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Wendy’s Peppermint Frosty to launch as new holiday treat

The holiday season will be in full swing at Wendy’s this month with the chain’s new Peppermint Frosty. Wendy’s restaurant locations will start serving the minty soft-serve dessert nationwide on Tuesday, Nov. 15, according to a press release the fast food chain issued. The Peppermint Frosty will be available for a limited time while supplies …

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Oscar Mayer to debut ‘Cold Dog’ popsicle in several cities

Oscar Mayer announced Thursday it would sell a hot dog-flavored popsicle in a handful of US cities. The popsicle, dubbed the “Cold Dog,” is being sold for $2 at frozen desserts company Popbar locations in New York City, Atlanta, New Orleans and Long Beach, Oscar Mayer said in a press release. It visibly resembles a …

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Israeli students accuse Ben & Jerry’s of occupying tribal land

Israeli students claim that ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is “illegally” occupying land in Vermont that once belonged to a Abenaki native American tribe and should practice what it preaches and immediately evacuate the properties. A cheeky letter sent to B&J — signed by more than 1,000 Israeli students and academics affiliated with Students …

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Woman suing Big Olaf Creamery after miscarriage

A Massachusetts woman who suffered a miscarriage after allegedly eating listeria-tained ice cream at a Florida wedding is suing the maker for damages, according to reports. Kristen Hopkins, of Billerica, said she ate the contaminated treat, produced by Big Olaf Creamery, while attending the nuptials in Clearwater Beach in May. Upon returning home, Hopkins was …

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Instacart searches for Choco Taco up 30,000% after Klondike cuts treat

In case you haven’t heard, the beloved Choco Taco is being discontinued after nearly four decades on the market. This week, Klondike announced that Choco Taco production will come to an end this year after first launching in 1983. Fans of the vanilla ice cream that’s inside a hard taco shell with fudge, peanuts and …

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These Brands Are Rushing to Save the Choco Taco

photo: Salt & Straw In a classic case of “You don’t know whatcha got till it’s gone,” the internet mourned the Choco Taco this weekwhen Klondike, the manufacturer, announced it will discontinue the production of the frozen treat. People flocked to their local groceries in search of the final few boxes, eBay started its biddingand …

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Is Choco Taco discontinuation a hoax? Why some fans think so

The Choco Taco isn’t going anywhere, according to die-hard fans and conspiracy theorists. Unilever’s ice cream maker Klondike announced that the frozen vanilla dessert wrapped in a sugary taco and coated with peanuts and chocolate fudge would be discontinued — triggering nationwide mourning. “The Klondike Choco Taco has unfortunately been discontinued in both 1ct and …

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Ice cream maker linked to listeria outbreak refuses to recall

The Florida ice cream maker allegedly linked to a listeria outbreak that has killed two and sickened dozens has refused to issue a recall while officials investigate, according to a report. The Florida Department of Health is leading a probe into the outbreak linked to Big Olaf Creamery of Sarasota, Fla.– and has advised consumers …

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Ben & Jerry’s slams Unilever’s sale to Israeli licensee

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream blasted parent company Unilever for selling the Vermont-based firm’s operations in Israel to a local licensee — effectively circumventing a boycott of Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank. “We continue to believe it is inconsistent with Ben & Jerry’s values ​​for our ice cream to be sold in the …

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