Descendants Of Women Who Appeared As Aunt Jemima Suing For $2B, Share Of Brand’s Revenue

Descendants Of Women Who Appeared As Aunt Jemima Suing For $2B, Share Of Brand’s Revenue

Descendants and heirs of women who were reportedly the inspiration and faces of the Aunt Jemima pancake mixes and syrups over the years are suing Quaker Oats, the current owner of the brand, saying they deserve $2 billion and a share in any future money made from sales of the breakfast brand. [More]

Bill Proposed To Felonize Selling Fake Maple Syrup As Real

Bill Proposed To Felonize Selling Fake Maple Syrup As Real

In order to tamp the scourge of artificial maple syrup being sold as the real deal, New York Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer are sponsoring a bill that would make it a felony. [More]

Trader Joe's Syrup Does Not Suffer From GPA Trouble

Trader Joe's Syrup Does Not Suffer From GPA Trouble

Eric found that his Trader Joe’s switched grades of organic maple syrup on him from one month to the next, first offering “US Grade A Extra Amber, and then moving on to “Grade B.” [More]

Are You Ready For Your Bacon Latte?

Are You Ready For Your Bacon Latte?

Bacon donuts. Bacon and egg burgers. Bacon cooked in a machine gun. Have we left anything out that might make your breakfast extra-super-bacony? Of course: bacon-flavored coffee! Thanks to the syrup sprites at Torani, this frontier has at last been breached, and bacon lattes are just a stirrer away. [More]

Hershey Syrup With Calcium Provides 0% Calcium?

Hershey Syrup With Calcium Provides 0% Calcium?

In case you were planning on getting your recommended daily allowance of calcium from Hershey’s Syrup + Calcium, you may want to think twice. As reader Samuel has pointed out, the label on the fortified corn syrup says it contains “0%” of your suggested daily calcium. On the bright side, it probably doesn’t taste like chalk.