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Food trends come and go, once aided by magazines and celebrity chefs on the telly, then Instagram. But TikTok has been blowing Instagram out of the water when it comes to its fun, fast-paced and aesthetic food content. TikTok’s ability to pick up a video and send it completely viral via the platform’s “For You” page, combined with its attractive video edits and catchy music, has created the perfect environment for a slew of foods to trend worldwide.

Sexy slow-mo shots of oozy cheese and loaded desserts are being eaten up (figuratively and literally) by TikTokers. But here are the

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Last fall, as the weather cooled and coronavirus cases began to rise, May Seto, the owner of Grand Lake Kitchen in Oakland, refurbished a used pizza oven and started a takeout and delivery pizza business out of an extra kitchen where she had cooked for catering and private events.

Now, one of Grand Lake’s two locations serves as a hub for couriers picking up the restaurant’s cafe fare and pizzas. Ms. Seto also has plans to rebuild the entryway at her other location to provide more space for the flocks of delivery drivers picking up food.


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CINCINNATI — Asian Food Fest returns this October with the goal of creating a more diverse and delicious city through food and entertainment.

From Oct. 9-10, food, beverage and performances will offer a unique insight into some of the traditions of the various Asian cultures found in Greater Cincinnati. That includes Cambodia, China, Hawaii, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Launched in 2011, the festival has grown to one of the biggest in Cincinnati with more than 60,000 attending every year.

The event has a new location this year — along the new Court Street Plaza in

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Four new reports published today by EFSA will provide a vast amount of technical information and best practice advice to help shape a future EU-wide food safety ‘General Plan for Risk Communication’.

The Transparency Regulation (2019/1381) introduced new provisions calling for an integrated framework for risk communication by EU food safety risk assessors and risk managers at Union and national level.

Barbara Gallani, Head of Communication, Engagement and Cooperation at EFSA, said: “The General Plan will help food safety authorities in Europe to better coordinate their respective risk communication tasks, and provide more consistent advice and information for the benefit

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A review has described how the lessons from major foodborne outbreaks have helped improve Europe’s food safety system.

The research covers significant outbreaks that occurred in the past decade and how things have changed to try and prevent repeat incidents.

In Europe, 5,175 foodborne outbreaks were recorded in 2019 with 49,463 illnesses, 3,859 hospitalizations, and 60 deaths. In the same year, EU countries posted 40 Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) notifications on outbreaks. Overall, 14 identified Salmonella as the probable cause, 11 for Listeria monocytogenes, and seven for norovirus.

In 2011, an outbreak caused by E. coli

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It seems that every week in the world of vegan food news is more exciting than the last and this week is no exception. Vegan restaurants are helping you have an easy Thanksgiving with specials that’ll keep you well-fed and out of the kitchen. Califia Farms just released its first vegan whipping cream and tapped celeb chef Carla Hall to show everyone how to use it. Cocomels gets into oat milk-covered caramels this holiday season. Read on for more. 

1Thanksgiving specials galore

As we turn the corner toward Thanksgiving, the thought of cooking a full vegan family meal might

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