Government Subsidizes Junk Food; Ferran Adrià Goes from Molecular to Home Cooking

A new report has found that a significant chunk of federal subsidies for commodity crops goes toward supporting high-fructose corn syrup and three other common food additives used in junk food. [LA Times]

Food donated for a nutrition program became contaminated with pesticides in Peru, poisoning 89 children and five adults. Three of the children died. [MSNBC]

The city Housing Authority is considering selling ads on its buildings for everything from for booze and fast food. [NY Daily News]

Ferran Adrià's forthcoming cookbook, The Family Meal, will offer detailed instructions for building family meals at home. [Wall Street Journal]

New mom Donatella Arpaia was reportedly overheard talking to Derek Axelrod about a new Midtown location of Teqa. [NY Post]

A Brooklyn meat company is recalling some 11,000 pounds of chicken, beef, veal, and pork dumpling products because they may contain an undeclared allergen: milk. [Food Consumer]

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