British celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal (The Fat Duck, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, The Perfectionist’s Café) has cut ties with his foie gras supplier after an undercover video of the farm exposed horrific conditions, reports The Mirror.
The video footage has been acquired by the online... Read more
Beginning Saturday, December 13, a new food labeling law in the European Union will go into effect that requires the labeling of allergens and clear language in minimum font sizes so that consumers are not misled and can read the information, reports Reuters.
The legislation was originally agreed... Read more
Citi will begin a multiyear sponsorship of the No Kid Hungry campaign from the non-profit organization Share Our Strength, the companies announced in a joint press release.
On Thursday, December 11, prominent New York City restaurateurs and guests joined Citi and Share Our Strength at Craft... Read more
The advent of the Keurig coffee system and the brilliant K-Cup, which gives you the perfect single serving of coffee, was a life-changing invention for homes and offices everywhere, and other coffee roasters quickly jumped on board.
Eager to reach consumers, dozens of coffee companies developed... Read more
Bo Muller-Moore, a Vermont-based folk artist who was hit with a cease-and-desist order from Chick Fil-A over his use of the phrase “eat more kale,” which the company alleged was too similar to its trademarked slogan, “Eat Mor Chikin,” has defeated the fast-food giant in court, reports The... Read more
In collaboration with Toys for Tots, four-time NBA Champion and three-time NBA Finals MVP, not to mention occasional actor and symphony conductor Shaquille O’Neal, is taking the time to share with us his favorite recipes from an Easy Bake Oven — which looks like a dollhouse prop in comparison.
A... Read more
Beginning Monday, January 4, Martha on Dekalb Avenue in Brooklyn will debut the “MSG Series,” or the “Monday Street Grub” series, which is really an homage to Asian cuisine and the incomparable —and naturally occurring — flavor enhancer, monosodium glutamate, or MSG.
According to a press release... Read more
Yaaqshid Poisonous water from a well in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, has killed at least 10 people and hospitalized another 80, reports Bloomberg.
According to CNN, the number of confirmed deaths is at least 50.[related]
Ali Seeko, a spokesperson for the Mogadishu mayor’s office also... Read more