The Candwich (That’s Canned Sandwich) Scandal; China Taints Milk Again


Real estate investors in Utah were ripped off by a money manager who took their cash to back the Candwich, a canned sandwich. [NY Times]

A new study reveals that the more restaurants there are within a five-minute walk of a woman’s home, the more likely she is to be fat. [Wall Street Journal]

“Stealth fiber,” a/k/a inulin, a common food additive, has been found to cause stomachaches in some people. [Reuters]

Yet another article on the adventurous eating club the Gastronauts exposes those who like to eat meals of insects and organ meats. [NY Times]

Wendy’s is putting salad back on the menu, including Apple Pecan Chicken and BLT Cobb, and refocusing its message to emphasize “real” ingredients. [AP]

Fish tacos are cropping up on menus across the country, oil spill be damned. You can find them at the Cheesecake Factory and El Pollo Loco. [USA Today]

Déjà vu: Inspectors in China have seized another 76 tons of dairy ingredients laced with the same industrial chemical that killed six children and sickened thousands two years ago. [NY Times]