Fairfood Friday #6
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Fairfood Friday #6

20 May 2011, 9:03

Every Friday we’ll round up the most interesting, inspiring or funny stories we came across whilst doing research for our blog. This week: 10 things everyone should know about hunger, what are the right supermarket labels to watch for when buying fish, and a very social drink opener.

Have you read something we should know of? Please let us know in the comments!

Fashion meets fish at Selfridges exhibition
Lady Gaga’s lobster hat is among the aquatic-inspired gladrags in a show that aims to raise awareness of overfishing.

How to choose sustainable fish – interactive
Cut through confusion over supermarket labels and follow our guide to buying the right sustainable fish species.

New gum can enhance muscle function, says Wrigley
A new Wrigley chewing gum, which claims to aid muscle function, has been singled out by Datamonitor Product Launch Analytics (PLA) team as one of the most innovative food products on the market.

The Appeal of Fair Trade Bananas
Read more on how Fair Trade regulations are facilitating farming practices and trade relationships that empower farmers and their communities…

A Bottle Opener That Alerts Your Friends It’s Time to Drink
There’s generally no good excuse for drinking alone. Now, thanks to two students at the Miami Ad School Germany, you don’t even have to open your mouth to invite your friends over for some beers.

6 animals with more social media fans, friends, and followers than you.
Who says you have to be human to be a popular user on Facebook and Twitter? These six animals have more friends, fans, and followers than most people.

How Gluten is transforming the tennis court
Since the beginning of the year, Novak Djokovic has straightened his serve and apparently threatens to steal the tennis spotlight from Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Find out how he improved his game!

Indian Farmer Suicides: One Every 30 Minutes [VIDEO]
If you read TreeHugger, you probably know about the shockingly high suicide rate among farmers in India. But it’s not just high: it’s one farmer every 30 minutes… [VIDEO]

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Hunger
How many hungry people are there in the world and where do most of them live? What can we do to help them? Here is a list of 10 things about hunger that absolutely everyone should know.

Elisa-Sharon Geervliet is an E-campaigner for Fairfood International.

Photography by Fernando Stankuns (Creative Commons).

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