A Chocolate Cruise from Windstar; Contaminated Foods at Airport Restaurants
Nancy DeBenedittis, the owner of Leo's Latticini, better known as Mama's of Corona, passed away earlier this month at age 90. Mama's was a regular joint for cops, firefighters, sanitation workers, parks employees and other city workers.
[NY Daily News]
Airport restaurants have been cited in the past year for hundreds of food safety violations, including tuna salad being stored at dangerously warm temperatures, raw meat contaminating ready-to-eat foods, rat droppings, and lack of soap for employees' hands.
The Canadian government has proposed injecting a cancer-fighting drug into fried foods to counteract a substance that may be carcinogenic. Small amounts of leukemia-fighting asparaginase in potato chips and french fries could reduce acrylamide levels.
Windstar Cruises is planning a chocolate-themed cruise, led by master chocolatier Fran Bigelow. The seven-night trip out of Rome, aboard the 312-passenger Wind Surf, will be offered as of May 2010.
Does reducing caloric intake really shrink your stomach? Studies suggest yes. Just like repeated intake of large meals, and bingeing in particular, increases stomach capacity.