FILE - A Puerto Rican flag flies on an empty beach at Ocean Park, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, May 21, 2020. More than 1,000 restaurants in the San Juan area were forced to shutter due to the pandemic, but many were able to survive by offering takeout and delivery options. Some created packages for holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving and Mother's Day. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File)

Puerto Rico food scene thriving after string of disasters

Puerto Rico food scene thriving after string of disasters

 

The makers of Jif peanut butter are recalling some of its products due to potential salmonella contamination. (Courtesy of Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

Some Jif peanut butter products recalled due to potential salmonella contamination

Jars with lot codes 1274425 through 2140425 should be disposed of immediately

 

Sawback Brewing Company is launching a new beer to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Ross Street Patio on May 27. (Advocate file photo)

Ross Street Patio celebrates 10th anniversary with special brew

Sawback Brewing Company to launch its Ross Street Patio Beer on May 27

  • May 19, 2022

 

Maple Leaf Foods CEO stepping down next year after being appointed executive chair

Maple Leaf Foods CEO stepping down next year after being appointed executive chair

This October 2019 image shows a recipe for French Toast Casserole. (Cheyenne Cohen via AP)

Recipe for Mother’s Day: French Toast Casserole (plus drink)

Recipe for Mother’s Day: French Toast Casserole (plus drink)

This October 2019 image shows a recipe for French Toast Casserole. (Cheyenne Cohen via AP)
FILE—A private Ukrainian farmer Dmytro Hnatkevitch harvests wheat crop on his farm in the village of Grygorovka, 110 km south of Kiev, in August, 1996. Prices for food commodities like grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels ever last month because of Russia’s war in Ukraine and the “massive supply disruptions” it is causing, the United Nations said Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Food prices soar to record levels on Ukraine war disruptions

UN’s Food Price Index up 12.6% from February, which was the highest level since its inception in 1990

FILE—A private Ukrainian farmer Dmytro Hnatkevitch harvests wheat crop on his farm in the village of Grygorovka, 110 km south of Kiev, in August, 1996. Prices for food commodities like grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels ever last month because of Russia’s war in Ukraine and the “massive supply disruptions” it is causing, the United Nations said Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Union Bay Seafood Ltd. brand Pacific oysters due to a possible norovirus contamination. (AP File Photo)

Union Bay Seafood brand Pacific oysters recalled due to norovirus risk

Oysters in question were sold in B.C., and may have been distributed in other provinces as well

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Union Bay Seafood Ltd. brand Pacific oysters due to a possible norovirus contamination. (AP File Photo)
A sign displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline at an Esso gas station as a motorist waits at a red light, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canadians cutting back spending on groceries, restaurants as inflation rises: poll

Four-fifths of respondents said inflation was having a serious impact on their households

A sign displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline at an Esso gas station as a motorist waits at a red light, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
This image released by Harper Horizon shows "The Fresh Eggs Daily Cookbook" by Lisa Steele. (Harper Horizon via AP)

Cookbook from Lisa Steele shows off the very versatile egg

Cookbook from Lisa Steele shows off the very versatile egg

This image released by Harper Horizon shows "The Fresh Eggs Daily Cookbook" by Lisa Steele. (Harper Horizon via AP)
Annekathrin Fiesinger shows how to use the food sharing app 'Too Good To Go' during an interview with the Associated Press in Berlin, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Too Good To Go is one of many food rescue apps operating in Canada and is helping to reduce grocery and dining bills, while ensuring food that’s due to go off soon but still fit for consumption doesn’t go to waste. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Canadians flocking to food rescue apps to reduce grocery bills and waste

Canadians flocking to food rescue apps to reduce grocery bills and waste

Annekathrin Fiesinger shows how to use the food sharing app 'Too Good To Go' during an interview with the Associated Press in Berlin, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Too Good To Go is one of many food rescue apps operating in Canada and is helping to reduce grocery and dining bills, while ensuring food that’s due to go off soon but still fit for consumption doesn’t go to waste. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
(File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Highly contagious variant could stress Canadian food production, farm groups say

Few aspects of food production aren’t vulnerable to COVID-related labour shortages

(File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Joy Klineberg tosses a lemon peel into a plastic bag to be used for composting while preparing a family meal at her home in Davis, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. In January 2022, new rules take effect in California requiring household food recycling designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from landfills. Davis residents like Klineberg must already put their food waste into the yard waste bin to be collected for composting. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Food waste becomes California’s newest climate change target

Food waste becomes California’s newest climate change target

Joy Klineberg tosses a lemon peel into a plastic bag to be used for composting while preparing a family meal at her home in Davis, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. In January 2022, new rules take effect in California requiring household food recycling designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from landfills. Davis residents like Klineberg must already put their food waste into the yard waste bin to be collected for composting. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Produce is shown in a grocery store in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canadian families will pay an extra $966 for groceries in 2022, report says

Bakery and vegetables will both increase five to seven per cent

Produce is shown in a grocery store in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Evacuated residents from Merritt, B.C., gather at a reception centre in Kamloops, B.C., Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Floods another blow for restaurants in B.C. Interior, operators and advocates say

Latest in 20 months of struggles through the COVID-19 pandemic and a summer of wildfire smoke

Evacuated residents from Merritt, B.C., gather at a reception centre in Kamloops, B.C., Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows chef Julia Child, the subject of the documentary "Julia." (Paul Child/Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

Review: Julia Child with a side of food in satisfying doc

Review: Julia Child with a side of food in satisfying doc

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows chef Julia Child, the subject of the documentary "Julia." (Paul Child/Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
Robots navigate the Bowling Green State University campus in Bowling Green, Ohio on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2021. Robot food delivery is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Hundreds of little robots __ knee-high and able to hold around four large pizzas __ are now navigating college campuses and even some city sidewalks in the U.S., the U.K. and elsewhere. While robots were being tested in limited numbers before the coronavirus hit, the companies building them say pandemic-related labor shortages and a growing preference for contactless delivery have accelerated their deployment. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Robots hit the streets as demand for food delivery grows

Remote operators keep tabs on multiple robots at a time

  • Nov 2, 2021
Robots navigate the Bowling Green State University campus in Bowling Green, Ohio on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2021. Robot food delivery is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Hundreds of little robots __ knee-high and able to hold around four large pizzas __ are now navigating college campuses and even some city sidewalks in the U.S., the U.K. and elsewhere. While robots were being tested in limited numbers before the coronavirus hit, the companies building them say pandemic-related labor shortages and a growing preference for contactless delivery have accelerated their deployment. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
FILE - This Jan. 23, 2014 file photo shows the nutrition facts label on the side of a cereal box in Washington. Food companies are coming under renewed pressure to use less salt after U.S. regulators spelled out target sodium levels for dozens of foods including condiments, french fries and potato chips.(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

FDA spells out lower sodium goals for food industry

FDA spells out lower sodium goals for food industry

FILE - This Jan. 23, 2014 file photo shows the nutrition facts label on the side of a cereal box in Washington. Food companies are coming under renewed pressure to use less salt after U.S. regulators spelled out target sodium levels for dozens of foods including condiments, french fries and potato chips.(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
A Thanksgiving turkey dinner is shown in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Red Deer diner giving away free turkey meals

Mom’s Diner’s second annual Thanksgiving meal giveaway

A Thanksgiving turkey dinner is shown in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
This Sept. 2021 photo shows a variety of salumi, high-quality cured meats, at a store in New York. Salumi was born out of necessary to preserve meat pre-refrigeration, and to use all parts of the pig with no waste. Now there are many manufacturers commercially producing packaged salumi, available at supermarkets. (Katie Workman via AP)

Cured: What you need to know about salumi (including salami)

Cured: What you need to know about salumi (including salami)

This Sept. 2021 photo shows a variety of salumi, high-quality cured meats, at a store in New York. Salumi was born out of necessary to preserve meat pre-refrigeration, and to use all parts of the pig with no waste. Now there are many manufacturers commercially producing packaged salumi, available at supermarkets. (Katie Workman via AP)
This photo provided by Beyond Meat shows Beyond Meat new chicken tenders. (Beyond Meat via AP)

Beyond, Impossible join crowded plant-based chicken market

Beyond, Impossible join crowded plant-based chicken market

This photo provided by Beyond Meat shows Beyond Meat new chicken tenders. (Beyond Meat via AP)