Hey, Where Did All The Eggo Waffles Go?

Hey, Where Did All The Eggo Waffles Go?

Kimberly’s life just isn’t the same. Something is missing. That something: Eggo waffles. She wants to know where they have gone, and whether they will ever return to her.

Kindle Fees Trigger Fraud Alert On Visa Card

Kindle Fees Trigger Fraud Alert On Visa Card

Considering the growing amount of credit card fraud, it’s not surprising that banks are becoming more and more vigilant about identifying suspicious transactions. It’s too bad they haven’t been as successful at filtering out false positives or promptly notifying customers, as James Fallows at The Atlantic recently discovered when he got his account frozen for sending files to his Kindle.

Freeze Your Food To Save Money, Time, And, Of Course, Food!

Freeze Your Food To Save Money, Time, And, Of Course, Food!

You’re not getting the most out of your freezer, reports NYT. Have you tried freezing more food? It’s a two-pronged process – 1) Take raw ingredients you have too much of: freeze them. 2) Take stuff you’ve cooked: and freeze it. Remember that a full freezer is more efficient, fight freezer burn by double and triple-wrapping food, and don’t forget to label. Check the article for advice on strategies and tips for freezing various kinds of food.

Zunes Everywhere Froze At 2am This Morning

Zunes Everywhere Froze At 2am This Morning

If you’re Steve Jobs, you probably dream of stories like this: Zunes all over the world froze up at around 2am this morning and won’t reboot, and nobody knows why.

Oh My God, Why Are There Terrifying Little Faces In The Broccoli?

Oh My God, Why Are There Terrifying Little Faces In The Broccoli?

This picture is of a package of Cascadian Farms broccoli. Look carefully. Then try not to scream in horror.

This Shaw's Pizza Box Is Conflicted

This Shaw's Pizza Box Is Conflicted

Someone in marketing really wanted to show the handmade goodness of Shaw’s house brand pizza, despite the fact that there is no handmade goodness to the product at all. But not to worry! A little fine print takes care of any legal issues, and you’re good to go.

This Frozen Publix Chicken Was "Never Frozen"

This Frozen Publix Chicken Was "Never Frozen"

Reader Richard writes to tell us that he found the “never frozen” label hilarious…

USDA Recalls Totino's, Jeno's Delicious E. Coli Flavored Pizzas

USDA Recalls Totino's, Jeno's Delicious E. Coli Flavored Pizzas

Yesterday the USDA recalled several types of both Totino’s and Jeno’s meat pizzas because they are tainted with e. coli. E. coli bacteria is not destroyed by freezing, so you’ll want to avoid eating these pizzas. The USDA considers this a Class I recall, which is defined as “a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.”

http://consumerist.com/2007/10/26/blue-ribbons-meats-in/

Blue Ribbons Meats in Florida is recalling over 8,000 pounds of “seasoned beef and meatloaf” frozen patties due to suspected E.coli contamination, although no illnesses have been reported yet. The patties were shipped to a Florida correctional institution and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This is the fifth E.coli-related recall this month. [Reuters]

Year-Old Frozen Hamburger Recalled Due To E. Coli

Year-Old Frozen Hamburger Recalled Due To E. Coli

Yes, even freezing meat for 1 year will not dampen the power of e. coli. From the LA Times:

The meat was produced by Richwood Meat Co. on April 28, 2006, dated either “4-28-06″ or “118-6,” for the 118th day of the year, said Mike Wood, the company’s president. Although the product was manufactured a year ago, the patties still may be present in freezers at home or in stores, officials said.