Tyson Foods Founder Dead; More Food Recalls

Donald J. Tyson, who built his father's chicken farm into Tyson Foods, died yesterday at the age of 80 from complications from cancer. [NY Times]

Councilman Oliver Koppell has proposed that the city institute letter grades for supermarkets. [NY Post]

More than 100 people have been sickened by salmonella poisoning linked to alfalfa sprouts from Illinois. [CNN]

Meanwhile, Canadians aren't immune to food recalls. Several batches of herbs have been recalled, also due to salmonella contamination. [Wall Street Journal]

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