Cheerios maker General Mills to label GMOs in U.S. products | Reuters

 

What amazing NEWS is this?

General Mills Inc said on Friday it would begin putting labels on U.S. products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move it said was forced by a Vermont law that will require food packages in that state to include such information on July 1.

Source: Cheerios maker General Mills to label GMOs in U.S. products | Reuters

47 cities join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network is pleased to welcome the following cities within its seven creative fields (Crafts and Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Media Arts and Music):

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Paris, 11 December 2015 – UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, has announced the designation of 47 cities from 33 countries as new members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The results of this year’s Call bears witness to the Network’s enhanced diversity and geographical representation with 22 cities from countries not previously represented.

Source: 47 cities join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Dustin Yellin’s Modern Community-Building – Red Hook, Brooklyn

Dustin Yellin’s Modern Community-Building – NYTimes.com.

By David Brooks

How Food Journalism Got as Stale as Day-Old Bread | Marc Vetri

How Food Journalism Got as Stale as Day-Old Bread | Marc Vetri.

Why Being Near The Ocean Can Make You Calmer And More Creative

Our affinity for water is even reflected in the near-universal attraction to the color blue. We’re naturally drawn to aquatic hues — the color blue is overwhelming chosen as the favorite color of people around the world, and marketing research has found that people tend to associate it with qualities like calm, openness, depth and wisdom.

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Read more from Carolyn Gregorie for Huffington Post

Why Being Near The Ocean Can Make You Calmer And More Creative.

What You Need to Know About the Coming Jellyfish Apocalypse

What You Need to Know About the Coming Jellyfish Apocalypse | Mother Jones.

Plus what you should know if you get stung: Sorry to say, despite everything you’ve heard, peeing on a sting is not going to help.

Click above to read more about what’s going on when a jellyfish stings you.

By: James West

#Cupcakes, #Bacon, #Kimchi: Heres Where Food Trends Come From

What makes a food trend? In his new book, The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up With Fondue, out May 27, journalist David Sax sets out to discover the hidden forces behind our diets.

Photo: Rose-Marie Henriksson/Shutterstock

Read more by Kiera Butler

Meet the people who engineer food crazes.

Cupcakes, Bacon, Kimchi: Heres Where Food Trends Come From | Mother Jones.