The Great Food Expo 2019: The hits and misses

This expo could have been an incredible event all around, but there were few problems worth mentioning. Great Food Expo Super cut (Video/Robin Mosley) The Great Food Expo 2019 had its kickoff Oct. 5–6 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. The convention space was spacious and was buzzing with energy as […]

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Big Green Chicago makes growing its mission

If you have ever had the opportunity to live on the South Side and North Side of Chicago or even visited for a brief time the difference between the two enclaves are staggering. One notable difference is food equity. Chicago’s South Sides suffers heavily from food apartheid, which is the limited access to healthy food […]

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Funny Feasts: Hot ones Shia LaBeouf

Yes, I pick and choose, which ones I like! Shia was actually one of the few people I’ve seen do this challenge and be calm and level-headed with the amount of heat he was getting from all that hot sauce. This episode made me smile from ear-to-ear because he was pretty genuine throughout and really […]

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USDA announced changes to SNAP rules for the third time in 2019

The New Food Economy reports that the Department of Agriculture (USDA) changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) could possibly suppress enrollment. The USDA announced a cap allowable income deductions for utility expenses that could take away food stamps from about 8,000 households and “reduce payments for one in five families, though it is also […]

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Baybel to debut hybrid and plant-based cheeses

FoodDive reports The Bel Group will expand its portfolio by in 2020 with the introduction of hybrid and plant-based cheeses. The company is is strategically focusing on its brand’s expansion plans to meet rising consumer expectations of healthy snacks. The strategic plan will include the removal of artificial flavors and colors in its products in […]

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Funny Feasts: Hot Ones Shaq

So this episode of Hot Ones from First We Feast is one of the funniest videos I’ve seen from Shaq. Right after his hot chip challenge fiasco, he is here trying to redeem himself from failure. Since I like Shaq, I thought it would be great to add one of my favorite videos from one […]

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