Cat food recalled for possible salmonella contamination

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(WTAJ) – Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain cat food products due to possible salmonella contamination.

Per a release from the U.S. Drug & Food Administration, the risk was discovered from a routine state surveillance sample from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The company, out of California, distributes products nationwide via both retail and online distribution.

Below are the products that have been recalled. No customer complaints or illnesses

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Fast food industry impacted by worker shortage

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – Fast food restaurants are feeling the effects of an employee shortage that’s impacting the entire restaurant industry, and it could mean changes for your next meal.

The shortage has affected operations and prompted some national chains to hike wages and add new incentives.

“No doubt it’s been a perfect storm for everyone out there, and from a macroeconomic level, this is something I’ve never seen in my career ever before,” said Chipotle Senior Manager of National Recruiting Joe Albano.

Albano said Chipotle is seeking

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Bitcoin Pizza As Food For Thought

Made popular by the book, “Outliers: The Story of Success,” the mainstream principle states that, in order to become an expert in any field, you need 10,000 hours of devotional practice in that field.

With every hour being worth every effort and not wasted.

Those 10,000 expended hours are pivotal for one to become an expert in whatever they are striving for, making those 10,000 hours quintessential to the recipe for success.

Of course, 10,000 hours can be denominated in many ways. Those 10,000 hours could be broken down to mean 417 days’ worth of hours, or three

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Beer garden, food truck festival, new cigar bar

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — We’re bringing you Tri-State restaurant happenings and food news you need to know. Check out this weekly feature to keep up to date on the latest.

The Evansville Brewery Beer Garden will happen on Saturday, May 29, from 2-7 p.m. at Adams Avenue and Putnam Streets just east of Haynie’s Corner. A $20 pre-purchased sampling ticket will get you unlimited beer samples from Carson’ Brewery, Damsel Brew Pub, Haynie’s Corner Brewing Co., Myriad Brewing and the Ohio Valley Homebrewers Association between 2-4 p.m. After 4 p.m., live music begins and beer will be sold by the pint.

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Diving into Montrose’s new seafood hot spot, plus the latest food news

On this week’s episode of “What’s Eric Eating,” blogger and influencer Felice Sloan joins CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler to discuss the week in food news. Their conversation begins with a news that the Four Seasons Houston will replace its Italian restaurant Quattro with Toro Toro, a pan-Latin steakhouse from star chef Richard Sandoval.

Sandler and Sloan share a couple memories of Quattro before expressing their excitement about Toro Toro’s diverse menu and the renderings of its stylish interior. From there, the conversation turns to chef David Cordua’s plans to open The Lymbar at The Ion, Rice University’s

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5 things to know in Milwaukee food and drink news this week

Doughnut beer at Vennture

Vennture Brew Co. has teamed with Cranky Al’s to introduce the Doughnut Don imperial doughnut stout original with cruller, vanilla and coffee, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 29.

Three additional variations of the Doughnut Don original will be available: Doughnut Don with maple, Doughnut Don with barrel-aged coffee, or Doughnut Don with barrel-aged coffee and Bittercube cherry bark vanilla mash. Or if you prefer something lighter, try the Jeelly Filled, which is a pastry sour made with raspberry and lemon mash — imagine drinking a paczki.

Food will be available for purchase from

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Five dog-friendly places to enjoy Buffalo’s food and drink scene | Entertainment

Dogs and their humans both have time socializing at Barkology in Cheektowaga. Owners can have a drink from the bar while the dogs play.

One of the best perks of summer is being able to enjoy a refreshing beverage and a tasty meal outdoors after months of frigid weather.

For dog owners however, it can be tough leaving your furry friend at home alone, especially if they have separation issues. If you adopted a new dog while working from home during the past 14 months and they’ve become accustomed to having you home nearly 24/7,

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Cadmium in chocolate limits put forward in Codex meeting

A Codex committee has recommended new maximum levels (MLs) for cadmium in chocolate.

The levels set for cadmium are 0.3 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) for chocolate containing up to 30 percent cocoa total solids and 0.7mg/kg for the 30 percent to 50 percent category.

The European Union, Norway and Egypt did not agree with the 0.3 mg/kg levels put forward and these three nations plus Switzerland didn’t back the 0.7mg/kg levels.

Instead of 0.3 mg/kg the three countries wanted a level of 0.1 mg/kg. In the other category, a lower ML of 0.3 mg/kg was proposed as protecting consumers, especially

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The Return of The Vegas Buffet and 14 Openings to Know

This post originally appeared on May 15, 2020 in Amanda Kludt’s newsletter “From the Editor,” a roundup of the most vital news and stories in the food world each week. Read the archives and subscribe now.

Here’s what you missed on Eater last week:

— Openings: Cafe Leonelli, a name-brand import from New York, and Le Jardinier, opening at Houston’s venerable Museum of Fine Art; Em, a pretty and long-delayed Vietnamese restaurant, in New York; Itria, an Italian restaurant serving bubbly focaccia-like pan pizza, in San Francisco; S&W Market, Asheville’s first food hall; Herbie Butcher’s

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TikTok’s ‘pesto eggs’ are the latest food trend: ‘You won’t go back’

TikTokers are simply eggs-cited about pesto.

The unusual food combo is one of the latest food trends to hit the video-sharing app, which is now more than 131.8 million views strong according to the hashtag “pesto eggs.”

And the countless videos linked under the popular hashtag are showing home chefs that there’s really no wrong way to make a pesto-covered egg dish. 


TikTok recipes have ranged between scrambled, fried, sunny-side up, omelets, poached, deviled and more.

TikTokers are combining egg dishes with pesto sauce and now it is

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