Government Subsidizes Junk Food; Ferran Adrià Goes from Molecular to Home Cooking


A new report has found that a significant chunk of federal subsidies for commodity crops goes toward supporting high-fructose corn syrup and three other common food additives used in junk food.
[LA Times]

Food donated for a nutrition program became contaminated with pesticides in Peru, poisoning 89 children and five adults. Three of the children died.

The city Housing Authority is considering selling ads on its buildings for everything from for booze and fast food.
[NY Daily News]

Ferran Adrià’s forthcoming cookbook, The Family Meal, will offer detailed instructions for building family meals at home.
[Wall Street Journal]

New mom Donatella Arpaia was reportedly overheard talking to Derek Axelrod about a new Midtown location of Teqa.
[NY Post]

A Brooklyn meat company is recalling some 11,000 pounds of chicken, beef, veal, and pork dumpling products because they may contain an undeclared allergen: milk.
[Food Consumer]

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