Maple Leaf’s make-over, McDonald’s mini-burger, Canada’s best food blog

Maple Leaf’s make-over, McDonald’s mini-burger, Canada’s best food blog

The hidden dangers of drinking (Photo by Mandie) 

• Easy on the booze, boys. A study has found that men who consume 14 drinks a week or more are 20 per cent more likely than teetotallers to develop prostate cancer. [City News]

• Unfortunately for McDonald’s, which just introduced a Big Mac–infused mini-burger snack wrap, it takes a lot more than a pita to signify nutrition. [Burgerbusiness]

• Despite Maple Leaf’s battered reputation, the company insists its business make-over was not driven by last year’s listeria outbreak at its Toronto plant. [ItWorldCanada]

• Avid athletes commonly consume more than their necessary protein intake, despite the absence of scientific consensus indicating that the practice is beneficial. [Canada.com]

• Food blog Everybody Likes Sandwiches took home the gold this year for best Canadian blog at the ninth annual Weblog Awards—a.k.a. the Bloggies. [EverybodyLikesSandwiches]