Your Kid’s a Fatty | ZapRoot 058

Obesity expands to European children. Ford increases green efforts. Robert De Niro’s restaurant servers an endangered species.


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EcoWorldy - Fat Kids
Gas 2.0 - Ford Ethanol Injection
Gas 2.0 - Ford Smaller Cars
Gas 2.0 - Convert That F-150
Gas 2.0 - Ford Plug In Hybrid
Gas 2.0 - Ford Goes Green?
Are you talking to me…. fish?

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One Response to “Your Kid’s a Fatty | ZapRoot 058”

  1. brian Says:

    RE: bluefin tuna

    I find it extremely unlikely that a restaurant would accidently serve bluefin tuna calling it yellowfin. The main reason is that bluefin is incredibly expensive, costing many thousands of dollars for a single fish. They are sold at auction to knowledgeable buyers. Second, the US serves very little bluefin, as far as I understand; partly because Americans don’t have a strong appetite for that type of fish, but also because some enormous fraction of bluefins are sold to Japan.

    I should mention I learned this from a recent edition of NPR’s science friday; I highly recommend finding the episode.

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