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Arrowroot biscuits recalled across Canada due to illnesses

Mr. Christie’s Arrowroot biscuits have been recalled nationwide in Canada after consumers reported becoming ill after eating the biscuits, with some people describing they had an "off taste."

Contaminated Cape Cod oysters sicken 75 people with Norovirus

Wellfleet - Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF), working with local health authorities have closed the shellfish beds in the town of Wellfleet due to a norovirus outbreak.

A busy day for Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety

Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety takes its mission very seriously in ensuring that food sold in Hong Kong is safe and fit for consumption. The regulations governing preservatives, pesticide residues and bacterial contamination are strictly enforced.

B.C.'s Foody World closed because of Listeria contamination

Vancouver - Foody World, a popular international grocery store in British Columbia, has been closed by Vancouver Coastal Health authorities because of Listeria contamination and will remain closed until it meets all health and safety standards.

Tyson Foods recalls more chicken because of plastic pieces

New Holland - If you have children in school in Missouri or Illinois, you need to be aware that Tyson Foods popcorn chicken products served in school lunch programs may be contaminated with plastic pieces.

'Love it!', Aussie Vegemite fans hail Marmite mess

Sydney - Australians have dipped into Britain's woes about its famous Marmite spread with relish, reigniting the long-brewing rivalry with Down Under's iconic Vegemite.

Blue Bell cookie dough ice cream recall now includes all flavors

Brenham - Blue Bell Creameries is voluntarily recalling all of its ice cream products made with a cookie dough ingredient supplied by a third-party supplier, Aspen Hills Inc because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Tyson Foods branches out to take a share of vegan meat products

El Segundo - Tyson Foods, the country's largest meat processor, announced last week it was investing in Beyond Meat, grabbing a five percent stake in the California-based company that makes "meats" using plant-based proteins.

Michelin gives DC a prestigious vote of culinary confidence

Washington - It's a Wednesday night and Rose's Luxury won't open for nearly another hour, but a line is already snaking out from under the brightly colored awning of one of Washington's buzziest restaurants.

As arable land disappears, here come the vertical farmers

Waregem - As cities expand, eating up swathes of countryside in the process, agricultural pioneers are finding new ways to grow the fresh produce we need, in containers, empty buildings and any other spare space they can find to create new vertical farms.

Nestle recalls drumstick ice cream cones over Listeria fears

Glendale, California-based Nestle USA, Inc. is recalling some of its drumstick ice cream cones, because of a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Toxins in Maine shellfish prompt recall and ban on harvests

Maine's health department and Department of Marine Resources has closed certain portions of the state's coastline to the harvest of shellfish and issued a so-called "harvest recall" because of a finding of high domoic acid levels in samples tested.

Japan sushi chain stung by 'wasabi terrorism' claims

Toukyo - A Japanese sushi chain is being accused of 'wasabi terrorism' after it admitted to heaping excess dollops of the pungent root into foreign customers' food.

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