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2009-01-10 13:42:04

An English company specializing in selling food past its best-before date says it has seen its sales rise exponentially since the global economic downturn. Approved Food says its sales have shot up 10-fold, and business is so strong the online retailer has to shut down its Web site for two days a month to clear order backlogs,The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. We have seen a significant rise in interest, probably due to the credit crunch and our low price, said company founder Dan...

2008-11-26 23:50:48

Overstuff yourself on Turkey Day, but don't overstuff the refrigerator, which can cause food-borne illness, a U.S. dietitian advises.

2008-09-30 00:00:24

Food Revolt: I was recently discharged from Ward 109 at the City General after a stay of 12 days, the first eight of which I was not allowed solid food. This turned out to be a blessing, as after my operation, I was allowed to eat the food supplied by Sodexo.

2008-09-10 09:00:28

THERE'S NO BETTER WAY to usher in the fall than with a good festival. One of the coolest around Western Branch is the Fun-n- Food Fest at the Church of St. Therese, 4137 Portsmouth Blvd. I make the annual trek for good international eating, craft shopping and listening to local musicians.

2008-09-09 00:00:07

BRITISH ASSOCIATION A universal system of food labelling which takes into account everything from nutritional information to the product's impact on the environment should be established to guide consumers, according to a food policy analyst.

2008-08-04 15:00:38

By MORGAN, Jon HAVE you tried to buy a mincer lately? Know what a mincer is? Don't laugh. I would guess that half the people in New Zealand today have no idea that such a handy kitchen implement exists. A mincer is a metal contraption that you clamp on to your kitchen bench.

2008-07-25 00:00:25

By Al Lowe There are no hassles over paperwork or qualifiers for those applying to purchase food through the Angelfood Ministries program. "If you eat, you qualify," said Darlene Love, a church elder who takes orders for the national Christian program at Kerr Presbyterian in Penn Hills.

2008-07-23 15:00:57

Comfort Food, a novel by Kate Jacobs, fed my food-world loving soul. It will make a reader crave everything from muffins to octopus while following this tale chronicling the ups and downs of life on food television.

2008-07-08 15:00:00

COOKING with Prudence. Not the title of the latest recipe book to hit the shelves but the message yesterday from Gordon Brown to Britons, each of whom wastes on average GBP420 worth of food each year. That creates an annual food mountain weighing 4.1m tonnes.


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