St. Louis County cops are warning you: The synthetic hallucinogen "N-Bomb" -- a.k.a. "legal acid" and "25-I" -- is available here. And it could kill you. Their warning comes after undercover detectives from the county were able to purchase some in the area recently. (Can't tell from their e-ma ... More >>
U.S. Marshal's Service via Houston ChronicleBrent Farris traveled under the alias Michael Royston.Leonardo DiCaprio's character in Catch Me if You Can has nothing on 49-year-old Brent Farris. Farris, the former owner of Farris Gallery in St. Louis, was sentenced today to fourteen months in prison ... More >>
Remember yesterday's food truck porn story? There's scandal afoot! Eater.com learned that the food truck in Ron Jeremy's new film, "The Flying Pink Pig" is a real Los Angeles food truck, used without the owner's permission. The owner of the Flying Pig, Joe Kim, was told by an ex-employee that the a ... More >>
Whole Foods recalls frozen Whole Catch Yellow Fin Tuna Steaks. Batches with a use-by date of December 5, 2010, may contain higher levels of histimine that can cause scombroid poisoning, according to the FDA.
An Indiana man went on a grocery store meat-stabbing frenzy, prompted by a fight with his ... More >>
Plum Organics issues baby food recall. (Los Angeles Times)FDA examines front-of-package labeling. (U.S. News and World Report)Have a $100 burger, served by Blago, in reality show restaurant. (Advertising Age)What a bento box says about a culture. (The New York Times)Talking coffee maker do ... More >>
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver works with West Virginia schools to improve student lunches. (American Farm Bureau)Chinese farmer perfects pears shaped like baby Buddha. (The Daily Mail)Kraft attempting takeover of Cadbury. (The New York Times)Lebanese-owned barbeque joint in Clarksdal ... More >>
Contaminated food recalls, corporate farming horrors, chemical over-saturation, antibiotic-resistant cooties ... America's in a deep food crisis. (Time)Don't bother catching your own fish for dinner, unless you like mercury. (USA Today)Fourthmeal? Fifthmeal? How many meals a day does this ... More >>
And Gut Check is back, stuffed nearly to bursting...with news.
The FDA today releases a report on its efforts to overhaul its food-safety programs. (New York Times)
Restaurants and grocery stores try to find new ways of reducing food waste in light of higher food costs. (Houston Chronicle)
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A simple, happy message helped him become the nation's favorite preacher. Thanks to a Popsicle-slick PR machine and a talent for dodging tough questions, we've forgotten what Billy Graham is really all about.