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The creator of Hawaiian pizza has died aged 83

Sam Panopolous, the Greek migrant who created Hawaiian pizza from his restaurant in Canada in 1962 adding pineapple, ham, bacon and other toppings, has died aged 83. "Along the way, we threw some pineapples on it and nobody liked it at first," he said. But after that, they went crazy about it. Because in those days nobody was mixing sweets and sours and all that. It was plain, plain food," he described his pizza as an experiment first.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Nutrition

FDA warning about consuming frozen tuna which can be infected with hepatitis A virus

A big investigation was developed the last month (May) by the FDA regarding the potential infection of frozen tuna from Indonesia with the hepatitis A virus. The FDA confirmed the sample was positive. Initially, Tropic Fish Hawaii LLC, a subsidiary distributor of Hilo Fish Company, initiated a product recall because the affected product had been distributed to its customers in Oahu, Hawaii (U.S. mainland and other Hawaiian Islands were not affected by the recall).

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Nutrition

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