Edible News Roundup


No moose for you! Sarah Palin is in town for meetings at the UN this week. The UN Cafeteria’s menu for today lists dishes like a Cajun chicken sandwich and Swedish meatballs. Or will that be too multi-culti for her taste? [AP]

Neanderthals had a much more interesting diet than previously thought, including seal, dolphin and mussels. Plus, they liked bone marrow, which means they could find something to eat in most trendy New York restaurants. [BBC]

By October 1st, all fresh meat, seafood, fruits and vegetables will have to be labeled with country of origin (COOL). This might be a comfort in the midst of the growing tainted milk scandal in China, but there are plenty of loopholes for processed foods. [Health News Digest]

Jamie Oliver’s wife, Jools, is expecting the couple’s third child. [Press Association]

The Spice Girls end up in the restaurant business:
Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham is partnering with Gordon Ramsay to open a restaurant in LA. Now her fellow ex-Spice Emma Bunton has announced plans to open a restaurant in London with her partner, Jade Jones, who used to be in the music business and is now training as a chef. We won’t hold our breath. [Daily Express]


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