Friday, October 29, 2010

Study Finds Green Tea Offers No Protection From Breast Cancer

Although some research has suggested that drinking green tea might help protect women from breast cancer, a large Japanese study has come to a different conclusion. No overall association between green tea intake and the risk of breast cancer among Japanese women who have habitually drunk green tea was found. The findings suggest that green tea intake within a usual drinking habit is unlikely to reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Strike by Kenyan Tea Workers Enters Fifth Day

A strike by Kenyan tea-industry workers entered its fifth day today, with labor unions and employers disputing the level of support and the reason for a breakdown in talks. About 20,000 workers are on strike. The strike continued after managers failed to attend a meeting scheduled for yesterday.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

World's Largest Cup of Tea Brewed in Sri Lanka

It took more than 5 hours to brew the world's largest cup of tea in Sri Lanka on Saturday. 1,000 gallons of water. 140 pounds of tea. 350 pounds of sugar. Mmmmmmmm Good.