Archive / April 2016

April 29, 2016

Dear Earls, I’m Breaking Up With You

*Note: Originally posted on Facebook Dear Earls Restaurants, I thought we had a great thing going but…I’m going to have to break up with you. I can say I’m not surprised. We all saw this coming. You’ve joined the ranks of the Chipotles and A&Ws and have thrown your neighbor (the farmer), the Canadian agriculture …

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April 21, 2016

After 3 Years, I Purchased an A&W Burger, but for Demonstration Only

*Note: This post which was originally posted on Facebook went viral and had about 7,000 shares and a million hits in less than two days. Is there a difference between an A&W Teen burger (left) and a McDonald’s Quarter Pounder (right)? In terms of taste, texture, convenience and maybe your fond childhood memories, you might …

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April 12, 2016

You Don’t Need to Fear Pesticide Residue – and Here’s Why

*Note: Originally posted on Facebook The USDA just released their latest report on pesticide residue found on produce. In most of my conversations with others, we get asked “Why use pesticides at all because they’re in fact, chemicals and harmful to us?” I can’t disagree with a part of that claim. We use pesticides on …

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April 9, 2016

Food Labeling at its Finest: GMO Popcorn and There is no GMO Popcorn

*Note: Originally posted on Facebook This is marketing at its finest. After over hearing a few conversations at Costco from other shoppers raving this popcorn was non-GMO, I had to look further. I’ve bought Boom Chicka Pop before. Their Chicago mix is always a hit (I’ll eat the cheese ones first). I took a picture …

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