The GROSS British Bake Off: Baker creates an ashtray cake, fungal toe cookies and bloodied ear cake pops

The GROSS British Bake Off: Gory baker creates horribly realistic fungal toe cookies, ashtray trifle and severed ear cake popsGross treats are the creation of Nevie-Pie Cakes, in Berkhamstead, HertsSevered toe biscuits come with corns, chilblains or fungal nailThe ashtray cake features individual biscuit cigarettes Originally made for Eat Your Heart Out:This Time It's Anatomical shop By Katy Winter PUBLISHED: 12:23 GMT, 9 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 9 April 2013 The trend for baking has swept the nation of late, with cakes, cookies and confectionary fast becoming the 'It' food of choice.

The beast of East River: Was washed-up pig really a dead rat (or maybe a dog)?

Mystery of the beast of the East River: Was washed-up pig really a dead rat – or even a dog. Dubbed the “Manhattan monster”, a horrifying mystery creature with a mutilated face, snarling snout and five toes on each foot has washed up under the Brooklyn Bridge, perplexing New Yorkers.

Mad Cow Disease Confirmed In California Dairy Cow, USDA Says

The USDA has confirmed that a case of mad cow disease was found in a California dairy cow. It is the fourth case of mad cow, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), found in U.S. cattle since the first in December 2003.

SEVENTY per cent of beef contains “pink slime” and 7million pounds of it is set to go into school meals

After an outcry over the use of “pink slime” in restaurants, leading fast-food chains promised to stop using the chemically treated meat.