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Burglar ID'd Thanks
to Bite of Sausage
Mar 12, 2021 9:34 AM CST
Burglar ID'd Thanks to Bite of Sausage
It only took 9 years
- German police say they have solved a nine-year-old burglary after DNA found on a half-eaten piece of sausage matched that of a man detained in France over an unrelated crime, reports the AP . Police in the western town of Schwelm said Thursday that the sausage belonged to the victim, and...
29K Pounds of Sausage
Recalled Over Risk of Metal
Dec 11, 2018 8:21 AM CST
29K Pounds of Sausage Recalled Over Risk of Metal
5 people have found metal fragments in Jimmy Dean sausage links
- Check your freezer for 23.4-oz. packages of Jimmy Dean's "Heat 'n Serve" sausages, recalled over an apparent risk of metal fragments. The Monday announcement from the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service refers to five customer complaints of metal pieces in the frozen...
Man Cuts Off Own Hand in
His Garage to Save His Life
Sep 26, 2018 1:08 PM CDT
Man Cuts Off Own Hand in His Garage to Save His Life
'When I cut off my arm, I could feel my nerves jumping,' says Myron Schlafman
- It took one man days to decide to cut off his own arm in order to save his life. It took Myron Schlafman just moments. The 69-year-old Jamestown, North Dakota, man was making sausage in his garage on Aug. 17 using an electric meat mixer. The AP reports that as...
There's Something Off-Putting
About This Denny's Mascot
Sep 13, 2017 2:54 PM CDT
There's Something Off-Putting About This Denny's Mascot
And the internet knows what it is
- When it comes to creating a new mascot for your restaurant, maybe brown and log-shaped isn't the way to go.
reports Denny's debuted its anthropomorphized sausage character "Sausage" back in 2014. But the internet wasn't going to ignore a restaurant mascot that looks like...
18 Piglets—Then Eat Them
Aug 23, 2017 12:25 PM CDT
Firefighters Rescue 18 Piglets—Then Eat Them
The sausages were 'fantastic'
- Back in February, British firefighters rescued 18 piglets and two sows from a burning barn where more than 60 tons of hay had caught fire. Almost exactly six months later, the
reports the firefighters reconnected with the pigs—in the form of sausages. After the two-week-old piglets were saved,...
Falling Mystery Meat
Confounds Florida Family
Jul 18, 2017 12:00 PM CDT
Falling Mystery Meat Confounds Florida Family
Family woken up by crash of 15 pounds of frozen sausage
- The weather in Florida can be wild, but we're not sure it's ever rained frozen meat before. WPLG reports a Deerfield Beach family was woken up by a loud noise Saturday morning. Travis Adair says it sounded "like thunder." The actual cause was less meteorological: The...
First Hot Dogs, Now Sausages:
New Meat Recall
May 25, 2017 10:58 AM CDT
First Hot Dogs, Now Sausages: New Meat Recall
Recall announced by Armour-Eckrich Meats after metal shards found
- On the heels of a recall on hot dogs that contained metal shards , a Kansas food distributor has recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of precooked sausage products for the same reason, reports the AP . The recall was announced Wednesday by Armour-Eckrich Meats in Junction City. The USDA's Food Safety...
Apr 7, 2016 12:17 PM CDT
Daimler Shareholders Brawl—Over Sausages
Daimler investor was trying to hoard links from the buffet to bring home
- It was the best of times, it was the wurst of times at Daimler AG's annual shareholder meeting Wednesday in Berlin, where an argument disrupted the get-together, the
reports. "We had to call the police to settle the matter," says Daimler board chair Manfred Bischoff of...
Like Hot Dogs
Made of Humans?
You May Be in Luck
Oct 26, 2015 11:16 AM CDT
Like Hot Dogs Made of Humans? You May Be in Luck
Human DNA found in franks, per molecular report
- " Soylent Green is made out of people! " may be back to haunt a true-blue American staple: hot dogs. Using a proprietary "next-generation genomic sequencing workflow" known as Clear Food , Clear Labs analyzed 345 hot dogs and sausages at the molecular level from 75 brands at 10 retailers,...
Man Named Bacon Gets in Trouble Over Sausage
May 27, 2015 11:42 AM CDT
Man Named Bacon Gets in Trouble Over Sausage
Thomas Bacon charged with simple assault after fight over the meat
- Pity poor Thomas Bacon, who is grabbing headlines for what might be a mundane arrest—were it not for his last name and the role sausage allegedly plays in the story. NJ.com reports the 19-year-old has been charged with simple assault in connection with a May 12 incident. Police...
Pizza Hut Tosses
Sausage Vs. Pepperoni Stunt
Oct 15, 2012 8:05 AM CDT
Pizza Hut Tosses Sausage Vs. Pepperoni Stunt
Chain faced media ire over proposed toppings question
- Under fire from bloggers and the press for its sausage-or-pepperoni debate contest , Pizza Hut has decided to bag the whole thing. The chain had initially promised free pizza for life to any audience member at tomorrow night's presidential debate who asked the burning question, "Sausage or pepperoni?" Observers...
Skip the Sausage, But
Steak's OK: Docs
May 17, 2010 7:00 PM CDT
Skip the Sausage, But Steak's OK: Docs
Processed meats linked to elevated risk of heart disease, diabetes
- People who eat unprocessed meats are at lower risk of developing heart disease and diabetes than people who consume processed meats such as sausage, hot dogs, salami, and bacon, researchers say. Analysis of studies involving more than 1 million subjects suggests that each 50 grams, or less than 2 ounces,...
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Apr 4, 2010 7:15 AM CDT
Egg-cellent News: Fried Breakfast 'Is Best'
Foods program body to break down fat rest of day: study
- A breakfast of fried eggs and bacon or sausage may be the best way to "program" the body to efficiently break down fats the rest of the day, according to a new study. Breakfasts rich in carbohydrates, such as cereal, may only prepare the body to break down carbs,...
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