Stories tagged: food
Tue., April 26, 2016, 7 p.m.
Here’s a primer, along with some simple ways to keep food waste to a minimum.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
McDonald’s sales rose 5.4 percent at established U.S. locations in the first quarter, marking the third straight increase as the chain fights to stage a comeback.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
The federal government has added several populations of economically important food fish, including stocks of salmon and flounder, to its list of fish stocks that are being subjected to overfishing.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Coca-Cola wants Diet Coke fans to feel more like they’re drinking “the real thing.”
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
An Ohio businessman who started specialty food company Hickory Farms that sells sausage sticks and cheese trays has died. Richard Ransom was 96.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
More than 1,200 pounds of fresh and healthy food rolled up to Coeur d’Alene Assembly Church on Wednesday as volunteers prepared to open the church food pantry to the public …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 4 p.m.
Elevate your salmon game with this new go-to guide
Tue., April 5, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
It has taken a month and nearly $350,000 to remove the rats from the Snohomish High School cafeteria. Everett school officials say the building is expected to reopen next week …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Subway is moving ahead and posting calorie counts on menu boards nationally despite another delay in a federal rule requiring the information.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 4 p.m.
New statistics on death rates in the United States appear to confirm a grim prediction – that obesity is reversing decades of steady expansion in Americans’ life spans, according to …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
The federal government says man-made global warming is making America sicker and it’s only going to get worse.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Ask any restaurant server or bartender about side work and you are liable to get an earful. Sweeping floors, washing dishes, making salad? These are tasks that should pay minimum …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
The widow of Benihana’s founder has lost her bid for part of his fortune after a yearslong dispute with his children and grandchildren over his will.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
McDonald’s Corp. said Thursday it plans to open 1,500 new restaurants in China, South Korea and Hong Kong as it looks to faster-growing markets to help drive a global turnaround.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
Chipotle apparently has burgers on its mind. The Denver-based chain applied for a trademark for “Better Burger” earlier this month.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
A clash over chocolate-filled cookies has culminated in Trader Joe’s settling a lawsuit filed by Pepperidge Farm.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Food manufacturers and pesticide applicators could be subject to “stop work” orders under new regulatory authority being considered by Oregon’s farm regulators.
Tue., March 22, 2016, noon
Returned Peace Corps volunteers share tastes from the time they served overseas
Sun., March 20, 2016
SANDGATE, Vt. (AP) – Once a side venture that helped farmers pay their taxes, Vermont maple syrup is becoming big business, with corporations buying up thousands of acres of trees …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Chipotle is giving away free burritos to combat the eeriness of empty stores and to convince people that its food is safe.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
A criminal investigation is under way after a video surfaced online showing a man urinating on a Kellogg factory assembly line, the company said.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Fifteen tons of Snickers chocolate bars have met a sticky end in Gaza.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Chipotle store in Massachusetts was closed Wednesday after the local health board said an employee there tested positive for norovirus.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
The Oregon Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court was correct to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by the owner of a wedding venue that received a negative review …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 9:25 a.m.
Maine officials say the state’s lifeblood commercial fishing industry once again broke records for the value of marine species at the dock in 2015.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
Several environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for not updating Washington’s water-quality rules partly tied to how much fish people eat.
Tue., March 1, 2016, noon
This week’s Fresh Sheet: a round-up of food-related news
Tue., March 1, 2016, 9:35 a.m.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking a judge to find that an Iowa-based group violated state campaign disclosure laws as it backed a 2013 food labeling initiative.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 9 a.m.
Health officials have confirmed that botulism toxin was the cause of death of two elderly Grant County residents in early February.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Subway customers can finally rest assured that their “Footlong” sandwiches will be as long as promised.