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    January 20, 2011

    Missouri Flunks Food Safety Test

    Missouri, you get an F in reporting foodborne illnesses. shared a new report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, grading states on their ability to report outbreaks of foodborne illness. The more a state reports, the better chance they have of getting it under control. "' ... More >>

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    December 21, 2010

    Salad Bars, Buffets Pose Terror Threat

    Al Quaeda's next target might be salad bars and buffets. CBS News investigated the Department of Homeland Security's claims that the terror group has planned to slip the poisons ricin and cyanide into buffet fare in simultaneous attacks at multiple restaurants and hotels. The department's not issuin ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Farm Aid Marks 25 Years of Supporting Farmers

    For the 25th year, Farm Aid combined music, agriculture and food, this time in Milwaukee. USA Today covered the festival, emphasizing its support of family farms. Performer Jason Mraz said, "This is the one concert (and) cause that affects everybody. This is about our food. Farm Aid reminds us that ... More >>

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    February 17, 2010

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 2.17

    ​ Study shows that people like a little personal space with their meals. (Detroit Free Press)Olympics highlight Canadian wines. (The Globe and Mail)Salt's the bad guy again. How to reduce. it. (San Francisco Chronicle)Improving aqualculture. (Los Angeles Times)Mark Morford's pretty sure every ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 2.11

    ​ Despite slight decline, Czech Republic remains on top of world's beer drinkers. ( destroys their first genetically-modified crops. (BBC)Latest numbers on Florida's citrus losses to last month's freeze. (Polk County Ledger)Servers observe the tension of Valentine's Day diners. ( ... More >>

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    September 8, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 9.8

    The U.N.'s leading climate-change authority says we should eat less meat to combat global warming. (Daily Telegraph) Contaminated meat slicers are the likely source of Canada's fatal listeriosis outbreak. (Globe and Mail) Violence threatens the U.N.'s food aid in Darfur. (BBC News) - Ian Froeb

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    April 10, 2008

    Los Angeles Times Borrows a Page from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Retraction Playbook

    I got a link earlier this week from St. Louis Post-Dispatch managing editor Pam Maples, alerting me to the fact that the Los Angeles Times has apologized again for its Tupac murder story and -- literally this time -- retratcted it. Last week I wrote wrote about a major correction published by the ... More >>

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    April 4, 2008

    Post-Dispatch Easter Resurrection Retraction: Regret the Error Blogger's Take

    Craig Silverman, editor of the Web site Regret the Error and author of a book by the same name, got back to me this afternoon about the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's March 30 retraction, which I posted about here. This past Sunday the paper ran a detailed correction and apology for a story it had pub ... More >>

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