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Nordic Waffles coming to Wisconsin grocery stores

The Minnesota-based Nordic Waffles sandwich is expanding into the Wisconsin grocery market later this month. The “all day” breakfast sandwich is made with sausage or bacon provided by the Jones Dairy Farm of Fort Atkinson, as well as Wisconsin cheddar cheese, egg, and a heart-shaped waffle. The waffle uses a Scandinavian style batter of eggs, flour, cardamom, whole milk, vanilla sugar, butter and sour cream, and then is folded to make a handheld sandwich.

The waffles are sold two in a pack for a suggested retail price of $6.49 in the frozen food

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Costco is loved for its wholesale quantities, delicious bakery section, and overall high-quality shopping experience. That experience was characterized partially by the on-location food courts and samples throughout the aisles, but due to the pandemic, Costco temporarily suspended those services. Fortunately, recent reports confirm that Costco’s samples and food courts will be up and running business again soon enough.

At the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic, Costco closed down their on-site food courts and only offered their pizza and hot dogs for takeout in order to simplify processes for employees. Chains like Taco Bell and McDonald’s did the same by

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The J.M. Smucker Co. announced a voluntary limited recall of some Meow Mix brand cat food due to potential salmonella contamination. The concern is that pets may be at risk and that salmonella can infect humans when the product is handled by pet owners.

The recall includes 30-pound bags of Meow Mix Original Choice Dry Cat Food and the products were sold at Walmart retail stores across the midwest. Bags were sent to locations in Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Anyone who purchased the product from a Walmart store in those states is urged to

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Food Network fans who want to go to Flavortown don’t need to turn on their TVs to Diners, Drive-ins and Dives anymore: Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen is coming to you, delivering cheeseburgers and fries to parts of Allen, Frisco, Southlake and central Dallas.

Food Network celebrity chef Guy Fieri partnered with Robert Earl, the founder of Planet Hollywood, on the venture. Fieri’s delivery-only food is now available in about 35 states across the United States. Earl’s scope is even larger: His company, Virtual Dining Concepts, also delivers food from other celebrity-backed brands like Mariah’s Cookies (fronted by singer Mariah Carey),

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New research examines how weight loss changes women’s response to food marketing. Fairfax Media/Getty Images
  • A study found that women with obesity were more responsive to food marketing strategies.
  • Bariatric surgery, which involves changes to the digestive system to promote weight loss, reduced their vulnerability to marketing to the same level as that in women with moderate weight.
  • The research suggests that a person’s susceptibility to food marketing is not a permanent personality trait.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the prevalence of obesity among adults in the United States increased from

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The Maggiore Group Forms a Scholarship Fund

Following the recent death of chef Tomaso Maggiore, The Maggiore Group has formed The Tomaso Maggiore Culinary Arts Foundation. The Arizona nonprofit’s board — occupied by children Joey Maggiore and Melissa Maggiore Meyer, Joey’s wife Cristina Maggiore — is creating scholarships to financially support future culinary arts students.

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