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Ice cream headache: Regulators put a freeze on booze-infused flavors

September 26, 2016 by

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By Janelle Nanos You could call it a buzzkill, a chilling effect, or perhaps a bit of both, but no matter how you scoop it, the purveyors of alcoholic ice cream flavors in Massachusetts are now on watch. A new advisory released last week from the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has placed restrictions on […]

Blue Bell ice cream to slowly return to stores after recall

August 19, 2015 by

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Come September, customers should be able to purchase Blue Bell ice cream in select stores.Blue Bell recalled its ice cream products in April after they were found to contain the harmful bacteria listeria. Ten people were hospitalized and three others died after eating the ice cream. In July, KTVT reported the company began testing its […]

Girls receive support after police shut down lemonade stand

June 12, 2015 by

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Andria and Zoey Green from Texas set up a lemonade stand to raise money for a Father’s Day gift, but the small business was quickly shut down. “We were there for about an hour and the police department pulled up, code enforcement officer and the chief. She pulled me to the side and said we […]

Things you didn’t know about red meat

August 24, 2014 by

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By Julie Ruggirello Between burgers at summertime barbecues, spaghetti and meatballs, and braised ribs throughout the winter, Americans eat a lot of red meat. On average, we eat more than 100 pounds of red meat a year, and show no signs of slowing down. But what you don’t know about meat can actually hurt you. […]

How To Set Up a Portable Pizza Bar for Your Next Event

August 8, 2014 by

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Sponsored Advertorial We all love to hang outdoors when weather permits, especially in the summer when get-togethers are synonymous with backyard BBQs and picnics. However, if you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor pizza oven, then why not throw a pizza party instead? Come to think of it, you can actually set up a pizza […]

Walmart’s Ice Cream Sandwiches Don’t Melt In The Sun

July 30, 2014 by

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Last we checked, ice cream is supposed to melt if it isn’t kept chilled. But Walmart’s store-brand ice cream sandwiches don’t even melt in the sun, according to a report from WCPO Cincinnati. The discovery was made by a local mom, Christie Watson, who noticed that a Great Value ice cream sandwich her son left […]

Food safety for summer – and the other seasons

July 1, 2014 by

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by Doug Powell When Liz Szabo of USA Today called me a few weeks ago, my immediate thought was, not another food safety tip story, because most of them are as exciting as watching soccer or listening to Springsteen. But, I changed my mind because anyone can be a critic – gotta come up with […]