Typhoid Outbreak Linked to Smoothies; More on Foraging Chefs


A rare outbreak of typhoid fever has been linked to smoothies made with frozen mamey fruit pulp made by Goya.

Molecular chefs in Scandinavia and elsewhere focus on terroir and local ingredients, often gathered by teams of foragers, rather than flavors made in a lab.
[Wall Street Journal]

Seoul, South Korea, has become quite the foodie city, with international cuisines now available and high-end Korean food becoming more commonplace.
[Wall Street Journal]

A new farm-to-city pipeline sends low-cost fresh fruits and vegetables from upstate New York to poor urban neighborhoods in the South Bronx and Harlem.

New legislation in San Francisco would limit toy giveaways at fast-food restaurants, allowing only for “happy meals” with a total calorie count of 600.
[SF Chronicle]