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The Daily Dish: July 20, 2016

Dishing out the latest and greatest in food news
The Daily Dish - July 20, 2016

Brian Sheehan dishes on what's hot and trending in the world of all things food and drink for Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

Today’s first course?

Just two months after announcing a partnership with U.K. giant Pizza Express, delivery company Deliveroo is expanding into alcohol. Deliveroo will partner with wine merchants Majestic Wine and craft brewers BrewDog of TV fame. The alcohol courier service will be available both in London and in BrewDog bars in Bristol, Cardiff, and Manchester. Deliveroo has also signed up various smaller suppliers, including Honest Brew and Vagabond Wines, as part of its new alcohol delivery service.

ConAgra Foods has recalled approximately 195,597 pounds of frozen P.F. Chang’s chicken and beef entrées for possible contamination by metal fragments. The fragments range in size from two to nine millimeters in diameter two to nine millimeters (1/3 of an inch), according to the USDA. They are described as “curled, malleable, and shiny,” and might be found in the sauce of the recalled products. An employee found metal fragments July 1 while dispensing sugar for the sauce, and ConAgra Foods was notified July 14 of the sugar recall for potential metal contamination.

A long-term diet of moderate calorie restriction may reduce the onset of chronic conditions, according to a recent study in the journal Aging. A low-calorie diet — assuming that levels of protein, vitamin, and mineral intake remain constant — is believed to decrease inflammation, the precursor to many age-related chronic diseases such as heart disease and dementia. It is even part of the biology of aging itself.

That’s today’s daily dish, thanks for watching. Stop by tomorrow for another helping.

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