Musical Brunches; More Food Recalls

Scientists have cracked the code to wheat's DNA, which should allow them to devise ways of breeding more robust crops. [ABC News]

In New York, the jazz brunch is an institution, but you can also have a gospel brunch, bossa nova brunch, or klezmer brunch. [NY Times]

Another report on how jittery letter grades are making restaurateurs, some of whom have hired inspection consultants to avoid putting food on display. [Wall Street Journal]

It turns out the salmonella contamination of hundreds of thousands of eggs could have been caused by bacteria in barns and chicken feed. [NY Times]

Meanwhile, a Williamsburg cheese maker has voluntarily recalled two of its products after traces of what could grow into Listeria monocytogenes were found.

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