Displaying all articles tagged:


  1. Beef
    European Beef Is Back in America After a 16-Year BanIreland will be the continent’s first exporter since the outbreak of mad cow disease.
  2. Barred
    Here’s a Guy Who’s Banned From Every Bar and Restaurant in London35,000 establishments he cannot enter — a citywide first.
  3. Bans
    Fast-Food-Toy Ban Could Be Very EffectiveIt’s all about the free barbie.
  4. Bans
    NYC Proposes Banning Toys From Unhealthy Fast-Food Kids’ MealsLess than one percent of kids’ meal combinations met recommended government nutrition standards, according to a recent study.
  5. Bans
    Chuck Schumer Is Still Waging War on Powdered AlcoholThe “Kool-Aid of teenage binge-drinking” is still out there, but the senator will fix that.
  6. Bans
    Russia Bans Nutella, Tabasco, French Cheeses, and Lots of Other Great StuffBaby food and alcohol, thankfully, are exempt.
  7. Bans
    Russia Sets Sights on Banning Kentucky BourbonPour one out for healthy diplomatic relations.
  8. Bans
    FDA Actually Has to Warn People Not to Eat Pure Powdered CaffeineA teaspoon is equal to 25 cups of coffee.
  9. Right to Bare Hands
    California Backs Off Glove Requirement for Restaurant WorkersNever would’ve passed, lawmakers say, if opponents had spoken up earlier.
  10. Fizzled
    The Soda Ban Is Really, Truly DeadThe city says the ruling “does not change the fact that sugary-drink consumption is a key driver of the obesity epidemic.”
  11. Bans
    New York State Senate Passes Bill to Ban Powdered AlcoholFirst they came for your Phrosties.
  12. Bans
    Japan Will Keep Eating Whale Meat, Whether You Like It or NotShinzo Abe seeks a diplomatic solution.
  13. Bans
    Coca-Cola Agrees to Remove Brominated Vegetable Oil From PoweradeThe controversial ingredient can lead to early-onset puberty.
  14. Bans
    Chuck Schumer Also Wants to Outlaw Powdered AlcoholHe calls it “the Kool-Aid of teenage binge-drinking.”
  15. Bans
    No-Fun Lawmakers Seek to Permanently Ban Powdered Alcohol Before It’s Ever“It’s kind of like maybe the next Kool-Aid.”
  16. Bans
    Oregon Reverses Ban on Edibles Sales at State Marijuana Dispensaries“It shouldn’t look like candy,” the state says.
  17. Hump Day
    International Court Rules Against Japan’s Booming Whale-Meat IndustrySave the whales. For real.
  18. Right to Bare Hands
    Chefs in California Fight for the Right to Cook Without GlovesThe sushi chefs aren’t having it.
  19. Bans
    Bummer: Oregon Bans Pot Snacks From Its Marijuana Dispensaries“It just stinks,” says one edibles producer.
  20. Extinction Risk
    Whale Sharks Are Being Slaughtered in ChinaFisherman are deliberately killing the biggest fish in the world.
  21. Fin Ban
    China Isn’t Feeling Shark-Fin Soup So Much Anymore“We are getting lots of signals that attitudes are changing and prices are dropping because people no longer want to eat shark fin soup,” an activist says.
  22. Right To Bare Hands
    California Bans Workers From Touching Food With Bare HandsLoopholes will allow sushi chefs to keep going without gloves.
  23. In The Foaming
    Citywide Styrofoam-Container Ban Expected to PassThe American Chemistry Council and foam-cup-makers have given up.
  24. Foiemaggedon
    Animal Rights Group Persuades Joël Robuchon to Drop Controversial Foie GrasThe chef’s announcement comes a week after Gordon Ramsay said he’d suspend business with the France-based Soulard company.
  25. Foiemageddon
    Ramsay, Ducasse, More Top Chefs Called to Abandon Foie Gras After Cruelty“Ducks lie dead and dying, and many have painful eye injuries and abscesses.”
  26. Soy Bomb
    Rabbi Bans Soy Out of Fear It Promotes Gay Sex“The soy made me do it!” is no longer a valid excuse.
  27. Gavage
    French Government Unhappy With Amazon U.K.’s Ban on Foie GrasBecause animal cruelty is “very un-British.”
  28. Bans
    Texas McDonald’s Outlaw ‘Sagging’What happens if Bieber shows up?
  29. Unlidded
    Restaurant Owners Were Sought to Give Voice to Chemical Trade AssociationHospitality-industry group, chemical lobbyists: What’s the difference?
  30. Sad Meals
    Quinn Attacks Happy Meals, Applebee’s Grilled CheeseIf elected, she won’t ban unhealthy kid’s meals, but nonetheless wants the grilled cheese reined in.
  31. Bans
    Foam-Container Supporters Exist, Stage Intrepid Rally at City HallThey won’t clam up on the issue.
  32. The Fizz
    Marin County Announces Summer-Long Soda BanThe driest county in the world.
  33. Fin
    New York State Legislature Approves Ban on Sale of Shark FinsGovernor Cuomo just needs to sign off now.
  34. Soda War
    Pepsi Removes Brominated Vegetable Oil From Gatorade, Keeps It in Mountain DewThe controversial ingredient can lead to early onset puberty.
  35. Bans
    Soda Ban Opponents Now Include the NAACP and the Hispanic FederationThe NAACP and the Hispanic Federation argue the soda ban is also an issue of “racial fairness.”
  36. Bans
    Now We Have to Worry About Something Called Brominated Vegetable Oil Too?Another reason why soft drinks are going to kill us.
  37. In a Fizzy
    Barclays Center Opens With One-Size SodasThe arena and venue is serving sixteen-ounce sodas or smaller right out of the gate.
  38. Foodievents
    Txoko Launches Free Foie Gras Wednesdays This WeekNorth Beach’s Txoko launches its Free Foie Gras Wednesdays event this week.
  39. Cleanup on Aisle Five
    New Program Puts Junk Food Literally Out of ReachOut of reach, out of stomach is the reasoning.
  40. Fin City
    China Has Banned Shark-Fin Soup at State BanquetsThe ban will go into effect sometime in the next three years.
  41. Bans and Fans
    A Leo Tweet Lands on Our TurfLeo tweets a request for help with the shark-fin ban.
  42. Bans
    Shark Fin Is Probably Going to Be Illegal SoonShark fins: They’re not for dinner anymore.
  43. Mediavore
    New Jersey Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Nudie Bar Ban; Frank Bruni Weighs inPlus: In NoLa, a Gossip Girl gets turned into a hungry girl; and vegans tackle butchering, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Mediavore
    USDA Awards Grant Money to Local Farmers Markets Groups; Margarine Ban’sPlus: LivingSocial gets ready to launch exclusive food events; and sustainable meat supply might hinge on an overwhelming mass embrace of tripe, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Etiquette
    Restaurant Diners Agree With Pennsylvania Restaurant’s Kid BanIt seems an overwhelming majority would prefer that you leave your kids at home.
  46. Etiquette
    Pennsylvania Restaurant Owner Bans Babies and ToddlersRather than ruin everything for everyone, the restaurant owner has asked customers to leave the little ones at home.
  47. Mediavore
    Getting Married at McDonald’s; Homeboy Chips and Salsa a Hit at Ralph’sMeanwhile, California seeks to ban the possession and distribution of shark fins.
  48. Mediavore
    Stock Watchers See Bimbo as a Potential Buyer For Troubled Tasty Baking Co.;Plus Acme plans to close five Philly area locations, and the just signed food-safety bill might cause prices to go up, all in our morning news roundup.
  49. Health Concerns
    Victory Appears Certain for Asian Rice Noodle SupportersCalifornia State Senate passes new legislation that could honor the authentic cultural preparation of an Asian staple.
  50. Mediavore
    How Health Care Legislation Affects Restaurants; Spice Station and Forage MakeWith health care reform comes adjustment for the restaurant industry, and two Silver Lake caterers have a symbiotic relationship.