Danny Glover Gets Arrested Protesting Food Corp.; Ed Burns’ Favorite Places to Eat in NYC


Stop & Shop has voluntarily recalled its frozen artichoke and spinach dips due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause a serious and even fatal infection in babies, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems.

Danny Glover was arrested for participating in a protest against Sodexo, a Maryland food company that has been accused of paying low wages and violating employees’ civil rights.
[News Record]

A CDC report shows that cases of six common food poisoning bugs have dropped since the 1990s, but salmonella and E. coli 0157 infections are up.

Apparently, poorer countries worsen their water shortages by producing food and goods for export to wealthier nations.

Kristen Gillibrand’s new pet project is to bring fresh foods to food deserts, despite having never visited many of the neighborhoods she claims have no access to fresh foods.
[NY Post]

Fake versions of expensive civet coffee, made from beans that have been pooped out by catlike animals in southeast Asia, are flooding the market.
[NY Times]

Four food chains that are likely to be the targets in the next big buyout are Jamba, Morton’s, Red Robin Gourmet Burger, and McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Ed Burns’ favorite places to eat in New York include Nobu, Bubby’s Pie Co., and Max Restaurant for the “best lasagna in the city.”
[NY Post]

Boys’ nights out have gone upscale with BYOB wine tastings of rare bottlings from their own collections replacing beer-and-poker nights.
[NY Post]

A roundup of the city’s best places for rooftop drinking includes the new Press at the Ink48 Hotel, Hudson Terrace, and Aretsky’s Patroon.
[NY Post]