Wasting Food Next Up On US Congress’ Agenda

Members of Congress want to try to make sure food is no longer wasted. The solution that they have come up with is to put legitimate “Sell By” dates on foods in grocery stores that some people take for granted. There are a few products that can last a little longer than the stamped expiration date. Some stores will reduce the price of these items if they are still sitting on the shelves so that they can get out of the store as soon as possible.

However, in most cases, stores end up throwing food away. In some homes, people will throw items away if it’s one day over the date that it’s supposed to be used. To help solve the problem of so much food going in the garbage, a uniform labeling system would be put in place so that the selling date and the using date would be the same thing. Hopefully this helps solve the problem of so much food going to waste in our society.

Debit Cards and Restaurants Coming To An Impasse

Many restaurants offer a payroll card to employees. It makes it easier to deposit all of the payroll at the same time to the same card instead of going through various bank accounts. However, it could be costing too much money to keep the cards in operation for some businesses. Printing a paper check costs companies $2 each. If there’s a debit card that is from the company, then there isn’t really a charge. This is enticing to some companies that want to save money. They don’t have to worry about wasting paper when it comes to printing and making sure all of the correct information is on the check. The debit card system is one that is used by many businesses, including Olive Garden. The only consideration would be for employees who are tipped and only make about $2 an hour. These are waitresses, and they might benefit from getting a paper check since they don’t make as much as other employees.

Fight Over Apple Pies

McDOnald’s is usually a place where you can go to see smiling people. However, two girls got into a fight when they were trying to decide who was going to fix apple pies. The girls work at a restaurant in South Carolina. There was a video taken of the girls as they were fighting in the kitchen.

There is no clear reason as to why they were arguing in the first place, but from what managers have stated, one of them didn’t want to be on the pie station that day. This doesn’t seem like a fight over a sweet treat, but without one of the girls admitting to what really started the argument, there isn’t a way to tell what went on that day.

When it comes to pies, it’s probably best to simply leave the baking to those who enjoy the work and to try to deal with the sweet rewards of getting paid for a job well done.

I Scream for Ice Cream!

People used to make ice cream at home all the time. It was a summertime ritual and an eagerly-awaited treat. You still can, and it’s fun and not very hard. Here are the ingredients you’ll need:

3 cups of heavy cream

A cup of whole milk

A half cup of honey

2 vanilla beans

4 egg yolks

1 tablespoon of vanilla extract

First, you put the cream, milk, beans, and honey in a saucepan and heat them, but don’t let them boil.

Then put the egg yolks in a bowl that can be heated and beat them slightly. Pour a cup of the hot cream/milk mixture over the eggs, then pour the whole yolk mixture into the cream/milk mixture in the saucepan. Heat the mixture in the saucepan until it starts to thicken, but again don’t let it boil.

The trick to this is to watch it, then it will never boil. Heehee!

Anyway, pour the mixture through a strainer and add the vanilla extract. Cover it with cling wrap and refrigerate it for 6 hours. Put it in your ice cream maker and freeze it. Then put it in a container, or containers, and put it in the freezer for 2 hours.

Then eat some. Yummm!

Of course, it’s a dessert, but it’s not entirely unhealthy. Milk is rich in calcium for bone health medicalnewstoday.com. And honey is anti-inflammatory and can help colds and allergies medicaldaily.com.

So get your old-fashioned ice cream social on and enjoy!

Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Edible Nail Polish

Believe it or not, Kentucky Fried Chicken has created a joint partnership with Ogilvy& Mather and McCormick to create two edible nail polishes. These nail polishes taste just like the original Kentucky fried chicken recipe and the Hot & Spicy recipe. The polishes are applied just like normal fingernail polish. Soon after the polish dries, it can be licked over and over again for the taste of these famous recipes.

However, don’t rush out to the local drug store to buy this polish yet. This beauty product campaign was launched in Hong Kong to draw attention to Kentucky Fried Chicken food chains and to encourage fast food fans to try their finger licking chicken and other entrees.

In addition to this nail polish campaign, Kentucky Fried Chicken has also launched a music video online to encourage their fast food fans to pick their favorite flavor. For the time being, this edible nail polish is only available in Hong Kong but perhaps later on this nail polish will eventually be massed produced and be made available to every Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food fan in the world.

New Nutrition Labels Rolling Out

As reported in a recent article for BuzzFeed, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just announced that the newly updated requirements for nutrition labels are now being implemented. The labels are a response to demands from the public for more clarity in how portions are described in food labels.

A major change to the layout of the new food labels will be that added sugars will be listed separately. After major public backlash over the sugar phenomenon, the government is responding by requiring more transparency in reporting on food labels from manufacturers. In addition to the separately listed added sugars, the new food labels will also display the number of calories in a bigger font, which should make that fact easier to notice for consumers. The serving sizes of foods have also been changed to require that manufacturers list a more reasonable amount of the food that the average person actually eats in one sitting. This will make counting calories and nutrients easier for people who do not consume all of the food item at a time. One thing that will no longer be listed on food labels is calories from fat.

The timeline for the required use of the new food labels is quickly approaching. The largest food manufacturers will be required to comply with the new label requirements by July 26, 2018. Smaller food manufacturers that sell less than $10 million in food each year will have until 2019 to phase in the new food label requirements.

Get Rid of Tainted Foods

There are likely more frozen vegetables in freezers in homes across the United States that are tainted with listeria. The CDC has issued another warning about the frozen vegetables as well as other items by Organic by Nature. Several stores are affected by the recall, such as Trader Joe’s and Wal-Mart. It makes no sense that someone would not think to look at a product that is in the freezer just to be sure that it’s not a part of a dangerous situation.

 

The <a href=”http://www.grubstreet.com/2016/05/cdc-reminds-consumers-about-massive-listeria-recall.html”>CDC</a> can’t enter every home to check to make sure the food isn’t inside. They rely on the public’s help to get the word out and to make sure the items are either returned to the store for a refund or thrown in the trash. There have been eight people who have become ill from eating the foods, and two people have died from the Listeria infection.

Getting Insurance for Your Rental Property

When it concerns your rental options, a lot of people find that it benefits them to take out some type of insurance. One of the most important things to do is to work with experts to find the best course of action to take. When you rent, it is almost always a good idea for you to have some type of insurance. This not only protects you, but it also protects your apartment and your family. This is beneficial for anyone who might currently rent and need assistance with this type of thing.

The most important thing to consider is working with a company like Wealth Solutions, who can assist in all rental and insurance issues for you. Companies like Wealth Solutions help a lot of people with their problems and allow them to find the insurance and other options that are best suited to meet their needs. Once you find the perfect option for yourself, this can be just what you need to get ahead in life and feel that umbrella of protection that you require as a renter who wants to get the most out of your situation.

Richard Blair can help you with this specific task and can do wonders for your rental options. The most important thing is for you to contact Richard Blair and Wealth Solutions to see what is available to you. Richard Blair has a lot of experience and background in this particular field and has helped thousands of other renters who simply need help getting ahead in their life. Once you make the decision to rent, it is often a good idea to look into insurance for yourself and this can be done by going through Richard Blair and his company.

For all renters, it is often a good idea to consider insurance for its protection and the fact that it can put your mind at ease in a variety of different situations. Because of these problems, it can definitely be beneficial for you to consider this as an option and for you to think about contacting Richard Blair and his company to see if they are going to be able to help you out. They will be able to help with any finance-related problems that you are experiencing at the moment and they can also point you in the right direction when it comes to the different types of insurance that you can get.

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The Career and Life of Eric Pulier

Eric Pulier, is a technologist, columnist, entrepreneur, published author, philanthropist, public speaker, as well as the founder for over fifteen companies. Some of the companies for which he’s funded, co-founded, founded have included companies such as ServiceMesh, Digital Evolution, US Interactive and Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council. Pulier has also made an impact within the charitable organizations and capital funds. He has been a part of the eCompanies, Monitor Ventures and as of recently, he has helped with a new firm, while in alliance with the most notable names in the field of technology, that soon will be announced. He has planted a large number of seeds to start up technology and media companies.

In his early life, Eric Pulier graduated from Teaneck High School in 1984. Following his high school graduation, he attended Harvard University where he gained his BA, where he later graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1988. During his schooling he studied Computer Science, English & American Literature and Visual & Environmental Studies.

While he was at Harvard he wrote a weekly column call the PulierLeg, for Harvard Crimson Weekly, he was also an editor for Harvard Crimson. During his career he has done work for the government where he built what was known as the Bridge of the 21st Century for Al Gore and Bill Clinton. During the span of his work with the government,
he also helped arrange an unprecedented showcase for the event of the live-feed from a space shuttle.

Along with his contributions in the business world, he is a board member in the painted turtle foundation. The painted turtle is a charitable organization that was founded by Lou Adler and Paul Newton. It’s primary focus is a summer camp for children who may be facing a chronic or life-threatening illness, located in Lake Elizabeth at Lake Hughe’s, CA. The United Health Group has provided the funds to help build the camp, and the camps gymnasium floor was provided by the Los Angeles Lakers. In his personal life, Pulier is an active father to four children, and lives in Los Angeles, CA with his family.

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Tasty, Nutritious, and Budget Friendly Beneful

Recent foreclosures in our area led to several dogs being set loose in our neighborhood. Our hearts were broken to see these homeless dogs hunting for any scrap they could get from garbage cans.

As a neighborhood, we got together and formed an informal dog rescue group, where we fed and cared for these abandoned animals until they could be rehomed.
One consideration we had when undertaking this venture was cost, so we needed to find a safe, nutritious, tasty food that was budget friendly. After the dogs got a checkup with the local vet, we asked for guidance as to dog foods, and off we went shopping for our new “guests”.
For the tiny Chihuahua and little Terrier mix we fostered, Beneful‘s Incredibites dry food perfectly fit the bill. Especially made for smaller size dogs, Sammie and Trixie loved the Incredibites dry chicken and beef varieties, and before long their coats were shiny and we couldn’t keep up with their energy.
The elder Siberian Husky, Lucy, had special needs, as she suffers from tooth loss. We were so worried she wouldn’t eat, but one whiff of Beneful.com‘s chopped meals had her eagerly heading for her bowl. She loves all of Beneful’s wet food varieties; (https://www.beneful.com/products/wet-dog-food/) however, I do think she enjoyed the turkey with sweet potato, brown rice and spinach the best. They say dog don’t see color, but she would happily wag her tail each time she saw the blue topped container, anticipating her lovely dinner.
Once they were used to digesting regular meals again, we added a daily treat to their diet. Beneful’s Healthy Smile Dental Ridges, gave the little ones’ teeth a workout and Lucy enjoyed Beneful’s Heartfuls, as they are oven-baked, shortbread dog treats with soft, apple flavored centers. Not too hard or too soft, they were just right for her.
Thanks to Beneful (and a little love from our neighborhood rescue group), all of these dogs went to good homes. The new owners were pleased to know that the dogs just love Beneful, a trusted brand that is available right on the local Wal-Mart supermarket shelf.