| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Mexico has blocked imports of Foster Farms chicken from three central California processing facilities linked to an outbreak of salmonella.
The Mexican government told the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday it was removing from its list of...
| Jan 2, 2014
The highs in Chicago dining this year put our city on top of the world, while the lows were unbearably sad. In between was news with a common thread: to put good food in front of Chicagoans. Here, now, our look back at the food year that was.
| Jan 8, 2014
Eggnog is lucky that fruitcake exists, otherwise it certainly would be the butt of more holiday jokes. Cartons of the thick, overly sugary stuff have convinced many people that eggs belong nowhere near their cocktails--and that's too bad. Plenty of the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture suspended operations at a Foster Farms poultry plant Wednesday because of a cockroach infestation.
The plant, which is located in Livingston, Calif., 25 miles southeast of Modesto, was one of three Foster Farms...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:27 PM
The cockroach infestation that closed a Foster Farms chicken plant in Central California was the latest setback for the giant poultry company, which last year faced a salmonella outbreak that sickened more than 400 people.
The U.S. Department of...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:16 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lifted its suspension of a Foster Farms poultry plant in Central California that was cited for cockroach infestation, a spokesperson said Friday.
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service cleared the...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Foster Farms shut down its largest poultry plant in Central California on Sunday, two days after federal inspectors lifted a suspension for cockroach infestation.
The company said fresh chicken production at the Livingston facility was put on hold for...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling 33,840 pounds of uncooked, mechanically separated chicken that may contain salmonella. Seven people have reported illnesses linked to the chicken.
The chicken was produced for a small number of state institutions...
| Jan 15, 2014
The Florida State Fair is Feb. 6-17 in Tampa (floridastatefair.com). That means mega deep fryers are gearing up to work overtime to churn out the fried foods of your dreams. Check out orlandosentinel.com/thedish today for a preview of the ramen noodle...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday warned that pregnant women and children should not drink raw milk and said it supports a nationwide ban on the sale of raw milk because of the danger of bacterial illnesses.
The group's statement said it...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Gene Green from Baltimore requested a recipe for making homemade eggnog.
Margit Weisgal from Baltimore shared a recipe that her mother, Jeanne Weisgal, always made for her annual New Year's Eve party. Weisgal said she is now carrying on her mother's...