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Survey gauges trust in gene-edited foods | business

Iowa State University Gene-editing technologies are enabling researchers and developers to bring dozens – if not hundreds – of new products to grocery stores. One example is mushrooms with longer shelf lives. A heart-healthy cooking oil from gene-edited soybeans is already being sold in the United States. Gene editing is faster and more precise than …

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6 inexpensive ways to eat healthy at home | health

The Monday evening dinner dilemma: You’re adding up all the money you spent on food over the weekend and thinking, “I should really cook tonight.” But that will require grocery shopping and cleaning. And you’re hungry now. So you pick up your phone and suddenly you’ve spent $35 on a carb-heavy meal that would have …

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Millennial Money: Don’t let your first car be a $30K mistake | AP

Buying your first car is already an intimidating experience; in the midst of historic supply shortages, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. In March of this year, the average price of a used car was $27.246, according to Cox Automotive — an automotive marketplace and data company — or 28% higher than it was a year …

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War has brought the world to the brink of a food crisis

“It’s not whether we are going to have a food crisis. It’s how large that crisis will be,” Holsether told CNN Business. Another major problem is access to fertilizer. Essential for farmers to hit their production targets for crops, it’s never been more expensive, as exports from Russia grind to a halt. Output in Europe …

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Uganda: Museveni’s Umeme Mistake – allAfrica.com

The Last Word — For some strange reason(s), President Yoweri Museveni has a very hostile attitude towards Umeme, Uganda’s main electricity distributor. Sources say the president has sworn never to renew their concession when it expires in 2025. This is in spite of the fact that during negotiations between him and Umeme, both sides agreed …

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Weee! taps Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu in push for grocery growth

Online grocery delivery start-up Weee! encourages customers to share videos of recipes and favorite items on its app. It specializes in hard-to-find Asian foods, along with fruits, vegetables and other staples. Weee! Online grocery start-up Weee! specializes in hard-to-find foods from Asian and Hispanic cuisines. It nabbed another kind of rarity earlier this year: A …

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Plant-based food stocks Beyond Meat, Oatly face a reset

In this photo illustration Oatly oat milk is shown on May 20, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Wall Street appears to be souring on plant-based substitutes. Shares of Beyond Meat and Oatly have shed more than half their value this year. The stocks are both high-profile and relative recent entrants to …

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Live updates | Ukraine reports more airstrikes on Azovstal

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s military says Russian forces are continuing airstrikes on the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol and pressing their advance on towns in eastern Ukraine. In its operational statement for Day 78 of the war, the Ukrainian military’s General Staff says Russian forces have also fired artillery and grenade launchers at Ukrainian troops in …

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Early May Events: Boy George … and ‘Dick’

Boy George Aliens & Iconsongoing, ends June 4, opening times TBC; Gallery Oxholm, Pile Alle 25, Frederiksberg; gallerioxholm.dkSaturday saw the opening of a new exhibition featuring the artwork of Boy George that will run at Gallery Oxholm until early June. Since his first exhibition in Monaco in November 2019, the former Culture Club singer has …

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