Wikimedia CommonsButter sculpture of of a dragon. We call her Margereene. The Missouri State Fair's kicks off this Thursday in Sedalia. Where there's a fair, there's one thing for certain:
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prankplace.comToday we stumbled upon a factoid we did not know. Missouri inmates manufacture the toilet paper used by some 30,000 prisoners across the state. The program -- in operation since 2005 -- is so successful that Missouri's Department of Corrections also supplies Indiana's prison system ... More >>
Image viaTake a long look. This might be the last pork belly you see for a while.Bacon. Bacon on everything. Bacon salt. Bacon shoes. Bacon bras. The Bacon Explosion.Deep down, you knew this day was coming:According to the Des Moines Register, there is a shortage of pork bellies nationwide.
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Health officials destroy over $1,000 worth of local fruit over business license dispute. (Chicago Tribune)
USDA kills never-functional livestock-tracking program. (Des Moines Register)Brooklyn high school students flock to food justice class. (New York Times)Need sandwich assistance? There' ... More >>
A new study finds that Americans pay attention to the news of food recalls -- but don't search their own houses for recalled items. (Reuters)An Iowa company touts a new genetically modified soybean that could produce frying oil with zero transfats. (Des Moines Register)Mexico objects to a Burger Kin ... More >>