Thursday Jun 01, 2023

New study indicates chemicals from grocery stickers may be leaching into foods. Here’s what you need to know

The next time you’re in the grocery store, you may want to take a look at how the fresh food is packaged. 

According to new research, toxic chemicals similar to bisphenol A (BPA) are leaching from certain labels through packaging, and into the meat, seafood, produce and other foods purchased in some Canadian and U.S. grocery stores. 

“We identified the thermal labels are a source [of BPA-like compounds] in our diet directly … so far in the world, no one had identified that the packaging could be a source of bisphenol S to the diet,” said Stéphane Bayen, a professor

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Here’s some budget-friendly meals from food bloggers


Food bloggers and cookbook authors say meal-planning and simple recipes can help home cooks put together filling and tasty dishes on a budget — an increasingly stressful challenge amid rising food prices.

Here are their suggestions for quick and nourishing meals for three types of households: Young adults who may want easy options, families with children or other picky eaters and seniors who may be looking for smaller portions.


Taylor Stinson, a Toronto-based food writer who has been running her blog The Girl on Bloor since 2015, says her sheet pan

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The first Mile High Asian Food Week starts this week. Here’s how to participate and what restaurants are involved

Dozens of restaurants, food trucks and pop ups from Denver and around the metro are participating.

Anise on Lincoln Street. Aug. 17, 2021.

Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite

Denver’s first annual Mile High Asian Food Week (AFW) starts this week.

This inaugural celebration starts Feb. 22 and will run through Feb. 26. No ticket purchases necessary. Diners just need to show up and mention AFW at participating businesses.

How you can participate:

Dozens and dozens of restaurants and food trucks from the city and surrounding areas are participating, including Anise, Kokoro and the James Beard Award-nominated food truck Yuan Wonton. Participating businesses will offer secret menu options, buy one

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Here’s when Asian Food Fest returns to downtown Cincinnati in 2023

We hope you’re hungry, because Asian Food Fest is returning this spring.

The annual festival celebrating Greater Cincinnati’s Asian foods will return to Court Street Plaza in downtown Cincinnati for its 12th year April 29-30. The festival is produced by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber in partnership with the Asian American Cultural Association of Cincinnati.

Here are the hours for Asian Food Fest:

  • Saturday, April 29: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 30: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Attendees to Asian Food Fest will be able to try a variety of Asian foods in the form of small plates

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Culinary tours are trending nationally. Here’s where to find them in Baton Rouge

Some travelers consider architecture or souvenirs the highlights of visiting a new place. But for an increasing cohort, food is the biggest attraction.

Culinary tourism is growing in popularity around the world, and interest in guided food tours is expected to increase more than 16% per year over the next decade.

Baton Rouge businesses are getting in on the trend, marketing it to locals and visitors alike.

Red Stick Spice Co. and owner Anne Milneck have long been known for delicious hands-on cooking classes and demonstrations. She loves sharing food, so in 2022, she teamed up with neighboring restaurants

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Asian Cuisine Week is back in Cincinnati. Here’s everything to know

Monkey Brain appetizer, fried avocado stuffed with sushi and cream cheese, at Teak OTR, one of over 40 Asian restaurants in Greater Cincinnati participating in Asian Cuisine Week.

Interested in trying food items from a secret menu? Asian Cuisine Week, back for its fourth year, will allow Cincinnatians to do just that before Lunar New Year on Sunday, Jan. 22.

The week-long event organized by Asianati, a local group that celebrates Asian food and culture, runs from Jan. 9-15. It gives customers a chance to choose from a list of $10 secret menu items from over 40 participating restaurants in Greater Cincinnati. The items are exclusive to Asian Cuisine Week.

“We are excited to help Cincinnati discover and explore delicious Asian cuisine,” said Chloe Tran, outreach coordinator of

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