Food news we’re reading: Dec. 16, 2015

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Pepperidge Farm remembers. And won’t forget it, either, if you try to infringe upon their cookies. We love Milano cookies, yes, we do. So it’s little wonder Milano imposters can be found on the grocery shelf. So Pepperidge Farm filed a complaint in the District of Connecticut against Trader Joe’s, alleging trademark infringement. That’s because Pepperidge Farm has trademarked the shape and style of the cookie and not just the name. We loved this easy-to-read legal update from JDSupra Business Advisor.

Check off your list. Finish your holiday shopping by browsing our Top 10 gifts for foodies list. You’ll thank us later.

Cookie search engine. The Washington Post gives users the joy of easily finding tons of recipes by searching their favorite ingredient with the “Holiday Cookie Generator” tool. Genius.

While we’re thinking about cookies…Making snowball cookies this year? Serious Eats offers step-by-step instructions for mastering the powdered sugar-covered confections. Yum!

Safe to drink. University of Minnesota Extension reminds consumers to be cautious when making eggnog this Christmas. Make sure you cook eggs to 160 degrees F to avoid Salmonella bacteria!

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