After initially rejecting it, the U.S. House passes sweeping food-safety legislation. (Washington Post)Is the demand for meat behind the slaughter of horses in Florida? (AP)The ballyhooed 2005 vintage of Bordeaux is now a (relative) steal. (Wall Street Journal)
A new report finds the greatest drop in restaurant visits in nearly 30 years. (Reuters)Will mobile slaughterhouses be the next big thing in locally-sourced food? (AP)Starbucks is experimenting with coffeehouses (not called Starbucks) that also serve beer and wine. (USA Today)
foodincmovie.comThe line outside the Tivoli Theatre Wednesday night was nearly as long as the line for free burritos when the Delmar Loop Chipotle opened last year, except instead of hungry students, it was comprised (or, rather, also comprised) of earnest liberals, all clutching in their sweaty han ... More >>
The public fascination with what the Obamas are eating, including a certain St. Louis pizza joint. (AP)Russia expands its ban on pork imports from the U.S. (Washington Post)European winemakers stop a proposal to allow rosé wine to be made from blending red and white wines. (Guardian)
A new study suggests a link between childhood obesity and food allergies. (New York Times)The plant that shipped salmonella-tainted pistachios knew about the salmonella, the FDA reports. (AP)The growing number of small slaughterhouses where you can choose your meat before it's killed. It's not a loc ... More >>
In today's news: More on Mexico and U.S. meat, prosecco and Burger King's meat cologne sells out.
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