Food Safety
A Manhattan restaurant rated with a Health Department 'A' grade is seen March 7, 2011 in New York City. Preliminary results from the initial six months of the city's new restaurant health grading system indicate that restaurants are taking steps to improv

Colorado To Hike Restaurant Inspection Fees In Exchange For Higher Grades, Uniform Checks

In the absence of inspection fee hikes on a regular basis to catch up with escalating costs, most restaurants usually don't get inspected frequently or properly. However, this is soon going to change for restaurants in Colorado, when inspections will henceforth be frequent and uniform.

Blue Bell Ice Cream is seen on shelves of an Overland Park grocery store prior to being removed on April 21, 2015 in Overland Park, Kansas. Blue Bell Creameries recalled all products following a Listeria contamination.

Blue Bell Discovers What Causes Listeria: 'Root Cause Assessment Reports' Provide Answers

Good news for the iconic Blue Bell ice cream aficionados. The company has started supplying its ice cream to a vast area in the southeast, counting almost all places south of New Mexico and extending to the two Carolinas. Although Blue Bell is yet to restore supplies of all the 66 flavors, which were available before the company was linked to a multi-state Listeria outbreak, which claimed three lives.

Trader Joe's Open New Store In Miami Area

Trader Joe's Recalls Chocolate Sticks Because Milk Was Not Included In the Label

Some Flavors of Trader Joe's chocolate sticks had to be recalled by the company because milk, one of the products' ingredients, was not mentioned on the label. Though not problematic to people who do not have any problems with milk consumption, the labeling error could prove worrisome for people with milk allergies or lactose intolerance.

Moves To Grow GM Crops In Britain Rejected By British MPs

GMO Labeling Update: Vermont Got Big Food Companies to Label GMOs

Over the previous week, several companies such as General Mills, Mars and Kellogg have reported plans to mark genetically modified items despite the fact that they don't believe it's a smart thought.

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow speaks during a news conference to discuss opposition to H.R. 1599 on August 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. H.R.1599, known as the 'Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK)

Major Food Corporations Agree To GMO Labeling, But to What Extent?

Contrary to the efforts of some of the biggest names in the food world, who have reportedly spend millions of dollars to avoid labeling that their products contain genetically engineered ingredients, from July 1, consumers will come to know of whether the packaged foods they are purchasing any genetically modified plants.

Chocolate Easter Bunny Production At Confiserie Felicitas

Does Your Chocolate Contain Lead? Your Sweet Treats Might Be Killing You

Who doesn't love chocolates? It's one of the most popular foods all over the world. But health watchdog As You Sow released a report that says a dangerous amount of lead and cadmium are found in some popular chocolate brands.

E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Fresh Sprouts Over, Says CDC

If the federal officials are to be believed, the E. coli outbreak that was traced to fresh sprouts seems to be over. Earlier, they said that 11 people from two states had fallen ill following consumption of E. coli infected alfalfa sprouts made by Jack & The Green Sprouts.

Health department administration officers destroy reclaimed New Orleans roast chicken wings, chicken hamburgers and sauces from Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), contaminated by the cancer-causing food dye Sudan I March 18, 2005 in Xian of Shaanxi Province, C

Food Fraud Rampant In UK Supply Chain: Fake Meat, Alcohol Still Sold In Groceries

Believe it or not, fake and adulterated meat, alcohol blended with methanol and, worse still, pet foods are mixed in products meant for human consumption are still be sold in many stores and malls across the United Kingdom. In fact, food crime continues to wreck havoc even three years after the notorious horsemeat scandal in the country.

Sales Of Low Cost Canned Meat Spam On The Rise Amid Rising Food Cost

California Delays State Rule Requiring BPA Labels On Products

Food manufacturers are not yet requried to place warning labels on products that contain BPA liners. However, stores are required to post general notices by May 11 informing the public on the dangers of BPA as well as the possibility that some products could contain the chemical.

Garden of Life Raw Meal Organic Shake.

27 Infected With Salmonella After RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal Consumption

Federal health officials have declared that Salmonella found in a food product called RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal and marketed by Garden of Life has infected as many as 27 people in eight states.

GE Appliances Sold To Electrolux Of Sweden For 3.3 Billion

How Microwaves Affect Food: Find The Answers Here

Microwave radiations are widely used not only in cooking but also in TV Broadcasting, radar and mobile phones. Reheating your food in the microwave, however, is a bit controversial. Others say it is not healthy to heat your food in the microwave oven. But according to an article by Forbes, microwaves don't really affect the nutritional contents of your food, except for some losses in its water content.

Coffee Shop Drinks Found To Contain Excessive Amounts Of Sugar

Top 10 Drinks Worse Than A Can Of Coke

Classified as an ultra-processed food item, people have leared to be wary of soft drinks, or at least, control the amount they consume. However, there are actually far worst drinks than sodas in terms of sugar content. Though tea, coffee and chocolate have proven health benefits, it would be best to steer clear of these drinks due to their high sugar content which would make the regular soda look almost "healthier" by comparison.

Restaurant Chain Chipotle Warns Climate Change Could Force Guacamole Off Their Menu

Are Avocado Seeds Safe To Eat? Find Out Here

One of the world's most favorite fruit is probably the avocado. Its mushy, greenish and tasty mash is equally healthy and nutritional. It can be turned into smoothie, ice cream, salad, pancake, toast and many more. But lately there were videos and recipes going around claiming that the avocado seeds are good for your body. But can we really eat avocado seeds? Experts say, you probably shouldn't.

Shelves are bare and signs are posted where Blue Bell products were displayed in a grocery store on April 21, 2015 in Overland Park, Kansas. Blue Bell Creameries recalled all products following a Listeria contamination.

Fed Lawyers Halt NAE Food Distribution In Schools Amid Overwhelming Positive Listeria Results

Following several years of inspections, warnings as well as notices by the Food and Drug Administration Federal, federal attorneys led by the Consumer Protection Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil complaint on Monday last seeking to immediately stop the Native American Enterprises LLC from distributing adulterated food.

Food Safety News: FDA Warns 3 Dairy Farms, 2 Food Importers

Inspections Underway For Food Service Industry

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ultimate goal to be achieved by a food establishment inspection is to prevent foodborne diseases. Hence, inspections from state to state are underway to all food service operations.

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Food Biz
What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.

Coming back from injury - When and How?

Coming Back From Injury - When and How?

Knee injuries - They're a hazard of any sport that involves significant lateral stresses and football has plenty of those. Whether you're changing direction at speed, taking hits or delivering them, then there's a good chance you're going to tweak something (and let's hope that it's just been a tweak!).

Food Tech
5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

Flowers are typically used for ornamental purposes. We cherish their beautiful blossoms or hypnotic scents. But many flowers are also edible and offer surprising health benefits.

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

There are so many ways we can experience exposure to harmful poisons, and in many cases, we may not realize it's happening. From household cleaners and similar products to children's toys, there are often toxins and poisonous products and ingredients lurking in even the most unsuspecting of places.

Top 4 reasons why more and more athletes are turning vegan

Top 4 Reasons Why More and More Athletes are Turning Vegan

All pro level athletes know about the dedication needed to not just accomplish their goals, but to achieve even bigger targets in their lives. It's also a commonly known fact that fitness and exercise alone cannot get them there. Putting the right food into their bodies is equally important.

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