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Guinness has certified the 325 participants in today's eating contest at the Ohio State Fair as the largest field for an ice cream eating contest.
Runners World has an article on the history of the Beer Mile, an event where runners drink four 12 ounce beers while running a mile. Record holder James Nielsen sought advice from Joey Chestnut.
Guinness World Records has a clip from an Italian television program where "Furious" Pete Czerwinski and two challengers attempted to break the record for eating a 12 inch pizza (a fork and knife is required). The record has since been broken by Filipino Kelvin Medina with a time of 23.62 seconds.
Wayne Algenio received a Guinness World Record yesterday at the New York City Hot Sauce Expo in Brooklyn for eating 119g of Carolina Reaper peppers in 1 minute.
Matt Stonie ate 71 ribs in 5 minutes to set a MLE record at Homestead Speeeway in south Florida. update Nov 24 Press release | Matt Stonie interview
The Weekender has a report on Dave "The Termite" Wood's victory in the national Bar Louie Rock the Tot tater tot eating contest last month. His total of 4 pounds 2 ounces will be recognized as a Guinness World Record even though Molly Schuyler ate 6 pounds in 2013.
Matt Stonie reports that he will attempt to set the five minute rib eating record at Homestead Miami Speedway next weekend, which explains why he is not doing the Foxwoods turkey eating contest.
The Daily Herald has an article about Guinness world records held by Chicagoland residents with a section about Pat Bertoletti's eating records.
Metro and Express have articles about Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran eating 17 Big Macs in an hour, which was certified by recordsetter as a a world record.
In honor of National Hot Dog Day, Guinness has a list of 5 frankfurter records. The largest ever hot dog eating contest was held in Valencia, Spain and had a field of 3189 competitors.
Mashable has a blog entry about a 1.595 km (almost 1 mile) pizza created in Milan, Italy that received a Guinness record for World's Longest Pizza.
Stephanie Wu has a facebook post on Spike's Junkyard Dogs Kennel Club record and the mystery about who holds the overall record for the chain. Matt Stonie ate 23 hot dogs in 2010.
Nathan's Famous will sponsor a Guiness World Records attempt for the most selfies taken at one time in conjunction with the qualifier at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 16. Joey Chestnut will be in attendance.
Isaac "Sir Eats-A-Log" Martin ate a 20 patty burger at Cafe 51 in Melbourne in 51 minutes, which is billed as an Australian record.
The Toowoomba Chronicle has an article about Isaac Martin's attempt at a burger with 3.6 kg (7.9 lbs.) at Café 51 in South Melbourne on May 9. If successful, he will try to have the feat certified as a world record.
The new poll asks who you think is most likely to take the Big Texan 72 ounce steak record (currently 4:18) from Molly Schuyler.

Molly Schuyler eats 3 Big Texan 72 oz. steaks in 20 minutes

update April 20

The times for all three challenges were 4:18, 7:29 and 8:13. All three times broke Joey Chestnut’s previous record of 8:52. Her times from 2014 (4:58 & 9:59) giver her 5 of the 7 sub 10-minute finishes. Former MLB pitcher Frank Pastore (RIP) has the other (9:30 from 1987)

This morning, Molly ate a 9.5 burrito on Kiss FM to giver her a total of over 22 pounds of food consumed in 15 hour (before | after | video )

Rich and Carlene LeFevre did not compete against Molly despite being mentioned as a competing team.

Amarillo.com has an article, gallery and video

More local coverage: MyHighPlains | ConnectAmarillo.com | News Channel 10

National Coverage: People | Huffington Post | E! Online | Perez Hilton | USA Today | AOL | Time | Washington Post |

The third challenge is now finished with a time of about 20 minutes

Molly has finished the second challenge at 11:47

Molly’s official time for the first steak is 4:18, a new record.

Molly Schuylers’s attempt at 3 (or more) 72 ounce steak challenges at the Big Texan in Amarillo, TX is about to start and can be viewed at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/amarillo-globe-news ama big-texan molly-schuyler

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Molly Schuyler to attempt two records in Des Moines

Molly Schuyler will attempt to break two records this weekend in Des Moines: her mark of 4:50 for the “Emmenecker Challenge” at Jethro’s BBQ on Saturday and the record for five pounds of bacon on Sunday. update Jethro’s is looking for competitors to face Molly. udpate Mar 28 The Des Moines Register and KCCI have articles. A video of Molly’s appearance on Great Day Des Moines is also available.

update March 28 #2 Molly finished the challenge in 2:55 to break her record. KCCI has an article and Simon Conway has a video

update March 30 KCCI reports that Molly finished five pounds of bacon in 5 minutes and 2 seconds.

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Matt Stonie ate 182 slices of bacon in 5 minutes in his record attempt at the Daytona International Speedway today.
SpeedwayDigest.com reports that Matt Stonie will attempt to set a five pound bacon record before the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Stonie will also judge an amateur bacon eating contest.

Evolution of Wing Bowl men’s & women’s records

The tables below document the evolution of the men’s & women’s Wing Bowl records Read the rest of this entry »

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Dave Brunelli wins Rock the Tot finals

Dave Brunelli won tonight’s Rock the Tot finals in Cleveland with a total of 3 pounds and 12.7 ounces. Guinness is crediting that amount a record even though Molly Schuyler ate over 6 pounds in last year’s contest. (via Chance DeWerth) update Oct 27 The Times Tribune has an article about runner up Dave Wood.
update Oct 28 The finals results are now posted on rockthetot.com

1) Dave Brunelli
2) Dave Wood
3) Bob Kuhns
4) Tedy Delacruz
5) Amory Ronquillo

Joe Menchetti was originally listed as a finalist. His place was taken by Amory Ronquillo

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The Otago Daily Times has an article about New Zealand composer Jeremy Mayall, who claims to possess 15 competitive eating world records.
TheChive.com has a list of 15 AICE/APE records (which are billed as world records).
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