From this month, the regulation makes clear that cricket powder can be added to the following: “multigrain bread and rolls, crackers and breadsticks, cereal bars, dry pre-mixes for baked products, biscuits, dry stuffed and non-stuffed pasta-based products, sauces, processed potato products, legume- and vegetable- based dishes, pizza, pasta-based products, whey powder, meat analogues, soups and soup concentrates or powders, maize flour-based snacks, beer-like beverages, chocolate confectionary, nuts and oilseeds, snacks other than chips, and meat preparations, intended for the general popula

Bell Is Arming Its Civil Helicopters In Hopes Of Replacing Europes Russian Rotorcraft MikeRivero Wed, 02/01/2023 - 11:15

Bell is developing a new line of armed capabilities for its civil helicopters to capitalize on a market opened by Russia’s war on Ukraine.

Ukraine strikes key Russian pipeline that supplies 33 million tonnes of oil to Europe malterwitty Wed, 02/01/2023 - 11:12

More than 33 million tons of oil pass are said to pass through the Druzbha pipeline into Europe per hour. The system has been dubbed the Friendship Pipeline and is one of the longest in the world.

In November 2022, the Air Force updated its safety rules for airlift of nuclear weapons to allow the C-17A Globemaster III aircraft to transport the new B61-12 nuclear bomb.

The update, accompanied by training and certification of the aircraft and crews, cleared the C-17A to transport the newest U.S. nuclear weapon to bases in the United States and Europe.

The Ukrainian government has revealed it plans to be a full European Union member-state within two years ahead of a historic Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv.

“We have a very ambitious plan to join the European Union within the next two years,” revealed Denys Shmyhal, the Prime Minister of Ukraine, in comments to POLITICO.

Sit back, relax and enjoy a race to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The only question is who will get there first: the EU, NATO, or both.

One may be excused to imagine all sorts of amusement games unrolling at the HQ of the Russian General Staff as The Empire and NATO go literally bonkers. What crazy stunt will they come up with next – short of WWIII?

324 Tanks, Now NATO Readies Warplanes and Entire Domestic Economies for Ukraine MikeRivero Wed, 02/01/2023 - 09:51

 High-ranking officials of both NATO and the Russian Federation have now admitted the two entities are at war, the former saying it outright, the latter saying NATO countries with supply lines of weapons to Kyiv could be “legitimate military targets”.

Ukraine hopes for progress on path to EU at Kyiv summit MikeRivero Wed, 02/01/2023 - 08:38

Ukraine will hold a summit with the European Union in Kyiv this week, the government announced Tuesday, as it expressed hope the conference would bring the war-battered nation closer to membership in the bloc almost a year after Russia launched its invasion.

Kyiv also announced it expected to receive up to 140 modern battle tanks from its Western allies, while the prospect of more advanced weapons for Ukraine came from the United States.

Adani Stock, Bonds Meltdown As Credit Suisse Halts Margin Loans MikeRivero Wed, 02/01/2023 - 07:41

Turmoil remerged in the Adani group Wednesday after a top Swiss bank stopped accepting bonds from companies tied to Gautam Adani's corporate empire for margin loans. 

Bloomberg reported Credit Suisse Group AG halted the acceptable of bonds of Adani's companies as collateral for margin for banking clients. This news led to further declines in Adani shares and dollar bonds. 

Lavrov calls US politicians revelation over Nord Stream explosions amusing MikeRivero Tue, 01/31/2023 - 09:55

"The other day, speaking in Congress, Ms. Victoria Nuland, the under secretary of state, said openly that like many senators, and she personally, the State Department as an organization is happy that the Nord Stream pipelines have turned into metal junk on the Baltic Sea floor. It's an amusing admission," Sergey Lavrov said

MOSCOW, January 30. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called a statement from US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland, who openly expressed joy over the damage to the Nord Streams pipelines, amusing.