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  • Ketchup Ice Pops Are Popping Up in Canada

    06/24/2022 7:58:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Food & Wine ^ | June 22, 2022 | Mike Pomranz
    The "refreshingly savory and sweet" treats are being given away for free for three days only. Photo of Mike PomranzIt's not easy being ketchup: one of the world's favorite foods but always an addition, never the star of the show. Now, the condiment specialists at French's have found out a way to put ketchup front and center without squirting sachets of the stuff into your mouth: a ketchup popsicle. Launching this week, these limited-edition ketchup-flavored ice pops — called a "Frenchsicle" — are (sadly) only available in Canada, but that doesn't mean they can't pique our interested down here in...
  • First Lady brings five gallons of KETCHUP to Romania and dons a baseball cap to serve meals to U.S. troops as Russia continues shelling Ukraine

    05/06/2022 2:22:09 PM PDT · by algore · 53 replies
    <p>First Lady Jill Biden traveled to Romania Friday carrying five gallons of ketchup on board Executive One Foxtrot after hearing that the military base she was visiting was running out.</p><p>Biden brought Heinz ketchup - a condiment created in her home state of Pennsylvania - to Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, her spokesman confirmed to DailyMail.com.</p>
  • Los Angeles Cancels Ketchup Packets to Prevent Climate Change

    11/18/2021 2:34:11 PM PST · by DFG · 48 replies
    Headline USA ^ | 11/18/2021 | Molly Bruns
    Local Los Angeles government officials are putting a halt to climate change by restricting the distribution of ketchup packets, Fox News reported. A recently finalized ordinance would restrict restaurants with 26 or more employees from providing ketchup and mustard packets with a customer’s meal. From here on out, customers must request their condiments. The ordinance will apply to restaurants by April of 2022. “If we are to overcome the extreme climate challenges we face, we will have to alter or otherwise transform all our habits relating to fossil fuel products, including plastics, and our essential natural resources, like forests,” said...
  • Revealed: 10 More Things The Government Will Be Mandating This Year

    09/14/2021 6:44:48 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | September 10, 2021 | The Babylon Bee
    President Biden is drunk with power after announcing a vaccine mandate and our sources reveal he's already working on more! Are you ready? Here is a list of mandates Biden reportedly has planned for this year: 1) For the entire month of October, all foods must be pumpkin spice flavor: Biden is a fan of pumpkin spice and thinks you should be too. Bring on the pumpkin spice hotdogs and the pumpkin spice steak! 2) During all the other months of the year, all foods must still be pumpkin spice flavored: Dangit. 3) Everyone approached by Joe Biden must allow...
  • Climate envoy says US, China must end world’s ‘suicide pact’

    07/20/2021 12:01:23 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | July 20, 2021 | By DANICA KIRKA
    LONDON (AP) — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry called on China to join America in urgently cutting greenhouse gas emissions and described the international alliances that rebuilt Europe after World War II as a model for fighting against climate change. Kerry challenged global leaders to accelerate the actions needed to curb rising temperatures and pull the world back from the edge of the abyss. “Allies, partners, competitors and even adversaries” must work together, he said during a speech at London’s Kew Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage site where scientists are working to protect plants from global warming. “The climate crisis...
  • Chick-fil-A will limit number of dipping sauces amid supply shortage

    05/12/2021 10:33:39 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    nypost ^ | 05/12/2021 | Natalie O'Neill
    They’re laying off the sauce. Chick-fil-A will limit the number of condiments allowed per customer amid an industry-wide supply shortage, the firm said. The fast food joint, headquartered in Georgia, sent customers nationwide an email Monday declaring that customers will now get just one sauce per entrée, two per meal and three per order of 30-count nuggets, according to KSL.
  • Why is the COVID-19 pandemic causing a ketchup shortage?

    04/07/2021 10:01:15 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 44 replies
    ABC7 News ^ | April 7, 2021 | Staff
    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shortage of one of America's favorite condiments: ketchup. Restaurants have relied heavily on takeout orders to survive during the pandemic, which has caused a need for more ketchup packets. But once those started running low, some eateries began pouring out bulk ketchup into individual cups. The Wall Street Journal reports that low inventory of ketchup is hitting mom-and-pop restaurants as well as chains like Texas Roadhouse. According to the restaurant-business platform "Plate IQ," the ketchup shortage has caused packet prices to rise 13% since January 2020. USA Today reports that Heinz is working to...
  • The New Shortage: Ketchup Can’t Catch Up The pandemic turned restaurants into takeout specialists, boosting demand for the condiment; ‘Everyone out there is grabbing for ketchup’

    04/06/2021 9:46:54 AM PDT · by mylife · 60 replies
    Supply chain problems are reaching into a far corner of the business universe: Ketchup packets. After enduring a year of closures, employee safety fears and start-stop openings, many American restaurants are now facing a nationwide ketchup shortage. Restaurants are trying to secure the tabletop staple after Covid-19 upended the condiment world order. Managers are using generic versions, pouring out bulk ketchup into individual cups and hitting the aisles of Costco for substitutes. “We’ve been hunting high and low,” said Chris Fuselier, owner of Denver-based Blake Street Tavern, who has struggled to keep ketchup in stock for much of this year....
  • Photo: “Hunter Will Work If We Need Him To As Well” – The First Of The 26,740 Hunter Biden Emails Is Out And Exposes Operation Ketchup That Implicates John Kerry’s Stepson

    10/19/2020 7:44:27 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 41 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 10.19.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    The business partner of Hunter Biden who flipped on the Biden family from prison provided access to 26,000 emails, Breitbart News senior contributor Peter Schweizer said in a Saturday morning radio appearance. Schweizer, appearing on Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel, said that former Hunter Biden business partner Bevan Cooney provided 26,000 emails to him—the first of which were published late last week in a Breitbart News exclusive investigation by Schweizer and author Seamus Bruner. Cooney is currently serving a sentence in federal prison due to his conviction over financial deals he made connected to Hunter Biden...
  • John Kerry: New Trump environmental rules will 'kill more Americans'

    04/17/2020 5:42:39 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | April 17, 2020 | by Suzanne Smalley
    WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State John Kerry charged Thursday that the Trump administration was using the coronavirus pandemic as a cover to weaken key environmental regulations that will “kill more Americans.” “It’s a tragedy. It’s stupid. It’s absolutely counterproductive,” Kerry said during an interview on Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery” podcast when asked about the Trump administration’s controversial decision that day to loosen rules on the release of mercury and other toxic chemicals from coal and oil-fired power plants. “George Orwell never conceived of quite such a topsy-turvy situation,” he added. “And I don’t think anybody’s ever dreamt we’d have a...
  • World's Richest Countries Need to Behave Like Adults in Climate Fight: Kerry

    12/10/2019 6:45:57 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | December 10, 2019 | by Valerie Volcovici
    MADRID (Reuters) - The world's richest nations are failing to "behave like adults" and act firmly enough to meet global warming targets set in the Paris climate accord, former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday. Kerry, who served as the top U.S. diplomat under President Barack Obama and was a leading player in brokering the Paris Agreement in 2015, said the G20 nations are lagging behind on emission reduction plans and financial pledges to poor countries instead of setting a high bar for global climate action. "The burden falls largely on the G20 to behave like adults,...
  • ‘Nobody subtweets like Pat’! Pat Sajak jumps on the ‘blacklist’ bandwagon

    09/06/2019 4:38:56 AM PDT · by DFG · 47 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 09/05/2019 | Doug P
    As you know, “Will & Grace” actors Eric McCormack and Debra Messing have called on the media to publicize the names of those attending Trump’s Beverly Hills fundraiser later this month. McCormack and Messing deny that their attempt to create a blacklist would actually amount to a blacklist. Because the topic of blacklists has again been in the news, Pat Sajak thought he’d get in on the action:
  • Man Arrested for Covering Sleeping Girlfriend in Ketchup

    06/04/2019 2:45:47 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 81 replies
    www.newsmax.com ^ | Tuesday, 04 June 2019 03:38 PM | By Zoe Papadakis
    Hold the mustard. A Florida man was arrested and charged with domestic battery after he reportedly poured ketchup over his sleeping girlfriend, who he believed was having an affair. Peter Wagman, 37 had been dating his 41-year-old girlfriend, who has not been named, for 11 years. According to a police report obtained by The Smoking Gun, they often argued over infidelity and the most recent incident, which took place in the early hours of Sunday, was just one of their many spats. Investigators were called to the couple's Pinellas Park residence where they found Wagman's girlfriend covered in ketchup. According...
  • Kerry talks climate change, public health

    02/25/2019 8:59:13 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    Yale Daily News ^ | February 25, 2019 | by Madison Mahoney
    On Friday afternoon, a few hundred students, faculty and guests filled the Yale School of Medicine’s Harkness Hall to hear former Secretary of State John Kerry speak about climate change policy and its relation to public health issues. The event was co-sponsored by the Climate Change and Health Initiative at the Yale School of Public Health and the Yale Institute for Global Health. Moderated by Robert Dubrow, professor at the Yale School of Public Health and director of CCHI, the conversation began with introductions by Sten Vermund, dean of the Yale School of Public Health. “Secretary Kerry is a champion...
  • John Kerry on his message to Trump: 'Resign'

    01/22/2019 10:18:05 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 80 replies
    John Kerry on his message to Trump: 'Resign' By Owen Daugherty - 01/22/19 12:18 PM EST Former Secretary of State John Kerry had a simple message for President Trump on Tuesday, saying he should “resign.” Kerry was speaking on a discussion panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, when he was asked what his message to Trump would be, according to CNBC. Kerry was at first hesitant to answer the question, saying Trump "doesn't take any of this seriously.” “He doesn’t have an ability to have that kind of conversation,” Kerry said after debating whether to answer or...
  • Is Ketchup the Perfect Complement to the American Diet?

    12/05/2018 4:15:08 PM PST · by vannrox · 140 replies
    zocalpublicsquare ^ | 4JUN18 | Amy Bentley
    Ketchup is arguably the United States’ most ubiquitous condiment. Ninety-seven percent of Americans have a ketchup bottle in the fridge, usually Heinz, and we buy some 10 billion ounces of the red stuff annually—almost three bottles per person per year. We purportedly spend more money on salsa, but in terms of sheer volume ketchup comes out on top. Bright red in color, tangy, sweet, salty, and replete with a “meaty,” tomato-ey umami hit, ketchup provides accents of color and flavoring, as well as a smell and texture that is familiar and comforting. It’s the perfect complement to the American diet:...
  • Yale Friends Say Brett Kavanaugh Loved To Eat Pasta With Ketchup

    07/15/2018 8:22:25 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 103 replies
    Splinter News ^ | Sophie Weiner
    An article in the Yale Daily News today gives us more insight into the life of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. And boy, is it exciting stuff. Kavanaugh attended Yale Law School from ‘87 to ‘90, during which time, according to classmates, he enjoyed playing devil’s advocate in conversations with his black friend, eating pasta with ketchup, and looking down his nose at friends who enjoyed watching Jeopardy. What a fun dude. His friends also remember his painfully dull taste in food. [W]hen it came to food, the future Supreme Court pick found hardly anything palatable, Christmas said. Kavanaugh was...
  • What's Sauce for the Oyster May Also Keep the Doctor Away

    06/08/2018 7:05:12 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 18 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10/19/1993 | LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN
    DOES Louisiana hot sauce, a principal ingredient in the spicy New Orleans cocktail sauce commonly served with raw shellfish, kill certain bacteria found in raw oysters? The answer is yes, at least in the laboratory, researchers said in a preliminary report at a national scientific meeting on microbes and antibiotics yesterday. Principal ingredients of the traditional New Orleans cocktail sauce were found to kill a rare but sometimes fatal bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus. Dr. Sanders said that he saw his first case of V. vulnificus infection 10 years ago and that his interest in studying the sauces arose from lectures...
  • Is Heinz’s new “mayochup” just innovation gone wrong?

    04/13/2018 2:34:27 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 80 replies
    www.fastcompany.com ^ | 04/13/2018 | Staff
    [Photo: courtesy of Kraft Heinz] _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ As if our nation weren’t polarized enough, a new condiment is threatening to divide us even further: On Wednesday, Heinz announced potential plans to bring “mayochup” into the world. It’s half ketchup, half mayonnaise, and if you ask some people, 100% wrong. The food-processing company announced Thursday it’s contemplating selling the new product, provided it garners enough interest. It launched a public poll on Twitter, asking Americans to make the hard decision for them: “Want #mayochup in stores? 500,000 votes for yes and we’ll release it to you saucy Americans.” The reaction is mixed....
  • John Kerry says Trump is "creating an international crisis" over Iran deal

    10/13/2017 3:11:00 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 78 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | October 13, 2017 | By KATHRYN WATSON
    Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday blasted President Trump's decision not to re-certify Iran's compliance with the Iran nuclear deal, accusing Mr. Trump of jumpstarting an "international crisis." "President Trump's decision today is dangerous," Kerry said in a lengthy statement he posted to Twitter. "He's creating an international crisis. It endangers America's national security interests and those of our closest allies. "The president has polluted the negotiating waters and made it easier for legitimate concerns to be distinguished from back-door efforts to kill the deal," Kerry added. "What we've seen today lacks common sense and strategic thinking to...