Kraft Cheese Gets Shelved, Tiffany Thornton Expecting Baby Number Two
Oct. 26, 2013
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Kraft Has a String Cheese Incident
String cheese fans -- you may want to check the "best when used by" dates on that Kraft and Polly-O cheese sitting in your fridges.
Kraft has issued a voluntary recall on some of its string cheese products on Friday, saying that the some cheeses may spoil and change color before the package expiration dates, according to its website.
The at-risk cheeses are dated Oct. 25 through February 11, 2014.
Kraft apologized to its customers on its website, saying it was sorry that the cheeses "did not meet our high standards."
Tiffany Thornton Proves a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Tiffany Thornton took a photo with some friends flaunting her baby bump, and so it was announced the Disney star was expecting her second child with husband Christopher Carney.
"Guess what?! Hint: why am I holding my stomach?" Thorton captioned the photo uploaded to her WhoSay account.
A beautiful business relationship is coming to an end.
McDonald's Corporation announced that it's phasing out Heinz ketchup at its more than 34,000 restaurants around the world after former Burger King CEO took the top spot at the condiment company,Reuters reported.
"As a result of recent management changes at Heinz, we have decided to transition our business to other suppliers over time," McDonald's said in a statement.
It's unclear if Heinz was knew the split was coming, but declined to comment to Reuters regarding the loss of business.
But the loss may be more apparent overseas. The only McDonald's locations still stocking the ketchup are in Pittsburgh and Minneapolis, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Britney Spears Gets Personal
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It's been a while since Britney Spears has gotten up close and personal with her fans.
But now that her latest album is on its way, she thought it might be a good time to pen a "long overdue" open letter on her official website to thank them for their love.
"I have been through a lot in the past few years and it has really inspired me to dig deeper and write songs that I think everyone can relate to," she wrote on Friday. "I want to show you the different sides of Britney Spears. I am a performer. I am a Mom. I am funny. I am your friend! I am Britney Jean."
Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom Call it Quits
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Actor Orlando Bloom and model Miranda Kerr are divorcing after three years of marriage, ABC News confirms.
"Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr have announced that they have been amicably separated for the past few months," the rep said in a statement to ABC. "After six years together, they have recently decided to formalize their separation.
"Despite this being the end of their marriage, they love, support and respect each other as both parents of their son and as family," the statement said.
Bloom, 36, and Kerr, 30, began dating in 2007 and wed in 2010. They also welcomed their son, Flynn, in 2011.