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Pickle Company: Our Family Recipe Swiped by Whole Foods Brand

Grillo's is suing Patriot Pickle over alleged copycat recipe

(Newser) - Two pickle companies will battle it out in court after one accused the other of stealing its recipes. Grillo's Pickles, founded by Travis Grillo in Boston in 2008 using his grandfather's pickle recipe, started partnering in 2012 with Patriot Pickle, which had been supplying pickles to restaurants and...

Missouri Town Gripped by a Pickle Mystery
Pickle Mystery
Grips Missouri

Pickle Mystery Grips Missouri Town

Someone has been leaving pickle jars on interstate ramp

(Newser) - Over the past five years, witnesses have seen full jars, partially filled jars, and even a jar topped with a bow for Christmas. Now, the search for the culprit who's been leaving pickle jars on an I-270 ramp in Des Peres, Mo., is heating up, per Fox 2 . "...

Why Anxious People May Want to Order Extra Pickles

Study suggests fermented foods help with social anxiety

(Newser) - People who suffer from social anxiety might want to get familiar with fermented foods. A study led by researchers at William & Mary found that college students who eat such foods—think yogurt, sauerkraut, pickles, kimchi—report fewer social anxiety symptoms. The researchers suspect it's all about the "...

So Do Pickles Really Cause Cancer?

Relax: your local brand is probably fine

(Newser) - The World Health Organization is sounding the alarm about yet another possible cancer-causer: your cell phone. But far less ominous items also crowd that list, including, yes, the humble pickle. Chinese studies have shown that populations which suffer a certain esophageal cancer also depend on fermented veggies for long periods...

Have a Pickle Chaser With That Whiskey

Pickle juice + Jameson is latest bar trend

(Newser) - The hottest New York bar trend is based on a decidedly unsexy beverage: pickle juice. The "pickle back," a shot of pickle juice to chase straight Jameson, was once a staff-only practice known as the "bartender's handshake." But ordinary customers have found that the unlikely combination...

'Pickleback' Tops Nickelback... 'Frontman' Pissed

Fake Chad Kroeger doesn't see the humor in Facebook page

(Newser) - Most important news of the day: The pickle prominently featured on Facebook page “Can this pickle get more fans than Nickelback” did, indeed, accrue more fans than the band. Though a Facebook exchange between the "frontman" and the page’s founder (at left) appears to be a fake,...

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