After a two-year absence, Betty Crocker is bringing back Rainbow Chip Frosting, a fan favorite whose absence spawned a passionate plea on Change.org urging the company to reconsider.
“Please bring back Rainbow Chip Frosting!” petition writer Benjamin Johnson pleaded in an open letter to the company... Read more
Shake Shack, the burger company that’s made Danny Meyer a very, very happy man, has filed to trademark the name “Chicken Shack,” which would seem to suggest that the company is testing out a chicken sandwich for its menu. Not to speak for everyone, but here’s hoping it’s fried... Read more
Noma My Perfect Storm — the documentary film from Pierre Deschamps that follows René Redzepi and his work at Noma in Copenhagen, a four-time winner of the World’s Best Restaurant award — has just launched its Indiegogo campaign.
Deschamps, who names the chef as one of the most influential people on... Read more
Bird flu, which has forced the American poultry industry to cull upwards of 30 million birds across at least 14 states this year, is poised to cause major egg shortages that could impact major companies like McDonald’s, Unilever, and General Mills, among others.
An estimated 87 percent of the birds... Read more
A lawsuit has been brought against former Food Network chef Lance Knowling, whose noisy restaurant in Harlem has driven his neighbors to distraction. Knowling was previously on the Food Network program Extreme Chefs. [related]
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An online petition has surfaced against the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, the organization sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, which publishes an annual ranking of globally-recognized restaurants.
The awards, which have been referred to as the “Oscars of fine dining,” directly impact a... Read more
Authorities in charge of investigating the murder of a family in Maryland have uncovered a new suspect by identifying his DNA on a piece of pizza crust that was in the home.
In May, firefighters were called to attend to a mansion in Washington, D.C., that had been set ablaze.
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ConAgra Foods Inc., the Omaha-based packaged foods corporation — whose brands include Blue Bonnet, Chef Boyardee, Fleischmann’s, Kid Cuisine, Manwich, and Hebrew National, among others — has agreed to pay $11.2 million and take responsibility for the salmonella outbreak between 2006 and 2007 that... Read more