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Copycats Are Licking More Ice Cream Cartons Thanks to That Viral Video

So can we go back to buying ice cream and feeling reasonably confident that no one else's tongue has touched it? OF COURSE NOT.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.9.19
Munchies

This Guy Spent a Year Eating Expired Food and Didn't Die

In addition to way-past-date yogurt and tortillas, he also ate recalled romaine to prove his point about food waste.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.25.19
Australia

The Australian Strawberry Needle Bandit Has Been Arrested

Authorities have apprehended a former strawberry farm worker who was inserting needles into fruit for the last two months.
Danielle Wayda
11.13.18
food safety

1 in 5 Burn Accidents Among Kids Are Caused by Instant Noodles and Ramen

Who knew Cup Noodles were so sinister?
Jelisa Castrodale
11.6.18
Munchies

Bleach Everything After Watching This Man Eat Directly from a Grocery Store Soup Bar

Upsetting even by 2018 standards.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.2.18
food safety

This Book Reveals the Truth About All of Our Grossest Food Habits

From double-dipping to beer pong hygiene, Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon are exploring the nastiest questions of food science.
Lauren Rothman
10.17.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Cook Without Giving Anyone Food Poisoning

You're probably going to be fine, but let's cover the basics just in case.
Munchies Staff
9.21.18
Munchies

Supermarket Releases Special Packaging for Millennials Who Hate Touching Raw Meat

One focus group participant admitted spraying an antibacterial disinfectant on a plate of chicken before she prepared it.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.17.18
Fukushima

Hong Kong Still Won't Lift Ban on Food from Fukushima

Seven years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan is struggling to convince the world that its fish and produce is safe to eat.
Mayukh Sen
3.28.18
food safety

Restaurant Hit with Huge Fine for Serving Food on Dirty Wooden Boards

"Wooden plates could pose a risk of food poisoning to anyone eating from them."
Nick Rose
1.11.18
crime

Pricey Greek 'Olive Oil' Revealed to Be Dyed Sunflower Oil

Olive oil fraud is actually a pretty common thing.
Nick Rose
11.30.17
food safety

Study Says It's Very Bad to Eat Food Flies Have Landed On

Bugs are gross.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.28.17
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