Food

Liz Hurley Turns to Farming, Low Calorie Snackbars and Beef Jerky

November 10, 2009 / 1 Comment

Elizabeth Hurley, it appears, has moved to the countryside, and she's cooking up new recipes there. The famed personality has caught hold of 400 acres of that's working and even has sheep and cattle. While the glamorous farm girl is away from London, she's been creating a couple of new low fat eatables to float into the market.

The Delicious Road to Beating the Flu

November 5, 2009 / 1 Comment

The initial frenzy kicked up by some media outlets over the H1N1 influenza (swine flu) has subsided to some extent, but of course there is a (slight) threat and beating it could have you walking down over a delicious road that you would lovingly embrace. You could simply get the vaccination shot and have it over with the flu thing, ...

ECO Inc. Launches New Green Pizza Box

October 16, 2009 / No Comments

Everyone loves pizza. But, don’t you just hate having to store leftovers in those big, awkward boxes? Even when all of the pizza is finished, you still have to throw all that cardboard away. Shouldn’t there be a more eco-friendly alternative to packaging one of the world’s favorite foods? Now there is.

Philadelphia Has Other Green Things Besides the Eagles

October 12, 2009 / No Comments

I was born in Philadelphia and grew up eating those great Philly Cheese Steaks from Pat’s and the second best in the world from a little hole-in-the-wall sandwich shop around the corner from where I lived.  There were vegetarians back in the 50’s and 60’s, but they mainly stayed away from the steak shops, or more commonly, broke their vow ...

Happy World Vegetarian Day from GreenPacks

October 1, 2009 / 3 Comments

Although I'm not a vegetarian I'd like to take the time and wish anyone who is a Happy World Vegetarian Day. [caption id="attachment_6569" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Happy World Vegetarian Day"][/caption] Most of us probably agree that what we eat affects our lives and it's true, a vegetarian diet might actually be healthier. Of course there are people (like me) who probably wouldn't do ...

Omega Hydroponic Garden Claims More Yield For Less Energy

September 21, 2009 / 2 Comments

Indoor Hydroponic gardens usually are big and hungry energy sucking installations, with abnormally high electricity usage. The Omega Hydroponic garden though, is a different variety all together as Vancouver based Omega Garden's Carousel System aims at more efficient use of energy, with claims of higher food yield as compared to conventional hydroponic gardens.

Amway India Launches Concentrated Fruits & Vegetables

September 9, 2009 / No Comments

Amway India Enterprise a direct selling consumer goods company has launched a range of concentrated fruits and vegetable products in the country. Vice-Presidentof Amway India Mr Yoginder Singh said the product is backed by extensive research on fruits and vegetables like tomato, apple spinach, raspberries, oranges and green tea. “Despite being the largest fruit and vegetable producer in the ...

California’s Drought Threatens US-wide Food Shortage

June 15, 2009 / 1 Comment

The entire United States faces the threat of a shortage of food because of the severe drought in California, the state which meets about a third of the country’s food needs. [caption id="attachment_5559" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Farms in California - aerial view"][/caption] The farmlands of California are irrigated by diverted rivers and streams that are filled yearly with runoff from the Sierra Nevada ...

Organic Farming, The Clean and Healthy Option?

March 26, 2009 / 1 Comment

The growing world population and the fact that each year we need to feed more mouths, means that farmers are forced to derive the maximum out of the same agricultural land available. The problem with such an approach is that most often synthetic materials and pesticides creep into the local ecosystem due to their excessive usage and it is just ...

George Clooney Flavored Tofu. From PETA With Love?

March 13, 2009 / No Comments

We all know that PETA has been involved in some really crazy stuff to ensure that they promote their line of thinking and to make sure animals are safe and secure. Here, here, here and here are just a few, but we're certain this one will leave even the most green-minded scratching their heads. Because unless you have some pervert ...