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9Lives, EverPet & Special Kitty Cat Foods Recalled

January 4, 2017 by


The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a  recall on certain lots of 9LivesTM, EverPetTM, and Special KittyTM canned cat food due to possible low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1). The issue was discovered by the Quality Assurance team during review of production records at the manufacturing facility. No illnesses related to this issue have been […]

Canadian Walmart caught trashing unopened, fresh food and water bottles

October 31, 2016 by


There’s a staggering amount of food wasted every year by families, restaurants and grocers around the world. In the U.S., Feeding America estimates that 70 billions pounds of food is wasted annually—up to 40 percent of all food that’s grown and transported throughout the country. Walmart, one of the world’s biggest grocery suppliers (it’s number […]

People reveal the most disgusting things they’ve ever found in their food

September 26, 2016 by


by Dan Meyers At some point, many of us have found something disgusting in our food. It’s just a fact of life: The more food you eat, the higher the likelihood that a foreign object of some sort will find its way into it. If you’re lucky, you notice it before you take your first […]

What’s the real deal with the food at T.J. Maxx?

August 26, 2016 by


By Maggie Lange T. J. Maxx’s pantry is chaos. Their edibles section commingles garlic-stuffed olives with organic beetroot powder, Himalayan salt with luxury Tunisian olive oil. The shelves are either recently ransacked or over-stuffed. It’s the height of disorganization: Next to a jar of bacon-flavored spice and a bottle of Sriracha ketchup is an unappealingly […]

In US, only half are aware of food waste as a problem

August 18, 2016 by


By Megan Scudellari An appalling amount of perfectly edible food goes straight from our kitchens into the trash. Retailers and restaurants are often blamed for excessive food waste, yet according to the US Department of Agriculture, consumers are primarily responsible: In 2010, consumers threw away two-thirds of the 133 billion pounds of uneaten food that […]

Italy Sets Example on Reducing Food Waste as U.S. Tosses $161 Billion Worth a Year

August 5, 2016 by


by Alex Johnson Italy adopted new laws this week to cut down drastically on food waste — the second such law in Europe, joining France’s. So what’s the United States doing to reclaim the 30 percent of its food that’s simply thrown away? Italy’s Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval Tuesday to millions of euros of […]

Asian restaurant in Boston, MA closed by BOH

March 1, 2016 by


The Boston MA board of health has closed the following restaurant for the following health code violations. SAMURAI BOSTON 827 BOYLSTON ST BOSTON MA. 02116 ***  Separation, Segregation, Cross Contamination Comments: Raw fish stored with cooked/ready to eat foods – Sushi Bar Using same cutting board and equipment to prepare ready to eat and raw […]