1. 22,000 Pounds of Chia Seeds Were Just Recalled for Containing Animal Droppings
This is honestly just unfortunate because Chia seeds already kind of resemble rodent droppings, so we imagine searching for them in your tub would be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Regardless, if you live in Oregon or Washington, it might be worth it to check, because the FDA recently recalled thousands of pounds of the fiber-loaded seeds when a food bank discovered the poop. The recall affects containers distributed since November 2017. Read the full story from the FDA.
2. Here’s How to Score FREE Soft Serve at Dairy Queen This Month
Very few things can touch the silky smooth soft serve that comes from good ole’ DQ. The only thing better? When your cone comes to you for free. The fast food joint is running a promo this month that will offer free ice cream cones on the first day of spring, aka Tuesday, March 20. This is the 4th annual spring solstice celebration, and the ice cream is available with no strings attached (no purchase necessary, that is) at all participating locations. Read the full story from Foodbeast.
3. A New Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Launched Yesterday, But You Can’t Get it For Long
Mere weeks after they blessed the world with low-calorie pints, Ben & Jerry’s is debuting a brand new flavor to get fans psyched about the coming summer months – Gimme S’more. Featuring toasted marshmallow ice cream with chocolate cookie swirls, graham cracker swirls, and fudge flakes, it’s enough to transport anyone straight to the campfire. I know what you’re thinking. “Ben & Jerry’s already has a S’mores flavor.” You’re correct, but there is literally no such thing as too much chocolate/marshmallow goodness. Plus, this one is only available for a limited time, so indulge while it lasts! Read the full story from Refinery29.
4. Fans of Nacho Fries Rejoice – Taco Bell Says They’re Staying Around
If you’re one of the millions of people who have been enjoying the crispy, seasoned fries from Taco Bell (or the TV commercials with Josh Duhamel. Just me?), sit back and keep munching! America’s healthiest fast food chain just announced that the limited time fries are extending their stay on the menu due to the fact that they are now the company’s most successful product launch EVER, beating out the Doritos Locos Taco and the Crunchwrap Supreme. The chain has sold around 53 million of the sides, which equals about 1 in every 3 orders. They’ll remain on menus until at least early April. Read the full story from Nation’s Restaurant News.