Typhoid Outbreak Linked to Smoothies; More on Foraging Chefs

A rare outbreak of typhoid fever has been linked to smoothies made with frozen mamey fruit pulp made by Goya. [AP]

Molecular chefs in Scandinavia and elsewhere focus on terroir and local ingredients, often gathered by teams of foragers, rather than flavors made in a lab. [Wall Street Journal]

Seoul, South Korea, has become quite the foodie city, with international cuisines now available and high-end Korean food becoming more commonplace. [Wall Street Journal]

A new farm-to-city pipeline sends low-cost fresh fruits and vegetables from upstate New York to poor urban neighborhoods in the South Bronx and Harlem. [CP]

New legislation in San Francisco would limit toy giveaways at fast-food restaurants, allowing only for "happy meals" with a total calorie count of 600. [SF Chronicle]

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