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2nd Heart Attack Grill Victim?
For the second time in two months, a customer at Las Vegas‘ Heart Attack Grill collapsed mid-meal and was carted off to a hospital.
The female customer, a Las Vegas resident in her 40s, had been devouring a “double bypass burger,” puffing on cigarettes, and sipping a margarita when she collapsed Saturday night, the Grill’s owner told ABC News.
April 24, 2012 in Food, health, News, The United States of America
Tagged ABC News, double bypass burger, Food, grill, hamburger, heart attack, Heart Attack Grill, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Nevada, Las Vegas Strip, Myocardial infarction, Restaurant, Saturday, wikipedia
In an update to my previous post on “The Best Sushi in the GTA” I forgot to mention Makimono’s other location in Pickering. In case you are in the Pickering Town Centre area just take a quick walk arcross the street to 1790 Liverpool Road, just north of the 401. It’s also a great location for Sushi in Durham Ontario. The location is sometimes busy during lunch, however it’s also has a great atmosphere and staff. Of course, being that it’s an all-you-can eat location, you may want to leave a lot of room to “expand”. Otherwise you may need to take a quick nap afterwards. We all love good eats and if you have other locations, please be sure to share them with us. Happy eating!
Posted in Ajax, Durham, Food, GTA Culture, GTA Food, Info, Pickering
Tagged Ajax, england, Food, Greater Toronto Area, Japanese cuisine, kingston road, Liverpool, makimono, Ontario, Pickering, Pickering Town Centre, rolls, Scarborough, sushi, Tokyo, TriBeCa, Whitby
If you are looking for a hidden gem, you need to visit the Bravo Italian Bakery in Ajax Ontario. It is the best little charm in North Ajax and will hopefully be for years to come. Go taste and see! In my opinion you will not be disappointed!
81 Middlecote Drive
Ajax, ON L1T 0K3
Open Tue-Fri 10am-7pm; Sat 9am-4pm; Sun
Posted in Ajax, Food, GTA Culture, Oshawa
Tagged Ajax, bakery, Bravo, bread, cakes, chesse, Deli, Durham, Food, italian, middlecote, north ajax, Ontario, salem, tauton, Toronto, treats
By DON PEAT, Sun Media
A Chinatown restaurant shutdown after some camera un-shy rats appeared in the front window is now under renovations.
Toronto Public Health officials confirmed yesterday Happy Seven restaurant is undergoing renovations before inspectors conduct a final re-inspection of the Spandina Ave. eatery.
“Swatow Restaurant at 309 Spadina Ave. was closed Tuesday for failing to prevent an insect infestation and failing to provide adequate pest control, among other infractions.”
Posted in Food, GTA Food, health, Toronto
Tagged ants, canadian food inspection, CFIA, Chinatown, Chinesse Food, clean, Dinesafe, downtown Toronto, eating out, Food, Food Inspection, food safety, general tso, GTA Food, Happy 7, Happy Seven, infestation, mice, Rats, Restaurant, roaches, Spadina, spadina lrt, Swatow, Toronto, Toronto Public Health inspection, unclean
Tracy Moore Named New CityLine Host
Friday October 17, 2008
It’s one of the most popular shows in Canada and an institution at Citytv.
CityLine has been on the air for 24 years and was the original TV show that put the spotlight on design, food, gardening, health, fashion, beauty and other items of interest to domestic goddesses everywhere.
Now there are entire networks devoted to the subject. But a quarter of a century ago, this show was unique. And it remains that way to this day.
Part of that success has always been attributed to the hosts who guided viewers through the ins-and-outs of homemaking and style. In the early years, that was the legendary Dini Petty. And for 19 of those seasons, it was the remarkable Marilyn Denis.
But after she left the show in May, there was a big question mark: who could possibly replace the irreplaceable?
After trying out a series of co-hosts over the summer and early fall, we can finally answer that question – and it’s someone you know very well.
Posted in Canada, News, Ontario, Toronto
Tagged 680 News, afro-canadian, beauty, Breakfast Television, cityline, CityTV, CityTV News, co-host, design, Dini Petty, fashion, Food, gardening, health, host, Marilyn Denis, moses, New CityLine, reporter, Rogers, tracy moore, TV show, who is tracy moore
SAGUENAY, QUE.–Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz was forced to apologize yesterday for “tasteless and completely inappropriate” jokes on an Aug. 30 government conference call during the listeriosis crisis.
“This is like a death by a thousand cuts. Or should I say cold cuts,” Ritz quipped after fretting about the political dangers of the crisis.
And when told during the conference call about a new death in Prince Edward Island, Ritz remarked: “Please tell me it’s Wayne Easter.”
Easter, the Liberal MP for the P.E.I. riding of Malpeque, is his party’s critic shadowing Ritz’s Agriculture Department.
The Canadian Press reported the comments last night, citing sources who took notes during the call.
So far, 17 deaths, including 14 in Ontario, have been linked to the listeriosis outbreak, which sparked a massive recall of food products from a Maple Leaf Foods plant in Toronto.
The plant where the listeria bacterium was found embedded deep inside slicing equipment was closed Aug. 20 and reopened yesterday.
Listeriosis causes high fever, headache, neck stiffness and nausea that is of particular concern to the elderly, pregnant women and the infirm.
read more | digg story
Posted in election, GTA Food, GTA Politics, News, Ontario, politics
Tagged canada, Conservative, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Food, Gerry Ritz, Harper, health, listeria, listeriosis, maple leaf, resignation, Toronto
Yogurt products from two Chinese companies suspected of distributing melamine-tainted milk powder are still being sold in Chinese supermarkets in and around Toronto.
Yogurt products from Mengniu and Yili were discovered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in a Richmond Hill import company.
read more | digg story
Posted in Canada, Emergencies, GTA Food, GTA Issues, News, Ontario, Toronto
Tagged china, Chinese, Death, Food, Melamine, milk, richmond hill, t&t, Toronto
I do not normally comment on food, however today I will make an exception. I just had some of the best sushi I have EVER tasted. If you are a fan of sushi / Japanese food you will not be disappointed. It is located at 50 Kingston Road East in Ajax (beside Casey’s) with Dine in / Take Out & Party Trays. In case you are not sure they are in the RioCan Durham Centre in Ajax.
The service is awesome and the prices are good!
Andy MJ / a.k.a the G.T.A Patriot.
Posted in Ajax, Food, GTA Food, Multiculturalism, Ontario, Pickering, Toronto
Tagged AFC Ajax, Ajax, ajax ontario, alaska roll, Best Food, california roll, crab, Durham, Durham Ontario, fish, Food, Food and Beverage, Food in Durham, Greater Toronto Area, gta, harwood, Japan, japanese, Japanese cuisine, japanese restaurant, kingston road, Maki, makimono, makimono.ca, Ontario, R&D, Sashimi, Shrimp, Spicy, sushi, Tokyo, Toronto, Tuna
Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health reported today that two additional deaths have been confirmed to be directly caused by the listeriosis outbreak. This brings the total number of deaths to three.Outbreak associated cases of Listeriosis have also been reported in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Quebec.
“We will continue to monitor the situation very closely,” said Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health. “I would like to remind the public, especially those at high risk for Listeriosis, such as the elderly, pregnant women and those with weak immune systems, to avoid consuming any meats connected with the CFIA recall. If in doubt – throw it out.”
* Listeriosis is a reportable disease under Ontario Regulation 569 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act;
* The incubation period for Listeriosis is from three to seventy days with an average incubation period of three weeks.
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August 25, 2008
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s listeriosis update, as of Monday, August 25, 2008.
The local public health units have been asked to check their local hospitals, long-term care homes and daycares to ensure that any products from the Toronto Maple Leaf plant have been removed and are not being consumed. In addition, they have also been advised to check for recalled products at key retail outlet locations.
Last Friday, the public health units were asked to check the smaller stores, mom-and-pop shops that may not have heard of the recall.
“I would like to remind the public to check their refrigerators and ensure that any products related to the food recall are thrown out,” said Dr David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health.
For an up-to-date list on this recall and other CFIA consumer food recalls online
Find out more about Listeriosis online
Contact your local public health unit.
For public inquires call ServiceOntario, INFOline at 1-866-532-3161 (Toll-free in Ontario only) Members of the media :
Mark Nesbitt, 416-314-6197
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Posted in Canada, Emergencies, GTA Healthcare, GTA Issues, Ontario, Toronto, World
Tagged bacteria, BC, Beef, British Columbia, canada, CFIA, Chicken, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Medical Officer of Health, CMO, Contamination, Dalton McGuinty, David Williams, dead, Death, Deli, Deli meats, Doctor, Elderly, Food, Ham, Hea, health, Health Canada, Health Protection, incubation, Lilydale, listeriosis, maple leaf, Maple Leaf Foods, Maple Lodge, Mark Nesbitt, Meat, Ministry of Health, Ontario, outbreak, plague, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Schneiders meats, sliced meat, virus