Maple Leaf Foods Changes Misleading Product Labels

Maple Leaf Foods announced it is changing product labels on its line of Natural Selections line of deli meat products after a CBC Marketplace investigation revealed the meats contain nitrates, which may be linked to an increased risk in cancer.

According to a CBC report, one of the Maple Leaf Foods Natural Selections deli meat products contained the phrase “no added preservatives” on its packaging when in fact it contains nitrite .

The company sent an email to CBC Marketplace announcing it would change its Natural Selections labels to include the fact that the products contain nitrite.

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Vegetarian Hot Pot

Ingredients:

  • Soup Base – Water, mushroom essence, wood ear fungus and dried pear slices
  • Fresh button mushroom
  • Veggie dumpling
  • Deep-fried tofu
  • Firm tofu
  • Sweet corn
  • Tomato
  • Spinach
  • Veggie abalone
  • Goji berries

Sablefish (Gindara) Inari Sushi

The Sushi

The Fish

3D Printer Used to Create Woman’s New Jaw

In a groundbreaking operation, an 83-year-old woman received a new lower jaw created by a 3D printer.

The transplant was performed in June in the Netherlands but is only now being publicized. The woman went home four days after the procedure, BBC News reported.

Doctors decided to use this new technology because they believed reconstructive surgery would be too risky for the patient, who had developed a chronic bone infection.

The jaw implant was made out of titanium powder that was heated and fused together by laser, one layer at a time, BBC News reported.

This success opens the way for the use of more 3D-printed, patient-specific body parts, according to technicians.

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Source: LayerWise builds the world’s first patient‐specific lower jaw using laser technology

Pistachio-crusted Halibut with Red Pepper Sauce

Ingredients

4, 6-oz halibut
4 tsp olive oil
2 tsp garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 lb pistachios, ground
2 shallots
2 tbsp butter
4 red peppers, roasted
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups whipping cream
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

Method

  1. Season halibut with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Roll halibut in ground pistachios. Bake in 400°F oven for 10 minutes.
  2. To make sauce, saute shallots in butter over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add peppers and saute for 3 minutes. Add chicken stock and reduce by half. Add cream and honey. Further reduce to sauce consistency. Puree sauce; add basil. Season with salt and pepper.

Makes 4 servings.

Source: Western Living