| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:02 AM
Kids may be getting too much mercury from their school lunches, specifically their tuna sandwiches, according to a new study from consumer, health and environmental groups.
The study found that the adverse effects from popular school lunch staple, canned...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Bumble Bee Foods recalled 2.4 million cans of tuna this week because of loose seals, the San Diego-based company said Thursday.
The affected products -- 5-ounce cans of chunk white albacore and chunk light tuna sold under the Bumble Bee and Brunswick...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:46 AM
SAN DIEGO -- District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis Friday announced a $3.3 million settlement of a civil consumer protection action against three tuna-packing companies over the amount of tuna in cans.
In the settlement, Bumble Bee Foods, Tri-Union Seafoods...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:03 PM
When thinking about what to have for dinner, fish is a good choice.
Fish is low in saturated fat and can benefit the cardiovascular system when replacing other meat that is higher in saturated fat.
Also, omega-3 fatty acids in fish are considered a...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 2:18 PM
A few weeks ago, Frank McCourt testified that he and Jamie withdrew $100 million dollars from the Dodger organization to fund their various personal activities, like buying extra houses and yelling at each other.
"YAM" was the entry on Jamie McCourt's...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Today, many people feel overworked, over scheduled and over-frazzled, and as a result, family meals at home often get squeezed out. You want to serve your family healthful, nutritious meals, but you're out of time and ideas on what to serve.
| Aug 6, 2008
Canned tuna is so commonplace you might think it's crazy to make your own. OK, so call this tuna "conserved" instead. It's not just a change of names. Following Food editor Russ Parsons' recipe, take chunks of good albacore tuna and slowly poach it...
| Aug 6, 2008
Improbable as it may have seemed a few years ago, canned tuna is one of the hottest ingredients around today. Good quality stuff, of course, not lunchbox fare. Imported from Spain or Italy, it can sell for as much as $50 a pound. And if it's ventresca,...
| Sep 10, 2008
The news in July that the Corti Bros. grocery on Folsom Boulevard was closing spread through town like wildfire. You'd have thought the city was losing its NBA team, or even the state Capitol.
A petition to keep the store in its current location was...
| Sep 4, 2006
By the time Weems W. Duvall Jr., hit 45, he was close to 300 pounds, his cholesterol was sky high and his blood pressure was out of control. "I was pretty much a walking heart attack," he says.
Diet books advised him that adding fish to his meals would...
| Sep 9, 2009
Summer always comes late to Southern California, but that seemed to be particularly true this year, as the cloudy gray days of June gloom stretched well into August for many areas. There was a good side, to be sure, but what we gained by not having to...