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Don't look for the obvious and easy when you examine the multitude of "food trends of 2013" lists we see circulating. For example, don't expect "local food" to always be named as one of the prominent... Read more.
Clementines are getting a lot of press lately. The latest example is this coverage from The Los Angeles Times, serving as kind of a foodie primer on the history of the clementine in California. Earlier... Read more.
Whose 21st century is it, anyway? Is it a century of "sex sells, so get used to it" or is it a new era where "it is time to get rid of booth babes" since 40% in the industry are females and are alienated... Read more.
Be a hero. Serve vegetables. An interesting story on the perception of vegetables in meals is found in this coverage from UPI. Here is the press release on the topic from Cornell. From the release: Parents... Read more.
Mark Arney let me know in an email that TV chef Art Ginsburg, of Mr. Food fame, has died. "We lost a true friend today. Mr Food just passed away. He has been a great supporter of watermelons over... Read more.
Should produce expos ban "booth babes," and by doing so set a reasonable expectation for professionalism implied in the event? The topic is making its rounds in the blogosphere, with the Pundit weighing... Read more.
The simple and faith-filled notion of local food is even more endearing, and potentially more enduring, than the myth of the Great Pumpkin. We love our local foods, so much so that we insist that... Read more.
Scanning the Web, there is mostly just the facts reporting on the USDA's new rule on organic testing. Here is a summary of the final rule, which is effective Jan. 1, 2013: This final rule clarifies... Read more.
Is tomato peace really at hand? There are reports that the U.S. and Mexico are nearing agreement on resolving the tomato dispute, with two out of three issues settled. The remaining unsolved issue?... Read more.