More listeria headaches at Maple Leaf, countdown to cuvée, the perfect pancake

More listeria headaches at Maple Leaf, countdown to cuvée, the perfect pancake

Is pancake perfection possible? (Photo by Janice Lo) 

• Another shipment of Advil to the PR department of Maple Leaf Foods, please. The company has had to recall hundreds of cases of wieners that had not completed listeria testing. [CBC]

• Last week, wine aficionados previewed 1,000 bottles featured in this year’s Cuvée Weekend. Winners will be announced this Friday. [Toronto Star]

• University math professors became eggheads of a different kind yesterday. In celebration of Pancake Tuesday, one professor has revealed the equation for the perfect breakfast indulgence. [National Post]

• City councillor Michael Thompson is calling for an increase in DineSafe services, as he fears business owners might be tempted to break the rules in order to cut costs due to the recession. [Toronto Sun]

• Health writer David E. Gumpert makes the case against restricting raw dairy products. His solution: inspect them as thoroughly as fresh produce. [The Complete Patient]