People Will Always Need to Eat


People will always need food, a fact that will help farmers weather the economic downturn better than many others.

British police found 15 suspected illegal immigrants covered in cocoa powder in the back of a truck en route to the Mars chocolate factory.

New secretary of agriculture Tom Vilsack says the USDA must serve not only “those who produce our food” but also “those who consume it.”
[Washington Post]

Kraft Foods reports that its profits fell 72 percent in the last quarter due to “revamping expenses.” Its strongest products are convenience meals, like the DiGiorno and California Pizza Kitchen.
[NY Times]

Milton Parker, owner of Carnegie Deli, passed away last week at 90 after serving many an overstuffed pastrami sandwich.
[NY Post]


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