Food News: Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Knives Are Going Up For Auction

Plus: A longer-lasting avocado comes to Kroger, a recall on flour, and the proposed ban on chocolate milk in New York City.

Some of Anthony Bourdain’s most prized possessions – including one of his favorite kitchen knives – are being auctioned off to raise money for his family and the Culinary Institute of America. [Eater]

Don’t you just hate it when you buy an avocado and the next day it goes brown before you had a chance to enjoy it? Well, that might change soon. A new kind of longer-lasting avocado, the Apeel, is coming to Kroger. This new avocado has a 400 percent longer shelf-life than the average avocado. [MyRecipes]

More than 600,000 pounds of flour were recalled this week due to a potential E.coli contamination. Better check your pantry before you start baking! [Cooking Light]

New York City is proposing a ban on chocolate milk in schools, but congressional lawmakers and dairy farmers are saying the ban could have a negative impact on children’s health. Where do you stand? [USA Today]

Mark your calendars: Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro is coming back to the Food Network for another season this fall. The first episode will air on October 27. [Broadcasting Cable]

If you thought all green-and-white candy canes were peppermint-flavored, get ready for a rude awakening. For the 2019 holiday season, you can now look forward to trying kale-flavored candy canes. No, really! [PopSugar]

Impossible Burger finally hits grocery shelves this week. Starting out, the plant-based meat will be available in 27 select Gelson’s Markets in Southern California. [Verge]

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