Food News From Across the Country


The economic downturn has resulted in a decrease in milk consumption; now California’s dairy operators may need their own sort of bailout.
[Mercury News]

Representatives from seven of the country’s most expensive restaurants, from Masa to Alinea, say they haven’t seen much of a decrease in business.

The Federal Trade Commission is still miffed about the Whole Foods-Wild Oats merger. They’ve ordered Whole Foods to restore the name of all Wild Oats Markets that were changed into Whole Foods with the 2007 merger.
[Wall Street Journal]

Winter wheat planting is down in Kansas, and across the nation, due to lower prices and a late fall harvest.

Trader Joe’s is suing Gristedes over plans to open a copycat “Trader John’s” near Union Square.
[NY Post]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 13, 2009


Archive Highlights