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New York Times insists on adding peas to guac

Woe to be an avocado.

First, California's epic drought has been drying up avocado supplies across the country. Avocado prices have been increasing, and fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill said it would consider getting rid of avocados temporarily i...

Joey Chestnut hot dog eating contest

Don't bet against Joey Chestnut... or Nathan's?

Competitive eater Joey "Jaws" Chestnut will attempt to win his ninth straight mustard belt on July 4th.

It's a disgusting display of gluttony. But for many, the annual hot dog eating contest is right up there with viewing fireworks as a holiday tradit...

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Whole Foods CEOs admit to overcharging, apologize

Whole Foods execs are admitting the chain has been overcharging customers in New York City stores, but promised that if that ever happens again they'll give the food to customers for free.

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Pizza in a cone? D'accordo!

If you haven't heard about pizza in a cone -- let alone tried it -- then you probably haven't been to Italy, where people have been enjoying Kono Pizza for a decade.

Carlo Ruggiero wants to change that.

The master franchisor, who hails from Naples (Ita...

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America's favorite fast food chain is...

While satisfaction with the restaurant industry has waned, the survey found Americans still eat out an average of four times a week. See which company topped the American Customer Satisfaction Index for 2015.

Thousands of bottles actually contained blue cheese dressing

Cases of Wish-Bone ranch dressing recalled

The makers of Wish-Bone Ranch Salad dressing are recalling thousands of bottles of the popular product because they contain blue cheese dressing instead.

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Whole Foods accused of massive overcharging

Whole Foods is expensive - but it shouldn't be this expensive.

That's according to the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, which says it has uncovered "systematic overcharging for pre-packaged foods" at the city's Whole Foods stores.

"Our ins...

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Americans waste $640 in food a year

Americans trash $640 worth of food a year, and they don't even care about the effects on the planet.

Chinese authorities says some meat was spoiled

Chinese officials recently seized about $1.6 million worth of frozen meat, some of it decades old and spoiled. The sale of spoiled meats is not a new problem in China. In this photo, a worker removes a piece of spoiled pork under the direction of officers with the Beijing Health Supervision Institute at a freezer of the Huilongguan Chengbei Trade Market on July 28, 2005, in Changping County of Beijing, China.

Frozen meat from the 1970s seized in China

Some 800 tonnes of smuggled frozen meat have been seized by Chinese authorities, including one batch dating from the 1970s, state media reported.

The meat was bound for restaurants, retailers and supermarkets in Hunan province, where it was found, and...

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Fat is back: Vilified nutrient gets reprieve

Fatty foods may be making a comeback. The latest version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which is due out later this year, could contain a number of big changes in its recommendations, not the least of which is an exoneration of fat.

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