In a sign of the times, Hormel Foods Corp., the maker of Spam, is trying for that natural foods feeling and has decided that buying Applegate Farms for $775 million is the way to achieve it. [More]
Double B Foods is recalling 98,000 pounds of their pastry-covered smoked sausage rolls called Kolaches on fears that they may be contaminated with listeria. Listeria monocytogenes is a nasty bug that can kill babies and the elderly, while leaving everyone else stricken with fever, headaches, nausea, diarrhea and other assorted abdominal pains. A full list of affected products and states, after the jump.
It’s been a sad holiday season in regards to the deaths of advertising foodstuff icons. First, Michael Vale, the charming Dunkin’ Donuts dude. And now, Santos-Linguisa-cum-San-Quentin “Sausage King” Stuart Alexander, who passed away on Death Row where he was incarcerated for shooting three sausage inspectors in 2000.