Tag Archives: Food

FG to boost food production through automated irrigation

In a bid to boost food security in the country, the Federal Government has introduced automated irrigation technology which enables farmers irrigate their farms with their phones. The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) who is the brain behind the project says the technology uses satellite to determine locations in longitude and latitude. Minister of Science and Technology Dr ...

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Great food of the North – from chocolates to Geordie suppers

Northern England has over the centuries sent many life-changing (and in some cases life-saving) innovations, ideas and even people out into the wider world. The lifeboat, the railways, the light bulb, the steam turbine, the windscreen wiper, the Geordie safety lamp, the friction match, hydroelectric power, the hydraulic crane, the light switch, the aeroplane joystick, Perspex, Multipotent Germline Stem Cells ...

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Asbury United Methodist unveils new food pantry facility

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – Every Wednesday at Asbury United Methodist you will find volunteers offering food, and support, to those in need. The church just unveiled their new food pantry facility. Director Irene O’Neill says it’s about more than food. “It’s amazing how you can help people in other ways, besides what your intended plan was. We started off with ...

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Food pantry starts community garden

From left, Tim Vickers, Jacob Sawyer, and Gary Baldwin work in the Trumann Food Pantry’s community garden Saturday. (DT Photo/Corey Clairday) The Trumann Food Pantry is trying something new to encourage healthy eating. They have started a community garden at the corner of Douglas Street and Oakland Avenue. Jane Baldwin, who serves on the board for the Trumann Food Pantry, ...

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Meat traces found in vegan and vegetarian supermarket food

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is investigating allegations that traces of pork and turkey were found in vegan and “meat free” foods sold in two major UK supermarkets. “Our priority is to ensure consumers can be confident that the food they eat is safe and is what it says it is,” a spokeswoman said. “We are investigating the circumstances surrounding these alleged incidents and ...

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Pastor’s wife beats her seven-year old stepson to d-eath because he ate her food without permission

Ogun State police have arrested a certain Oluwabunmi Metofik, (Pictured belo), for allegedly beating her 7-year-old stepson, Femi, to death, all because he ate her food without seeking permission from her first. According to Punch, Oluwabunmi is married to Femi’s dad who is a pastor in Oyo state. On the day of the incident, Oluwabunmi beat Femi and inflicted serious ...

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