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Dietary Supplements: Bagel Dreams and a Farmers' Market for Cannabis

Nutella's tastier cousin and the meaning of bagel dreams are on the menu in today's daily roundup of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ. Enjoy!

Did you see or eat a bagel in your dreams last night? Your life may be missing key elements. A dubious guide to the interpretation of food dreams.


If a dairy cow eats alfalfa or corn with genetically modified genes, is its milk still organic?

Fix food safety by bringing back the poison squad. Come on, it worked in 1906.

If, in the depths of winter, you occasionally buy a tomato from Florida, you MUST read this.

Forget Nutella: Europe's secret spread weapon is Spekuloos, made from crushed Biscoff cookies.

Secrets of the avocado, including the fact that the Spanish used the almond-smelling fluid from its pits to make indelible red ink for official documents.

Today's photo is from the Seattle Times' coverage of the city's first cannabis farmers' market. An estimated 600 medical-marijuana patients came to purchase locally-grown, organic weed, telling reporters that "it was nice to be able to talk to some of the two dozen pot providers on hand about the effects of various strains."

Dietary Supplements is a daily round-up of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ.

Photo by Chris Joseph Taylor for the Seattle Times.

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Last Friday, GOOD reported on an infuriating incident that went down at a Massachusetts Target.

A Target manager who's come to be known as "Target Tori," was harassed by Twitter troll David Leavitt for not selling him an $89 Oral-B Pro 5000 toothbrush for a penny.

He describes himself as a "multimedia journalist who has worked for CBS, AXS, Yahoo, and others."

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Anyone who has ever worked in retail knows that the worst thing about the job, right after the pay, are the unreasonable cheapskates who "want to talk to your manager" to get some money off an item.

They think that throwing a tantrum will save them a few bucks and don't care if they completely embarrass themselves in the process. Sometimes that involves belittling the poor employee who's just trying to get through their day with an ounce of dignity.

Twitter is rallying around a gal named Tori who works at a Target in Massachusetts after she was tweet-shamed by irate chapekate, journalist, and Twitter troll, David Leavitt.

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In a typical work day, people who smoke take more breaks than those who do not. Every few hours they pop outside to have a smoke and usually take a coworker with them.

Don Bryden, Managing director at KCJ Training and Employment Solutions in Swindon, England, thinks that nonsmokers and smokers should be treated equally, so he's giving those who refrain from smoking four extra days to compensate.

Funny enough, Bryden is a smoker himself.

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