Lady Gaga Wears Meat to MTV Awards; Corn Syrup Hoping to Change Name & Image


Michelle Obama addressed the NRA recently — the National Restaurant Association, that is — calling for increased efforts to fight childhood obesity.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

U.S. Foodservice Inc., a food distribution company, agreed to pay $30 million to settle civil fraud charges that it falsely inflated food prices over a five-year period.
[Wall Street Journal]

Lady Gaga wore the meat dress from her Japanese Vogue Hommes cover to the MTV Video Music Awards, but it was mostly made of cheap cuts, says a New York butcher.
[NY Post]

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution is now airing in the U.K. as Jamie’s American Food Revolution.

The makers of high-fructose corn syrup want to change the product’s image by changing its name to corn sugar.

Per Se is one of the restaurants that have started to serve dishes containing organic rose petals grown on farms in Ecuador’s central highlands.