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‘We hope this initiative will assist Nutri-Score to reassess’: Olive oil makers launch awards in reaction to ‘punishing’ FOP labelling

‘We hope this initiative will assist Nutri-Score to reassess’: Olive oil makers launch awards in reaction to ‘punishing’ FOP labelling

Nutri-Score classifies food and beverages according to their nutritional profile using a scale of five colours and letters (A is green to represent the best nutritional quality while E is dark orange to show it’s the lowest).The front-of-pack nutritional rating label has been officially recommended by health authorities in France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Spain and is the current favourite to…

Duke Energy’s Green Exterior Isn’t Deceiving Individuals Anymore

Duke Energy’s Green Exterior Isn’t Deceiving Individuals Anymore

Eleven years ago, as President Obama was beginning to emphasize climate change as a potential legislative priority, utility companies began strategizing to survive the new age. In June 2010, then–Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers co-authored an op-ed in Politico with Eileen Claussen, a veteran of the Clinton administration and the founder of the Pew Center…

Pope salutes Myanmar youth as protesters embellish Easter eggs

Pope salutes Myanmar youth as protesters embellish Easter eggs

This photo taken and received courtesy of an anonymous source on Sunday shows protesters holding up eggs to coincide with Easter Sunday and making the three-finger salute during a demonstration against the military coup in Taunggyi in Myanmar’s Shan state. (Photo by Handout / ANONYMOUS / AFP) Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar decorated boiled eggs on…

How to Grow Ginger in your home

How to Grow Ginger in your home

Photo: Poring Studio (Shutterstock)Ginger is one of those ingredients that you don’t have to worry about buying too much of when it’s required for a recipe. With so many uses—including ginger syrup, flavored oil, salad dressing and tea, to name but a few—leftovers are always welcome.But what’s better than having leftover ginger? How about having…

Why Would Anyone Pay Andrew Cuomo $4 Million for a Book?

Why Would Anyone Pay Andrew Cuomo $4 Million for a Book?

Seven years ago, on the eve of being elected to a second term as governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo completed a rite of passage familiar to all presidential aspirants: He published a memoir, All Things Possible. It is overlong at more than 550 pages, cliché-ridden, and hopelessly dull, which is to say a standard-issue…

Whatever reoccuring on Netflix: Week of March 21st

Whatever reoccuring on Netflix: Week of March 21st

There are three shows and movies coming to Netflix this week that have caught my eye. First up is Bad Trip, which is a hidden-camera prank comedy starring Eric Andre and Tiffany Haddish. I never get tired of watching Eric Andre freak people out, so this one’s definitely in my queue. DOTA: Dragon’s Blood is…