Japan Concerned Over Radioactive Food; Lean Cuisine Recalls Spaghetti & Meatballs


Following the massive earthquake in Japan that damaged a major nuclear plant, radioactivity may be seeping into the country’s food and water resources, a cancer risk for children and unborn babies.

Florida has quietly adopted a McDonald’s-backed measure to prevent cities from passing laws that ban toy giveaways by fast-food restaurants.
[Kansas City]

Some 10,000 pounds of Lean Cuisine frozen spaghetti and meatballs are being recalled after customer complaints of plastic found in the food surfaced.
[KY Post]

The Dutch are also trying to get people to think of insects as food. The store Sligro recently offered bug samples to shoppers.
[NY Times]

Patrons of Luke’s Bar and Grill have raised $11,000 for the longtime food runner who lost both his legs in a subway accident.
[NY Times]

A month after Mario Batali bought space for a restaurant nearby, Westport, Connecticut, is gearing up for its first Shake Shack outpost.
[Westport News]

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