The Slim Jim beef jerky factory in Garner coincidentally closed down on the same day that spokesman "Macho Man" Randy Savage died. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sli…
The fat levels of Kobe beef might sound unhealthy, but it's actually the opposite. Kobe beef is filled with unsaturated fats, which have been shown to lower cholesterol levels. mashed.com/132543/the-sha…
Today I learned about Windows 7 Whopper. It was sold at Burger King in Japan for the promotion of Microsoft's Windows 7. The hamburger contained 7 stacked beef patties, weighed almost 1 kg, and had more than 1,000 cal. The promotion period was extended from 7 days to 16 days due to unexpected popularity. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Who…
After officially being prohibited for many years, eating beef in Japan was legalised in 1871 as part of an effort to introduce western culture to the country en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yak…
The scientist that discovered how sweat regulated body temperature did so by standing in an oven. On occasion he was joined by a colleague, a dog, and beef steaks. The food cooked, the men and dog were fine. publicdomainreview.org/co…
When the term β€˜veggie burger’ was used in 1976, it meant a regular ground beef hamburger topped with vegetables. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
In the 1920s, a man convinced his wife to pull out all her teeth and then refused to buy her dentures because it was β€˜cheaper to feed her soup than solid food’. The wife took him to court and the man was told to get her two new sets of teeth and at least a beef steak a week. stanforddailyarchive.com/…
The neon lights above Gordon Ramsey Steakhouse in Las Vegas are actual recorded hand movements of Gordon Ramsey making his signature dish Beef Wellington tripadvisor.com/LocationP…
Today I learned Shepherd's Pie is made with minced lamb or mutton, while one with minced beef is properly called a cottage pie. culinarycraftiness.com/co…
According to the testimony of people who have eaten other people, the taste of human meat does not reflect its beef-like appearance. Serial killers and Polynesian cannibals have described human as being most akin to pork. The taste also depends on how it is prepared and what cut is sampled. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
That ostrich meat is red meat unlike other poultry. It is closer too beef than it is chicken. animals.howstuffworks.com…
Burger King Japan collaborated with Microsoft to release the Windows 7 Whopper in 2009. It has 7 beef patties and costs 777Β₯ to the first 30 customers each day. engadget.com/2009-10-22-b…
Reindeer meat is actually some of the healthiest meat out there. It contains way less fat than beef, and Norwegians are known to eat smoked reindeer, grilled reindeer, reindeer pizza and reindeer tartare melmagazine.com/en-us/sto…
The wattana panich in Bangkok restaurant is serving a Thai beef noodle brew that has been simmering for 45 years. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
John Glenn was the first American to eat in space. His menu included a toothpaste-like tube filled with pureed beef and vegetables, a tube packed with applesauce, and some sugar tablets that he dissolved in water. astronomy.com/news/2020/0…
Corned Beef & Cabbage (a favorite St. Patrick's Day dish in America) isn't Irish whatliesbeyond.boards.net…
Today I learned of the Beefalo, a 3/8 bison and 5/8 domestic cattle hybrid designed to mix the flavor and characteristics of beef and bison meat. americanbeefaloassociatio…
There is no corn involved in making corned beef, the 'corns' are the name for coarse grains of salt used in the curing process. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cor…
94% of the water calculated for the production of beef is "green water" which is water that falls on the grazing land where cows are kept. Only 3.5% of the water used in production is "blue" water that's appropriate for municipal use waterfootprint.org/media/…
Chili originates as a portable trail meal. A mixture of beans, chilies, and beef suet would be pounded together and left out to dry. Travelers would then drop the β€˜chili brick’ over boiling water over a campfire and serve. whatscookingamerica.net/H…
"Wagyu beef" just means "Japanese beef beef". wagyu.org/breed-info/what…
An astronaut smuggled a corned-beef sandwich into space. After taking a bite, crumbs and rye started floating around the cabin. It has been referred to as '$30 million sandwich.' NASA have taken steps to prevent corned-beef sandwiches from being taken on future flights. space.com/39341-john-youn…
Mcdonald’s stopped using beef tallow in their French fries after a wealthy heart attack survivor spent $3 million dollars on full page newspaper ads calling out the chain for their unhealthy menu. news.com.au/lifestyle/foo…
Clara Peller, a retired manicurist, was hired at age 80 as a temp on a commercial set. Her voice and manner brought an acting contract, and she became rich and famous from Wendy's "Where's the beef" campaign and later roles during the last 5 years of her life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
During the Norman rule of England, the French language influenced English tremendously. Most of it were related to posh topics, notably cuisine. The words 'cow', 'pig', and 'sheep' are of Saxon origin, but the words 'beef', 'pork', and 'mutton' are of French origin. thedailymeal.com/eat/why-…
The Spanish word "bistec" is simply an abbreviated loan word derived from "beef steak". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bis…
The name of the chain "Arby's" stands for "R.B."; however, it wasn't named for "Roast Beef", but rather for "Raffle Brothers", the founders of the Arby's chain. youtube.com/watch?v=f3wT2…
Crickets are 65%-70% protein whereas beef is 17%-40% protein draxe.com/cricket-flour/
Kobe Bryant was named after the Japanese beef from Japan nba.com/kobe-bryant-10-th…
Before McDonald's switched from cooking its fries in beef tallow to vegetable oil, the fries had more saturated beef fat than their hamburgers. 1.cdn.edl.io/CHDvekuIjSZd…
Most crayons are not vegan - they contain stearic acid, a derivative of beef tallow. southfloridareporter.com/…
In the 1990s, the US had an Emu Ranching boom and bust. Emu was expected to compete with beef, and a pair of breeding Emu could fetch as much as $50,000. When the market for Emu meet bust, a lot of ranchers left their gates open rather than deal with the large number of unwanted Emu. nationalgeographic.com/pe…
In 2008, a Mad Cow Disease beef recall was impelled by a whistleblower who took illegal, undercover footage of the sick cows. foodwhistleblower.org/fic…
John Young smuggled an illegal corned beef sandwich on board the Gemini 3 spacecraft in 1965. For this delicious stunt, he was given the first reprimand in NASA space mission history and his snack remains the only contraband sandwich to ever make it into space. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
The β€œembalmed beef” scandal of the Spanish American war involved manufacturers sending Americans troops rations of beef so poor that it smelled like an embalmed dead body. The scandal forever changed the way America produced food modernfarmer.com/2013/11/…
Kobe Bryant’s parents named him after the famous beef of Kobe, Japan, which they saw on a restaurant menu. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kob…
Companies loved when seinfeld mentioned their brand in a negative way due to the publicity. The only exception was chef boyardi who objected to kramer feeding a horse beef-a-roni, so they changed the product name to Beef-a-reeno ew.com/article/1997/05/30…
Kobe Bryant was named after Kobe Beef - the most expensive item on a menu his father saw. cbsnews.com/pictures/24-f…
Frosted Pop-Tarts contain gelatin derived from beef, making them non-vegetarian. openforbreakfast.com/en_U…
Venison has the Highest Level of Heme Iron - 2.4 mg per 100 g of Meat. Chicken: .2mg; Beef 1.4 mg. Spinach has Non-Heme Iron, Which is Not as Easily Absorbed by the Human Body. pressreleases.responsesou…
That, after the Norman Conquest of England, nobles referred to the meat they ate in French, but the peasants who raised animals for meat referred to them in Anglo-Saxon. This is why modern English has words such as beef and pork for meat, but cow and pig for the animals it comes from. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee…
Kobe Bryant is named after Kobe Beef after his parents saw it on a menu at a restaurant. wikipedia.org/wiki/Kobe_B…
India is the second largest beef exporter in the world inspite of its consumption being banned in India worldatlas.com/articles/t…
In 1935, to verify whether Coca-Cola was kosher, Rabbi Tobias Geffen was provided with its formula on the condition that he not disclose it. The Rabbi requested that the non-kosher beef tallow be substituted with a vegetable-based gylcerin, which was done, and the drink was declared kosher. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tob…
Marketing has promulgated the idea that coconut oil is a healthy food. In fact, studies have found that coconut oil consumption has health effects similar to those of other unhealthy fats, including butter, beef fat, and palm oil, and many health organizations advise against its consumption. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coc…
The words β€˜Pork’ and β€˜Beef’ are French, while β€˜Pig’ and β€˜Cow’ are Anglo-Saxon because the Anglo-Saxons took care of the animals, while the French ate the meat. learningenglish.voanews.c…
Today I learned of Operation Vegetarian, a 1942 British military plan to poison German citizens by dropping anthrax-contaminated linseed cakes in beef cattle fields. While never used in war, the technique was so effective that the testing site's quarantine lasted until 1990. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
Today I learned of the Beef-Eating Screaming Competition. A local event held in the Oita Prefecture of Japan, where people eat locally raised beef, and then scream words or phrases of their choice in front of a decibel meter. yufuin.or.jp/global/modul…
Hunter S. Thompson's breakfast consisted of - 4 Bloody Marys, 2grapefruits, a pot of coffee, Rangoon crΓͺpes, a 1/2 pound of either sausage, bacon, or corned-beef hash with diced chilies, a Spanish omelette or eggs Benedict, a quart of milk, a chopped lemon, 2 margaritas & 6 lines of cocaine theatlantic.com/entertain…
Astronaut John Young's smuggled corned beef space sandwich lasted one bite before it started to disintegrate and crumble, that bread cannot be eaten in space because of this problem and current current space "bread" is actually made of tortillas. space.com/39341-john-youn…
Wendy’s β€œWhere’s the beef?” Lady was fired after she appeared in a Prego ad saying, β€œI found it!” yahoo.com/entertainment/t…
Brazil exported a total of 1,850,000 metric tons of beef in 2016, making it the world’s largest beef exporter. The beef export industry continues to grow each year, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) predicts that 9 billion people will need to be fed by 2050. worldatlas.com/articles/t…
McDonalds sell a Double Big Mac with four beef patties in some countries. It has 680 calories en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big…
Crickets can provide more nutrition per calorie than beef, they are high in fiber, low in fat, and (depending on the cricket's diet) they can be an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. Many countries outside the USA and Europe already have bugs on their regular menu. edibleinsects.com/insect-…
Lobengula Khumalo, King of Matabeleland, had over 20 wives and weighed about 270 lb. By the time he was in his 40s, his diet of traditional millet beer and beef had caused him to be obese according to European visitors en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lob…
There are only nine restaurants in the United States that are certified by the Kobe Beef Association in Japan to carry real Kobe Beef. Every other restaurant with the word "Kobe" in their menu is misleading their customers and serving a knock-off product. chron.com/entertainment/r…
Iridescent colors, or "beef rainbows", appearing on the surface of your sliced roast beef does NOT mean the meat has gone bad. It's caused by diffraction grating, which is the same thing that causes rainbows to appear on CD/DVD. theatlantic.com/health/ar…
The term "Pit Beef" originated in Baltimore Maryland. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit…
Astronaut John Young smuggled a corned beef sandwich onto a space flight. The sandwich was dubbed the '30 million dollar sandwich" space.com/39341-john-youn…
In 1921, White Castle changed the Nation's perception of beef from "low grade meat likely to be richer with E coli than nutrients" by creating a logistics system having fresh beef delivered twice a day and on display in the front of their shops, as well as inventing the hamburger bun. h2g2.com/edited_entry/A10…
In the face of public health concerns in 1990, McDonald's switched from cooking their french fries in beef tallow to cooking them in vegetable oil. Strong public distaste for the new taste of the fries resulted in McDonald's stock price falling. eatthis.com/mcdonalds-fre…
Although corned beef was originally produced in Ireland it was mostly consumed by Britain and America as the Irish raising the beef were too poor to afford it. seriouseats.com/2011/03/h…
McDonald's mixes beef from different delivery batches and the resulting batches can be made up of the meat from more than 100 cattle. mcdonalds.com/gb/en-gb/he…
America makes Kobe beef too nbcnews.com/id/10642546/n…
Apollo astronauts were the first to have hot water and eat their packaged food with a spoon. While on board Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were reportedly served beef and vegetables, pork with potato scallops, and Canadian bacon and apple sauce businessinsider.com/astro…
β€œLondon Broil” is a North American culinary method of cooking certain cuts of beef, which have no traditional basis in the UK. There’s nothing β€œLondon” about a London Broil. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lon…
All the clowns do actually get in the car, there's no illusion to it. They just gut the car so it's an empty shell with a motor and controls, beef up the springs so it doesn't ride too low, and then send in the clowns. caranddriver.com/features…
Arby's doesn't stand for "Roast Beef," but for the cofounders, the Raffel Brothers arbys.com/faq/
Bully Sticks for dogs are made of β€œbeef pizzle” AKA bull penis. vetnutrition.tufts.edu/20…
The original sandwich was slices of salt beef between two pieces of toast, named after John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
In 1998 a group of cattle ranchers sued Oprah after she made disparaging comments about beef and 13 states have food libel laws which allows companies to sue people who speak badly about their food. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foo…
In 1981, horse meat labeled as beef was discovered at a plant that supplied hamburger and taco meat to Jack in the Box. The meat was originally from Australia, and during their checks on location, inspectors discovered other shipments destined for the US that included kangaroo meat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jac…
There's a batch of beef stew in Bangkok thats been simply "topped up" for 40 years. Any bowl you order could have bits decades old youtu.be/dLE_hnu_4uE
In 1965 US astronaut John Young snuck a corned-beef sandwich onto the Gemini 3 mission space.com/39341-john-youn…
All Kobe beef is wagyu beef, but a small proportion of wagyu beef is actually Kobe beef. notesofnomads.com/kobe-be…
Bear grease was a popular treatment for men with hair loss for more than 250 years. Manufacturers were eventually substituting pig, veal, suet, lard and beef marrow fat for bear's fat as the demand exceeded the available supply of genuine bear's fat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bea…
Some Wagyu beef cows in Australia are fed red wine en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wag…
Sloths are in the farming business. As well as hosting fungi, they cultivate algal gardens in their fur, and these β€œhighly digestible and lipid-rich” algae beef up their limited diet. bbc.com/earth/story/20140…
According to Friends' Matt LeBlanc, the beef trifle was actually whipped cream and banana. He was sitting next to David Schwimmer who, unknown to LeBlanc, spit a whole mouthful of whipped cream to his plate which LeBlanc proceeded to eat. He only realised what happened when watching the bloopers thedailymeal.com/matt-leb…
Today I learned of John Young, the first person to fly the space shuttle; visit the moon twice; and he smuggled a corned beef sandwich to space en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
In 2004 a customer in Las Vegas walked into an In-N-Out and ordered a 100x100. That's 100 beef patties and 100 slices of cheese, which the restaurant obliged as until then they accommodated orders of any size at extra cost. Since then In-N-Out changed it's rules and capped the burger at 4x4. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In-…
Buffalo Wild Wings is referred to as BW3s - despite having only two W’s in the name - because it was originally named Buffalo Wild Wings & Weck for their famous wings and popular sandwich, the Beef on Kummelweck daytondailynews.com/busin…
Tryptophan in turkey isn’t what makes us tired after Thanksgiving dinner, it’s the overeating of carbohydrates. Turkey contains no more tryptophan than chicken or beef, and nuts and cheeses actually contain more. nytimes.com/2015/11/26/sc…
McDonalds once settled a lawsuit for $10 Million after it was discovered their fries are seasoned with beef flavoring cbsnews.com/news/mcdonald…
"Kobe beef" is just a marketing brand and there are other brands of Japanese beef with the same quality standards crowdcow.com/blog/why-is-…
According to a Department of Agriculture study, 1 in 5 Americans don’t know that hamburger patties are made from beef files.eric.ed.gov/fulltex…
Even though Kobe beef is served across the U.S, only nine businesses actually serve real Kobe cuts. The true beef goes for roughly $20-60 an ounce. Legend has it, farmers feed the divine beasts beer, play them music, and give them massages. eater.com/2015/11/9/96859…
Chicken fried steak is actually a piece of beef coated in flour and pan fried. It's named this way because the way it's prepared is similar to pan fried chicken breast. I also learned that country fried steak is the same as chicken fried steak. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
Beef bacon is a real thing, and is popular in Muslim countries. thekitchn.com/the-skinny-…
A Corned Beef Sandwich was smuggled onto Apollo 16, resulting a review of the incident by Congress. space.com/39341-john-youn…
Bovril was invented when Napoleon III asked a Scotsman to devise a way to easily provide 1 million cans of beef to his troops. This resulted in the production of 'Johnston's Fluid Beef'. It is still one of the most widely consumed drinks in the UK. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bov…
The beef drink Bovril. Was invented in Edinburgh Scotland by John Lawson Johnston. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
In 2008, Burger King launched a Β£95 ($200) burger with flame grilled Wagyu Beef, topped with white truffles in an Iranian saffron and truffle bun telegraph.co.uk/news/2146…
Meat from any kind of mammal β€” beef, lamb, pork, goat, and even whale and seal β€” can cause an allergic reaction acaai.org/allergies/types…
Small packets in beef jerky are not moisture absorbers but oxygen absorbers to prevent oxidation of fat en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jer…
Supermarkets often sell milk for cheaper than they paid for it, hoping you'll graze the aisles on the way to the store fridge. This causes beef with the dairy industry, which claims that the practice mooves milk towards being undervalued by the public. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los…
A man created "street beefs" where people can go and fight each other if they have "beef" with one another. This makes people less prone to, well, commit murder youtube.com/watch?v=MJNLp…

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