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 "Titanium dioxide is a potentially harmful food coloring additive found in thousands of foods, where it makes foods look whiter and more opaque.... it is used solely for superficial purposes, and can potentially damage DNA, CSPI recommends avoiding titanium dioxide altogether." Found in chewing gums, hard-shell candies, coffee creamers, baked goods, puddings, frostings, dressings, and sauces... More at CSPI ➜

"In the U.S., 350 slices are eaten every second, while 40% of Americans eat pizza at least once a week.
There’s a reason why pizza is so popular. Humans are drawn to foods that are fatty and sweet and rich and complex. Pizza has all of these components. Cheese is fatty, meat toppings tend to be rich, and the sauce is sweet". More at The Conversation ➜

"In March 2023, the Japanese medical authorities announced that the new weight loss drug Wegovy—which was in staggering demand across the world, causing shortages everywhere—had been approved to treat obesity in their country......But industry outlet the Pharma Letter explained that this would not in fact turn out to be much of a boost........ for a simple reason: there is almost no obesity there. Some 42% of Americans are obese, compared with just 4.5% of Japanese people."  More at TIME ➜

Bees Wax

Posted by MFish Profile 11/12/21 at 10:33PM Share Food & Drinks See more by MFish

I love the smell
of hot bees wax,
at the Rooster Bakery,
which is also a winery.
The owner was doing
his signature move
for his latest wine bottling.
Dipping the neck of
the bottle of wine,
into the hot bees wax,
provides a seal
and an aroma
of great appeal.
All word of mouth,
but the favored wines
are as good as any
I have tasted.
A tip! He also makes
many different flavored
brandies. A favorite, is Pear.
They are open for tasting,
you really should try
them. My favorite wine
is the Merlot.
It's always worth a stop
if your in Woodinville.

A handful of powerful companies control the majority market share of almost 80% of dozens of grocery items bought regularly by ordinary Americans, new analysis reveals.

A joint investigation by the Guardian and Food and Water Watch found that consumer choice is largely an illusion – despite supermarket shelves and fridges brimming with different brands. Read Full Article

But thanks to the incredible, scientific development of options like Darigold FIT, making the best choice for his health doesn’t always mean skipping what he wants. Nor does it mean sacrificing flavor.

I get it. Starbucks is a big-box chain. There’s one on every corner. They aren’t ‘unique.’ Howard Shultz let the Sonics leave Seattle.

I understand all the arguments against Starbucks. And, I love me some mom-and-pop local shopping.

But here’s the deal — I also really like Starbucks. Sure, I’m not going get some ultra-inspiring experience at the green mermaid. But it offers a few things that make it invaluable in my world.

1. Free Internet
2. Consistency
3. Holiday Panini
4. Mobile Office
5. Free (or Cheap) Refills
6. Rewards Program
7. Dog-Friendly

Which Starbucks do I like the absolute best? The on Lake Union! Follow the link in my profile to find out why.

Are you a fellow Starbucks lover? What would you add to my list?

CAT LOVERS! THIS ONE IS FOR YOU!!!

Come enjoy a weekend celebration of everything cats! With 80+ vendors from all over the world, you'll find high quality and one of a kind meowchandise for cats and humans!

There, you will find all the cat-related products imaginable: art, apparel, cat toys, accessories, paper goods, food brands, and MUCH MORE! Attend some of the art workshops, cat workshops or presentations from educational and entertaining speakers and advocates. There will also be cat yoga, cat cafe, and an adoption lounge, face painting, art making and much more!

When: Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th, 2019 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Address: 301 Mercer Street, Seattle, Washington 98109

Phone: 206-684-7200 

Get your costumes on and head out for an amazing family friendly vendor and craft event in Marysville!

This event is bringing local artisans and business together for shoppers, while supporting the community!

Come dressed up in your favorite character and do some trick or treating with the vendors. Find local, handmade and homegrown household items and foods. 

When: Sunday, October 27th, 2019 at 11:00 am
Address: 1010 Beach Ave, Marysville, Washington 98270

Phone: 360-659-2576 

You are invited! All zombies and ghouls are encouraged to head to downtown Snohomish for a friendly (or not!) visit. Dress in your zombie or ghoul attire for a community walk! This event is a spooky fundraiser for the Snohomish Food Bank.

 In preparation for the impending Zombie-Apocalypse, we're asking all participants and spectators to bring "rations for the survivors". (Food donations to benefit the Snohomish Food Bank. Cash donations are also welcome.)

Zombie face painting will be available at 2:00 pm in front of Artisans Mercantile (117 Glen St.) with all proceeds benefiting the Snohomish Food Bank. 

Snohomish Food Bank truck and staff will be on site starting at 2:30 pm to accept food donations. Zombies gather between 3:00 - 3:30 pm at Artisans Mercantile. 

At 3:30 pm important instructions and guidelines will be given. The walk begins at 4:00 pm. 

When: Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at 4:00 pm. 

Address: 117 Glen Street Snohomish WA 98290

Phone: 360-568-7993 

Join the Anacortes Farmers Market each Saturday from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm!

You'll find handmade items like soap and honey, fine arts & crafts, candles, clothes, jewelry and more!
Pick up some homegrown produce such as veggies, fruits, eggs, meat and fish while you relax to live music in the background!

Bring the kids along for kids activities that take place from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

There will have hot food options available as well as an outdoor cafe. You can find the master gardeners plant clinic indoors or relax and enjoy the sculpture garden and madrone grove next door! 

It's truly fun for everyone  - see you there!

When: Saturday's until October 26th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Address: 611 R Ave, Anacortes, Washington 98221

Phone: 360-293-7922 
Email: info@anacortesfarmersmarket.org

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