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There’s a Taco Bell Xbox One X and it’ll make you hungry

There’s a Taco Bell Xbox One X and it’ll make you hungry

The Xbox One X is an impressive machine, but the kind of capability it brings to the table is definitely expensive. The Xbox One X normally retails for $500, making it the most expensive console on the block and pricing it outside the budget of many gamers. If the Xbox One X is a little too pricey for your tastes, you might be pleased to know that Taco Bell and Microsoft are giving you the chance to snag one for free.

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Carlsberg Snap Pack replaces 6-pack plastic rings with glue

Carlsberg Snap Pack replaces 6-pack plastic rings with glue

Carlsberg Group has introduced a new way to package cans called "Snap Pack." Instead of connecting six cans into a pack using plastic rings, which often end up in landfills and oceans, the Snap Pack utilizes a type of glue that attaches the cans to each other. With this, Carlsberg says the plastic waste is reduced by up to 76-percent compared to traditional packaging.

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CDC issues stern Kellogg’s cereal warning as salmonella outbreak grows

CDC issues stern Kellogg’s cereal warning as salmonella outbreak grows

The CDC is back with a stern warning regarding Kellogg's Honey Smacks breakfast cereal: no store should be selling it and no consumer should be eating it. The warning specifies all boxes of the Honey Smacks cereal, the advisory following a multi-state salmonella outbreak involving thirty more individuals who became ill after eating the food. According to the CDC, some stores are still selling the product.

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Missouri officially bans use of ‘meat’ to describe lab-grown meat

Missouri officially bans use of ‘meat’ to describe lab-grown meat

Following a vote back in May, a Missouri bill banning certain uses of the word "meat" has gone into effect. The legislation was backed by the Missouri Cattlemen's Association, among others who face increased competition from lab-grown and plant-based meat products. As of Tuesday, Missouri is the first state to restrict the use of the word meat to only slaughtered animals.

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Study finds moderate carbohydrate diets may be ideal for long-term health

Study finds moderate carbohydrate diets may be ideal for long-term health

A new study has found that consuming a moderate amount of carbohydrates may be the best diet for human health. According to the research, which was published in The Lancet Public Health journal, diets composed 50- to 55-percent of carbohydrates were associated with lower risk of mortality compared to low and high carbohydrate diets. As well, the study indicates that not all low-carb diets are the same when it comes to health, with plant-based ones being ideal.

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Eating breakfast fuels burning carbohydrates during exercise: study

Eating breakfast fuels burning carbohydrates during exercise: study

A new study highlights a couple big potential benefits from eating breakfast: burning more carbs during exercise and ramping up one's metabolism ahead of the day's next meal. The research comes from the University of Bath's Department for Health, where researchers worked with colleagues from other universities to study the effect of eating breakfast.

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Impossible Burger ‘bleeding’ veggie meat found safe to eat by FDA

Impossible Burger ‘bleeding’ veggie meat found safe to eat by FDA

Impossible Foods, the company behind the realistic meat-free "bleeding" Impossible Burger, has announced FDA recognition of its safety. The company's meat products are produced entirely with plants, its Impossible Burger the most eye-catching -- it can "bleed" like real meat, satisfying those cravings you may otherwise get during the veggie burger transition.

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Lab-grown meat market launch may happen in 2021

Lab-grown meat market launch may happen in 2021

Food technology company Mosa Meat is hoping to bring its lab-grown meat to the market in 2021, it has announced. The company, which is located in the Netherlands, has raised about $8.7 million dollars to help fund its goal, which will involve developing a way to produce the meat at a much lower cost than existing methods. The goal highlights rapid growth in the budding market, coming only a handful of years after the first lab-grown burger was produced in 2013.

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Keurig’s K-Cafe promises espresso-strong coffee from regular pods

Keurig’s K-Cafe promises espresso-strong coffee from regular pods

Keurig's pod coffee may be controversial, but there's no denying it's convenient, and now there's a new K-Café coffee machine for espresso-style drinks. Promising a stronger cup than usual, along with the ability to make lattes and cappuccinos, the new machines don't also require you to change your pods of choice.

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CDC warns free workplace food is driving unhealthy eating

CDC warns free workplace food is driving unhealthy eating

Researchers with the CDC recently conducted a study that found free workplace food may be a major contributor to unhealthy diets. The researchers looked at 5,222 volunteers who work in various places across the United States, finding that food provided at work is often unhealthy and contain things like high sodium levels. The CDC indicates this may be the first national study of its kind.

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This broccoli latte is Australia’s strange superfood solution

This broccoli latte is Australia’s strange superfood solution

Australia's national science agency CSIRO teamed up with Hort Innovation to create a new kind of latte: one made with broccoli. The beverage is said to offer more health benefits than your average cup of joe, packing around one serving of broccoli per two tablespoons of the powdered beverage. Sound unappealing with your morning coffee? Researchers say it could be used in other food and drink items, too.

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USDA: 35,000lbs of beef recalled over hard plastic contamination

USDA: 35,000lbs of beef recalled over hard plastic contamination

As if recalling 200 million eggs and a bunch of chopped romaine lettuce weren't enough, the USDA has revealed a voluntary of more than 35,000 pounds of raw ground beef. The recall was initiated by JBS USA Inc due to the risk of contamination with pieces of hard plastic. The potentially contaminated beef was sold in a variety of packaging, most of it under the Kroger grocery store label.

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