GMOs, McDonald, sustainable eating, honey and more from the week-end readings

A NPR report asks What’s In That Chicken Nugget? and suggests that Maybe You Don’t Want To Know. Just do not read this while having eating chicken…

Eat Sustainably for World Food Day, to stay healthy and safe the planet. (The Daily Meal)

As the Huffington Post suggests in 10 Life Lessons You Should Unlearn perhaps it is time to learn again…

Are you a fan of Starbuck? Did you hear that the popular autumnal Starbucks drink contains ZERO traces of actual pumpkin.

What is The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life? (Smithsonian) archaeologists have discovered that honey remains unspoiled after being stored for millennia.

For those who have tried to bake bread home, have you wondered What Makes Whole-Grain Bread So Hard to Bake? Smithsonian attempts to tackle the question.

Everyone has a right to be heard as long as their voice is respectful. But a woman was escorted from a room after making a case for getting a raise of her minimum wage which cannot feed her and her children. For details, see the video and read McDonald’s President Was Caught Off Guard By Low-Wage, Single Mom. (NPR)

As Mark Bittman writes in Why Won’t McDonald’s Really Lead? “executives at McDonald’s who happen to be a parent says something like this: ‘I don’t let my kids eat at McDonald’s all the time. It’s a treat; we know that.’” But in public, they campaign and advocate its food.

Hawaii fights GMOs – Unease in Hawaii’s Cornfields. (NYT)

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