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  • 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...
  • Rainforest Action Network to PepsiCo, General Mills: Stop killing orangutans

    The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
  • USDA threatens to shut down Foster Farms plants

    USDA threatens to shut down Foster Farms plants
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has threatened Foster Farms with shutting down the three plants involved in the recent salmonella outbreak, according to a NBC News report Wednesday. And Consumer Reports magazine said that it had tested samples of...
  • New Chipotle game app, film aim to save world one burrito at a time

    New Chipotle game app, film aim to save world one burrito at a time
    Chipotle Mexican Grill may be known for its giant foil-wrapped burritos, but the fast casual chain is venturing into the game app world. The company launched a new game app called "The Scarecrow" and an accompanying film Thursday.  The game follows a...
  • Heart Attack Grill wants you to know its food will kill you

    Jon Basso, founder of the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas, has made a career of serving unhealthy food, and he wants to make sure everyone knows his food will kill you. And to prove it, he brought in a bag of the cremated remains of a customer who died at...
  • Organic products grew to $35.1 billion in sales

    Organic products grew to $35.1 billion in sales
    Nationwide sales of organic products continued to experience healthy growth last year, jumping 11.5% to $35.1 billion, according to the Organic Trade Assn. The Washington-based group representing organic businesses said growth rates are expected to at...
  • Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions

    Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions
    The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
  • 50,000 pounds of ground beef recalled; which packages do you avoid?

    More than 50,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled after a possible E. coli contamination at a Kansas plant, but some packages may already have made their way to store shelves.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture determined the ground beef was...
  • Food prices increased in June

    Food prices increased in June
    I recently embarked on a price comparison project at six of the major grocery stores in Hampton Roads. What I found was quite surprising: Prices have declined over the past year. (More on that to come in the Daily Press on Sunday, July 21). In the...
  • Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope

    Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in Sochi, where he intends to inspect the venues for the upcoming Winter Olympics, his spokesman said. “In the coming days, the president will examine in detail all the [five] venues of the...
  • Chan Lowe: Fast-food workers' unhappy meal

    Chan Lowe: Fast-food workers' unhappy meal
    It’s about time fast-food workers went on the march. The work is miserable and hard, it’s unfulfilling, and the pay sucks.  Back in the day, fast-food jobs were sought mainly by entry-level young people, which is why they paid the minimum...