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Ravi Bangaroo

The Daily Dish: January 13, 2016

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Dishing out the latest and greatest in food news
The Daily Dish 01.13.16

Today’s first course?

Woman Confesses to Hiding Body in Ice Cream Shop

If you don’t have the stomach for a murder story with your ice cream, you may want to avert your eyes.

A woman in Spain approached police over the weekend and confessed to murdering a seemingly random man and hiding his body in the freezer of her ice cream parlor. Spanish police were even more stunned when they investigated her claims and discovered they were true! When police investigated the Heladería Otoño ice cream shop, they discovered that there was indeed a human body hidden in the freezer amongst all the ice cream. They are currently trying to find a possible motive for the murder.

Are Speedy Delivery Apps Skimping on Food Safety?

And when you order for convenience, are you compromising on food safety? Health inspectors are struggling to keep up with on-demand food delivery apps that promise to make your food in just minutes. Currently in Austin, pizza delivery drivers and other takeout services are not regulated as a restaurant would be, because delivering fresh food within minutes of making it gives the dish very little time to spoil. But most of these instantaneous food companies insist that they follow all health and safety procedures.

Fishy Business: Trader Joe’s Lawsuit for Underfilling Tuna Cans

Trader Joe’s is being accused of under filling its five-ounce tuna cans, and now faces a class-action lawsuit. According to the lawsuit, which was filed on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, tests by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found, “every lot tested, and nearly every single can, was under filled in violation of the federally mandated minimum standard of fill”. According to the lawsuit, this under filling deems Trader Joe’s tuna “illegal for sale in the United States.” So far Trader Joes has no comment on the pending litigation.

 

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