Post Tagged with: "food"

A bunch of bananas pose in this file photo. Source: Facebook

Unusual tradition in Scottish town sees bananas ‘banned’ for one day

Banana fans at a Scottish seaside town will have to wait a whole day before their favorite yellow fruit is permitted to be eaten again, in honor of a strange superstition during the annual boat festival. Located in Aberdeenshire, the town of Portsoy has played host to the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival each year since […]

December 29, 2016 United Kingdom
A selection of donuts pose in this unrelated file photo. Source: Facebook

New York bakery specializing in ‘low-fat donuts’ goes bust

In news that would surprise absolutely nobody, ever, a donut store in Manhattan’s Seventh Avenue that specialized in baking low fat and low calorie treats went bankrupt after one year of operations. The outlet was the first physical location for Holey Donuts, a bakery that previously exclusively handled all business through online […]

December 28, 2016 US
Unrelated meat on display at a Chinese grocer. Source: Facebook

Chinese criminal organization busted for selling ’40-year old meat’

Chinese authorities have recently busted gangs operating in the meat packing business, which are trying to sell expired meat – in some cases up to forty years old – on unsuspecting consumers. So far this year 21 gangs have been apprehended by the police, with 100,000 tons of dodgy meat […]

December 28, 2016 China
File photo of a collection of wheelbarrows. Source: Facebook

Saskatchewan man jailed after ‘filling wheelbarrow with stolen potato chips’

A man from Regina, Saskatchewan has received a jail sentence after he placed large boxes of stolen potato chips in a wheelbarrow and rolled them back to his home. The 54-year old, Wayne Robert Curle, committed the crime on August 17 of this year, but so far there has been […]

December 28, 2016 Canada