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    Spanish investigators clamp down on meat, shellfish fraud operations

    Spanish authorities have uncovered the alleged fraudulent sale of meat products as part of two different actions. The Guardia Civil ran two operations in Madrid and Salamanca, Spain. In the first action, named Operation SLICE, more than 63,000 containers of products were seized because some had labels that looked to have been modified. Authorities arrested six people and investigated another two from seven food companies in the provinces of Madrid, Córdoba, Toledo and Badajoz. They are suspected of changing labeling and using false traceability of meat products to pretend they were Iberian. Seized items were worth up to €967,000 ($1.19   Read More

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    My life in food: Kate Bosworth on cheeseburgers, Spanish cuisine and learning to cook for a family

    I learnt to cook when I became a stepmum at 28. I was super intimidated by cooking for a long time, and when I met Jasper [Kate’s stepdaughter, then aged 12], I realised that takeouts and deliveries weren’t going to suffice for supporting a growing human being. So I rolled up my sleeves and dove in at the culinary deep end. It was through her that I really fell in love with cooking. The first dish I made for her was chicken piccata [boneless chicken in a lemon and capers sauce], and it’s still the dish she requests the most.   Read More

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