food in the news

  1. M

    Nonprofit Virtual Cooking Fundraiser on 7/26!

    [Mod.comment: I checked that this is a bona fide organisation (MG)] Please join SNACC for a virtual cooking event to address food insecurity and support healthy habits for children in New York! SNACC is an after-school food education program addressing food insecurity by focusing on cooking...
  2. flyinglentris

    Cyber Attacks Shut Down Brazilian JBS Meat Packing Plants

    I just read about this a few minutes ago .... Meat shortages are feared.
  3. mjd

    The Indie Video Games Bringing South and Southeast Asian Food to Your Screen

    The Indie Video Games Bringing South and Southeast Asian Food to Your Screen Excerpt... Video games use all kinds of techniques to evoke a response from players. Often, it’s an appeal to the senses: a jumpscare, a vibrating controller, evocative music. But pixels have a hard time representing...
  4. garlichead

    Beyond Meat aims to quiet the 'noise' about their ingredients.

    There's been a grass roots attempt over the years for a more natural diet consuming food that actually looks like the product your consuming, minimally processed with farm to table leading the way. Another grass roots initiative is to consume less animal products in general for health reasons...
  5. mjd


    This wasn't in the news but I didn't know where to post it. Thought you all might find this interesting. 'Gurken' Salzburg, Austria Amidst medieval and baroque buildings, five human-sized gherkins stand tall. In Salzburg, Five Giant Gherkins Stand Amidst Classic Medieval and Baroque Buildings
  6. The Late Night Gourmet

    Fancy Feast Cookbook....for Humans!

    I just heard about this: Fancy Feast Released a Cookbook So Cat Owners Can Coordinate Meals with Their Pets I'm not sure how prevalent the Fancy Feast brand is overseas, but here we think of this when we hear Fancy Feast: If you look at the recipes in the cookbook, they do look really good...
  7. mjd

    Banana Art (no ink!)

    Amazing Banana Art Source: Login • Instagram When lockdown started, Anna Chojnicka decided to attempt a daily art challenge to help pass the time and keep her creative juices flowing. To make things even more interesting, Anna chose bananas as her medium, poking holes and depressing the skin...
  8. TastyReuben

    Scone Blasphemy

    Sainsbury's says sorry for Cornish cream tea scone 'blasphemy' For the record, I'm on Team Devon. 🙋🏻‍♂️
  9. mjd

    Banned in the U.S.A: 8 Foods You Can't Eat in America

    Banned in the U.S.A: 8 Foods You Can't Eat in America 1. Horse Meat 2. Haggis 3. Gooseberries 4. Mechanically Separated (MS) Beef 5. Sassafras 6. Foie Gras 7. Unpasteurized Milk 8. Fresh Ackee More details at the link: Banned in the U.S.A: 8 Foods You Can't Eat in America
  10. flyinglentris

    Epicurious Stops Publication of New Beef Recipes

    oThis is dumb. An online food and recipe magazine publication has removed and prohibited publication of beef recipes, on the belief that it will help forestall climate change. Where's the beef? (NOTE: a beef is an argument or terse disagreement between people in the USA) I hope their...
  11. mjd

    Sweeten Your Springtime With Japan’s Fruit Sandwiches

    I always find it interesting how people beautify food. Sweeten Your Springtime With Japan’s Fruit Sandwiches Sweeten Your Springtime With Japan’s Fruit Sandwiches
  12. mjd

    Taco Bell will start reusing hot sauce packets

    The heading of this article is misleading. Taco Bell isn't planning to reuse packets. They want to recycle them. Taco Bell will start reusing hot sauce packets Taco Bell's plastic sauce packets have a short life. After all, what else are you supposed to do with them after they're squeezed to...
  13. flyinglentris

    Rodent Hairs, Fly Maggot Mouth Hook Parts, Cleaning Solvents, Pesticides, Glass, Pebbles, Plastic and ...

    The stories hit the news every now and then, stories about food contamination, either in foods at the grocery stores or at home, due to lack of good sanitation. There are stories of restaurant chains being sued by customers who later were found to have intentionally slipped a cut off human...
  14. mjd

    The New Shortage: Ketchup Can’t Catch Up

    The New Shortage: Ketchup Can’t Catch Up Supply chain problems are reaching into a far corner of the business universe: Ketchup packets. After enduring a year of closures, employee safety fears and start-stop openings, many American restaurants are now facing a nationwide ketchup shortage...
  15. flyinglentris

    Pickle Corn Dogs at Disneyland Resorts.

    What will those folks at DL think of next? Disneyland's Pickle Corn Dog
  16. PreppedFRESH

    The key food trends for 2021 in Australia

    So our friends at have pulled together the key food trends for 2021 and we are proud to be featured as driving change in the convenience category in the SMH and The Age print edition. Do those trends also apply to your country?
  17. rascal

    Kiwano fruit

    Social media could be boosting sales of exotic kiwano fruit from Te Puke
  18. mjd

    Food related trivia

    I receive a weekly newspaper that has a section for "Strange but True". I thought it might be fun for us to have a food related trivia discussion. Here are some from the paper... * In the Middle Ages, a man's wealth was measured by his stockpile of pepper. * Russia only classified beer as an...
  19. flyinglentris

    Nostalgia foods

    Bazooka Bubble Gum dates back to 1947. The company that currently owns it, dropped the comics out in 2012. But apparently, due to losses in sales, brought the comics back in a Retro - Pak in 2019. Bazooka Gum Wiki Bazooka Joe lives! Long live Bazooka Joe.
  20. Dive Bar Casanova

    Midwestern Brands Pet product recall:

    Heads up: Certain Sportmix Pet Food Recalled for Potentially Fatal Aflatoxin We had a really smart cat that tapped out after 21 years. When ever he refused to eat cat food, a recall soon appeared after. Not so sure our dog is as hep.
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