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2009-07-01 10:47:24

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service says about 209,000 pounds of frozen meat and poultry are being recalled because of an unapproved ingredient. The FSIS said Buffalo SAV Inc. of Buffalo, N.Y., initiated the recall because the products contain Amaranth Red No. 2, which cannot be used in products sold in the United States. The recalled products -- various weights of Grandma's, Siberian, and Monastery-brand perogies and turkey, pelmeni, pork, veal, chicken and beef dumplings -- were...

2009-03-09 12:39:44

Police said three people who purchased peppers at a New York store took the vegetables home and discovered they had been stuffed with bags of cocaine. Investigators said three separate customers unwittingly purchased the drug-stuffed peppers Sunday from a store on Liberty Avenue in the Ozark Park neighborhood of New York's Queens borough, the New York Post reported Monday. Store owners said the peppers were imported from South America. The shop was being searched Monday by health department...

2008-07-29 12:00:59

By Patricia Michael, The Times West Virginian, Fairmont Jul. 29--When the temperature says 93, there's no better way to cool off than to indulge in a refreshing summer treat (and some air conditioning). So what items to people usually go for? When one thinks of summer food, it typically consists of firing up the grill with hot dogs and hamburgers, drinking sweet lemonade, and finishing it off with some old-fashioned ice cream. But summer food doesn't always have to consist of a high...

2008-07-13 06:00:18

By Leann Junker, Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. Jul. 13--Good food, lively dancing and 30 years of memories will be celebrated during the annual Greek Food Festival. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 20 at St. Spyridon Church, located off Reeves Avenue in Monessen. Mary Elenitsas, publicity chairman, promises all the food is homemade. "It's all prepared here," she said, sitting in the spacious banquet facility. She emphasized...

2008-07-13 06:00:09

By Carole Goldberg, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 13--When Nora Ephron wrote her bitterly comic novel "Heartburn" and threw in a few recipes to sweeten the effect, she was devising a recipe for other authors to follow. Since then, novelists including Jan Karon, Laura Esquivel and Diane Mott Davidson have made food an essential ingredient of their books and included recipes for the avid reader. We can now, happily, add Lara Vapnyar to that list. And more important, we also can note...

2006-02-23 04:29:32

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Around 1,000 Indonesians staged a protest outside a building housing the Danish embassy on Thursday against cartoons of Prophet Mohammad, two days after the Danish envoy returned to the country. The demonstrators carried a banner that read "Denmark is the Evil of the World." There was no violence during the one-hour rally, watched by around 100 police. Denmark's envoy left Indonesia on February 11 because of a "serious, concrete threat" against the mission by...

2006-02-04 13:38:07

By Rasha Elass DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Furious Syrians set fire to the Danish and Norwegian embassies on Saturday as protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad showed no signs of abating despite calls for calm. Oil giant Iran, already embroiled in a dispute with the West over its nuclear programme, said it was reviewing trade ties with countries that have published such caricatures. Chanting "God is Greatest," thousands of protesters stormed the Danish embassy, burned the Danish...

2006-02-01 08:07:37

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - A telephoned bomb threat against the Danish embassy in Damascus forced staff to evacuate the building on Wednesday while security personnel cordoned off streets and searched the complex, witnesses said. A diplomatic storm has blown up over cartoons deemed offensive to Islam and the Prophet Mohammad that were published in a Danish newspaper in September and republished in Norway last month and in the French paper France Soir on Wednesday. No bomb was found and...

2006-01-31 09:36:48

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Thousands of Palestinians protested for a second day on Tuesday against Denmark for allowing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad to be published, saying an apology by the newspaper involved was not enough. Demonstrators burned Danish flags, chanted "War on Denmark, Death to Denmark" and called for an Arab boycott of products from the small north European country until it showed contrition for the satirical caricatures deemed blasphemous by Islam....

2006-01-30 12:50:00

DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iraqi militant group called on Monday for attacks against Danish and Norwegian targets over satirical cartoons of Islam's Prophet Mohammad, saying a boycott of goods was not enough, according to an Internet statement. "Boycotting cheese and dairy products alone is a flimsy stance that fits a weak nation that cannot defend its prophet ... They started this and they have to shoulder the responsibilities," said the statement attributed to the Mujahideen Army. It called on...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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