10 Odd Cases of Food Poisoning

In 2011 a novel strain of Escherichia coli or E coli bacteria caused a serious outbreak of food borne illness focused mostly in northern Germany. It took months before authorities were able to track the source of the contamination to the seeds of fenugreek imported Read More …

Subway’s Amazingly Stupid Response To Footlong Controversy

View this image › Perth, Australia, teenager Matt Corby is reported to have been the first person to post an image of a less-than-a-foot-long Subway Footlong (above). View this image › Via Subway Australia’s official Facebook page. THIS: “With regards to the size of the Read More …

The Creepiest Mascot In Advertising History

1. “HO HO HO, MOTHERFUCKER.” View this image › 2. Before he became the handsome stud some of us grew up with… Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=_Wukf4hXyyM. 3. …The “Jolly” Green Giant was a creature from farming Hell Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=M_fxLZb_qXY. 4. “HOPE YOU DON’T Read More …

Egg Industry Declares War On Eggless Eggs

Courtesy of Hampton Creek Foods   Hampton Creek Foods, a tech-centric San Francisco food startup that develops plant-based egg replacement products, has attracted some very high-profile investors, including PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, and lots of media attention in the past year. Enough attention, apparently, to Read More …

23 Reasons Trader Joe’s Is The Best Grocery Store That Ever Was

1. Trader Joe’s is more than a grocery store. It is a tiki/trader-themed grocery experience. View this image › htownchowdown.com As in, “Trader” Joe travels around the world looking for delicious things… View this image › mlaproductions.deviantart.com …then sells them to you in a store Read More …

Why Eating Horses Is Totally Fine

View this image › westernhorsereview.com In light of Britain’s ongoing collective freakout over the discovery that a whole bunch of products containing ground “beef” in U.K. supermarkets are actually full of ground horse, the question must once again be asked: What is the deal with Read More …

15 Archetypal Southern American Foods

The American South has a rich and varied food history. From Old World food supplies brought over on voyages of discovery, to New World foods shipped back with both distrust and acclaim, to African slave innovations and the influences of countless immigrant settlers, arose a Read More …