New Super-Preservative Discovered; No Food Deserts in NYC?
Mushrooms have been added to the growing list of foods suspected of radiation poisoning in Japan. [Bloomberg]
Researchers have discovered a preservative, called bisin, that could extend food's (and wine's) life span for years, even without refrigeration. [Daily Mail]
As more and more properties get foreclosed on throughout the country, guerrilla foragers are emerging to pick fruit and vegetables from abandoned gardens. [NY Times]
Dried pasta maker Barilla will hand out 20,000 free dinner kits from a branded food truck today, and will donate $1 for each meal to Food Bank NYC. [CBS News]
Jeff Mauro, winner of Food Network Star, is already working on his show, which will be called Sandwich King. [Ace Showbiz]
Michael Vaughn, the Ringling Bros. chef, who also operates a food truck that feeds the circus staff, offers advice on operating a food truck. [Nation's Restaurant News]
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