Gerber, Beech-Nut, HappyBABY and Earth’s Best Organic baby foods test high for arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury, new report shows – The Washington Post

Get a blender or ninja bullet and make your own baby food cause these corporate entities can not be trusted with the nutrition of the babies

 

congressional report found many of the products made by the country’s largest commercial baby food manufacturers contain significant levels of toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury, which can endanger infant neurological development.

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The 5 Percent Nation’s Impact On Hip-Hop’s Golden Era – Rock The Bells

The Essence

ManifestingBuildingLetting knowledge be born.
In 1986, urban America (and a growing segment of the rest of the country) was experiencing and repeating the Supreme Mathematics of the 5% Nation of The Gods & Earths. But most of the fans who rhymed along with Rakim that there were “no tricks in ’86 — it’s time to build” from Eric B & Rakim’s breakout single “Eric B Is President“ had no idea of the meaning behind those words. MC Shan proudly proclaimed in the same year “I got the knowledge to know, the wisdom to speak, the understanding of my rhyme is at its fullest peak.” It was primarily youth in New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area who understood why Just-Ice referred to the Bronx as “Pelan” on “Going Way Back,” his classic 1987 single with KRS-One. Elements of the 5% have existed in rap music since Se’ Divine The Mastermind and Jus Allah The Superstar of The World Famous Supreme Team sang “Allah & Justice” on radio station WHBI in the early 1980s.

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10 CHEAP THINGS EVERY ARTIST NEEDS | EP #238 feat Blueprint & Illogic

Great show with a lot of good info

As artists we often tell ourselves that the solution to our problems is money. And while money would definitely help us reach many of our goals faster, viewing things that way causes us to overlook the simple and cheap things that are right under our noses and can help us perform our jobs better. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down 10 cheap things that every artist needs to have.

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Ghost hack – criminals use deceased employee’s account to wreak havoc – Naked Security

 

Many, if not most, organisations will tell you that they have processes and procedures that they follow when employees leave.

In particular, most companies have a slick and quick procedure for removing ex-staff from the payroll.

Firstly, it doesn’t make economic sense to pay someone who is no longer entitled to the money; secondly, many countries require employers to withhold payroll taxes automatically, to pay those taxes in promptly, and to account for them accurately.

Why get into trouble with the tax office over former employees when you can have a simple “staff leaving” checklist that will help to keep you compliant and solvent at the same time?

Unfortunately, we’re not always quite so switched on (or, to be more precise, not quite so good at switching things off) when it comes to ex-staff and cybersecurity.

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Subway’s tuna is not tuna, but a ‘mixture of various concoctions,’ a lawsuit alleges – The Washington Post

Subway describes its tuna sandwich as “freshly baked bread” layered with “flaked tuna blended with creamy mayo then topped with your choice of crisp, fresh veggies.” It’s a description designed to activate the saliva glands — and separate you from your money.

It’s also fiction, at least partially, according to a recent lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The complaint alleges the ingredient billed as “tuna” for the chain’s sandwiches and wraps contains absolutely no tuna.

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The 8 Best Alternatives to Patreon

I’d also add bbnomics.com which is black owned..

Looking to crowdfund your next project? These Patreon alternatives can help you do just that.

“Thank you to my Patreons, I’ll see you guys next time,” is probably one of the most frequently heard sentences from content creators on YouTube.

Many content creators, especially those with fewer subscribers on YouTube, rely on funds from their supporters to keep their channels running. But because giving out banking details on the internet is a dangerous move, many direct their supporters to crowdfunding websites like Patreon.

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Black Farmer’s Antibiotic-Free Meat Products Now Available in Grocery Stores and Online

Ricky Dollison, farmer and owner of of Warrior Creek Premium Meats

Need a bunch more cats like him…. I know a few…

 

Meet Ricky Dollison, a fourth-generation African American farmer who is the owner of Dollison Farms located in Poulan, Georgia. He is also the owner of a company called Warrior Creek Premium Meats that produces responsibly raised, antibiotic-free bacon, sausage, ground beef, ribeye steaks, pork tenderloins, and chicken leg quarters.

The family-owned and operated business also produces a multitude of leafy greens, peanuts, cotton, soybeans, and corn for their livestock. They also raise cattle and their signature swine, “The Georgia Dolli”, in which their premium sausage, country cut bacon, and ham are derived.

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THE GENIUS MARKETING OF MF DOOM | EP #235 feat Blueprint & Illogic – YouTube

Great show!!! I was buggin when Blueprint broke down how DOOM was jacking hiphop basslines for songs…. I did recognize most of the melodic samples before hand like Jeffrey Osbourne…. Illogica kinda pissed me cuz he couldn’t fathom DOOM coming up with the persona bit w/o reading 48 Laws of Power… hell RZA, GZA & Kool Keith had already done it so it wasn’t even new when DOOM did it… I’ve seen ppl say he got the idea from Kool Keith…. yeah gotta finish this next MF DOOM inspired ep of LR Radio..

The hip-hop community was dealt a big blow with the passing of iconic rapper MF DOOM last week. And while MF DOOM was one of the dopest rappers and lyricists of his era, there was a lot more that went into his success than his talent. In fact, his marketing was one of the biggest factors in his success. In this episode of the most infamous podcast on planet earth, Blueprint and Illogic break down the genius marketing behind the amazing career of MF DOOM. 

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