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It hasn’t been a great start to the year for pet food manufacturers. First there was a recall of Midwestern Pet Foods products, and earlier in March, we got word that Bravo had recalled its Ground Beef and Performance Dog products due to potentially harmful bacteria contamination concerns.

Now, there’s a new development: On Tuesday, Bravo expanded its voluntary recall to include all of its pet food and bones in all package sizes, according to the Food & Drug Administration.

Bravo’s recall was initially issued following an FDA inspection that found traces of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The

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Phil Smith first tried kombucha a decade ago, sampling a batch that his friend’s mom had brewed at home. He fell in love with the “tangy, effervescent flavor.”

So for the past seven years, he’s worked on perfecting his own home brew method, fermenting tea with fresh fruits and herbs to create a crisp, fizzy beverage.

Now he’s sharing those beverages with Tampa.

Pink Passion Fruit kombucha is among the offerings at Flower Crown Kombucha in Tampa. [ DIRK SHADD | Tampa Bay Times ]

Alongside business partners Bryan Griffin, 33, and Daniel Andresen, 29, Smith, 30, opened Flower Crown

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A Tacoma, Wash., food bank said this week it has been receiving “truckloads” of food from the community as police search for a suspect who allegedly stole three laptops and defecated on the floor.

St. Leo’s Food Connection was forced to shut down for an entire day Wednesday while a biohazard crew came in to rip up the soiled carpet and sanitize the food bank, leaving the charity’s hundreds of clients without basic supplies, Q13 FOX in Seattle reported.

“It feels like your home was violated. You have that moment of unsafety, you’re not sure about what’s happening,” Lisa Gallegos, 

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — WE Power Food was created after Founder Sue Ellsworth noticed women disappearing from the food industry.


What You Need To Know

  • WE Power Food is based in Hillsborough
  • It produces its members products out of Piedmont Food Processing Center
  • Every month, WE Power Food puts together food boxes featuring hand-selected offerings from its diverse group of female-owned businesses

According to WE Power Food’s website, women entrepreneurs are twice as likely to close their business than male food entrepreneurs.

That is why the collective works to connect entrepreneurs through networking, sharing resources, and collaborating.

“So this is

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Miami’s biggest food event is making a comeback, but attendees must adhere to strict coronavirus health and safety protocol.

The South Beach Wine & Food Festival, the annual dining event that sees a slew of celebrity chefs hosting cooking seminars and tastings, will return May 20 through May 23, but attendees will have to show proof of a negative COVID test or vaccination upon entry.

The annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival hosted in Miami will return with COVID-19 restrictions in place. (iStock)

“Expect to provide proof and/or attestation of a negative PCR COVID-19 test dated no more

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SAN ANTONIO – A food mart on the city’s East Side failed a health inspection last month after racking up a long list of violations that included food being stored next to chemicals.

Walters Food Mart, located in the 2100 block of Burnet Street, scored a 67 and was ordered to go through a re-inspection after a list of write-ups that also included engine coolant being kept near single-use items.

The establishment also had a clogged sink and food debris was found on a cheese slicer, Metropolitan Health records show.

  • 100-90 = A (Very Good to Acceptable)

  • 89-80 = B

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