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Doctors Warm Premature Baby By Putting Her In A Sandwich Bag

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.26.2015 | Parents

Pixie Griffiths-Grant weighed barely more than a pound when her mother, Sharon Grant, gave birth at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, England. Delivere...

Supermarket Tries To Sell Bacon Pringles For Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.25.2015 | Taste

A London outpost of U.K. grocery chain Tesco came under fire this week for an extraordinarily insensitive display pegged to Ramadan, which began on Ju...

Britain's Largest Grocer Is Giving Unsold Food To Those Who Need It

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.05.2015 | Impact

Food waste is becoming less and less acceptable in Western Europe. Just days after France's parliament voted to stop big grocers from wasting food ...

Retail Outlet Investigates After Employee Allegedly Tells Couple That Gay People Should 'Die Alone'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

One of Britain's largest retail chains has reportedly had to apologize after one of its employees allegedly told a pair of lesbian couples that gay pe...

Little Girl Shuts Down The Idea That Superheroes Are Just For Boys With One Angry Glare

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents

When British mom Karen Cole and her daughter Maggie were shopping at chain store Tesco on Saturday, they came across an upsetting sign in the toy aisl...

Grocery Chain Suspends Execs Over Alleged Book-Cooking

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Tesco, the world's second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigat...

Supermarket Donates Ice Cube Sales To ALS, Challenges Competitors To Do The Same

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.29.2014 | Impact

Thanks to the viral ice bucket challenge, in-demand cubes are flying out of freezers and one supermarket is using the surge to contribute to the cause...

EEK! Mom Finds Dead Mouse In Box Of Crunchy Nut Cereal

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.26.2014 | Weird News

This is a cereal crime. A mom in the United Kingdom is super cereal about her kids' breakfast. She's ratting out Kellogg's after she found a dead m...

Supermarket Agrees To Remove 'Anti-Homeless' Spikes After Activists Pour Cement On Them

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.13.2014 | Impact

It took an undercover mission and vehement online protests, but now one entryway in London is free of pernicious spikes that could hurt the homeless. ...

Here's How Oculus Rift Could Change Advertising

Beverly Macy | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
Beverly Macy

The announcement that Facebook spent $2 billion of it's enormous cash reserves on Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset for 3D gaming, rocked the t...

Stores Apologize For Offensive Costumes

AP | Posted 09.26.2013 | Business

LONDON — Two British supermarket chains have apologized for selling Halloween costumes that made insensitive references to mental health issues. ...

Tesco CEO Blames Horse Meat Scandal For Struggles

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

LONDON — Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by revenue, saw sales drop 1 percent at its U.K. stores amid consumer distaste over the horsemeat sca...

Say Goodbye To Tesco

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business

LONDON — Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by sales, is to pull out of the U.S., selling off its lossmaking Fresh & Easy supermarket chain after...

Horsemeat Found In Meatloaf

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business

March 12 (Reuters) - Tesco Plc, Britain's biggest grocer, said on Tuesday it withdrew its line of frozen meatloaf after it tested positive for betwe...

Peak What? Ask Barbie and Mickey Mouse

Terry Tamminen | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

There are a lot of disagreements about whether we have reached peak oil or when the downhill slope will hit a point that brings a significant percentage of our vehicles to a grinding halt, but the concept has made scientists and policy makers ask the question: What other critical resources may be peaking?

The Horse-burger Debacle: No Pain, No Gain for Tesco

Michael G. Jacobides | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Michael G. Jacobides

The recent scandal with Tesco's burgers has reignited a discussion about who, along the value chain, should bear the brunt of responsibility for a product. The burden of the certification and the liability that comes with it is a major blessing in disguise.

Consumers Freaking Out Over Horsemeat Scandal

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business

* Concerns over horse sold as beef spread across Europe * Research company says shoppers changing habits or diet * Two t...

More Than 60 Percent Horsemeat

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said on Monday it had found horse DNA exceeding 60 percent in some of its own-brand frozen spagh...

Five Reasons Why Burger King's Horse Meat Scandal Could Happen Here

Vickery Eckhoff | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Vickery Eckhoff

Polish horse meat-contaminated beef patties produced in Ireland and consumed in the UK? Just the tip of the horseberg. The news that Burger King has been selling horsemeat-contaminated Whoppers in the UK comes just before Oklahoma debates making horse slaughter legal.

Internet Mocks 'Horseburger' Freakout

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology

As many in Britain and Ireland reel in horror at the recent discovery of horse and pig DNA in several "beef" burgers sold at a number of prominent sup...

How the West Is Exploiting the Labor Class

Saad Khan | Posted 12.03.2012 | World
Saad Khan

Governmental indifference and corruption is only one enabling factor. It is the grave negligence by the Western media that allows the companies to continue with their exploitative business practices.

Is Tesco Failing Overseas?

PA | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

Supermarket giant Tesco reported a fall in group profits today as a return to sales growth in the UK was overshadowed by a downturn in Asia and Europe...

PHOTO: Dead Frogs Found In Bagged Spinach

Posted 09.21.2012 | Home

Mealbreaker (n.): a nasty, non-edible surprise found in food while it is being eaten; often lawsuit-provoking, sometimes fabricated, always disgusting...

Boy Claims Lizard Found Its Way Into Loaf Of Bread

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.24.2012 | Weird News

A 10-year-old boy from Hawkchurch, England, may never look at bread the same way after finding what he claims was a lizard in a loaf. William Evans...

Eco-Labeling: The Critical Questions to Ask

Andrew Winston | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

Will we see the day when all products carry environmental labels with data on carbon emissions and other impacts? Recent news tells us a definitive... maybe.