Food

A drugstore employee removes baby milk boxes from the stock in Anglet, southwestern France, Monday, Dec.11, 2017. Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have become sick since Dec. 1. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
December 11, 2017 - 10:07 am
PARIS (AP) — Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the world's largest dairy groups, said it was warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have...
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December 05, 2017 - 8:13 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A leading opponent of marriage equality says Australia's Parliament will legalize gay marriage this week despite some lawmakers' concerns about whether Australian cake makers should have to cater for same-sex weddings. Government minister Peter Dutton opposes gay marriage...
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December 04, 2017 - 5:53 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than a dozen states banded together Monday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages. In a lawsuit filed directly to the high court, the states allege that...
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December 03, 2017 - 8:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lowell Hawthorne, the founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, has died in New York City. He was 57. The city's medical examiner's said Hawthorne shot himself in the head at his Bronx factory on Saturday. Hawthorne started the successful Caribbean fast food chain...
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A man slices cuts of meat from a rotisserie Doner spit inside a Doner restaurant cafe in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The European Union’s legislature seems to be moving toward a ban on the doner kebab as millions know and love it, for health reasons. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
December 01, 2017 - 4:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — The doner kebab, that grilled fast-food sandwich which is the gastronomic equivalent of an American hamburger in many European cities, is under fire. The European Union's legislature is moving to ban the phosphates used in the processed meat that is the heart of the popular street...
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November 30, 2017 - 9:25 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — An arbitration tribunal has ordered New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra to pay Danone of France $125 million for recall costs stemming from a 2013 food scare. The recall was made out of concerns, which proved later to be untrue, that some Fonterra products supplied to...
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November 30, 2017 - 2:29 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County plans to settle a lawsuit from an augmented-reality game developer that challenged an ordinance requiring companies to get local permits for apps like Pokemon Go to be played in parks. Under the settlement agreement announced Thursday, the county won't enforce its...
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November 23, 2017 - 7:46 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of Finland's largest food companies is selling what it claims to be a first: insect bread. Markus Hellstrom, head of the Fazer group's bakery division, said Thursday that one loaf contains about 70 dried house crickets, ground into powder and added to the flour. The...
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November 21, 2017 - 6:50 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia company is recalling a hummus product sold in several states because of possible bacterial contamination. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said in a statement that Asmar's Mediterranean Food, Inc. of Alexandria is recalling one lot of...
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This undated photo shows a screen shot from a commercial that will air on television starting the week of Nov. 26. Under court order, the largest U.S. tobacco companies have to publicize the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than a decade after a judge ruled that the industry had misled the public about the risks of cigarettes, which continue to kill about a half-million Americans annually. The ads will run for 52 weeks. (U.S. Department of Justice via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 1:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11...
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