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Bolthouse Farms recalls 3.8 million drinks because of illnesses

Bakersfield - Reports of numerous consumer illnesses has prompted Bolthouse Farms Inc to recall about 3.8 millions bottles of protein shakes and cappuccino beverages across the United States.

Review: Souvlaki is a pleasant Greek restaurant in Bayside, New York Special

Bayside - On June 23, Digital Journal was afforded the privilege to dine at Souvlaki Greek Kitchen in Bayside, Queens, which is a relatively new restaurant.

Dunkin' Donuts goes for the cold with new coffee offering

Canton - Dunkin’ Donuts heated up the coffee rivalry with its larger competitor this week by launching its own cold-brewed drink just a year after Starbucks did the same.

Best coffee comes from chilled beans

Bath - Coffee lovers have different views on the best coffee. Now University of Bath scientists have entered the ring, claiming brewing more flavorsome coffee arises from chilling the beans before grinding.

Nespresso announces plans to sell Cuban coffee in United States

Havana - Coffee grown and roasted in Cuba should be available in the United States this year for the first time in five decades, European coffee giant Nespresso announced this week.

Lower fat chocolate? Now possible thanks to U.S. researchers

Anybody out there like chocolate at all? Anybody maybe LOVE chocolate? In case anybody does and worries its fat content is a trifle high, some physicists have come to the rescue by inventing a way to make chocolate with a lower-fat content.

Op-Ed: Repeated Listereria 'positives' prompt recall of school foods

California-based Let's Do Lunch, Inc, doing business as Integrated Food Service (IFS) has recalled 45 varieties of pre-packaged sandwiches that were sent to 38 school districts in California, Texas and 12 other states.

Israel's 'Cornflakes Law' — Getting rid of high food prices

In a country where a box of Kellogg's Corn Flakes will cost about an arm and a leg, shoppers usually opt to get the cheaper domestically produced brand. But that is about to change, and it's being called the "Cornflakes Law."

Cornish pasties: the tastiest victims of a Brexit?

Illogan - A favourite of 19th century miners who took them down the pit and a popular lunch to this day, the Cornish pasty and other delicacies with EU protected status could be threatened if Britain leaves the bloc.

Food sabotage possible in recall of chicken products

Cold Spring, Minnesota-based GNP Company recalled approximately 55,608 pounds of chicken products late Saturday afternoon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service.

Food trucks becoming a hot trend with new brides and grooms

Weddings can cost a fortune and for a young couple it can create debt that can haunt newlyweds for several years, but the hottest trend in food could be just the answer to help lower the cost of the big day and create a buzz with guests.

Health Alert — Frozen vegetable recall is now international

The number of companies recalling frozen vegetables over concerns about Listeria contamination has not only expanded, but now includes Canada, the UK, and Japan. There is also the possibility this latest recall may be unrelated to the CRF recall.

Starbucks plans to put a kick in your cuppa' with #NitroColdBrew

Seattle - Iced coffee infused with nitrogen gas? Yep, it's coming to around 600 Starbucks locations by the end of summer. What is nitro-coffee, anyway? And is it better than plain old coffee?

Peat bog preserves 2,000-year-old 22-pound hunk of butter

Workers cutting turf in an Irish peat bog came across a 22-pound hunk of bog butter estimated to be 2,000 years old, says the Cavan County Museum.

Beaches in Washington closed to shellfish harvests because of DSP

Seattle - The discovery of unsafe levels of Diarrhetic Shellfish Poison (DSP) in samples of shellfish collected near Seattle prompted the closing of Puget Sound to recreational shellfish harvesting.

Review: Mulcahy's in Wantagh is an exceptional Long Island bar and grill Special

Wantagh - Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh on Long Island is known for its lively concerts and events, however its bar and grill are exceptional too.

Op-Ed: Food safety in America — FDA turns inspections into a joke

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come under fire from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for its inefficient and ineffective food recall procedures. It was also learned that CRF Foods has been in violation of food safety rules for years.

North Korea plant makes kimchi under Kim's 'loving care'

Seoul - North Korea is producing kimchi at a new plant "built under the loving care" of leader Kim Jong-Un, who praised the spicy pickle as "one of the world's five health foods", state media said Friday.

Nature Made recall over Salmonella, Staph fears in some products

Pharmavite LLC, the parent company of Nature Made, has announced a voluntary Class 1 recall of some specific dietary supplements over fears they may be contaminated with bacteria, yeast and molds, according to a number of websites.
 

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