• Alyson Hannigan enters the world of competitive pumpkin-carving on new show

    Alyson Hannigan enters the world of competitive pumpkin-carving on new show

    Alyson Hannigan is getting a jump on Halloween. The former star of “How I Met Your Mother” is hosting “Outrageous Pumpkins,” a new four-part Food Network series in which seven expert pumpkin carvers will show off their skills and compete for a $25,000 grand prize. Hannigan, 46, answered a few questions about her new show. …
  • Blue Bell Creameries slapped with $17M fine for listeria outbreak

    Blue Bell Creameries slapped with $17M fine for listeria outbreak

    Ice cream manufacturer Blue Bell Creameries has been hit a $17.25 million fine for causing a massive listeria outbreak in 2015. The fine, issued by a federal court judge in Texas, is the largest criminal penalty ever for a food safety case, the Department of Justice said in announcing the unappetizing fine on Thursday. “The …
  • Burger King puts Whopper ‘recipe’ on wrappers to show no artificial preservatives

    Burger King puts Whopper ‘recipe’ on wrappers to show no artificial preservatives

    Sure you could just lift up the bun, but why bother when Burger King has now printed the ingredients that you already knew were on your sandwich ­­right on the wrapper? Genius. In its latest marketing gimmick, the fast food chain is advertising that its Whopper “now features no colors, no flavors and no preservatives …
  • Pope Francis: Sex and eating are ‘divine’ pleasures sent by God

    Pope Francis: Sex and eating are ‘divine’ pleasures sent by God

    Can’t get enough carnal sins? You’re preaching to the choir, says Pope Francis. In an interview with Italian writer Carlo Petrini, who has compiled several conversations with the pope for a new book, his Holiness referred to sex and food, among other delights, as gifts from God. Furthermore, to enjoy them is not sinful, as …
  • Smithfield Foods faces fine for not protecting workers from COVID-19

    Smithfield Foods faces fine for not protecting workers from COVID-19

    The US Labor Department said Thursday it cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from the coronavirus, making it the first major US meatpacker to face a fine after outbreaks at slaughterhouses infected thousands of workers this spring and caused meat shortages. The department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Smithfield Packaged Meats in …
  • Here’s what the McDonald’s Travis Scott meal comes with

    Here’s what the McDonald’s Travis Scott meal comes with

    It’s a rappy meal. McDonald’s has teamed with hip-hop artist Travis Scott to drop a hot new meal for fast food enthusiasts. The unlikely alliance marks the Golden Arches’ first collaboration with a superstar since they partnered with Michael Jordan in 1992, Newsweek reports. “We’re excited to bring the Travis Scott Meal to a McDonald’s …
  • Master P launching Uncle P food brand to counter Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s

    Master P launching Uncle P food brand to counter Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s

    Master P is hoping to usurp Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s. After the long-running food lines promised to replace their racist branding, the rap star announced that he plans to launch his own rival products. His Uncle P company will offer grits, pancake mix, syrup, oatmeal, rice and beans — and dedicate some profits to …
  • McDonald’s accuses Australia’s Burger King of ripping off Big Mac

    McDonald’s accuses Australia’s Burger King of ripping off Big Mac

    Australia’s Burger King franchise is selling a burger that looks suspiciously similar to the Big Mac — and McDonald’s isn’t lovin’ it. The fast-food giant has sued Aussie rival Hungry Jack’s for ripping off its signature sandwich with a new double-decker offering called the “Big Jack,” reports say. In an Aug. 28 lawsuit, McDonald’s asked …
  • McDonald’s accused of sending black franchisees on ‘financial suicide mission’

    McDonald’s accused of sending black franchisees on ‘financial suicide mission’

    Dozens of former McDonald’s franchisees say the fast-food giant steered them toward restaurants in poor, crime-ridden neighborhoods because they were black. The 52 entrepreneurs made the allegations in a sweeping racial discrimination lawsuit accusing McDonald’s of sending them on a “financial suicide mission” and denying them the same opportunities it gave white franchisees. “McDonald’s proclaims …
  • Goya family furious over CEO Robert Unanue’s latest Trump plans

    Goya family furious over CEO Robert Unanue’s latest Trump plans

    Members of the family that owns Goya Foods went ballistic this week when they discovered CEO Bob Unanue was going to speak at the Republican National Convention, saying he never ran his plan to stump for Trump past the board of directors, The Post has learned. Third-generation owners of the Spanish-foods empire say they learned …