Bittman Dissects McDonald’s Oatmeal; Minnesota Introduces ‘Cheeseburger Bill’


Mark Bittman exposes what really lives in McDonald’s oatmeal: “A more accurate description than ‘100% natural whole-grain oats,’ ‘plump raisins,’ ‘sweet cranberries’ and ‘crisp fresh apples’ would be ‘oats, sugar, sweetened dried fruit, cream and 11 weird ingredients you would never keep in your kitchen.'”
[NY Times]

The MenuPages app, which has been available for the iPhone for some time, is now available in a new version for the Android.

Minnesota has approved the “cheeseburger bill,” which would block consumers from blaming the fast-food industry for weight gain and health problems.
[Times LIVE]

Don’t throw away those seeds and pits. Plant them and see what sprouts. It will probably be nothing, but you could also get lucky.
[NY Times]

Shaved steak is always tender, whether it’s sirloin or chuck, and is great for everything from carpaccio to pho.
[NY Times]

Now that young women make more than young men on average in New York City, they’re expected to pick up the tab for dinner.
[NY Post]


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