Europe to Ban Cloned Animal Meat; Britain Gets Coke, Mars to Fund Anti-Obesity Program


A new survey reveals that most people don’t know how many calories they should consume in a day to maintain their current weight.
[USA Today]

An ongoing stalemate has led the European Commission to let national and local governments decide for themselves whether they will allow genetically modified crops.
[NY Times]

Meanwhile, the European Parliament has called for a ban on the sale of foods from cloned animals and their offspring.
[NY Times]

In Britain, the government is getting big food corps like Mars, Cadbury, and Coca-Cola to fund its public health program aimed at curbing obesity.

Sustainable-seafood advocates are urging people to eat lionfish until it no longer exists outside its native habitat.
[Washington Post]

Even in 103-degree heat, frying an egg on the sidewalk proved more difficult than you might imagine.
[NY Times]

The Cobble Hill café Ted & Honey is selling homemade baby food after the owner tried store-bought baby food and found it gross.
[Brooklyn Paper]

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