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Chase Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bans International... Before you read this report, remember to sign up to for 100% free stock alerts Chase Bank has moved to limit cash withdrawals while banning business customers from sending...

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Richemont chairman Johann Rupert to take 'grey gap... Billionaire 62-year-old to take 12 months off from Cartier and Montblanc luxury goods groupRichemont's chairman and founder Johann Rupert is to take a year off from September, leaving management of the...

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Cambodia: aftermath of fatal shoe factory collapse... Workers clear rubble following the collapse of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, on Thursday

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Spate of recent shock departures by 50-something CEOs While the rising financial rewards of running a modern multinational have been well publicised, executive recruiters say the pressures of the job have also been ratcheted upOn approaching his 60th birthday...

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UK Uncut loses legal challenge over Goldman Sachs tax... While judge agreed the deal was 'not a glorious episode in the history of the Revenue', he ruled it was not unlawfulCampaign group UK Uncut Legal Action has lost its high court challenge over the legality...

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Sweet Summertime Snack Ideas

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MISSION, KS–(Marketwired – May 2, 2013) – (Family Features) In the warm summer months, nothing beats spending time together creating fun snacks that promote healthy eating and a little creativity.

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A Simple Swap for Healthier Meals

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MISSION, KS–(Marketwired – Apr 25, 2013) – (Family Features) Today’s interest in world cuisine has broadened our use of different herbs and spices, as well as globally popular proteins such as soy. Yet many people are unsure how to seamlessly integrate soy foods into their lifestyle, taste preferences and eating habits.

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Letters: The real beef about horsemeat

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British farmers must be shocked that the official line on the contamination of beef products with horsemeat is that there is no threat to health (The horsemeat scandal, 9 February). Of course, human beings can eat horse: that is not the issue. The problem is the unknown provenance of the meat. Farm animals in Britain are subject to strict controls: every move made by every animal from auction to farm, farm to auction, farm to farm, is recorded and controlled. There are laws regarding medication received by every animal, all recorded and banned from use for a period of time before slaughter. Veterinary inspections are mandatory at sales and abattoirs, and the latter have to reach high standards of hygiene and humane treatment.

Fallen stock has to be removed from farms by licensed firms, and recorded so that the meat does not enter the human food chain. Herds are regularly checked to eliminate TB and other diseases.

Thus everything possible is done to ensure that British farming can deliver safe meat to the public. When this has failed, it was because the rules were broken by criminals. There has been no control and no knowledge of the origins of this contamination. There is a saying “I’m so hungry, I could eat a scabby horse”. Perhaps some of us have done just that.
Brenda Procter
Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

• Three food and health-related stories in less than three weeks is not a coincidence but an indicator of how much is wrong with our industrial-scale food supply systems.

Horse burgers, halal meat contaminated by pork (Contaminated halal meat supplier named, 4 February) and a “silent epidemic” of food poisoning from uncooked chicken meat (Face the Facts, BBC Radio 4, 16 January) are indicative of a system under pressure and operating at a scale that makes many feel uncomfortable.

It is clear that local producers should play a much more significant role in the nation’s food supply chain. However, more supportive and clearer signals are required from both politicians and the “big beasts” of the food world. Buying local is good for the economy, good for the environment and good for you.
Edwyn Martin
Manager, Produced in Kent

• Apart from their revulsion at the thought of unwittingly eating horse, if the labelling on the packaging, the point-of-sale material etc, said products contained beef, consumers are not eating what they thought they bought. Legislation relating to trading standards, product description and sale of goods already exists and the retailers are, to some extent, as at fault as the manufacturers/producers. Retailers should compensate consumers accordingly.

Consumers might consider getting together to mount claims against what they have been sold under a wrong description. Any individual can temporarily waive his or her rights to confidentiality of data held by retailers/loyalty scheme operators for the purpose of mounting legal challenges. Such actions might galvanise retailers to operate in a better way than they do at present.
Alan Jarmain
Egerton, Bolton

• Essentially, what the current arguments boil down to is that British consumers have the right and expectation to an assurance when they eat these products that the awful pink slurry they contain has been blasted from the bones of old cows and not old horses. Perhaps I’m missing something.
Terry McGinn
Barrowford, Lancashire

• The Tories are opposed to both Europol and the European arrest warrant. Therefore, as a matter of principle they should not use these instruments when seeking to detain and prosecute the “criminal element” who are involved with the horsemeat fiasco. And do pork and lamb also have other meats mixed with them?
Duncan Anderson
Immingham, Lincolnshire

• I demand to see a government minister’s child eating a horse burger immediately, in order to allay my fears about eating processed food!
Howard Yardy
Tregaron, Ceredigion

• Could I have reassurance that no burgers contain traces of Soylent Green?
Dr Martin Thomas
Faversham, Kent

5 of the Cheapest Travel Destinations to Eat Out in Revealed

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LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – Oct. 10, 2012) - Asda Money reveals which popular holiday destinations are the most affordable when it comes to eating out on holiday.

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Get Ready for British Summer at Hillarys

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – July 29, 2012) - Gardens are fast becoming an extension of the home with more and more people embracing a European lifestyle by eating, relaxing and entertaining outside.

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Joey Chestnut wins 6th straight hot dog eating title in Coney Island by downing 68 – Washington Post

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Joey Chestnut wins 6th straight hot dog eating title in Coney Island by downing 68
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NEW YORK — Joey Chestnut ate his way to a sixth straight win at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Coney Island on Wednesday, downing 68 to tie his personal best in a sweaty, gag-inducing spectacle. Last year, the 28-year-old San Jose,
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Canada ‘cannibal’ suspect pleads not guilty

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Luka Rocco Magnotta, accused of dismembering and eating his Chinese student lover, pleads not guilty at Montreal court.

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B.C. shipwreck survivor recalls 10 days lost at sea

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A Haida fisherman, one of three stranded on a B.C. island for 10 days in May, is now talking about the shipwreck and how he and his friends survived in a driftwood shelter eating little more than seaweed and sea urchins.

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Belgian halts hunger strike in Dubai

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Businessman jailed over bounced cheque agrees to resume eating after prosecutors promise to re-examine his case.

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Student with flesh-eating bug mouths questions – Houston Chronicle

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Student with flesh-eating bug mouths questions
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RUSS BYNUM, AP AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — After 10 days in the hospital, a Georgia graduate student fighting a rare flesh-eating infection isn't letting the breathing tube in her throat stop her from mouthing questions such as “Where am I?” and “How long have
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