food miles

KFC ditches 50-yr-old ‘finger lickin’ good’ punch line for healthier slogan

February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): For 50 years, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has attracted customers with its 'finger lickin' good' punch line, but the company has decided to ditch the slogan for a ... Read more...

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Convenience food entering homes of middle class Indians

May 11th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Convenience food like canned exotic vegetables is making its way into the kitchens of Indian homes in metros and Tier-II cities as working couples find ... Read more...

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Urinate on compost ‘to save the planet’

November 13th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Peeing on the compost heap can help fertilise gardens and save on flushing the lavatory, a UK charity has urged.The National Trust actively campaigns on climate change, and ... Read more...

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Visitors at Chelsea Flower Show asked to donate unwanted underwear

May 23rd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): Visitors at this year's Chelsea Flower Show were asked by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to donate their unwanted underwear for its summer Grow Your Own campaign ... Read more...

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WTO chief criticises protectionism

March 6th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 6 (DPA) The director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Pascal Lamy, has rejected the "food miles" campaign of some European farmers who say consumers should buy local produce instead of ... Read more...

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Having food delivered to your home may be more eco friendly than shopping locally

February 3rd, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new research has suggested that shopping locally may not be as good for the environment as having food delivered to your home.The study, by researchers from ... Read more...

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Pub that barters drinks in exchange of rabbits, fish!

August 11th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): A local pub in Cambridge is offering to people a chance to buy drinks in exchange of homegrown fruit, vegetables, and even rabbits and fish.The barter system ... Read more...

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Indo-British woman wins gastro-pub award

May 5th, 2008 - 9:50 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 5 (IANS) An award-winning London pub owned by ethnic Indian restaurateur Geetie Singh has been named Britain's best organic restaurant. The Duke of Cambridge, located in the ... Read more...

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Go for veggies to curb the perils of global climate warming

April 22nd, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Go for veggies if you want to do your bit to prevent greenhouse gas emissions, researchers have suggested, claiming that it is the dietary choice, not food ... Read more...

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