Kids Compete for Culinary Scholarships; Jews Do Seder Out

More than 100 food recalls were made during the first quarter of the year, but only three recalls were for the dangerous E. coli pathogen. [Food Safety News]

Twenty New York City high school students will compete for scholarships to culinary schools at a Careers Through Culinary Arts Program-sponsored cooking competition. [Wall Street Journal]

More Jews are opting to attend restaurant seders instead of cooking them, including at such New York eateries as Savoy and JoeDoe. [NY Times]

A Chicago school has banned students from bringing lunches from home in an effort to get them to eat the healthy school lunches. [AOL]

A new study has found that mothers of young children consume more calories and junk food than women without children. [NJ]

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