Food

Jacquie Cadorette
September 03, 2019 - 2:33 pm
The pumpkin spice wars are well underway, now that Starbucks has officially kicked off their Pumpkin Spice Latte season. That means it’s time for every food and drink brand to bring out the big pumpkin spice plays. Krispy Kreme is the latest to join the battle, introducing their Pumpkin Spice...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, JUUL Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company’s blockbuster vaping device became so popular with underage teens. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 30, 2019 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing a mounting number of state and federal investigations into its marketing and sales practices, as a top Trump administration official pledged Friday to use all of the government's regulatory and enforcement power "to stop the epidemic of youth...
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Johnny Lopez
August 30, 2019 - 12:05 pm
A lucky – and very hungry – person is going to win a one-ton tub of mac and cheese from Boston Market. The chicken chain is launching a new rewards program called Rotisserie Rewards and the grand prize is 2000 pounds of the gooey cheesy goodness, reported “Today.” We're giving away one ton of mac...
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Chris Miller
August 30, 2019 - 11:23 am
( WWL ) -- A Chattanooga, Tennessee man is suing Popeyes because the fast food chain ran out of chicken sandwiches . Craig Barr accuses the company of "false advertising, deceptive business practices, and causing him to waste 'countless time driving'" from location to location in search of the...
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August 27, 2019 - 6:35 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of beer can collectors are heading to New Mexico for a "CANvention." The Albuquerque Journal reports the Brewery Collectibles Club of America is scheduled Thursday to start celebrating different types of beer cans at its three-day national gathering at the...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. North Carolina’s top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, by suing eight more manufacturers of vaping products. Josh Stein, the Democratic attorney general in the traditionally tobacco-friendly state, said he is filing lawsuits against eight e-cigarette companies in an announcement timed to grab attention during the first week of school. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
August 27, 2019 - 2:28 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Tuesday by suing eight more manufacturers and sellers of vaping products. Josh Stein, the Democratic attorney general in the traditionally tobacco-friendly state, said he's filing...
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FILE- This June 14, 2018, file photo shows cartons of Marlboro cigarettes on the shelves at JR outlet in Burlington, N.C. Altria confirmed Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, that it is in talks to merge with Philip Morris International more than a decade after splitting itself into two companies. Altria has exclusively sold Marlboro and other cigarette brands in the U.S., while Philip Morris has handled international sales. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
August 27, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Marlboro men are discussing a reunion as the number of smokers continues to decline worldwide. Altria confirmed Tuesday that it is in talks to merge with Philip Morris International, more than a decade after splitting itself into two companies. Altria has exclusively sold...
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Researcher Paola Turini works at the Avantea laboratory during the inseminating of eggs from the last two remaining female of northern white rhinos with frozen sperm from two rhino bulls of the same species, in Cremona, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. The northern white rhino is on the verge of extinction but Sunday's operation raises hopes that they'll survive. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
August 26, 2019 - 9:43 am
CREMONA, Italy (AP) — Silvia Colleoni's hand holding a syringe was trembling as she injected liquid into a micro pipette to facilitate the aspiration of sperm that had been removed and later frozen from one of the last then-living male northern white rhinos on Earth. Her nervousness in the Avantea...
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August 20, 2019 - 5:32 pm
What began as a humble worker’s sandwich, the “poor boy” has become an iconic dish of New Orleans, an overstuffed representation of the city’s generous spirit and an argument waiting to pounce in sliced po'boy bread. The po'boy’s divisive nature, stems from the fact that every local has their own...
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Johnny Lopez
August 19, 2019 - 10:35 am
A candy shop has put customers’ sweet tooth in a real pickle. Christopher Beers is the owner of Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop, a small bakery chain in Ohio and Pennsylvania, who took it upon himself to transform beloved Oreos cookies into a briny treat by slapping a pickle betwixt the classic snack’s...
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