Chocolate Extinction?! 

Posted: 4:30 am Thursday, January 4th, 2018

By Ann Kelly

 

Say it isn’t so! Scientists are predicting that chocolate could be a thing of the past. The issue is the threat to the cacao plants from fungal diseases, climate change and more.  So how do they save the cacao? By modifying the seeds so they can grow in other regions of the world, and use that same technology for other plants as well. But some other news in the chocolate world is a new type called “ruby chocolate.” Sweet – here’s the full story.

 

 

If you love the convenience of frozen biscuits you won’t like this recall.  The T Marzetti Co. has recalled biscuits sold in twelve states, including Florida. They’re sold under various names and carry the threat of listeria. Thrown them out or take them back to the store. Here’s the full list.

 

 

Wanted: someone with a serious craving for Little Debbie snack cakes. Seems a storage locker was broken into up in South Carolina and what turned up missing? 40 cases of Little Debbie snacks. That’s a lot of sugar! No clue who took them. Next stop – a lot of milk?

 

 

And finally if this cold weather has you craving warm soup, fresh bread and all your favorite comfort foods take a look back with me a some recipes to try out tonight, and see why a healthy diet is not only good for you – it’s good for the earth. Who knew?

 

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM ANN KELLY’S KITCHEN

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