Musical Brunches; More Food Recalls


Scientists have cracked the code to wheat’s DNA, which should allow them to devise ways of breeding more robust crops.
[ABC News]

In New York, the jazz brunch is an institution, but you can also have a gospel brunch, bossa nova brunch, or klezmer brunch.
[NY Times]

Another report on how jittery letter grades are making restaurateurs, some of whom have hired inspection consultants to avoid putting food on display.
[Wall Street Journal]

It turns out the salmonella contamination of hundreds of thousands of eggs could have been caused by bacteria in barns and chicken feed.
[NY Times]

Meanwhile, a Williamsburg cheese maker has voluntarily recalled two of its products after traces of what could grow into Listeria monocytogenes were found.