Rice Krispie Treats

Retro Recipe Redo: Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

As a young Starlet-in-training, few things got me as excited as Rice Krispie Treats.  They are the ultimate kid friendly snack, and the perfect dessert to bring to summer parties because they are easy to make, easy to transport, and they can hold…

Juicing

The Truth About Juicing

With UK kitchenware giant Lakeland reporting a 4000% hike in juicer sales last year, there’s no denying the juicing trend has well and truly landed and become part of the cultural zeitgeist. But is juicing actually more beneficial than simply upping…

Fruits at Market

Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Kroger stores

    (CNN) — If you’ve picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe’s, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading. Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12. Wawona believes the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes….

Ice Cubes Big

Ice is Considered a Food by FDA

The average American buys four bags of packaged ice each year, 80 percent of it between Memorial and Labor Day1. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates packaged ice in interstate commerce as a food, just like other foods. And like other foods, packaged ice must be produced according to FDA’s regulation for Current Good Manufacturing Practices…

Caffeine Powder

FDA Caffeine Warning

FDA Consumer Advice on Powdered Pure Caffeine Key Message The FDA is warning about powdered pure caffeine being marketed directly to consumers, and recommends avoiding these products.  In particular, FDA is concerned about powdered pure caffeine sold in bulk bags over the internet. The FDA is aware of at least one death of a teenager…