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Here’s What Food You Should NEVER Buy at an Airport

Here’s What Food You Should NEVER Buy at an Airport

Health
Steer clear of these. Few people seek out airport dining. But long flights and mad dashes through a terminal sometimes necessitate grabbing what you can to sustain yourself.Inflight food options, which used to be elaborate, have dwindled over the years. Yet many international airports have made a concerted effort to bring in reputable restaurants, from quick-service chains like Shake Shack to higher-end fare like Chicago’s meat-and-beer-centric The Publican, which recently opened an outpost in the city’s O’Hare airport.Still, there’s reason to be wary about the quality of food in airports, not least of all because of a 2015 FDA report citing poor sanitation practices in Los Angeles’ LAX kitchens. There’s even more reason to expect sticker shock, as there’s little
New York governor wants food pantries at every state college

New York governor wants food pantries at every state college

Finance
Feeding America's most vulnerable childrenNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants each state college to have a food pantry for students. It's one of many proposals he included in his annual State of the State report. The plan would require all public colleges to either provide food pantries on campus, or come up with a "stigma-free" way for students to consistently have access to healthy foods. Cuomo is asking state lawmakers to provide $ 1 million to the State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) systems to implement the program. Chancellors at both schools applauded the proposal, which could help expand their existing efforts. A 2015 survey done by CUNY indicated that nearly 15% of its students go hungry at some point because they can't afford to buy enou...
How the food of Charles Dickens defined Christmas

How the food of Charles Dickens defined Christmas

Entertainment
Charles Dickens was a serious foodie and his literature introduced a festive menu that has barely changed since the Cratchits gathered round their table in A Christmas Carol. "The thing about Dickens," says food historian Pen Vogler as she takes a tray of caraway seed biscuits out of the oven, "is that he knew what it was like to be hungry."She's explored how cuisine shaped his writing in her recipe book, Dinner With Dickens. In it she recreates dishes that the literary giant wrote about, and shows how he used food to create character and comedy but also highlighted social issues.She's also whipped up a Christmas pudding but thankfully has avoided making gruel. "Dickens did not have food security as a child," continues Pen as she slips the steaming biscuits onto a wire rack to cool. "His n...
Katie Price accused of snubbing working classes with 'scandalous' food post

Katie Price accused of snubbing working classes with 'scandalous' food post

Entertainment
INSTAGRAM / KATIE PRICEBACKLASH: Katie divided her Instagram followers yet againThe former glamour model has been criticised in the past for everything from her parenting to her love of plastic surgery and even her taste in interior design.And in a new Katie Price Instagram post, the Loose Women panellist set tongues wagging once again for all the wrong reasons.Sharing a picture of a sizeable pile of pre-prepared food, the mum-of-five gushed about the delights of not having to cook for herself."Soulmate Food looking after me on the run up to Christmas!" she wrote to her 1.7 million Instagram followers.Katie Price in pictures British television personality and glamour model, Katie Price in pictures. INSTARimages.com Katie Price's hottest pictures INSTAGRAM / ...
Gorillas can learn to clean food on their own, without social cues

Gorillas can learn to clean food on their own, without social cues

Science
Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Gorillas don't need to witnesses others cleaning their food to adopt the behavior. They can learn it on their own -- spontaneously.Many of the gorilla's abilities are thought to be socially acquired, including food cleaning behavior. But during a series of tests, researchers found gorillas cleaned sand from a dirty apple 75 percent of the time."In four of our five gorillas, at least one of the techniques for cleaning was similar to that observed in the wild," Damien Neadle, a researcher at the University of Birmingham, said in a news release. "Given that these two groups are culturally unconnected, it suggests that social learning is not required for this behavior to emerge."Scientists suggest their findings -- published this week in the journal PLoS One -- don't diminish t...