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2009-10-05 09:21:44

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people allergic to milk products not to consume certain Krumbleez-brand dairy-free cookies. The CFIA said some Krumbleez sprouted buckwheat and chocolate-ginger cookies contain milk that is not declared on the label. Foods Alive Canada of Grindrod, British Columbia, said the recalled cookies were distributed in British Columbia and Alberta. Officials said consumption of the product might cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in people...

2009-09-01 07:51:28

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of some Stop & Shop-brand Home Town Bakery old fashioned molasses cookies. The FDA said Petri Baking Products Inc. of Silver Creek, N.Y., initiated the voluntary recall because the cookies contain peanut butter and milk that are not listed on the ingredients label. People allergic to peanuts or milk might suffer serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume the product. The federal agency said the recall affects...

2009-08-13 13:19:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- His mission is to get kids in Harlem to eat healthier to fight obesity and its consequences. Chef Lindsey Williams, grandson of Sylvia Woods, owner of Sylvia's famous soul food restaurant in Harlem, and author of "Neo Soul," a collection of traditional soul food dishes made with healthier cooking methods and low fat ingredients, is debuting a series of breakfast smoothies named after iconic Harlem figures this weekend during Harlem Week. "I have...

2009-08-13 08:31:12

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of all Liberte-brand Mediterranee Wild Blackberry Yogurt because of a labeling error. The St. Hubert, Quebec, Canada, company said the 6-ounce yogurt containers with an expiration date of Sept 02 might contain undeclared walnuts and plums, posing a health risk for people allergic to such ingredients. The yogurt was distributed across the United States labeled as wild blackberry yogurt. But some of the product was actually the...

2009-08-11 16:47:10

A Utah ice cream maker is apparently banking on children's propensity to disobey the advice of their parents by inviting them to eat Yellow Snow. Shawn McLennan said he began making his own ice cream about six or seven years ago and gave it to friends and at parties, calling it Yellow Snow brand ice cream -- and now the enterprise has grown to include his own ice cream shop in Park City called Yellow Snow Ice Cream and Coffee, The Park City (Utah) Record Reported Tuesday. McLennan, who offers...

2009-08-05 12:53:00

CANTON, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Baskin-Robbins, America's favorite ice cream shop, is hosting a seminar in Spartanburg on August 11,( )2009 to share information about franchising opportunities in the Greenville, SC; Spartanburg, SC; Anderson, SC and Asheville, NC areas. Baskin-Robbins is seeking franchisees to develop more than 35 new stores in the region. The Baskin-Robbins seminar will be held at the Marriott Spartanburg at Renaissance Park at 299 North Church Street from 2:00...

2009-08-03 12:48:00

CANTON, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Baskin-Robbins, America's favorite neighborhood ice cream shop, today announced the setting of a new Guinness World Record(TM) for the Largest Cheerleading Dance* to the tune of the "Ice Cream and Cake" song by the Buckwheat Boyz. To celebrate the launch of its new Ice Cream and Cake Dance Video Contest, Baskin-Robbins organized the Largest Cheerleading Dance, with Mario Lopez of Extra TV and Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA). The online contest...

2009-07-23 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio's premier children's museum will team up with the state's premier ice cream maker for the Ice Cream Extravaganza, Aug. 8, at the Cincinnati Museum Center's Duke Energy Children's Museum. On that day, the Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Cincinnati History Museum, and the Museum of Natural History & Science will take part in a day-long celebration of everyone's favorite dessert. Each museum will participate in making ice cream in a unique way,...

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2009-06-30 12:35:00

On Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed the presence of E. coli O157:H7 bacteria in Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough. The FDA said in a statement that the contaminated sample was collected at Nestle's facility in Danville, Va on Thursday. Earlier on Monday Nestle SA announced a recall of Toll House refrigerated cookie dough, saying the FDA found evidence of E. coli on a production sample of the product. The recall did not include other Nestle Toll House...

2009-06-30 10:16:00

- America's Favorite Neighborhood Ice Cream Wants to Develop 29 New Stores in the Region - CANTON, Mass., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Baskin-Robbins, America's favorite ice cream shop, is rapidly expanding its national footprint with today's announcement that San Antonio, TX is a priority growth market in 2009. In order to share information about the 29 stores it wants to develop in and around San Antonio, Baskin-Robbins is hosting a brand introduction seminar on July 9, 2009 at the Hyatt...