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Pamela Anderson’s PETA Ad Banned in Canada; the New York Islanders Launch an Official Team Cupcake

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A new study reveals that people who work in food service and farming may have an elevated risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke.
[Reuters]

Pamela Anderson’s new campaign for PETA has been banned in Montreal for being sexist. The ad has the actress in a bikini with her body parts labeled like pieces of meat.
[NY Daily News]

KFC’s Double Down may have caused a media feeding frenzy, but it appears the bunless fried chicken sandwich did not sell well, despite claims stating otherwise.
[CNN]

Apparently, the Open Door Gastropub, Molly’s Shebeen, Paris Café, and Bluebell Café were all designed by a woman owner Pete O’Connell met by chance on the street.
[NY Daily News]

The New York Islanders are launching an official team cupcake. The Cupcake Gourmet in Huntington designed the sweets for the team.
[Yahoo! Sports]

Take two: Romaine lettuce from Fresh Express is being recalled by both U.S. and Canadian food safety agencies because it may be contaminated with E. coli.
[CNN]

Zohan Hummus has launched a new a squeezable hummus, Ami’s Squeeze Z Hummus, that comes in three specialty flavors with no artificial flavoring.
[Food Business Review]

According to a new study, more than 60 percent of olive oils labeled as “extra virgin” are actually cheaper, lower-quality olive oils.
[USA Today]

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