangerous foods in the world. Local newspapers report numerous cases of death resulting from eating live octopuses, whose writhing tentacles become […]

Food prices have risen less than in the rest of Europe but the future is worrying

Food prices have risen less than in the rest of Europe but the future is worrying

From the pandemic to the war in Ukraine: the past three years have been intense. On the one hand, disruptions in logistics chains, on the other hand, high energy prices and some products linked to the dynamics of the war between Russia and Ukraine (for example, corn and sunflower oil) caused Italians to shop. their […]

Inflation in the US remained stable in September

Inflation in the US remained stable in September

He further stated that the inflation Overall, it is down 60% from its peak in July 2022, at a time when unemployment has remained below 4% for twenty months in a row. “I will continue to fight for one economy from the center and from the bottom up, even as Republicans in Congress make reckless […]

Diabetes drug that lets you eat less scares supermarkets and food giants

Diabetes drug that lets you eat less scares supermarkets and food giants

People who use Ozempic and similar appetite suppressants have less food in their shopping carts. This situation worries both multinational food companies and large supermarket chains. The relationship between the use of the drug and the amount of food purchased was confirmed by a recent study conducted by the US chain Walmart. Other giants, such […]

Fast food “returns plastic to menus” under EU rules

Fast food “returns plastic to menus” under EU rules

Reusable cups that “disappeared” in restaurant chains despite paying two euros. If customers returned them they would get their money back, but people have a hard time getting into these habits, giving them up, or taking them home. Coming from the complaint chain fast food McDonald’s. The US company, along with many other companies, has […]

The last blue crabs we will eat

The last blue crabs we will eat

This summer, many Italians have stopped hating it and started considering eating it and even becoming fans, but we may have to say goodbye to blue crab recipes very soon. The sale of invasive species is permitted by the European Union, which has jurisdiction over rules governing the production and trade of fisheries and aquaculture […]

The last blue crabs we will eat

The last blue crabs we will eat

This summer, many Italians have stopped hating it and started considering eating it and even becoming fans, but we may have to say goodbye to blue crab recipes very soon. The sale of invasive species is permitted by the European Union, which has jurisdiction over rules governing the production and trade of fisheries and aquaculture […]

14-year-old boy dies while eating potato chips: ‘It was a social challenge’

14-year-old boy dies while eating potato chips: ‘It was a social challenge’

A Carolina Reaper-sourced potato chip would be responsible for the death of 14-year-old high school student Harris Wolobah in Massachusetts: Last Friday, the boy’s mother was called from school to warn him that her son was suffering from severe stomach pains. . According to the information obtained, the student participated in the “Single Chip Contest”, […]

“Unhealthy diet ‘killer’: causes 8 million deaths a year”

“Unhealthy diet ‘killer’: causes 8 million deaths a year”

Unhealthy diet is one of the main ‘killers’ of the population, causing about 8 million deaths per year. This is the alert launched by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaking in Rome today as part of the United Nations food systems summit. In the session on “Healthy diets, cultures and […]

State Secretary: We will consider continuing the zero VAT rate on food

State Secretary: We will consider continuing the zero VAT rate on food

The government will consider extending the zero VAT rate on food, said Deputy Finance Minister Artur Soboń. – Just for zero VAT on food, there will probably be about PLN 11 billion less in the budget this year. But we want to do it, we will consider whether to continue this solution, because it helps […]