Why 15 states are banning Samuel Adams’ new beer

Samuel Adams' 'extreme' beer contains 'ninja yeast' — and is illegal in 15 states This Samuel Adams beer is illegal in North Carolina Bottoms up ... or maybe not. Samuel Adams released a new—and limited—batch of its seasonal Utopias beer that some states are already banning from shelves. While an average beer’s alcohol by volume, … Continue reading Why 15 states are banning Samuel Adams’ new beer

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Organic Whole Food Powders and Extracts | FutureCeuticals

Our mission is to make it easy for our partners to develop and deliver nutritious finished products to their consumers.       Who We Serve  As an extension of our customers’ R&D departments, we offer an in-depth consultative approach. We demonstrate how our ingredient functionality can best fit your product.       How We … Continue reading Organic Whole Food Powders and Extracts | FutureCeuticals

German court rules that a hangover is an illness

CHEF'S COMMENT: There's not enough written on this article, which leaves too many questions unanswered. That there is an existing ban, in Germany or Frankfurt, on attributing to food products the ability to prevent, treat or heal illnesses to me is misguided. Of course food is medicine. Without it we'd become sick and die. With … Continue reading German court rules that a hangover is an illness

24,000 Pounds Of Raw Beef Have Been Recalled After Being Deemed “Unfit For Human Consumption”

24,000 Pounds Of Raw Beef Have Been Recalled After Being Deemed “Unfit For Human Consumption” Samantha Holender From Delish Summer is over and more than 24,000 pounds of raw beef products have been recalled. Happy day? I think not. The American Beef Packers, a California based company, recently notified the USDA Food Safety and Inspection … Continue reading 24,000 Pounds Of Raw Beef Have Been Recalled After Being Deemed “Unfit For Human Consumption”

Recall: Weaver chicken patties may have foreign matter contamination

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patties that may be contaminated with foreign matter, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday. This is a Class I recall, the highest level, due to a high health risk. > Recall: Breaded chicken products may be undercooked … Continue reading Recall: Weaver chicken patties may have foreign matter contamination

Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Fraudster Farmer Randy Constant Commits Suicide

Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Fraudster Farmer Randy Constant Commits Suicide Posted By Doyle Murphy on Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 3:15 pm  Randy Constant ran a massive organic grain scheme before he was caught. A high-flying Missouri farmer committed suicide days after a federal judge sentenced him to more than a decade in … Continue reading Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, Fraudster Farmer Randy Constant Commits Suicide

Cancer-linked’ chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging

  Cancer-linked' chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging? There's more to know, experts say Morgan Hines Everything about your burrito bowl from Chipotle or your salad from Sweetgreen seems earthy and health-conscious, right down to the packaging. But harmful chemicals may be lurking in those eco-friendly containers. A story published last week by the New Food … Continue reading Cancer-linked’ chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging

New UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided

New UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided CNAP QUESTTION: Just say humans can slow the process of planet-warming, can it reverse the warming, or once on a track of warming is it inevitable that in the not too distant future we'll all be living in the desert? BY SETH BORENSTEIN A … Continue reading New UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided

1.5 million people may suffer from a new common allergy

Sesame allergies more common than previously thought, says new study Rachel Grumman Bender,Yahoo Lifestyle Mon, Aug 5 5:29 PM EDT Sesame food allergies more common than previously thoughtSesame allergies are more common than previously thought, based on a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. In fact, it’s the … Continue reading 1.5 million people may suffer from a new common allergy

FedEx severs ties with Amazon

FedEx severs ties with Amazon By JOSEPH PISAN Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee addresses reporters at a news conference announcing an investment by shipping giant FedEx Corp. of $450 billion to help modernize its Memphis hub on Friday. Aug.2, 2019 in Memphis, Tenn. NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx is severing ties with Amazon as the online … Continue reading FedEx severs ties with Amazon

Over 700 pounds of raw beef and pork products recalled due to possible blood contamination

HWH COMMENT: US FOODS. Yeah, they deliver to many local restaurants within a mile radius of me. I see them a lot while walking to do my errands. Guess I better not eat out for a while. Even though I don’t eat this stuff, it gets cooked and served in the restaurants I do eat at. Nobody … Continue reading Over 700 pounds of raw beef and pork products recalled due to possible blood contamination

Arby’s Debuts “Meat-Based Vegetables” and Social Media is Not Having It

AFC NOTES: Arby's thinks they're being funny, but there's nothing funny about animals forced to suffer unspeakable pain and terror. Unlike the plant-based burgers that actually taste like meat, Arby's so-called carrots are nothing more than turkey hot dogs. There was no effort put into making them taste like a plant. Instead of shaping the … Continue reading Arby’s Debuts “Meat-Based Vegetables” and Social Media is Not Having It

FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

At $5 billion, the fine the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it’s given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012. The long-expected punishment, which Facebook is well prepared for, is unlikely to make a dent in the … Continue reading FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

Specialty food sales growth outpaces all food in retail 3 to 1

AUTHOR Lillianna Byington@lil_byington PUBLISHED June 4, 2019 Dive Brief: Specialty food sales outpaced the growth of all food at retail — up 10.3% vs. 3.1%, according to a new report from the Specialty Food Association. Total sales in specialty food reached $147.8 billion in 2018. The report found that growth has slowed as the market matures, with sales rising 4.3% … Continue reading Specialty food sales growth outpaces all food in retail 3 to 1

Arnold Schwarzenegger Doesn’t Eat Meat – Let That Sink In

  Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn't eat meat anymore. For the climate and health, he signed on as a producer of "The Game Changers" documentary to bust the vegan protein myths. Arnold Schwarzenegger is championing a meat-free diet for human health and the planet. July 5, 2019 Jill Ettinger Editor-in-Chief | LIVEKINDLY Los Angeles, CA | Contactable … Continue reading Arnold Schwarzenegger Doesn’t Eat Meat – Let That Sink In

New York Senate Passes Groundbreaking Bill Requiring Vegan Options in All Hospitals

NEW YORK SENATE PASSES GROUNDBREAKING BILL REQUIRING VEGAN OPTIONS IN ALL HOSPITALS If signed into law, bill S1471 would require all New York hospitals to provide plant-based meal and snack options to patients. by NICOLE AXWORTHY JUNE 6, 2019 The New York State Senate recently passed a landmark bill that would guarantee hospital patients a … Continue reading New York Senate Passes Groundbreaking Bill Requiring Vegan Options in All Hospitals

Vegan KFC Burger Officially Sold Out in Four Days 

The new vegan Imposter Burger—which will return on July 2—brought in 500 percent more in sales than any other new menu launch at KFC. by ANNA STAROSTINETSKAYA JUNE 21, 2019 The new vegan Imposter Burger officially sold out in four days since launching at Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurants in the United Kingdom. On June … Continue reading Vegan KFC Burger Officially Sold Out in Four Days 

Before the Butcher to launch its plant-based burgers in retail

AUTHOR Cathy Siegner PUBLISHED June 3, 2019 Before the Butcher is introducing three plant-based burgers and meatless breakfast sausages in retail outlets this summer, according to Food Navigator. The company said the products, which debuted in foodservice last year, will be available in the meat departments of three of the country's largest grocery stores by the … Continue reading Before the Butcher to launch its plant-based burgers in retail

Vita Coco maker thirsts for aluminum as it enters competitive bottled water space

  Vita Coco maker thirsts for aluminum as it enters competitive bottled water space AUTHOR Christopher Doering@cdoering PUBLISHED June 4, 2019 Vita Coco has become well known for its coconut water packaged in a rectangular-shaped cardboard​ carton. But as consumers increasingly factor sustainability into their buying habits, the beverage maker is turning to the more recycle-friendly … Continue reading Vita Coco maker thirsts for aluminum as it enters competitive bottled water space

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

  CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat.Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that the man declared the 32 pounds of meat on June 26 when his flight arrived from the Ivory Coast. The … Continue reading US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Italy’s ‘cannabis light’ creates buzz even if the pot won’t

By ALESSIA MELCHIORRE and COLLEEN BARRY   6.27.2019     ROME (AP) — It’s been called the Italian “green gold rush.” Mild, barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map, producing hundreds of stores that sell pot by the pouch and attention from investors banking the legalization of stronger … Continue reading Italy’s ‘cannabis light’ creates buzz even if the pot won’t

Smart Food takes the Millet Revolution to South Asia

Smart Food takes the Millet Revolution to South AsiaMs. Joanna Kane-Potaka, Assistant Director-General, External Relations, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) "We need to diversify staples with more Smart Food: food that is good for you, the planet and the farmer." HYDERABAD, INDIA, June 26, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The virtues of millets … Continue reading Smart Food takes the Millet Revolution to South Asia

123 tons of breakfast foods may contain rocks

  246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps recalled as they may contain small rocks Tanya Edwards,Yahoo Lifestyle El Monterey brand frozen breakfast wraps are being recalled to the tune of more than 246,000 pounds. The wraps, which are sold nationwide, are being recalled over fears the bacon may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including small … Continue reading 123 tons of breakfast foods may contain rocks

Animal-Free Chef Threatened On WordPress with ransom demands

AFC COMMENT: A threat is a threat, regardless if it comes to you in the feedback section, comments or spam. Threats are real. They're placed on your sites to terrorize you to act on their demands. Ransom they call it. Pay us or we'll do A-Z to you and your sites, your bank accounts and … Continue reading Animal-Free Chef Threatened On WordPress with ransom demands

People who prefer white wine may spend money differently than red wine drinkers

People who prefer white wine may spend money differently than red wine drinkers Published: May 30, 2019 A survey looked at the personality traits and financial habits of vino fans White wine imbibers tend to be more frugal and extroverted than red wine drinkers, a new survey suggests. ( ByJEANETTE SETTEMBRE You are what you … Continue reading People who prefer white wine may spend money differently than red wine drinkers

The bus wars are over. Electricity — and China — won.

The bus wars are over and electricity has won — thanks to a big boost from China. In fact, when it comes to electric bus purchases, China is outpacing the United States by an astounding 421,000 to 300 as of the end of 2018. Thanks to China’s massive investment in and support for electric buses, … Continue reading The bus wars are over. Electricity — and China — won.

Starbucks Sued for Allegedly Exposing Customers and Employees to Deadly Pesticide – update

CHEF'S NOTE: I'm glad I saw this today. I'm in Cleveland and the popular Lounge across the street has that same pest strip under the bar near food and beverage, visible to anyone sitting on the side of the bar. Almost identical to the pictures shown below. The day after I posted this article, I … Continue reading Starbucks Sued for Allegedly Exposing Customers and Employees to Deadly Pesticide – update

Behold the Beefless ‘Impossible Whopper’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeC_wPGj0Hg Burger King is introducing a Whopper made with a vegetarian patty from the start-up Impossible Foods. The deal is a big step toward the mainstream for start-ups trying to mimic and replace meat. By Nathaniel Popper Photographs and Video by Matt Edge April 1, 2019 OAKLAND, Calif. — Would you like that Whopper with or without … Continue reading Behold the Beefless ‘Impossible Whopper’

Employees can’t opt out of FMLA protection 

BRIEF DOL: Employees can't opt out of FMLA protection AUTHOR Katie Clarey@kclarey21 PUBLISHED March 18, 2019 Dive Brief: Neither employers nor employees can decline to designate Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)-qualifying leave as such, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) wrote in an opinion letter (FMLA2019-1-A) published Thursday.When an employer determines an employee needs leave … Continue reading Employees can’t opt out of FMLA protection 

6 quick tips for hiring applicants with criminal histories

6 quick tips for hiring applicants with criminal histories "Those of you who are really in tune with Title VII and EEOC guidelines, you should already know you should be looking at people with criminal histories," a panelist said Monday. AUTHOR Katie Clarey@kclarey21 PUBLISHED March 19, 2019 WASHINGTON — An employer is behind if it's … Continue reading 6 quick tips for hiring applicants with criminal histories

Study links ‘tobacco tactics’ with marketing unhealthy products to kids | Food Dive

BRIEF Study links 'tobacco tactics' with marketing unhealthy products to kids AUTHOR Cathy Siegner PUBLISHED March 20, 2019 Dive Brief: A recent study from researchers at the University of California San Francisco found R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris applied their knowledge about the tobacco industry, from marketing to product development, to increase sales of sugary … Continue reading Study links ‘tobacco tactics’ with marketing unhealthy products to kids | Food Dive

Good Catch hopes consumers will bite as it launches plant-based tuna at national retailers | Food Dive

  BRIEF Good Catch hopes consumers will bite as it launches plant-based tuna at national retailers AUTHOR Cathy Siegner PUBLISHED Feb. 21, 2019 Dive Brief: Plant-based tuna from Good Catch Foods will be available this week at Whole Foods Market and Thrive Market outlets nationwide, the company announced. The two retailers will be the first … Continue reading Good Catch hopes consumers will bite as it launches plant-based tuna at national retailers | Food Dive