What We're Reading: June 11, 2014



The history of fro-yo in New York, and the new trend that's threatening it's dominance. [Food Republic


David Beckham confirms rumors about 'Beckham Bistro' opening in the U.S. [Daily Star


Despite criticism, a Kentucky restaurant defends its "no-tipping" policy. [Cincinnati.com


What you should know about Mad Cow disease. [ABC


Mislabeled packages pose a serious threat to those with food allergies. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: March 20, 2014



A new study shows how your kids' sweet tooth may be rooted in an evolutionary advantage. [NPR]


It's not just coffee anymore: thousands of Starbucks store will soon include an evening menu that includes alcohol and light bites. [Chicago Tribune]


Want to rear and harvest your own edible bugs? There's a DIY kit for that. [Wired]


Once a custom-made food for macrobiotic eaters like John Lennon, the veggie burger is now mainstream. Here's how it achieved mass appeal. [Smithsonian

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Daily Digest: January 27, 2014



Spam is one of the most coveted food products in South Korea. [NYT]


The potato lobby pressures the USDA to include white potatoes in one of its food assistance programs. [Food Politics


Pig virus kills off one million piglets. How will this affect our bacon? [NPR]


New cookie dough and marshmallow crispy Oreo flavors are on the way. [LAT]


Fifteen potato chip flavors that ought to be available in America. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: January 23, 2014

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Sport fishermen are now reeling in excess fish to help feed local food pantries in Maine. [NPR]


No scout left behind: as Girl Scout cookie season begins,the organization is releasing a new, gluten-free treat at select test markets today. [LAT]


Monsanto takes a step back from GMO crops and into a new market: organic. [Wired]


Perfectly crafted and mixed before shipping, bottled cocktails trend its way into the U.S. from London. [... Read more >

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