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TGI Fridays potato skins snacks contain no potato skins, lawsuit says

A New York City woman sued TGI Friday's Inc. on Wednesday, claiming the company had engaged in deceptive advertising practices by selling potato skins. The proposed class action suit filed by Solange Troncoso claims that the bagged snacks are appealing to some consumers because of the perceived health benefits of potato skins. The lawsuit claims that these are "skinned" and …

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Unexploded First World was found in French potato shipment

A A unexploded First World War hand grenade was found among a shipment of French potatoes when they were unloaded at a Hong Kong crisp factory. The German grenad has been left in a trench during the Hong Kong police safely detonates the grenade at the Calbee snacks factory. Superintendent Wilfred Wong Ho-hon said it was in an unstable condition …

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ALDI gets potato chips from stores in the Pittsburgh area, W.V.

0 ALDI recalls potato chips from shops in Pittsburgh, WV Food Chain ALDI recalls a batch of potato chips from certain stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia. Working with Olde York Potato Chips, the chain calls 96 back from Clancy's Wavy Potato Chips. The company announced this in a press release, calling it "a precautionary measure due …

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Genetics study indicates that sweet potato has arrived in Polynesia long before American colonization

DNA analysis of sweet potatoes in Polynesia revealed that crops in the region grew long before American colonization. The study also provides insights into how hybridization could be the answer to food security. Sean Gallup | Getty Images ) An analysis of the sweet potato genome shows that the plant could have grown in the region long before the Americans …

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