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A Japanese city has activated an emergency warning system to alert residents to avoid eating locally purchased blowfish, after a mix-up saw toxic parts of the delicacy go on sale.

Food Standards Agency's journey through digital transformation

The U.K. public sector has various digital transformation initiatives on-going. One example is with the Food Standards Agency, and the food industry watchdog has recently released an update as to its progress.

Bringing restaurant-as-a-service to London Special

Restaurant automation is gradually becoming commonplace, especially in establishments appealing to tech-savvy millennials. Digital Journal paid a visit to Inamo in London, which offers interactive ordering and entertainment services for diners.

Embattled French dairy chief breaks silence over salmonella scare

The chief executive of France's Lactalis group on Sunday vowed compensation for victims of salmonella-tainted baby milk as he revealed that recalls were now under way in 83 countries.

83 countries affected by Lactalis salmonella scandal: CEO

A salmonella scandal at French dairy group Lactalis has affected 83 countries, where 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk are being recalled, the company's CEO said Sunday in an interview with French media.

83 countries affected by Lactalis salmonella scandal: CEO

A salmonella scandal at French dairy group Lactalis has affected 83 countries, where 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk are being recalled, the company's CEO said Sunday in an interview with French media.

Macron wants French baguette to get UNESCO heritage status

President Emmanuel Macron on Friday joined calls by bakers for France's traditional baguette to be recognised as one of the world's cultural treasures on UNESCO's list of "intangible heritage".

'Hundreds' of lawsuits filed over Lactalis salmonella: association

Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against French dairy giant Lactalis by families who say their children got salmonella poisoning after drinking powdered milk made by the company, an association representing victims said Friday.

Ferrero nears deal for Nestle's US candy operations

Italy's Ferrero is closing in on a $2.8-billion deal for Nestle's US confectionary business, Bloomberg said Wednesday, amid signs a deal could be completed by Sunday.

Jake Mabanta opens up about Love Grace and healthy living Special

Certified Holistic Health Counselor and Co-owner Jake Mabanta, chatted with Digital Journal about his juice cleanse company, Love Grace.

Interview with George Aspiotis: Owner and chef of Corfu Grill Special

Corfu Grill owner and chef George Aspiotis sat down and chatted with Digital Journal at his Greek restaurant in Forest Hills, Queens.

Review: Corfu Grill is a superb Greek restaurant in Queens Special

Corfu Grill in Forest Hills, Queens, is an excellent eatery. It epitomizes one of the best Greek cuisines that the borough has to offer.

Cheesed off: Italian regions highly strung over mozzarella

Defenders of buffalo mozzarella in the Campania region of southern Italy have vowed to fight a decision made this week by the farming ministry which allows a cow mozzarella from neighbouring Puglia to be given special status.

Op-Ed: Top 3 Greek restaurants in Queens, New York

Digital Journal ranks its Top three Greek restaurants in Queens, New York. These include Kalamaki GR, Corfu Grill and Maria's Mediterranean Seafood & Grill.

France to probe Lactalis baby milk salmonella scare

French prosecutors have opened a probe into salmonella contamination and a major international recall of baby milk produced by dairy giant Lactalis, a legal source told AFP on Tuesday.

Op-Ed: Top 5 restaurants on Long Island for 2017

Digital Journal ranks the Top 5 restaurants on Long Island for 2017. This year's list included Neraki, R.S. Jones, Anchor Down, Cardoon and GreeKrave.

Frenchman invents lemony oysters in time for holidays

A French seafood farmer is proposing lemon-flavoured oysters this holiday season, a delicacy he perfected after four years of trial-and-error experiments in his garage.

Paris truffle find hailed as boon for urban gardeners

French gourmets were celebrating Friday after a wild truffle was discovered for what experts said was the first time ever in Paris.

New recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears

French baby-milk maker Lactalis on Thursday ordered the recall of all of the production of one of its factories since February over fears of possible contamination with salmonella.

In sweet-toothed Germany, Christmas marzipan gets a makeover

Germans believe no Christmas is complete without marzipan, the mouth-wateringtreat made of sugar and crushed almonds that dates back to the Middle Ages.

Bangers and cash: German sausage makers fight 'cartel' fine

German sausage makers head to court Tuesday to fight back against a record anti-trust fine for years of alleged price fixing in a sizzling scandal involving the nation's favourite food.

Dutch retailer pulls infant milk in French health scare

Dutch value-for-money retailer Kruidvat pulled some of its own-brand infant milk off the shelves Monday following an international recall by French baby milk maker Lactalis amid a salmonella scare.

Behind the (top secret) scenes of a Nobel dinner

Florists, lighting designers and cooks have been rushing around Stockholm's Blue Hall transforming the bare brick interior into the stylish venue for Sunday's annual Nobel banquet, while keeping all the preparations top secret.

Butter, wine, foie gras: French face triple whammy as shortages abound

With butter spread thin and wine output drying up, whatever next for the unlucky French? A shortage of foie gras, the must-have liver pate that takes pride of place on most Christmas tables.

Communist Hanoi gets its first McDonald's

Global burger behemoth McDonald's opened its first branch on Saturday in the historic heart of communist Hanoi, a conservative city renowned for its traditional -- and cheap -- Vietnamese staples beloved by food-obsessed locals.

Fonterra ordered to pay France's Danone $125 mln over baby formula scare

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra was ordered to pay French rival Danone NZ$183 million ($125 million) in damages Friday over a baby formula botulism scare.

Pizzeria owner Dan Romano discusses Vegan menu, technology Special

Pizzeria owner Dan Romano sat down and chatted with Digital Journal about his new Vegan menu, as well as the digital transformation of the pizza industry.

US slaps import duties on Spanish olives, citing subsidies

The United States on Tuesday imposed import duties on ripe Spanish olives, saying preliminary findings indicated they were subject to unfair subsidies that harmed producers in California.