Farm linked to salmonella outbreak OK'ed by FDA to sell eggs again
October 18th, 2010
06:30 PM ET
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The FDA has sent Hillandale Farms of Hampton, Iowa, a releasing letter allowing the company to start shipping its eggs, beginning Monday.

Hillandale Farms was one of two companies that recalled its eggs in August 2010 because of the potential for Salmonella poisoning. According to the FDA, since August, three egg-producing houses owned by Hillandale have been extensively tested and have been found to have no evidence of Salmonella contamination. Four others overseen by the company still are undergoing further testing before they are allowed to ship. Hillandale has also promised to enhance its systems in order to detect Salmonella in the future.

CNN Health has the FULL STORY

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5@5 - Chef Anne Quatrano
October 18th, 2010
05:00 PM ET
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5@5 is a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe.

The Sunday Supper is making a comeback - just ask Chef Anne Quatrano.

Quatrano, along with her husband Clifford Harrison, are the James Beard Foundation award-winning duo behind some of Atlanta's most adored eateries: Bacchanalia, Quinones, Floataway Café, Star Provisions, Quinones and Abattoir.

For those of us non-Southerners scratching our heads over the difference between "dinner" and "supper," Quatrano explains it as such: "Sunday Supper is a midday meal around a communal table."

"How Southern!" she adds.

If you ever needed a reason to pull up a chair on a lazy Sunday and celebrate food together - here it is.

Five Reasons to Revive the Sunday Supper: Anne Quatrano

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October 18th, 2010
02:00 PM ET
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Areas devoid of fresh food outlets, like Newark, New Jersey, have been deemed "food deserts."

As part of the Newark Fresh Foods Program, the Small Grocer Initiative helps small-scale food marts in Newark, like the Food Plaza, expand and increase their supply of fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Lunchtime poll – Thanksgiving preparation
October 18th, 2010
12:15 PM ET
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We hate to be the ones to break it to you, but if you don't have your turkey purchased, thawing, possibly cooking, your pie crusts vented, sweet potatoes peeled and green bean casserole festively Durkee'd by approximately 2 p.m. EST today, your family and all of your loved ones will be spending Thanksgiving huddled together in a torn Denny's banquette, fighting over roll scraps and hating your guts.

That is, if our inbox is to be believed - which we tend to think it oughtn't. To paraphrase this weekend's BlogWorld co-panelist, L.A. Times food editor Rene Lynch, as a food journalist, 364 days of the year are spent fussing over Thanksgiving coverage, then there's the actual event, and then the day after - 364 days more fret. And yup, we pass the panic on to you. Sorry about that.

So how does it work in your house, and how might we be of most use to you, as a food site?


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Box lunch
October 18th, 2010
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • Chocolate poo, gummy boogies and liquid candy blood bags. Yup, it must be Halloween. - Bon Appétit

  • What can kids get for half the price of a bar of chocolate? Drunk. - Daily Mail

  • Food and wine writer Colman Andrews and Jim Spanfeller have launched their new food-centric Web site. - The Daily Meal

  • Forget the scarily-themed candies, these bloodcurdling bites are real. How do you take your tarantula? - Food & Wine

  • Starbucks taps into beer and wine. - USA Today

  • KFC faces criticism after advertising their bunless Double Down sandwich on the buns of female college students. - Chicago Tribune
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