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  • Sriracha shortage? Food safety procedures delay shipments

    Sriracha shortage? Food safety procedures delay shipments
    If you require Sriracha sauce — and lots of it — with every meal you might consider picking up a few extra bottles right now. The three hot sauces made by Huy Fong Foods will need to stay in the factory 30 days before being shipped to ensure...
  • Am I cooking with trans fats? Common grocery items contain them

    Am I cooking with trans fats? Common grocery items contain them
    The FDA announced Thursday it was moving to eliminate added trans fats from processed food, and you may be surprised how many foods -- common pantry items -- will be affected. Even though most manufacturers of processed foods containing trans fats have...
  • Citing health risks, FDA moves to ban trans fat from processed foods

    Citing health risks, FDA moves to ban trans fat from processed foods
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed a rule change that would eliminate trans fat from all processed foods in a move the agency said would prevent heart attacks and other heart disease.  "While consumption of potentially harmful...
  • We don't need trans fats -- or even nastier stuff in our food

    We don't need trans fats -- or even nastier stuff in our food
    Of all the restrictions on food the Food and Drug Administration could propose, a rule that would, in effect, eliminate artificial trans fats is probably one of the easiest regulations to accomplish these days. The partially hydrogenated oils, which...
  • Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats

    Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats
    Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive. "This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...
  • Cashing in on Uncle Sam's sweet tooth

     Cashing in on Uncle Sam's sweet tooth
    Federal efforts to protect growers of sugar beets and sugar cane epitomize everything that's wrong with U.S. farm programs. At times they've artificially raised the price of sugar, costing consumers billions of dollars; at other times they've stuck...
  • Heart Attack Grill wants you to know its food will kill you

    Heart Attack Grill wants you to know its food will kill you
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  • Potbelly IPO: Shares up as much as 141% in $105-million debut

    Potbelly IPO: Shares up as much as 141% in $105-million debut
    Investors keep gobbling up food IPOs, with Potbelly Corp. surging as much as 141% in its market debut Friday, even after pricing above expectations. In its $105-million initial public offering, the Chicago sandwich chain and its shareholders sold 7.5...
  • For food on the go, bars are eating up the competition

     For food on the go, bars are eating up the competition
    Sell your oven. Empty your cupboards. There's no need for a mixer or food processor. Keep the fridge for drinks, and maybe the blender. Eating has never been easier. The trick? Bars, bars and more bars. Vegan, chocolate, gluten-free, low-glycemic,...
  • USDA issues public health alert for some California chicken

    USDA issues public health alert for some California chicken
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a public health alert Monday afternoon, saying it had linked some raw chicken products produced in California to a salmonella outbreak. The agency’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said it had...
  • What date labels on food can, and can't, tell you

    What date labels on food can, and can't, tell you
    Ted Labuza ate sour cream two weeks past its due date. And lived to tell the tale. Dana Gunders went to the market and found fat-free milk in quarts that had no date label; the half-gallons had a "sell-by" date. A container from a different brand had...