Ramsay's Other Kitchen Hell

A Gordon Ramsay restaurant in London is under investigation by local food safety authorities after a patron pulled an inch-and-a-half-long piece of plastic out from a bite of lamb. The rub? The customer was a reality TV star from British Wife Swap. [Telegraph]

Would a ban on non-therapeutic antibiotic use in animals hurt the health of livestock? With some 70 percent of all antibiotics sold in the U.S. going toward livestock, it would certainly hurt drug companies. [Reuters]

Should our future involve a Jetsons-esque existence of dehydrated foodstuffs made for consuming in zero-gravity environments light years from Earth, the L'Equip FilterPro Food Dehydrator will be right there with us. [CNET]

Now you can fight ulcers, chronic gastritis and even stomach cancer with a "functional" yogurt fortified with urease antibodies, according to a recent human clinical study. [Reuters]

In other bacterial news, the Washington Post looks at probiotics, which remain unapproved as medicine by the U.S., Jamie Lee Curtis notwithstanding. [Washington Post]

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