China ‘adds destroyers to marine surveillance fleet’

AFP – China has transferred two destroyers and nine other ex-navy vessels to its maritime surveillance fleet, reports said Monday, as it moves to beef up its position in bitter territorial rows with Japan and other neighbours. Beijing renovated the ships and transferred them to surveillance operations to “alleviate the insufficiency of vessels used to protect maritime interests”, said a […]

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Safeway, SUPERVALU and Food Lion to Stop Selling ‘Pink Slime’ Beef

Safeway, SUPERVALU and Food Lion announced today that they will no longer carry what the meat industry calls “lean finely textured beef,” something the public has come to know as “pink slime.” All three companies site customer concerns as one of the primary reasons for the change. “While the USDA and food industry experts agree that lean, finely textured beef […]

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