Look around New York City, and you will see hundreds of this town's young, hip denizens picking up a bundle of organic kale at their local farmers' markets while chatting about their rooftop beekeeping operations or basement brewing ventures. And many of those people are taking their hobbies one ste ... More >>
The Institute of Medicine is calling for a law that requires food manufacturers to simplify the nutrition labels on their packaging. [NY Times] Bagged salad sold in New York and other states has been recalled due to salmonella concerns. No reported illnesses as of yet, says FDA. [NY Post] A ... More >>
Domino's Pizza in Japan has announced it will hire someone for a mysterious one-hour job in December that will pay 2.5 million yen ($31,000). [AP] Meanwhile, Domino's in Europe is opening its first store in Germany, in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin, this Saturday. [PR Newswire] Food ... More >>
The notion of a junk food tax being bandied around several states, including New York, got a shot in the arm this week, when the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies recommended that a tax on sodas could help curb childhood obesity. Experts say that a 10 percent increase in the price of a ... More >>
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