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Woman Accuses Taco Bell of Putting 'Doorknob' in Her Nachos

Taco Bell has more than a dozen different add-ons for its orders of nachos, but none of them are household fixtures.
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago
food news

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
7.8.19
food news

Woman in Viral Video Who Licked Carton of Ice Cream and Put It Back Could Go to Jail

Fun fact: Licking food and putting it back on the shelf isn't just super disgusting; it's also a felony!
Jelisa Castrodale
7.3.19
food news

Woman Somehow Offended by Charming Baby Opossum Crawling Around Applebee's Bar

Maybe the opossum just wants a $1 Long Island iced tea like the rest of us.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.14.19
food-wtf

Popular Florida Pizzeria Fails to Meet Health Standards 10 Straight Times, Couldn't Care Less

“Do you really think this inspector sat down and counted every rodent dropping?” owner Ed Smeltz asked.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.10.19
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
food safety

Woman Dies, 29 Diners Sickened After Eating at Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Although Barceló has not yet confirmed that morel mushrooms were the cause of the food poisoning, it is being investigated as a possibility.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.21.19
food safety

Former Detroit Health Inspector Turns Restaurant Horrors into a Photo Show

“I saw a chef take a bowl of cornstarch [and] carry it into the bathroom... When he came back out, there was cornstarch all over his pants, from where he’d put it on his ass."
Jelisa Castrodale
2.15.19
food safety

Theresa May's Official Stance on Moldy Jam: Just Scrape It Off, Who Cares

With many Brits stockpiling food ahead of Brexit, this advice could come in handy soon.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
Wellness Lies

No, Microwaves Are Not Bad For You

Microwaving doesn't destroy all the nutrients in your food or make it radioactive.
Jessica Migala
1.16.19
cooking

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Be Chill About Touching Raw Chicken

Handling raw meat inspired an excess of utensils, body contortion, and brushes with phobia, so I sought professional help.
Jessica Stolzberg
12.18.18
food safety

"Edible" Glitter Might Not Actually Be

According to the FDA, even if your glitter is non-toxic, it might not be edible.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.18.18
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