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Below is a quotation about Food Standards in the USA from businessinsider.com:
"In the US, producers adhere to a "Defect Levels Handbook," which sets out the maximum number of foreign bodies like maggots, insect fragments and mould that can be in food products before they are put on the market.
"For example, US producers are allowed to include up to 30 insect fragments in a 100-gram jar of peanut butter; as well as 11 rodent hairs in a 25-gram…Continue
Have we gone from tragedy to drama to satire to farce?
Or have we come full circle?
The Darkest Hour (Churchill)…
You probably know that Facebook lets advertisers target you by a variety of criteria. Do you know how you can see which Facebook advertisers are targeting you?
This information is available to you within Facebook.
(Image: The Facebook Eye courtesy How-To…
Actually, if you are ever on any international TV. Here’s my advice. Keep your mouth shut. Until they ask you a direct question. Don’t answer hello. Don’t answer goodbye. Just answer any direct question.
Why do I say this? Because of...
International TV like CNN is not simultaneous. There’s a time lag and if you open your mouth to answer hello or goodbye it invariably comes at the wrong time. Net result: you just look...
Please keep your…Continue
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Only the following situations may lead to account termination:
Sadly, GRACE has had to give up as a volunteer Photo Moderator. For personal reasons and her heavy workload, Grace cannot give the time to moderating photos that she feels members need. That's a shame because she helped many members with advice on their photo titles and descriptions. If it's me moderating, I just delete pics without titles as they break the rules! Luckily I…Continue
MyEnglishClub has never supported logging in with Facebook as there as serious security risks involved:
You can switch on the English subtitles in this TED video.
Horns of black rhinos (5,000 left in the wild) and pelts of Bengal tigers (2,500 left in the wild) were among the “scores” of products that an AP reporter was able to find advertised on public and private Facebook groups, in addition to elephant ivory...…Continue
Here’s a superstory about supercorruption in superclean Europe. Supersound makes for superlistening practice. Great English-language voiceover.…Continue
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Congratulations! You have helped make MyEnglishClub one of the most successful social networks running on the Ning platform. (2,000,000+ networks have been built on Ning to date.)
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As you know, you can adjust your emails from MyEC in your Settings. You can adjust everything from receiving an email for almost everything that happens on MyEC, to receiving only certain emails to receiving NO emails.
Some Members are reporting that they are not receiving emails even when they request them in Settings.
Could you please comment below on whether or not you are receiving emails as requested. Thank you!
This group, started by Tara, has been very helpful in encouraging members to welcome new members…Continue
The Greeks surprised the European polibureaucracy in Brussels by letting the people speak—an outrageous dose of democracy from a country said to have been its birthplace! And the (now ex-) Finance Minister of Greece was largely to be thanked for it, much to the annoyance of the European elites who are trying to bail out the banksters. …Continue
Frankie Boyle is a comedian, but this piece is deadly serious. He says in blunt terms what people like Noam Chomsky have been trying to say for decades:
British MP George Galloway eloquently describes the hypocrisy of the UK and US regimes:
"The 'mess' left by George Bush and Tony Blair in Iraq is a sectarian war, the bombs of 7/7 and now a man waving a bloody meat cleaver in Woolwich."
Allies of the North Atlantic Terror Treaty Organization (NATO) are continuing their reign of terror in Libya established last year.Continue
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