Fast-Food Chains to Offer Healthier Kids’ Meals; Radiation-Contaminated Beef Eaten in Japan


Nineteen fast-food chains, including Burger King, Chili’s, IHOP, and Friendly’s, plan to start offering healthy food options in their kids’ meals.
[ABC News]

Beat the summer heat with Mark Bittman’s four takes on the icy pop — that’s popsicles to the plebes — including fruity, savory, creamy, and boozy flavors.
[NY Times]

As food prices continue to rise, and salaries do not, you can expect to pay more for wheat, corn, meat, dairy, and coffee this summer.
[SF Chronicle]

Beef contaminated by radiation from Fukushima prefecture has been eaten by people in eight prefectures in Japan.

Gastronauts, that group of intrepid offal eaters, enlisted Korilla BBQ and Bian Dang to prepare weird foods from their food trucks for a meal in Williamsburg.
[NY Daily News]

The kids-in-restaurants debate has been reignited following a small restaurant outside Pittsburgh banning children under the age of six.
[Wall Street Journal]

A California food-delivery service has been accused of racism because of its name: Ching Chong Ling Long Gourmet Take-out.
[Sacramento Bee]