What We're Reading: August 10, 2015


The newest batch of recipes for adult-friendly, boozy frozen treats. [WSJ]


How ordering food online leads to more calories consumed and more money spent on delivery. [FWx]


A behind-the-scenes look into New Orleans's flourishing dining scene a decade after Hurricane Katrina. [NYT]


Food labels' hidden effect: how ethically-labeled foods can trick your brain that they taste better than their conventional counterparts. [MUNCHIES]


Meet umami's cousin, "oleogustus," a... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: May 23, 2014


Congress and advocacy groups seek to undermine school nutrition programs with new legislation. [The Lunch Tray]


The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has completed a pilot program using Yelp reviews to identify potential outbreaks of foodborne illness. [NYT]


Don’t judge a food by its label: a report from the Animal Welfare Institute finds that the USDA does not verify the majority of “humane” and “sustainable” claims on meat products. [EcoCentric]


Cincinnati takes an innovative approach to fighting childhood hunger in the summer, using public libraries to pair reading programs with free meals. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: May 7, 2014

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Looking for the best technique for brewing iced coffee? Consider the "Japanese method." [SE]


Vermont is poised to be the first state to pass a GMO labeling law. [Bloomberg]


An Australian company is going to parachute grilled cheese sandwiches into New York City. [USA Today]


In Sicily, organic cooperatives strive to make Mafia-free food more widely available. [NPR]


Major soda companies plan to omit... Read more >

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