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by GillyBee
Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: What are you dehydrating?
Replies: 535
Views: 193451

Re: What are you dehydrating?

I thought a summary of some cases and the types of food it occurred in might be helpful in explaining the problem. This is taken from this article. https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/article/28/4/337/1622732 I have translated medical speak into plain English where possible. The hazelnut yoghurt inc...
by GillyBee
Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: What are you dehydrating?
Replies: 535
Views: 193451

Re: What are you dehydrating?

Jansman, The weird and rich use botulism toxin to paralyse their face so that the wrinkles dont show. Cocotte: Botulism toxin paralyses everything which explains why you might not want to accidentally eat it and paralyse your heart, lungs etc. It is thankfully very rare in Britain but when it does o...
by GillyBee
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 105
Views: 5328

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.

Jansman - Have you ever tried the garlic extract method to reduce the amount of active white rot spores in your ground? I will try and look out the original article i saw which was given by an American Garlic growers professional association. The logic is that there are no pesticides that work on wh...
by GillyBee
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 105
Views: 5328

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.

They also make a good Bombay potato and I used to stock them just for that before the food intolerances struck.
by GillyBee
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Preparing for the loss of a loved one.
Replies: 10
Views: 730

Re: Preparing for the loss of a loved one.

Jillybean:I am sending you a virtual hug as I know this just plain hurts.. I was nine and my brother was six when my mum died of cancer. My dad tried so hard to protect us that it had the opposite effect. I knew Mum was in hospital but nothing about how poorly she was. I was eavesdropping Dad's phon...
by GillyBee
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 105
Views: 5328

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.

Once you have a selection of dried veg you can also make useful mixes. I have a curry paste dry mix made from bought dried vegetable powders but I have been using my home dehydrated veg to make stock powder by blending them to powder in a spice grinder. It is mostly a mix of celery, onion, mushroom,...
by GillyBee
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 105
Views: 5328

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.

Vertical Veg has a very detailed guide which may help with ideas.
https://verticalveg.org.uk/what-you-can ... dy-spaces/
by GillyBee
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: WHO warns vaccinated travellers could still need to be quarantined
Replies: 26
Views: 1021

Re: WHO warns vaccinated travellers could still need to be quarantined

The big headache is not how dangerous the bug is to the average person. It is the chaos caused if everyone catches it in the same week. If the vaccine has the effect that it keeps the vulnerable out of hospital and everyone else stays well enough that they do not need weeks off work then this become...
by GillyBee
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: New Member
Replies: 18
Views: 952

Re: New Member

And microwaves have a built in earth in the power cable
by GillyBee
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: New Member
Replies: 18
Views: 952

Re: New Member

A Faraday cage is an earthed metal cage. The more conductive the metal the better.
Have a search on this site as there was a discussion about them a few months ago which has more details.