What We're Reading: July 1, 2014



Scottish officials ask President Obama to lift the import ban on haggis. [The Guardian


California Governor Jerry Brown repeals "glove law" for food service workers. [SF Gate


A new study shows that giving your kids a little junk food is better than banning it altogether. [Today


As the cupcake trend continues, edible wrappers are the next big thing. [Food Beast


How battlefield chocolate helped accomplish sweet victory. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: February 27, 2014



Think the big-name brands always outsell store brands? Think again. [WP]


Michelle Obama's initiative to curb childhood obesity to target junk-food marketing in schools. [WSJ]


New study shows that BPA, the chemical found in plastics that allegedly causes cancer, may actually be safe. [NPR]


In case you ever were ever torn between breakfast or lunch at Taco Bell, the chain's new the Waffle Taco hybrid is your solution. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: February 6, 2014



With Sochi 2014 around the corner, here are some surprisingly unhealthy foods that Olympians are eating. [HuffPo]


After a food blogger's urging, Subway will remove a questionable chemical from its bread. [NBC News


Witness the genesis of the McNugget in this new behind-the-scenes video from McDonald's. [NPR]


Feel like spending extravagantly for Valentine's Day this year? How about a dinner that costs $99,466? [LAT... Read more >

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Daily Digest: January 29, 2014



Michael Pollan tackles a new subject: justice for food workers. [Truth-out


No cork? Condoms designed to seal up your next wine bottle are coming soon. [LAT]


Despite numerous attempts in the past decade, FDA is still unable to control farm antibiotics. [Wired]


$8 billion may be cut from food stamp program when new farm bill is revamped. [Eatocracy


Charges dropped for three men arrested for taking home food waste... Read more >

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