Park Slope Food Co-op May Ban Israeli Products; Times Square Ready to Launch Food Kiosks

Certain Park Slope Food Co-op members are pushing to boycott products from Israel because of the country's Palestine policy. [CBS News]

Research suggests that an unhealthy food tax, or "fat tax," is the most effective measure against obesity and could save, say, California $1.5 billion a year. [Telegraph]

Japan has lifted a ban on beef shipments from the area surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. [NY Times]

Mark and Donnie Wahlberg are planning to open a burger joint in Boston called Wahlburgers, cheffed by their other brother, Paul. [Boston Herald]

Times Square will soon have food kiosks selling panini from Salumè, and eventually dumplings from Rickshaw, empanadas from Nuchas, and hot dogs from Snack Box. [Wall Street Journal]

Wolfgang Puck discusses his business plans to expand his brand into Europe with his forthcoming restaurant in London. [Wall Street Journal]

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