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September 20, 2011 // 8:38 pm
Peanut butter prices are on the rise and pretty soon it’ll be just as expensive as gasoline.
Cleveland.com reports, because of the major droughts and ridiculously hot weather in the peanut agriculture states, consumers will see a rise in prices for peanut butter and peanut products.
States like Texas…
September 20, 2011 // 12:43 am
According to the global news site Bikyamasr, a Saudi Arabian restaurant has begun charging customers for the food they leave behind after dining.
The Damman Marmar, in an effort to reduce food waste in the Gulf Kingdom, is charging customers depending on how much food they have…
September 20, 2011 // 12:32 am
The State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) of China plan to score restaurant health and safety conditions in a creative way.
China Daily reports that the SFDA will implement a grading system of food evaluation with a series of cartoon smiley faces.
“Smiley” faces will represent restaurants that exceed…
September 20, 2011 // 12:20 am
A Chicago based German restaurant wanted to get themselves into the book of records for something, so what better way than attempt to make the world’s largest bratwurst?
Huffington Post reports, The Berghoff Restaurant challenged the pages of history on Sept 15 by attempting to make the world’s…
September 19, 2011 // 10:49 pm
Atkins is bringing it’s line of diet foods to India says one of the company’s market officials, Greg Boucher.
Boucher says that Atkins products should be available in places like Mumbai within the next three to six months. Brand names that belong to Atkins Nutritionals Inc. include Endulge, Advantage…
September 19, 2011 // 9:38 pm
Now this is a true Foodbeast!
Chicagoan chef and competitive eater Patrick Bertoletti demolished competitors at New York’s San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy last Thursday by wolfing down a record 32 cannolis in six minutes.
Bertoletti faced off against seven other worthy contenders that day but it was…
September 18, 2011 // 10:00 am
The BBC has reported that a coffee powered car was driven at 66 mph and has set a land record.The car, Carpaccino, was at Elvington Airfield near York when driver Martin Bacon hit the record speed.
The vehicle runs off of a process called gasification, which burns dried pellets of…
September 17, 2011 // 11:00 am
Huffington Post reports, a woman was found dead in a McDonald’s restroom.
Investigators discovered a gas leak from the soda machine that led to 10 people getting sick. The machine, which pumped carbonation into the soda, had a leak that caused gas build-up over an entire week in the…
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