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2009-04-21 04:00:00

MIAMI, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Salsa and hot sauce sales surpass ketchup. Tortillas enable the popular "wrap" sandwich. And avocados, mangos and cilantro can now be found in virtually every produce department. With its prevalence in restaurants, housewares departments and now grocery stores, Latino cooking is the latest trend on the culinary scene. May is the ideal time to explore Latin cooking with both Mother's Day and Cinco de Mayo, a holiday that commemorates the Mexican victory over...

2009-03-07 14:40:00

All tortilla production at a Chicago plant has been halted amid concerns the food items were responsible for illness outbreaks in two states, officials say. Assistant U.S. Attorney Donald Lorenzen said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asked Del Rey Tortilleria to stop producing tortilla products until federal regulators can confirm the company's plant meets health regulations, the Chicago Tribune reported Saturday. A government lawsuit linked the Chicago plant to outbreaks in...

2008-09-25 09:00:37

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/304c00/mexico_food_and_dr) has announced the addition of the "Mexico Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering. The Mexico Food Drink Report provides independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Mexico's food and drink industry. As Mexico's food and drink firms publish their results for the 2007 financial year it is becoming increasingly clear that many have struggled to pass on rising raw...

2008-09-16 12:00:37

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary recall of Margaritaville-brand lime tortilla chips due to a labeling error. The FDA said El Matador Enterprises of Grand Rapids, Mich., initiated the recall of 13-ounce bags of Margaritaville Island Lime Tortilla Chips because they might contain undeclared whey in the spice blend, posing a health risk for people allergic to dairy products. The recalled tortilla chips have a "Best By" date of "December 6, 2008," or earlier, and...

2008-09-16 03:00:20

By Zermeno, Sergio THE EUROPEAN UNION HAS STEADFASTLY opposed agricultural trade liberalization, as proposed by the United States, with arguments in favor of food security and employment.1 And it makes sense that the old continent, which is home, in proportional terms, to five times as many farmers as the United States, sees no incentive in opening its market to cheap, heavily subsidized U.S. food and having to pay even greater subsidies than it already does to protect its own important...

2008-08-18 18:00:33

By SHANTEE WOODARDS Staff Writer From now on, water and fruits will be constants at Anne Arundel County Department of Health meetings. In the past, the department has hosted public meetings where they've offered pizza or fried foods. But now it has adopted a new policy that encourages the staff to include nutritious snacks at their conferences and programs. "We've decided that you don't have to eat Dunkin' Donuts when you have business meetings and we decided to start with our own...

2008-07-10 12:00:49

Mission Foods, one of America's leading tortilla manufacturers, will be spotlighted on "Unwrapped," the Food Network's number one rated television program. The episode, entitled "On A Roll," is scheduled to air on Monday, July 21 at 8 p.m. CDT and will detail what goes into making the fresh tortillas and chips Mission consumers enjoy daily. Hosted by Marc Summers, "Unwrapped" travels across the US showing viewers how everyday favorite foods are made. For this episode, the crew of...

2008-07-03 00:00:19

MESH GRILL PAN If you have trouble with food falling through the grates when you grill, a mesh grill-top fry pan should alleviate the problem. Made of stainless steel tight mesh, it has a 12-inch-diameter shallow base and curved sides (3 inches high) for easy browning, sauteeing and acquiring smoky flavor on the outdoor grill. Even the smallest vegetables and shrimp won't fall through. Dishwasher safe. $29.95. Pick it up at Williams-Sonoma stores (Calabasas, Sherman Oaks and other Southern...

2008-06-25 03:02:35

By Anonymous McCoy's is relaunching its range of Tortillas snacks in a drive to position all of its products as'man crisps'. Two flavours have been added to the United Biscuitsowned range - hot Chilli and Nacho Cheese. They will be rolled out next month to coincide with the Euro 2008 football championships. The previous range, which included a Hickory Smoked Ribs flavour variant, was missing its target male consumers, according to United Biscuits. The UK tortilla snack market is worth...

2008-06-20 18:00:26

Text of report by respected Mexican business newspaper El Financiero website on 19 June [Report by Eduardo Jardon: "Limited benefits of freezing prices"] There are limited benefits to consumers of the price freeze on various foods. Few of the products whose prices will remain the same until the end of the year are really part of basic consumption, and also only a few of them have shown significant price increases, or else their prices have already gone up in recent months. It is...


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