Food


Restaurants Calm Customers, Say Their Romaine Is Safe

Restaurants’ advice to their customers? Romaine calm. The government is still investigating how romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, apparently became contaminated with E. coli bacteria. As of this week, at…

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Fish, Beef Consumption Jump for Pesach

How much fish and meat do Israelis eat over Pesach? A lot, according to figures released by the Agriculture Ministry. In an average month, Israelis eat 1.5 kilos of fish,…

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60,000 Illegal Eggs Rounded Up, Destroyed

Police said that they had early Monday confiscated some 60,000 eggs that were being stored in “unhealthy conditions” in a house in the village of Tamra in northern Israel. The…

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Perdue to Food Box Critics: Give the Idea a Chance

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Thursday defended a proposal that would replace a portion of food stamp benefits with pre-assembled boxes of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients’ doorsteps — an…

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