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Common Foods and Drinks Hiding the Antifreeze Compound

Common Foods and Drinks Hiding the Antifreeze Compound
Propylene glycol is an organic chemical compound nobody talked much about until recently, when Fireball Cinnamon Whisky was pulled off the shelves in three Scandinavian countries for containing too... read more

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Oreos

When it comes to packaged cookies, there might very well be none more famous (or popular) than the Oreo. The little chocolate crème cookie sandwich was invented in New York City in 1912, and... read more

Hot Mess: 6,000 Lbs of Chile Peppers Recalled for Salmonella

Hot Mess: 6,000 Lbs of Chile Peppers Recalled for Salmonella
Have you recently bought Serrano peppers from a Meijer grocery store recently? We suggest you throw out those spicy peppers, because if you consume them, you won’t be feeling too hot. The FDA... read more

Is Fresh Salad at Gas Stations the Answer to Food Deserts?

Is Fresh Salad at Gas Stations the Answer to Food Deserts?
The Fresh Corner Café is on a mission to change the convenience store curse of the Twinkies. This Detroit-based start-up is a catering and delivery service that helps to stock convenience... read more

Lay’s Do Us a Flavor Winner Finally Revealed

Lay’s Do Us a Flavor Winner Finally Revealed
After months of vote-tallying, flavor-rallying  and chip-munching, the winner of this year’s Lay’s Do Us a Flavor contest has been crowned. The winning flavor is Wasabi Ginger,... read more

Hooked on Cheese: Uncommon Chèvres

One day last week while I was toiling away in the Cheese Lab, I got a call from my good friend Addie all the way from Louisiana. We hadn’t spoken in ages so we had to catch up, but after... read more

Foods You’ll Never Find at Whole Foods

Walking around your local outpost of Whole Foods, the Austin-based supermarket chain with nearly 400 locations in the U.S., U.K., and Canada, it’s pretty easy to tell that it’s not your... read more

Gingerbread Houses for Sale

Gingerbread houses are one of the hallmarks of the holiday season, but they’re not exactly easy to make from scratch. First you have to make the gingerbread dough, then you have to cut it into... read more