European Union

Culinary Counter-offensive

6 September 2023 Culinary Counter-offensive By Gwynne Dyer The French government has just published a decree banning the use of terms like ‘steak’, ‘spare ribs’ and ‘ham’ on plant-based foods. Sausages and ‘poultry nuggets’ will escape the ban so long as the plant protein content is less that 6%. It’s not that the French are …

Culinary Counter-offensive Read More »

Covid Fatigue

12 January 2022 Covid Fatigue By Gwynne Dyer Once they called it ‘combat fatigue’, and treated the soldiers who showed the symptoms with a mixture of pity and contempt. Then they renamed it ‘post-traumatic stress disorder’ (PTSD) and broadened the definition to cover similar responses to other stressful situations. And now we have Covid fatigue. …

Covid Fatigue Read More »