When life gives you Hanukkah on Thanksgiving, make a menurkey. Or a turkel. That's what students at suburban Detroit's Hillel Day School are doing — creating paper-and-paint mashups of menorahs and turkeys, and the birds combined with dreidels.
John Hopkins University students demanded local, sustainabily sourced food, so the school obliged and switched to a new food-service contractor that specializes in local sourcing and has experience working with small-scale farms. The trend is growing.
A judge has declined to act immediately on a request to close the Sriracha hot sauce factory that residents say is stinking up their California city. The judge didn't indicate when he might rule. The issue could eventually be resolved with a trial.
Stollen cakes contain dried fruit and are covered with sugar, and they are usually eaten during the Christmas season. The Morenz bakery belongs to the German Association for the Protection of the Dresden Christmas Stollen.
Foods units recalled and the number of international recalls increased during the third quarter of 2013, with one out of every three FDA recalls tracked by the index having an international component, according to the ExpertRECALL Index of recall data.
National chain restaurants in Alaska's capitol city have not always been present, mainly because of the remoteness of the state. It was too costly and the logistics too daunting to run a restaurant in the state. Now, restaurants are rushing in.
'Tis the season for the French wine Beaujolais Nouveau. The young wine is less prestigious than wines like Bordeaux and Champagne, so a grand marketing campaign is conducted annually to draw attention to Beaujolais Nouveau. Revelers celebrate worldwide.
An industry group that contributed heavily to defeat a measure that would have required labeling genetically engineered foods says it lawfully reported its activity and hopes to resolve a lawsuit alleging it violated Washington's campaign finance laws.
Scientists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in the ruins of a Canaanite palace in Israel, and chemical analysis shows this is where they kept the good stuff. Samples from the ceramic jars suggest they held a luxurious beverage reserved for banquets.
While turkey remains the most popular Thanksgiving entrée, a new survey found that a few surprising dishes will round out menus this year. Specifically, lasagna will be served as a main course in 12 percent of households, while 10 percent will also serve a vegetarian entrée.
The wine world's best-known party is beginning — the ritual uncorking of Beaujolais Nouveau each November. That's a curse and a blessing for the famed French region and its lesser-known yet finer wines. This vintage is everything a fine wine is not.
It's the last day to submit comments to the Food and Drug Administration on food safety rules for farmers. Earlier this year, farmers attended FDA sessions on the rules, which would require them to take several new precautions against contamination.
Oregon workplace safety officials have cited a Springfield meat company for safety violations after a machine fractured an employee's fingers. The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health said on Thursday it fined Bright Oaks Meat Inc. $7,850.
Cattle and hog producers already struggling because of meat labelling rules in the United States are bracing for the prospect of more financial pain. The latest version of the U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) policy is to come into effect Saturday.
Millsboro residents voiced opposition Thursday to a plan supported by Gov. Jack Markell and state economic development officials to convert a former pickle plant in Sussex County into a poultry processing plant. Pollution is a major concern for residents.
Tennessee health officials said that a strain of E. coli that sickened nine children has been matched to animal waste collected at a dairy farm that sells raw milk. Five of the nine children were hospitalized and three developed a severe kidney problem.
A restaurant barmaid serves Beaujolais Nouveau wine in northern France, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. The wine world’s best-known party is beginning, the ritual uncorking of Beaujolais Nouveau every November. That’s both a curse and a blessing for the region.
A new study indicates that regular nut eaters are less likely to die of cancer or heart disease. In fact, consuming nuts makes individuals less likely to die of any cause. A bonus: Nut eaters also stay slimmer. The study suggests that eating nuts can actually help you lose weight.
A state environmental advisory panel is holding a public workshop to address concerns about the proposed redevelopment of a former pickle plant in Sussex County, Del., into a poultry processing plant. The workshop involves environmental issues.
Yum Brands says its president is leaving as part of a reorganization that will bring together U.S. and international divisions for each of its three chains — KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. Rick Carucci, who has been with the company since 1984, plans to retire in March.