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World Wastes More Than 1 Billion Tons of Food Per Year; The New Jersey Zagat Guide Is Out

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In a candid interview, Andrew Zimmern, host of Bizarre Foods, admits that he once tried to drink himself to death, lived in a crack house, and stole purses to support a $100-a-day drug habit.
[NY Post]

A Texas school is testing a $2 million project that will use a high-tech camera to analyze kids’ cafeteria food trays for calorie and nutritional contents.
[Daily Mail]

The U.N. has calculated that about 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year, roughly one-third of all the food produced for human consumption.
[CNN]

Zagat has released its guide to New Jersey restaurants, rating 1,050 establishments. Nicholas in Red Bank was a big winner, as was newcomer Picnic in Fair Lawn.
[PR Newswire]

A busy New York street vendor reveals that most food carts are probably cleaner than most restaurants.
[MSNBC]

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