The Virginian-PilotFood Find: ‘Thwings’ are the new wings at Smoke in Newport NewsTasty discovery: Thwings. Destination: Smoke BBQ Restaurant and Bar, 10900 Warwick Blvd., Newport News. Advertisement. Price: $14 for a …2 days ago

The Virginian-PilotFood Find: ‘Thwings’ are the new wings at Smoke in Newport NewsTasty discovery: Thwings. Destination: Smoke BBQ Restaurant and Bar, 10900
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Mobile soup kitchens take food, vaccine to Detroit’s poorest

Salvation Army mobile soup kitchen trucks are rolling through some of Detroit’s poorest neighborhoods delivering food and COVID-19 vaccines

He left with a meal and his first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. “It helped being right here

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New Tech Makes Perishable Food Last For Months Without a Fridge, Helping Farmers and the Planet

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A food-tech startup in upstate New York has developed technology to preserve food without refrigeration for months beyond when it would normally spoil, without the use of artificial preservatives.

Poised to cut down on the millions of tons of food waste worldwide, it also has the potential to transform agriculture in developing countries where refrigerated shipping containers and trains are rare or expensive.

Have you ever wondered why we don’t devote more cropland to growing fruits and vegetables instead of grain since they’re much more nutritious? The reason is food spoilage, a problem that costs

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Food safety management system critical for restaurants

While having food safety policies that include hand washing, use of gloves and sanitation of surfaces is critical in combating norovirus outbreaks at restaurants, implementing a food safety management system that oversees and documents those policies is the best course of action.

Norovirus experts detailed best practices for restaurants today during an online panel, “Restaurant Policies and Practices Related to Norovirus Outbreak Size and Duration,” at the 2021 Food Safety Summit.

Lee Ann Jaykus, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences at North Carolina State University, said norovirus has been referred to as

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5,000 Atlanta families dealing with food insecurity will receive 240K meal kits

“This is work that, even when we’re not in the midst of a pandemic, is important,” Bottoms said. “Given what we are facing with COVID-19, it’s become even more important for us to continue this work.”

The organization will work with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to distribute the meal kits, which include fresh ingredients and recipes to make meals. The meal kit program is launching in Atlanta and Cleveland, and could expand to other cities.

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The Food Guy: Shoney’s has reopened, which is apparently big news | Food & Dining

People were WAY more excited about this than I would’ve expected, but the Shoney’s on Kanawha Boulevard reopened last week after being closed since the start of COVID-19 more than a year ago.

There was much fearful chatter on the interwebs during that time that maybe the classic American restaurant (founded right here in Charleston in 1947) was done for good. So this news to the contrary was widely celebrated in social circles over the past several days.

I was taken aback by the masses who missed the place and even more surprised by their most-praised point of all —

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Kroger creates business incubator for fresh food producers

The Kroger Co. has launched the Go Fresh & Local Supplier Accelerator, a business incubator for fresh food and related suppliers.

Under the partner program, announced Wednesday, Kroger aims to discover new U.S. growers, producers and other suppliers to help drive the continued expansion of its supermarkets’ fresh departments, including produce, deli, bakery, meat, seafood, dairy, specialty cheese and floral.

Through May 31, suppliers can apply to join the Go Fresh & Local Supplier Accelerator, which will be held in Cincinnati in August, Kroger said, adding that

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Why food prices will keep going up

The consumer price index for April confirms what most Americans already know. Prices are going up especially for basics like food. 

Food price inflation, on a 12-month unadjusted basis, is running at 2.4% and was up 0.4% in April, the largest increase since October 2020. Overall inflation is running at 4.2% the largest 12-month increase since a 4.9% increase for the period ending September 2008.

“Any animal that you eat is eating grains, and it’s eating corn, soybeans, or soybean meal, and perhaps even some wheat,” said Sal Gilbertie the CEO and president of Teucrium Funds, the company’s ETFs track

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Floral popcorn, a bakery closure, and more Pittsburgh food news | Food | Pittsburgh

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4115 Butler St., Lawrenceville.
Bierport is hosting a Spring Floral Popcorn Pickup this Thu., May 13, from 5-8 p.m. Despite the rain showers last week, spring is still in the air, and you’ll be able to feel it more with their Lavender and Rosemary popcorn. It’s a twist on Bierport’s classic popcorn accompanied by Steel City Salt’s Rosemary and Lavender Sea Salt. Traditional popcorn will also

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McDonald’s New Menu Items Include Two Galaxy McFlurry Flavours

McDonald’s menu just got a whole lot better! Maccas has just announced that a load of fan-favourite menu items are returning, and we could not be happier!

We think you’re going to be just as thrilled as us, but be warned: these are only going to be available for six weeks, so you’d better move fast.

First up we have the Chicken Deluxe (£4.39): two crunchy Chicken Selects layered with smooth Emmental cheese, lettuce, and red onions make up this tasty chicken burger. All topped with a zesty tomato relish and cool mayo.


Then there’s the Bacon Clubhouse Double

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