The delay in implementing the federal rule necessitating that all food chains declare the calorie count of the foods served by them on their menu boards notwithstanding, the popular sandwich chain has announced that all its 27,000 outlets across the United States will have new calorie boards with calorie counts from April 11.
Recently, the Native Food Café in Bridgeport Village, Portland, OR, was bustling with customers who crowded around the counter to order for nachos, burger, chicken wings and other dishes. One customer was happily digging in the "Soul Bowl," a combination of rice, beans and veggies, but it appeared similar to and tasted like chicken strips on top!
Very few people realize that they are actually being cheated when they order a premium steak. For instance, despite paying a top dollar for a cut from a tenderloin or ribeye, in reality you could be eating smaller off-cuts that have been stuck together using a substance that is allowed in many countries across the globe.
Animal rights activists in China have taken up cudgels to shut down an annual summer dog meat festival in southern China alleging that the cruel practice has been tarnishing the country's image worldwide.
While lawmakers in Louisiana are considering whether they should allow sales of raw milk on-farm, health officials in Tennessee and Utah are voicing the federal warning issued in March regarding the threat of consuming raw milk, as they are prone to cause outbreaks and deaths.
The increasing popularity of alcoholic root beer is literally giving cider a run for its money. In fact, with the demand of root beers rising, these not so inebriating beverages having about 5% to 7% ABV are increasingly find place on menus at beer bars and even sophisticated restaurants.
Findings of a recent study suggest that the lip smacking photographs on food packaging may possibly result in customers eating more than a standard recommended serving.
A study commissioned by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has classified as many as 28 subjects relating to food safety with a view to improve harmonization in food research throughout the continent.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued warning letters to a diverse group of food manufacturers for reported violations of and diversions from the existing food safety rules. As many as seven food manufacturers have received such letters from the federal regulatory body.
A recent report released by the United Nation's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) stated that Latin America either lost or wasted foods up to 348,000 tons daily. This wastage, according to the global body, was making it difficult to achieve the sustainable development objectives (SDO) in this part of the globe.
Arizona Governor Dough Ducey has signed a bill that exempts potlucks and school veggies from food safety rules, making eating dangerously highly possible in the state by the end of July this year. This bill makes non-commercial potluck social events legal, provided they are outside workplace.
Deutsche Bank analysts recently said that Trader Joe's is likely to be cutting prices, and this might pressure Whole Foods to announce an entire new pricing. Moreover, after checking 77 similar items at Trader Joe's New York outlet and comparing the prices with the items available at nearby Whole Foods concluded that, Joe's was selling items at roughly 26 percent cheaper.
Burrito chain Chipotle has been struggling with its sales following its recent food safety incidents. Hence, in order to jumpstart customer interest, the company is looking to add new craft beers to its drinks menu.
Despite the fact that airplane fuel has become relatively cheaper these days, some airlines are still keen on using biofuels for their planes. The United Airlines will be the first commercial airline in the United States to switch over to biofuels.
Most of us have tasted the unappetizing mid-flight meals and there is no doubt that they have a very poor reputation. While you may be wondering why the food had an entirely different flavor when served at an altitude of 35,000 feet, the fact is that there are a number of scientific principles that affect both one's sense of taste as well as the food.