Food In The News

Monkey Meat?

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Scientists believe that HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, started out as simian immunodeficiency virus (or SIV), and jumped to humans decades ago when African bush meat hunters became infected by the monkeys they were hunting for food.

And then there is faith friendly food-


I hadn’t heard of the idea of “Christian-raised chicken” before, and predictably, it strikes me as pretty stupid. If you’re that concerned about how your religious beliefs coincide with how your food is raised, shouldn’t you consider just, you know, not eating meat? I suspect that this kind of falls into the same category as halal meats, but without the long-standing tradition.

Even spiritually advancing food?


And according to Nama Kirtan das, who brings the tubs of rice, soup, vegetables and dessert to campus Mondays and Tuesdays, it also brings you closer to God.

And then the world’s oldest person has died at 116 years, who always ate 3 meals a day-


She always ate three meals a day and never smoked or drank hard liquor. “Only a small cup of wine with lunch and nothing more,” Irma told AP last December.


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jeff
    Aug 28, 2006 @ 21:16:12

    mmm…monkays! 😉


  2. Sher
    Aug 28, 2006 @ 22:58:50

    Well, the 114 year old woman doesn’t look very happy. Maybe she should have had a tiny glass of wine now and then.


  3. cooknkate
    Aug 29, 2006 @ 09:40:18

    I love quirky food news. It takes all kinds!


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