World cuisine http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28392/all en CORRECTED-World Chefs: Thomson dishes up Washington state from Seattle to Spokane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/world-chefs-thompson-dishes-washington-state-seattle-spokane <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects spelling of Thomson in slug, headline and throughout)</p> <p>By Dorene Internicola</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) - When food writer Jess Thomson moved to Seattle, Washington, she expected to find the adventuresome cooking for which the city is famous. But she admits to being pleasantly surprised by the rich diversity of the rest of the state.</p> <p>The 150 recipes in her book "Dishing Up Washington" attempt to capture the authentic regional flavors of the entire state, from Seattle to Spokane, Yakima to Walla Walla.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/world-chefs-thompson-dishes-washington-state-seattle-spokane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Food and drink Soups World cuisine Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:30:04 +0000 5740936 at http://www.globalpost.com IKEA halts meatball sale in Italy after horsemeat report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/ikea-halts-meatball-sale-italy-after-horsemeat-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Feb 25 (Reuters) - IKEA has halted the sale of meatballs at its Italian shops produced by Swedish supplier Familjen Dafgard on concerns they may contain horsemeat, a spokesman for IKEA's Italian unit told Reuters.</p> <p>"We stopped selling in Italy meatballs from this Swedish producer," a the spokesman said. "Our meatballs must be made of beef and pork. We will carry out checks on possible DNA presence (of horsemeat)."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/ikea-halts-meatball-sale-italy-after-horsemeat-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IKEA Meatball World cuisine Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:30:23 +0000 5765911 at http://www.globalpost.com Ikea pulls meatballs from European states on horsemeat tests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ikea-pulls-meatballs-european-states-horsemeat-tests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Swedish furniture giant Ikea has withdrawn meatballs from sale in at least 15 European countries after horsemeat was found in the product by Czech authorities, the company said Monday.</p> <p>"We take this very seriously and have withdrawn one-kilo bags of frozen meatballs from Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, France, Britain, Portugal, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Cyprus, Greece and Ireland," in addition to Sweden, said company spokeswoman Ylva Magnusson.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ikea-pulls-meatballs-european-states-horsemeat-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business IKEA Meatball World cuisine AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:31:32 +0000 5766096 at http://www.globalpost.com Portugal seizes 79 tonnes of meat containing horse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/portugal-seizes-79-tonnes-meat-containing-horse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Portuguese authorities said they had launched fraud proceedings after seizing 79 tonnes of wholesale food and thousands of packaged meals that contained horsemeat despite not being labelled with it.</p> <p>The 79 tonnes of "meat and meat-based products" were seized in plants that processed, packaged and distributed meat to supermarkets, the government's Economic and Food Safety Authority said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/portugal-seizes-79-tonnes-meat-containing-horse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cuisine Food and drink World cuisine AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:30:42 +0000 5768517 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt bakers threaten strike over rising costs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/egypt-bakers-threaten-strike-over-rising-costs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tom Perry</p> <p>CAIRO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Egyptian bakers are threatening strike action unless the government meets demands including back-payment of financial incentives, raising the prospect of fresh unrest in the crisis-ridden north African country.</p> <p>Abdullah Ghorab, head of the bakers' association which represents 25,000 private bakeries across the country, said imminent strike action has been postponed following a meeting with the government. The association gave the government 15 days to meet its demands.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/egypt-bakers-threaten-strike-over-rising-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bread Food and drink World cuisine Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:15:45 +0000 5770051 at http://www.globalpost.com Portugal finds horse painkiller drug in burgers, meatballs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/portugal-finds-horse-painkiller-drug-burgers-meatballs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Burgers and meatballs sold in Portugal by French retailer Auchan have been found to contain horsemeat with small traces of an animal painkiller that is potentially harmful to humans, Portugal's consumer watchdog said Thursday.</p> <p>The country's consumer protection association DECO said it had "detected anti-inflammatory drugs in horsemeat found in food products on sale in Portugal, which may pose a risk to public health as the use of such drugs is banned in animals destined for human consumption."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/portugal-finds-horse-painkiller-drug-burgers-meatballs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cuisine Food and drink Portugal World cuisine AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 22:01:14 +0000 5776577 at http://www.globalpost.com Up to 5% horsemeat found in EU-wide tests on beef products http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/5-horsemeat-found-eu-wide-tests-beef-products <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EU-wide tests of beef products have found up to five percent horsemeat, according to the European Commission in a statement that was later removed from its website.</p> <p>The DNA testing was conducted after a widespread scandal in Europe over horsemeat being found in beef products which undermined consumer confidence in the food industry.</p> <p>The European Commission briefly posted the up to five percent figure on its website but then removed the statement. More test results were expected later in the day, including country-by-country findings, officials said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/5-horsemeat-found-eu-wide-tests-beef-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Food and drink Meat Technology World cuisine AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:16:31 +0000 5817333 at http://www.globalpost.com Romans cut down on bread as crisis hits http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/romans-cut-down-bread-crisis-hits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>As a devastating economic crisis hits ordinary Italians, traditional bakeries in Rome are shutting shop and some are resorting to selling old bread at half-price to draw hard-up customers.</p> <p>"Crisis-Beating Offer: Bread left over is sold the next day at half price," read a sign at a bakery in the Trionfale market near the Vatican.</p> <p>"For a while our clients have been quietly asking us if we can sell them yesterday's bread to save money," said Cesara Chiappini, owner of the bakery, told Rome's Il Messaggero daily.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/romans-cut-down-bread-crisis-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bread World cuisine AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:16:14 +0000 5824133 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. soup sales, acquisitions boost Campbell Soup's profit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130829/campbell-soups-adjusted-profit-beats-acquisitions-higher-sales <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co &lt;CPB.N&gt;, the world's largest soup maker, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by acquisitions and strengthening U.S. sales of soups and sauces.</p> <p>Under a turnaround effort led by Chief Executive Denise Morrison, the company has been revamping its offerings with new soups and sauces and improving existing lines after several seasons of weak soup sales.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130829/campbell-soups-adjusted-profit-beats-acquisitions-higher-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campbell Soup Company Soup World cuisine Thomson Reuters Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:32:00 +0000 5920568 at http://www.globalpost.com Nestle to speed up salt reduction in food brands in support of new UN dietary goal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131104/nestle-speed-salt-reduction-food-brands-support-new-un-dieta <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GENEVA - The world's biggest food and drink company is pledging to speed up making hundreds of products with less salt to honour new U.N. dietary guidelines.</p> <p>Swiss-based Nestle says further cuts in salt would be made in all its food brands worldwide in keeping with the World Health Organization's new guideline earlier this year that adults should limit salt intake to no more than five grams per day.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131104/nestle-speed-salt-reduction-food-brands-support-new-un-dieta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cuisine Food and drink World cuisine The Canadian Press Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:31:41 +0000 5979597 at http://www.globalpost.com Campbell Soup sees stronger broth sales as interest in cooking grows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140214/campbell-soup-sees-stronger-broth-sales-interest-cooking-gro <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - When people take an interest in cooking, broth sales apparently get a bump.</p> <p>Campbell Soup has been struggling to boost sluggish sales of its famous condensed and ready-to-eat canned soups. But there is a bright spot in its U.S. soup division: broth.</p> <p>The company on Friday reported a higher quarterly profit as U.S. soup sales rose 5 per cent. The bump was largely a quirk of the calendar, however; Thanksgiving fell later in the year, meaning the higher shipments associated with the holidays were pushed back to its fiscal second quarter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140214/campbell-soup-sees-stronger-broth-sales-interest-cooking-gro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campbell Soup Food and drink Soups World cuisine The Canadian Press Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:46:36 +0000 6071034 at http://www.globalpost.com