Tag: food

Woman Claims Tooth Found in Food

MCALLEN (KFXV) — It’s a story you’ll only see on FOX — a McAllen woman is worried after a gruesome discovery in her food. A Valley woman, who prefers to be called “Lisa,” says she purchased food from Tortilleria Emmanuel, Monday morning but never expected the following to happen. The owner of the local restaurant says this is the first time in more than 20 years that this type of incident happens. Lisa said her 15-year-old daughter complained about mouth pain after biting into the tooth and after taking her to a dentist office, she says they found some...

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Mayo, wings, butter: ‘Fake milk’ is the latest food fight

BY CANDICE CHOI – AP FOOD INDUSTRY WRITER NEW YORK (AP) — Is “fake milk” spoiling the dairy industry’s image? Dairy producers are calling for a crackdown on the almond, soy and rice “milks” they say are masquerading as the real thing and cloud the meaning of milk for shoppers. And a group that advocates for plant-based products, the Good Food Institute, countered by asking the Food and Drug Administration this week to say foods can use terms such as “milk” and “sausage,” so long as they’re modified to make clear what’s in them. It’s the latest dispute about...

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Mission Family Lose Everything in Blaze

Mission (KFXV) — A mother and her three children are on the streets after a fire consumes their home. We spoke with the family who say they are now faced with how to survive. This after coming home to firefighters battling to extinguish the flames inside their house. Pieces of burnt clothing, what’s left of a fan and family memories that are now ashes are all what’s left on this family’s property. Fire officials with Palmview and Alton responded to the 5000 block of Janice Drive and put out the fire but unfortunately say the home was declared a...

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Family of Four Displaced After Fire

Laguna Heights (KFXV) — A family of four gathered for the holiday loses their home. It happened on Saturday at around 4:40 in the afternoon, as the family of migrant workers was preparing food in the kitchen the home caught on fire. Port Isabel Fire Department responded to the emergency call and helped prevent any injuries but unfortunately the family’s home was a total loss, including all of their possessions. Officials are still investigating the exact cause of the fire. We’ll keep you updated with all of the details as they are released. The community has helped and continues...

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RGV Sends Water to Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi (KFXV) — Officials in Corpus Christi are warning residents not to use their tap water after a possible contamination. The city says the cause of the possible contamination is a, quote, “recent backflow incident in the industrial district” involving an unnamed refinery. They’ve been able to confirm the presence of one chemical. The city is instructing residents to only use bottled water for all food preparation, drinking, washing and bathing needs until further notice. Officials says residents should not try to boil the water. Local schools have canceled classes and many local stores have sold out of...

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