Okay… We’ve recently heard that Pork prices will continue to soar this coming year. That means even higher prices for smoked and cured Pork products. So, how’s the average red-blooded Canadian going to get their Bacon fix without breaking the bank, eh? The good old DIY way – that’s how!

A popular sugar-free gummy candy, sold in mammoth five-pound bags on Amazon.com, is apparently taking the calorie-counting world by storm… And ‘storm’ is a particularly apt descriptor, in this case! Yes, these gummies are more than a trend – in fact, they’re literally a movement!

It’s official! Taking the advice of celebrities, not to mention other non-scientists and non-physicians, may be bad for your health – and your wallet. A new study from McMaster University suggests that we’re hard-wired to believe the famous, even when we know their claims are unfounded and unsupported by actual evidence.

Bad news for those who buy organic to stay chemical-free: Another government study – this time in Canada – has found that large amounts of so-called organic produce contain at least traces (and sometimes more) of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and other environmental pollutants…

For lovers of Ball Park Nachos and all forms of quick-and-easy Cheesy Melts, the next week or so may be a major trial of patience and perseverance. Kraft reports a more-serious-than-usual seasonal shortage of its perennial, hallmark favourite – Velveeta Process Cheese Food…