Obama's Condiment Choice Criticized; Roquefort To Remain Legal and Untaxed
August Martin High School in Jamaica now has a student-run restaurant on campus. The Cook's Cafe has students cooking for and serving faculty and staff, as well as planning the menu and balancing the budget. [NY Daily News]
The European Commission and the US have reached an agreement that lifts the threat of a ban on Roquefort cheese, Spanish jamon and Italian sparkling water. In return, the US can now export triple the amount of non-hormone-treated beef to the EU (although we are still allowed to eat hormone-treated beef here in the good ol' US of A). [Wall Street Journal]
Chewing your food has always been considered good manners. A new study says it may also help us absorb nutrients and feel full. Using almonds as the test food, those who chewed longer absorbed significantly more healthy unsaturated fat. [PR Newswire]
Molly the angus cow, who escaped a Queens slaughterhouse, has been taken to a farm in Calverton, LI, where she will live rather than being made into meat. [NY Post]
Fox News' Sean Hannity managed to find fault and humor in President Obama's request for "spicy" or "Dijon" mustard on his cheeseburger, a condiment he referred to as elitist. [Huffington Post]
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