the daily dish

Ravi Bangaroo

The Daily Dish: March 29, 2016

Dishing out the latest and greatest in food news

Today's first course?

Gerber Recalls Baby Food Pouches Over Spoilage Concerns

Gerber has issued a voluntary recall for four batches of its Gerber Organic 2nd Foods Pouches after identifying a packaging defect that may cause spoilage during transport and handling. According to members of the FDA, the affected products include two batches each of the pears, carrots & peas; and carrots, apples & mangoes flavors. The company is working to retrieve the remaining affected products from retailers and is offering coupons to customers who have purchased it. The release notes that some of the pouches are bloated and the food inside might have an off taste or odor. There have been three consumer reports of temporary gastrointestinal symptoms, but any relation to the recalled pouches has not been confirmed. Customers are urged not to use the product.

Vegan Eatery by Chloe Is Coming to Boston

By Chloe, the widely popular vegan eatery opened by Cupcake Wars chef Chloe Coscarelli last July, has its sights set on Boston as it begins to expand its franchise. The new restaurant is set to open in Boston’s seaport district within the new PricewaterhouseCoopers building this summer. The 48-seat restaurant will feature additional outdoor seating on an outdoor patio, and the core menu will feature some signature dishes special to the Boston location as well as seasonal market specials.

Quaker Introduces Breakfast Flats for On-The-Go Snacking

The Quaker Oats Company has introduced Breakfast Flats for on-the-go snacking, whenever hunger strikes. Quaker Breakfast Flats are crispy baked snack bars which contain oats, fruit, nuts, flax, and sunflower seeds. Each individually packaged serving contains three flats, totaling less than 200 calories per pack, 18 grams of whole grains, seven grams of total fat per serving, and no artificial flavors or added colors. They come in three flavors: Cranberry Almond, Banana Honey Nut, and Golden Raisin Cinnamon. Each box, which retails for $3.49, contains five packs of three flats each.

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