The Peanut Butter and Jelly Campaign asks "Who knew it was so easy to change the world?" One peanut butter and jelly sandwich at a time.
Manna, but not from heaven.
Gordon Brown's new Environment Secretary, also in charge of farming, is a 35-year vegetarian.
The Burger Life Story.
This is news to me, and good news at that: diet can prevent skin cancer—"A higher consumption of the vegetable and fruit dietary pattern appeared to decrease SCC tumor risk by 54%." I always figured skin cancer was the one cancer that wouldn't be influenced by diet, and it's sadly the one my previous bad behavior makes me a target for.
But there's bad news for Prince Charles, who, along with the head of the Soil Association, lost his contract with Sainsbury's to supply carrots. Apparently they weren't pretty enough. The carrots, I mean.
If you're celebrating the Fourth, here are some delicious recipes, courtesy of SusanV.
Reporting back: Yesterday someone asked if Soy Delicious was available in Britain. I didn't think so, as I've never seen it, but I knew I'd seen Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese, so I googled around and discovered the distributor of Tofutti here, Triano Brands, also handled Soy Delicious. However, upon inquiring, I was told they no longer distribute SD, due to logistical issues and the high cost of distribution. Sad. But they do still distribute Tofutti, though I haven't seen the ice cream products anywhere.